Pennsylvania National Parks


Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS
Park brochure for Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: Historical park preserving railroad that carried canal boats over the Allegheny Mountains
Stamp Location: Information desk across from main entrance to visitor center and museum off US 22 in Cresson, PA.
Park stamp for Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS
Benjamin Franklin NM
Park brochure not obtained yetPark Map Synopsis: Large memorial statue to an American great.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the information desk across from ticket sales inside the Franklin Institute (the actual statue is by the main entrance) located at 20th St and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy in Philadelphia.
Park stamp for Benjamin Frankin NM
Delaware & Lehigh Valley NHC
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Co-operative park preserves historic and natural sites throughout the corridor.
Stamp Location: Stamp may be obtained at the Two Rivers Landing VC on SR 611 in Easton (next to the Crayola factory) and at the headquarters located at 10 East
Church St, Room A-208, in Bethlehem.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Delaware Water Gap NRA
Park brochure for Delaware Water Gap NRA
Park Map
Synopsis: Preserves rugged waterway of the Delaware River.
Stamp Location: Visitor centers include the Bushkill VC on US 209 and the Dingmans Falls VC west of Dingmans Ferry on US 209. Be prepared for heavy traffic and delays on US 209. See also New Jersey for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Delaware Water Gap NRA
Deshler-Morris House
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Here, President Washington presided over meetings with his divided cabinet. A unit of Independence NHP.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available on-site at 5442 Germantown Ave in Germantown.
Park stamp not obatined yet
Edgar Allan Poe NHS
Park brochure for Edgar Allan Poe NHS Synopsis: Park preserves home of one of America’s finest and influential writers.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the site’s visitor center in front of the home located at 7th and Spring Garden Sts in Philadelphia. Consult official site for specific directions. Closed Monday and Tuesday November – May. Stamp may also be available at the Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM.
Park stamp for Edgar Allan Poe NHS
Eisenhower NHS
Park brochure for Eisenhower NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: Historic site protects the retirement home of one of America’s most beloved presidents. Its carefully preserved as it was left in the early 1970s.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located at the site in a book store on the lower level of the barn (right where the bus let’s you off). To get there, you need to take a shuttle bus from the Gettysburg NMP visitor center in downtown Gettysburg. See that site for more information.
Park stamp for Eisenhower NHS
Flight 93 NM
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Flight 93 National Memorial will be a permanent memorial to the heroes of Flight 93 who courageously gave their lives thwarting a planned attack on our Nation’s Capital on September 11, 2001.
Stamp Location: Stamp is held in a lock box by volunteers at the sites temporary VC located at the site of the crash in Shanksville. To get to the site, take Route 219 North from Somerset. Exit onto Route 30 East at Stoystown/Jennerstown Exit. Go 7.2 miles. Turn right onto Lambertsville Road and follow it 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Skyline Drive to the temporary memorial (.8 miles).
Park stamp for Flight 93 NM
Fort Necessity NB
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves site of the first battle in the French & Indian War.
Stamp Location: Stamp can be obtained in the visitor center off US 40 near Farmington.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Friendship Hill NHS
Park brochure for Friendship Hill NHS Synopsis: Park preserves the country estate of Albert Gallatin, who is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations in which he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the home off SR 166 in Point Marion.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Gettysburg NMP
Park brochure for Gettysburg NMP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves site of the largest Civil War battle.
Stamp Location: Main visitor center on SR 134 (Washington St) off US 15 and the Cyclorama Center, right next door in Gettysburg.
Park stamp for Gettysburg NMP
Gloria Dei Church NHS
Park brochure for Gloria Dei Church NHS Synopsis: Site preserves the oldest church in the state, built from 1698 – 1702.
Stamp Location: Available at the Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM as there are no on site facilities.
Park stamp for Gloria Dei Church NHS
Great Egg Harbor River
Park brochure for Great Egg Harbor River Synopsis: Scenic and recreation river, the corridor protects undeveloped land in southeastern NJ.
Stamp Location: Although the site is in NJ, the stamp is also available at NPS regional office at 200 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor in Philadelphia. See also New Jersey for site information and additional stamping locations.
Park stamp for Great Egg Harbor River
Hopewell Furnace NHS
Park brochure for Hopewell Furnace NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: Site is a fine example of 19th century rural American community, located in picturesque countryside.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the visitor center next to the parking area off SR 345 in Elverson.
Park stamp for Hopewell Furnance NHS
Independence NHP
Park brochure for Independence NHP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park protects some of the most historic structures in our country: Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
Stamp Location: The park visitor center located at the corner of 3rd and Walnut Sts (parking garage is located on 2nd St, just behind the visitor center) and at the America’s National Parks Musuem Shop (Pemberton House) on Chestnut St between 3rd & 4th Sts.
Park stamp for Independence NHP
Johnstown Flood NM
Park brochure for Johnstown Flood NM Synopsis: Site commemorates the events of 31 May 1889 when over 2,200 people lost their lives when a massive wall of water from a broken dam destroyed everything in its path. Second only to the Glaveston Huricane for worst weather disaster in the U.S. Dramatic film tells the story.
Stamp Location: The visitor center is located over looking the two remaining portions of the dam, north of Johnstown. To get there, take US 219 to Saint Michael/Sidman exit, head east on SR 869, turn left onto Lake Rd at sign for site.
Park stamp for Johnstown Flood NM
Park brochure for Maurice NSRR Synopsis: Scenic and recreation river is nationally and internationally important.
Stamp Location: Although the site is in NJ, the stamp is also available at NPS regional office at 200 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor in Philadelphia. See also New Jersey for site information and additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Maurice River NSRR
Middle Delaware NSR
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Scenic river forming the middle portion of the Delaware Water Gap NRA.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the visitor center for the Delaware Water Gap located in Bushkill on US 209.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Path of Progress NHR
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: This 500-mile route travels through nine counties of southwestern Pennsylvania and features hundreds of sites relating to the nation’s industrial story.
Stamp Location: The stamp may be obtained at the routes headquarters at 105 Zee Plaza in Hollidaysburg. Contact Lori Adams at 814.696.9380 or visit the sites Website.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Potomac NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Trail follows historic sites and a range of recreational and educational opportunities.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in Pennsylvania at Laurel Ridge SP off SR 653. See also D.C., Virginia and Maryland for an additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Potomac NHT
Rivers of Steel NHA
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Area tells this story of Big Steel in seven counties along the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the area’s headquarters located at 623 E. Eighth Ave. in Homestead.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Schuylkil River NHA
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Pre-Revolutionary mills and late 19th century factories – rural villages and the city of Philadelphia – all are part of the fabric of the Schuylkill River Valley.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the area’s VC off US 422 in Hanover.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Steamtown NHS
Park brochure for Steamtown NHS Synopsis: Park commemorates the role of steam locomotives played in our countries development. Actual working rail yard. Over elaberate visitor facilities are controversial due to their high cost in construction.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in the visitor center, just past the ticket booth (its not in the bookstore which is freely accessable) at the intersection of Lackawanna & Cliff Aves. Follow signs from any of the interstates. Have a map handy as Scranton can be difficult to get out of.
Park stamp for Steamtown NHS
Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM
Park brochure for Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM Synopsis: Park commemorates the life and accomplishments of the Polish patriot, including the fortifications at Saratoga and West Point.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located at the information desk (you have to ask for it) inside the home at the corner of Third and Pine in Philadelphia.
Park stamp for Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreation River
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Park protects river that stretches 73.4 miles (118.3 km) along the New York-Pennsylvania border. The longest free-flowing river in the Northeast.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at park headquarters east of Beach Lake (across the river from Narrowsburg, NY) and at the Zane Grey Museum located just north of the Roebling Bridge in Lackawaxen. See also New York for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Valley Forge NHP
Park brochure for Valley Forge NHP
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves, protects and maintains the natural and cultural resources that are associated with and commemorate the encampment of the Continental Army in 1777/1778 and educates about one of the most defining events in the nation’s history.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in the visitor center off SR 23 in Valley Forge. Avoid rush hour times as the roadways get very crowded and intersections in and around the park are backed up.
Park stamp for Valley Forge NHP