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Kinzua Bridge Foundation Meeting:
April 19th, 2018 at
The Barrel House at 5pm
Meetings are open to the Public

New Visitors Center Completed


Visitors Center

Kinzua Bridge State Park Visitors Center & Park Office  2016

See Construction Photos

Dedication Ceremony - September 15, 2016
Kinzua Bridge State Park New Visitor Center and Park Office

Governor Wolf has high praise for Kinzua Bridge State Park.






Celebrating Kinzua Bridge State Park 50th!

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Breaking News!

21st Kinzua Bridge Foundation Vendor Forms Now Avaliable!

Pdf versions here
Food Vendor
Arts / Crafts Vendor


Kinzua bridge foundation is so very proud to sponsor and bring this annual festival to the area for 20 years with attendance numbers topping 12,000 for the two day event held September 16 &17 at the Kinzua Bridge State Park.
Executive Director, Mary Ann Burggraf said it truly is one of the best outdoor festivals being a family oriented festival held in Northwest Pennsylvania. Some 100 vendors, 60 past and new performers, the annual Zem Zem cars, horse and pony rides provided by the McKean County Wranglers 4-H Clubs being a favorite for the children.
The weather was perfect, abundance of favorite festival foods, great entertainment including the the 3rd annual Bigfoot calling contest that brought out some seven contestants, all winners with their chilling calls of the wild beast.
The 18 wheel trailer stage was provided by Jim Myers Trucking of Mt. Jewett, with S&B Productions providing the sound that was well heard through out the park.
THE KINZUA BRIDGE FOUNDATION, INC. would like the thank the Kinzua Bridge State Park Manager and Staff, Mt. Jewett VFD Fire Police & Lewis Run Fire Police, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 402, All Volunteer Workers/Supporters, Bigfoot Calling Contest participants, All Donors and you the visitors in attending to make the 20th Annual Kinzua Bridge State Park "Fall Festival" an amazing event.
A "HUGE" THANK YOU to the "Area Transportation Authority" (ATA) and Staff for providing the Trolley.


*****New Shirts can be ordered online - CLICK MERCHANDISE

( "BUILD IT - THE'LL COME"!) Giving homage to the Viaduct and the Visitors Center. Sky Walker T- shirts & 50th Anniversary Shirts can be ordered by clicking on Contact and contacting the Treasurer or Secretary, also KB Foundation's e-mail kbf@kinzuabridgefoundation.com 

19th Annual Kinzua Bridge Foundation Fall Festival members2016 New Shirt

2016 Kinzua Bridge Foundation members, L to R. Back Row: J.R. Rathbun, Dave Graves, Jerry Clark, president; Mary Ann Burggraf, executive director/vp Front Row: L to R: Tom ‘ET’ Kilmer, historian; Tina Hilmes, second vice president; Debbie Kilmer, treasuer; Debbie Lunden, secretary; Fay Leet, brick chair; Susan Chamberlain.

Click on Contact for members info & e-mail


Executive Director, Mary Ann Burggraf addressed the fundraising projects of the foundation. The Foundation's (Commemorative Brick" Campaign -Be A Part Of History) will be the foundations on going mainfundraiser. The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship being the proprietor’s of the new Kinzua Bridge Visitors Center gift shop and not the Kinzua Bridge Foundation which did state their interest with the DCNR in noting all funds from the foundations sales goes directly back to the Kinzua Bridge State Park, however the funds from the PA Wilds gift shop does not contribute directly to the Kinzua Bridge State Park.

Therefore the foundations funding will only be generated from the annual festival along with the Commemorative "Brick" Campaign.

The PA WILDS is purchasing kinzua bridge shirts from the foundation for resale at the PA WILDS shop, with the retail price being paid to the foundation. Burggraf said the goal of the foundation was to fund a playground, a closed pavilion with a fireplace, and an amphitheater. For many years, hundreds of community volunteers have contributed to the development and to say the least in keeping this one and only state park open in Mc Kean County. Some PA counties have up to five stateparks.

Burggraf said: “This Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc. with past, present members, and the many formed groups before have certainly been the strong arm that has brought this state park to the wonder it is today along with being listed as one of the “TOP TEN MUST VITST STATE PARKS IN Pennsylvania. “

Clark, President thanked all attending the meeting, saying it was a very productive and enjoyable annual meeting held at the state park, concluded with the meeting being adjourned.










 Commemorative "Brick" Campaign

Be A Part Of History !


The Commemorative "Personalize Brick" is an on going fundraising campaign.   Orders may be placed anytime.
Click here for Order Form
Front of the Order Form

 Purchase a brick with your business, industry name, organization, group, family name, etc. engraved on it for placement in the new pathway to the Kinzua Viaduct. Thank you for your support and appreciate all donations for the future development of the Kinzua Bridge State Park. 
he Kinzua Bridge Foundation's goals are to fund a Playground, a Closed Pavilion with a Fireplace, and Amphitheater.


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Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc.
25 Birch Street
Bradford, PA  16701
(814) 331-7331


Donations & Memorials can be made to:
Kinzua Bridge Foundation, Inc.
c/o Hamlin Bank & Trust Company
34 Fraley Street
Kane, PA  16735


Contact for Kinzua Bridge State Park Office:

Kinzua Bridge State Park Complex
296 Viaduct Road
Kane, Pennsylvania 16735
(814) 778-5467 Fax: 814-778-2023
Mitchell Stickle Park Manager
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources




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