Nearby state parks and forests offer great recreational opportunities:
Laurel Ridge State Park
has the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, a 70-mile backpacking trail, Adirondack-style shelters, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.
The 60,000-acre Forbes State Forest
provides hunting, fishing, hiking, general recreation, and the highest point in Pennsylvania -- Mount Davis, 3,213 feet.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s home, Fallingwater, is near Ohiopyle State Park.
Hidden Valley and Seven Springs resorts have skiing, dining, and conference hosting.