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Sorry that I could only post a few pictures on this. I left the camera at home and the cellphone in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda B
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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This was a wonderful scary surprise! I’m not big on heights but my daughter talked me into it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marlene f
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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Built to remove citizens from Johnstown in case of a flood, this is the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane.
Johnstown, PA
+1 814-536-1816
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry that I could only post a few pictures on this. I left the camera at home and the cellphone in our car. Nice to park at the bottom and ride to the top. Seeing Johnstown from there is a sight you need to experience....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful scary surprise! I’m not big on heights but my daughter talked me into it. Though I didn’t get too close to the edge, it really was thrilling. And you’re actually able to set some of the inner workings and cables that...More

1  Thank marlene f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the vehicular incline plane in Johnstown Pa. very good place to take kids. Easy to get on in Westmont and ride to downtown Johnstown. You can even take your car.

1  Thank Pioneer561927
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Senors ride free and free parking at the bottom. Great view up top. Nice little gift shop and reasonably priced ice cream shop also up top. We did not go in but there looks like a very nice Italian restaurant with a great view up...More

1  Thank spinman15
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Inclined Plane saved our trip to Johnstown. Everything else we wanted to see was closed. The Incline was amazing and worth the trip on its own. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. It is amazing piece of history! I recommend parking at the top...More

1  Thank Fred59715
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I've never ridden this before and didn't know what to expect, but it was a short, visually exciting ride to the top of the mountain that overlooks Johnstown, PA. Built to help the city's residents live outside the flood zone, it can take a car...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were there for the Flood Music Fest & the Inclined Plane is right near our hotel. We decided we had to ride up & check out the view. It is the steepest Vehicular Incline. Built in 1981, it was designed by Samuel Diescher after...More

1  Thank Viola221
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Incline Plane in Johnstown is the worlds steepest VEHICULAR incline. There are other inclines steeper, but you can actually put your car on this one. At the top is the Grandview Cemetery where the unknown from the flood are laid to rest. Johnstown is...More

1  Thank Schmuey
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I took my grand daughter on a ride on the inclined plane and she loved it. It is a short ride, but very steep. The cars leave pretty often so you never wait too long. The top has a museum about the history of Johnstown...More

2  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 29 July 2018

You must experience this if you are in Johnstown. We loved it. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Asiago's Italian Restaurant is at the top and you should dine there.

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Cheri S
22 August 2018|
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Response from MaryM4628 | Reviewed this property |
adults round trip 5.00 . one way 3.00 .... children under 2 free children 2 to 12 - 3.00 round trip . one way 2.00 seniors with id 65 and older free automoblies - 8.00 one way includes driver motorcycle -6.00 one way... More
18 April 2018|
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Response from Snack-Jack | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can continue your ride from the top. It just helps peolpe avoid a longer drive around elevation change.
16 October 2017|
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Response from glennl366 | Reviewed this property |
It is open April 1st through Dec 31st. The other people who noted that it is open all year are misinformed. I live here. You can confirm this by visiting their website here: inclinedplane . org / visitor-information... More