Plan a Visit
Grey Towers Tours
Guided Mansion and Grounds Tours run by the U.S. Forest Service
Guided Mansion Tours:
Mansion tours will resume in Spring 2024.
Can’t wait to tour the mansion? Enjoy our virtual tour!
There will be limited visitor services offered on the weekends at Grey Towers NHS.
The vehicle gates, restrooms, and visitor films will be closed. Gates will open for vehicular weekend traffic in early spring 2024.
Self-Guided Ground Tours
The grounds are open from sun up until sundown year-round, 7 days a week. Visitors may use the pedestrian gates during this time.
Guided Tour Fees
Guided tours of the mansion are considered an expanded amenity fee. As an expanded amenity area, cardholders of any of the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes are entitled to a 50% discount for the cardholder only.
$10.00 per Adult (18-61 years)
$10.00 per Senior (62 years and older)
$5.00 per Youth (12-17 years)
Free Child (under 12 years)
Interagency Passes (Cardholder only) 50% off for cardholder only.
Grey Towers student education programs, including conservation education-based programming, guide-led trail walks and lectures are $2 per student.
Groups (10 or more people)
Reservations are required for groups of ten or more. We request groups to make one consolidated payment.
Some programs have required tickets or reservations that may include an additional fee. Please review the calendar for each event.
America the Beautiful Federal Recreational lands passes
The America the Beautiful Federal Recreational Lands Passes (Lifetime Senior, Annual Senior, Annual, Access, Military, and 4th Grade) are available for sale at Grey Towers NHS on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9am to 11am. At this time, we kindly ask that payment be made by credit card only. More detailed information regarding passes.
Please note: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), including drones and the ground-based controller, currently are not permitted anywhere within the 102 acres that comprise Grey Towers National Historic Site.
The Visitor Parking Lot is situated about 600 yards from the mansion. The walkway is designed to mimic the original carriageway and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the meandering walk approaching the mansion. There is a slight incline and benches along the way are intended to provide rest stops. Allow about 10 minutes from the parking lot to the mansion and please do not rush.
Handicap Parking & Drop-Off Option
There are two handicap parking spots adjacent to the mansion for those with appropriate vehicle identification. Please follow the handicap parking signs straight up the driveway.
For those with limited mobility, please consider the drop-off option at the handicap parking area adjacent to the mansion; then please have your driver park in the parking lot to keep the handicap parking spaces open. You can get picked up at the handicap parking area after your visit.
The parking lot gates are locked at 5:30 pm from Memorial Day Weekend – November 1. All other times the gates are locked at 4:30 pm. All vehicles must be removed from the parking lot before the gates are locked.
For more information please call 570-296-9630.
Things to Do
The public is welcome to visit Grey Towers National Historic Site for guided tours of the mansion and garden. The grounds are open from sun-up to sun-down year round.
The grounds are open from sun-up to sun-down year round. The Landscape Tour brochure provides an overview of prominent features on the grounds.
Calendar of Events
Grey Towers' hosts numerous indoor and outdoor events for folks of all ages throughout the year.