Picnicking Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine




Operating Hours/Cost
April: Daily Mine Tours - 11 AM, 12:30 and 2 PM. Group Tours by Reservation Only.

Memorial Day-Labor Day: Daily Train and Mine Tours continuous from 10 AM-6 PM. Last Train Ride 5 PM, last Mine Tour 5:30 PM. On the Saturday before Labor Day, closes at 4 PM for Ashland's A.B.A. Parade, with the last Train Ride at 3 PM and the last Coal Mine Tour at 3:30.

May, Sep. and Oct.: Weekday Mine Tours -11 AM, 12:30 and 2 PM. Group Train Tours by Reservation Only. Weekend Train & Mine Tours Continuous, 10 AM-6 PM. Last Weekend Train Ride 5 PM, last Weekend Mine Tour 5:30.

November:Weekday Coal Mine Tours only for groups of 25 or more by reservation only through November 15.

Pioneer Tunnel is a horizontal drift mine. Its level tunnel runs 1800 feet straight into the side of the Mahanoy Mountain. You make the trip in comfort, riding in open mine cars pulled by a battery-operated mine motor.

Travel back through time on an old-time narrow gauge steam locomotive, the Henry Clay. Built in the 1920's, The Henry Clay takes you on a scenic three-quarter mile ride around the side of Mahanoy Mountain to show you another kind of mining called strip mining.

Contact Information
1900 Oak Streets
Ashland, PA 17921

phone: 570-875-3850


website: Visit Official Web Site


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Partner: Upper Schuylkill Downtowns

Directions
Pioneer Tunnel is located in Central Pennsylvania in Ashland, Schuylkill County. Rts. 61 and 54 meet and run together in Ashland.

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