Nearby Attractions to Kooser State Park
Information about nearby attractions is available from:
Forbes State Forest: The 58,000-acre Forbes State Forest provides hunting, fishing, hiking, general recreation, and the highest point in Pennsylvania, Mount Davis -- 3,213 feet.
Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail at Laurel Ridge State Park: This 70-mile backpacking trail goes from Ohiopyle State Park to the Conemaugh River near Johnstown. The Rt. 31 parking area and shelter are near Kooser State Park.
Laurel Hill State Park: This park features a 64-acre lake and is a gateway to thousands of acres of public lands.
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail
The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. An enterprise of many partners, the evolving trail network celebrates the heritage of the Potomac and upper Ohio river basins and offers opportunities for hiking, bicycling, boating, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing.
National Park Service Passport Stamps for the trail are available at the Laurel Hill and Kooser park offices and at the visitor center in Ohiopyle.