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

GPS address:

2001 Walnut Street, Ashland, PA 17921
Then follow the “Coal Mine” sign to Pioneer Tunnel – 1 block

Use the directions below to reach Route 61 North or Route 54 East.

From 61 North, go to Ashland,turn left onto 20th Street;
follow signs to Pioneer Tunnel.

From 54 East, go to Ashland, turn right onto 20th Street;
follow signs to Pioneer Tunnel.

From Philadelphia (2 hrs. 15 min.):
Schuylkill Expressway to Blue Route (Rt. 476 North); N.E. Extention of PA Turnpike North to Allentown Exit; Rt. 78/22 West to Exit 30 (Rt. 61 North/ Pottsville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

From Allentown/Bethlehem area (1 hr. 15 min.):
Rt. 78/22 West to Exit 30 (Rt. 61 N/Pottsville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

From Lancaster (1-1/2 hours):
Rt. 501 North to I-81 North; I-81 North to Exit 116; Rt. 901 West to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

From I-80 West:
I-80 West to I-81 South; I-81 South to Exit 124B (Rt. 61 North/Frackville) Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

From I-80 East:
I-80 East to Danville Exit 224; Take Rt. 54 East to Ashland

From Rt. 15 South:
Rt. 15 South to I-80 East; I-80 East to Danville (Exit 224); Take Rt. 54 East to Ashland

From I-81 South (Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton):
I-81 South to Exit 124B (Rt. 61 North/Frackville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

From I-81 North:
I-81 North to Exit 116; Rt. 901 West to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

From Rt. 61 South (Sunbury area):
Rt. 61 South to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

From Rt. 61 North (Reading area):
Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

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