Monterey Pass Battlefield Park and Museum is open for 2021 Season

Monterey Pass Battlefield Park and Museum is open for 2021 Season

Park & Museum is open April 10th, 2021 – October 31st, 2021, Saturday & Sunday: * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park is a 125 acre natural, cultural & historical park located in Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania that preserves a small portion of Pennsylvania’s second largest Civil War battle.
The history of the area dates back to 1747, when immigrants looking for a new life traveled through the area to Appalachia on the Great Wagon Road.
Monterey Pass Battlefield Park along with both Rolando Woods Park and Happel’s Meadow Wetlands share an abundance of natural resources, including forest lands, wetlands, and diverse ecosystems, preserving more than 225 acres of land.
All Washington Township owned parks are tobacco free zones.
Monterey Pass Battlefield Hosts Campfire Pork Roast

Monterey Pass Battlefield Hosts Campfire Pork Roast

Monterey Pass Battlefield, is hosting a campfire pork roast on June 29, 11 AM to 5 PM. All the trimmings will be served with the roast plus corn soup and beans cooked in kettles over the campfire. Beverages include lemonade and iced tea.

Throughout the 125-acre site will include living history portrayers, speaking during the day. Geo caches will be placed on the walking trails. Period artisans will be displaying their wares., including soap and honey.
Tickets to enjoy the whole day at the site are $20. Take-out meals are $15. Monterey Pass includes the battlefield, museum, and walking trails with interpretive signage. The battlefield is the site of the second largest confrontation in Pennsylvania, fought as part of the retreat from Gettysburg in the late hours of July 4 and early hours of July 5.

The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park is a 125-acre natural, cultural and historical park, located along PA Route 16. The park includes Rolando Woods, Happel’s Meadow Wetlands, and Monterey Pass Museum. The history of the area dates back to 1747, when immigrants looking for a new life traveled through the area to Appalachia on the Great Wagon Road. Discover more on June 29.