Fort Roberdeau

383 Fort Roberdeau Rd.
Altoona, PA 16601- Map It
(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 230-acre county park also features exhibits, an education center and four nature trails. Tickets can be purchased at the Acorn Shop located in the barn. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$4; $3 (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. Phone ahead to confirm special event schedule.