CT Bus Route 740: Fall Foliage Shuttle


The Fall Foliage Shuttle service is designed to combat parking issues during the busy festival. Tickets are being sold by the county to accompany Parking passes at Mauch Chunk Lake. We are anticipating over 200 riders on this route each day, and there will likely be lines to access the vehicles. All that said, the public is allowed to ride without parking, and the bus can be flagged down anywhere safe along the route if there’s space available.


Shuttle service will operate 10am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays in October beginning on October 7th.


Shuttles are scheduled to arrive every 10-15 minutes with pickup locations at Mauch Chunk Lake Beach and the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

Fares are $3 each ride, and can be paid with cash on board.


Anyone wishing to Park at the lake will need to make a reservation with Carbon County. Parking reservations come with 2 round-trip passes included.

Reservations may be made here: https://www.carboncountypa.gov/services/parking/mclp_parking_and_shuttle_reservation.php