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Nearby Parks

Laurel Ridge State Park

Laurel Ridge State Park has been developed along the summit of Laurel Mountain. It extends from the Conemaugh River in the north to Ohiopyle in the south. This park as a 94 mile hiking trail with 8 shelters for camping, 6 parking areas, and 2 snowmobile areas.

Kooser State Park

Kooser State Park is a 170 acre area on State Highway 31, west of Somerset. It has 60 tent and trailer camping sites, picnic areas, a 400 foot swimming beach on a 4 acre lake. Winter activities include snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park is south of Route 31, just east of Kooser. It has many fine hiking trails and 270 family camp sites, 9 group camps, and a 1300 foot swimming beach on a 65 acre lake. Winter sports include ice fishing, ice skating, and snowmobiling.

Linn Run State Park

Linn Run State Park is reached by traveling Route 30 east of Ligonier to Route 381. Facilities include hiking trails, picnic areas, and 10 rustic family cabins available for rental.

Laurel Mountain State Park

Laurel Mountain State Park is a ski slope with some of Pennsylvania's best downhill skiing trails. Services now include ski school, ski rental, food, chairlift, Poma lift, rope tow, and snowmaking.

Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle State Park offers an adventurous white-water rafting experience on the Youghiogheny River, tent and trailer camping, several interesting hiking trails and snowmobiling areas.

Laurel Summit State Park

Laurel Summit State Park is a 6-acre park located near the highest point on Laurel Ridge at 2,739 feet above sea level. This park offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and a restroom, as well as parking and access to trails in the Forbes State Forest. Spruce Flats bog and Wolf Rocks Trail are accessible from the park.