About Beaver Stadium
Beaver Stadium is located at 1 Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. It resides in the 16802 zip code.
Since 2001, Beaver Stadium has had a capacity of 107,282.
Beaver Stadium officially opened on September 17, 1960. Ground broke in 1959.
Beaver Stadium is home to the Penn State Nittany Lions of NCAA college football.
Directions: (Car and Bus services)
Beaver Stadium is located within the driving distance of many of the U.S. major cities, including New York (250 miles), Washington D.C. (210 miles), Philadelphia (200 miles) and Baltimore (170 miles). Several bus services also travel to State College.
From New York City
Merge onto I-80 west from I-280 west. Continue 200 miles and take Exit 161 for PA-26/US-220 south heading toward Bellefonte. Turn left at Jacksonville Road and continue on I-99 south for about 10 miles then take Exit 74 (Innovation Park/Penn State University.
Merge onto I-76 heading west and take Exit 247 about 80 miles later. Merge onto I-283 north towards PA-283/Harrisburg/Hershey. Merge onto I-83 N, continuing onto US-322 west and merging onto I-81 south. Take Exit 67B and merge onto US-22 west toward Lewistown/State College. Continue on US-322 and take the exit toward Innovation Park/Penn State University.
Take I-376 east to Monroeville then merge onto US-22 after exiting at Murrysville. Merge onto I-99 north towards Altoona approximately 75 miles later. Take US-322/Mt. Nittany Expressway about 50 miles later via Exit 73 towards Penn State/State College.
From Washington D.C.
From Route 270 north, take Exit 32 and merge onto Route 70 west toward Hagerstown. Turn left at I-70 east and continue to follow US-30 west. Take I-99 north to Route 220, follow to Route 322 east to Exit 74 for State College.
Fullington Trailways (814-238-1100) and Greyhound Lines (814-238-7971) have connections to and from State College. The bus terminal's address is 152 N Atherton St.
Season passes to park include seven home games at Beaver Stadium for the 2014 season.
Cars and SUVs are $70 for a season pass.
RVs are $280 for a season pass.
Buses are $350 for a season pass.
Advanced parking tickets should be ordered 10 games prior to the game. Individual game parking prices are as follows:
Car/SUV = $10/game
RVs = $40/game
Buses = $50/game
Day of game parking tickets can be purchased upon arrival to Beaver Stadium. Day of game parking prices are as follows:
Car/SUV = $40
RVs = $80
Buses = $120
Gate Locations and Openings
Six gates are located for entrance to Beaver Stadium, though Gate A is entered by students only. Gates are labeled alphabetically from A-F. Gate A is located at the southeastern portion of the stadium. Gate B is located at the southwestern portion of the stadium. Gate C is located at the northwestern portion of the stadium. Gate D is located at the northernmost point of the stadium. Gate E is located at the northeastern portion of the stadium. Gate F is located on the east side of the stadium. General gates (B-F) open to the public 1.5 hour before kickoff.
Backpacks, bags, and purses are not allowed inside Beaver Stadium. One clear one-gallon plastic bag per person will be permitted for medical items and/or child care needs. All items are subject to inspection randomly by venue security. Any item that is abandoned at the site of entrance will be discarded and unable to be retrieved upon exiting the stadium.