Inclined Plane

711 Edgehill Dr.
Johnstown, PA 15905- Map It
(814) 536-1816

AAA Editor Notes

Inclined Plane, SR 56 and Johns St., is 996 feet long with a grade of 71 percent, making it one of the steepest passenger inclined planes in the world. It connects the central part of Johnstown with a residential suburb on a plateau 502 feet above the city. Both cars and pedestrians are carried. An observation platform at the top overlooks the city. Food is available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Round-trip fare $4; $2.50 (ages 2-12); free (ages 65+). One-way fare $2.25; $1.50 (ages 2-12); free (ages 65+). Cars, vans and trucks one-way fare $6; motorcycles $4; bicycles free.
Hours: Incline operates every 15 minutes Mon.-Fri. 2-9, Sat.-Sun. 11-9. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.