Fort Roberdeau

383 Fort Roberdeau Rd.
Altoona, PA 16601- Map It
Phone: (814) 946-0048

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Roberdeau, in Sinking Valley, 9 mi. n.e. via I-99 Bellwood exit 41 to jct. Kettle and Fort Roberdeau rds., includes a reconstruction of a Revolutionary War fort with barracks, officers' quarters, a powder magazine, a miner's cabin, a storehouse and lead smelter. Gen. Daniel Roberdeau built the original fort to supply ammunition for American forces 1778-80 and to protect local settlers during British and Native American raids. The more-than-200-acre county park also features exhibits, an education center and nature trails.</br>Tickets can be purchased at the Acorn Shop located in the barn.</br>Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. </br>
$5; $4 (ages 62+); $2 (ages 4-11). Buy tickets at the Acorn Shop in the barn.
Hours: Grounds daily 8 a.m.-dusk. Guided tours of the historic area Tues.-Sat. 11-5, Sun.-Mon. 1-5, May-Oct. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Phone ahead to confirm special event schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.