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Trunk of Treats at Yough Lake Campground!

Come celebrate Halloween with us at Yough Lake Campground! We will be hosting Trunk of Treats at Yough Lake Campground on Saturday, October 6th! Campers interested in participating are encouraged to decorate their campsites in Halloween or autumn theme. Pack up your favorite Halloween decorations to spook-ify your cabin, RV site, or tent site! And don’t forget to bring your candy or Trick or Treat bags. All registered campers are welcome to dress up and participate…

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Don’t Miss Fall Fun and Savings in Ohiopyle!

Most of the visitors to Ohiopyle may think that summer is the best time to visit, ride the Great Allegheny Passage, or do some whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny River. But we have a big tip to share with you, Fall is a WONDERFUL time to visit! With the changing of the weather and the leaves, Ohiopyle becomes a sleepy little town with few visitors but lots to see and do. Now is the perfect time to enjoy the Great…

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Labor Day Weekend Fun in Ohiopyle!

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and it has been another great season here at Laurel Highlands River Tours and Outdoor Center. But, it’s not over yet… And there’s lots of fun stuff to do in Ohiopyle to celebrate the holiday!Music in the Mountains festival will take place again in the Ohiopyle State Park on Saturday from 12 noon until 8pm and Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm. The festival will feature craft and…

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Weekday Fun and Savings in Ohiopyle!

Pssst… we want to let you in on a little secret. Ohiopyle is a lot less crowded and A LOT more fun if you are here during the week! We know most people work the standard 9-5 Monday through Friday shift. But if you are able to get away during the week, Ohiopyle is a great place to explore when there aren’t quite so many people around! As an added bonus, we are offering some GREAT…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Ohiopyle!

There are so many things to see and do in the Ohiopyle State Park. Visitors can often get overwhelmed with all the options. So here is our list of the top 10 things you should do on your next visit to Ohiopyle. 1. The Youghiogheny Falls and Falls Area Visitor Center at Ohiopyle Located in the heart of the Ohiopyle, this 20-foot waterfall is a great centrally-located attraction. There is a parking lot entrance located…

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Lower Yough Express Guided Tours

Why go EXPRESS? Since introducing the Lower Yough EXPRESS guided tour in 2016, we’ve had a lot of people ask what does EXPRESS mean? This new tour format was the first new tour format on the Lower Yough since the Premium Guided Tour was introduced back in 1999, or as it was called then, the Super Deluxe Tour. So let’s break down this EXPRESS business… You will NOT sacrifice river miles! The EXPRESS tour travels…

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun!!

Summer has arrived in Ohiopyle! Temperatures soared well over 80 degrees this past weekend. Ohiopyle looked and felt more like July than May. The beautiful weather really got us thinking about Memorial Day weekend, the big summer kick-off holiday. Ohiopyle Guest Houses and Yough Lake Campground are close to full occupancy. Good news, though! There is still availability for rafting and zip-lining. But don’t wait too long! Trips fill up quickly for the holiday weekend.…

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Spirit of the River Festival

Wine, Music, and Art Festival – Saturday, May 19, 2018 12pm – 7pm! The mission of the Festival: To raise funds for the operation and maintenance of the borough of Ohiopyle, the Ohiopyle Stewart Community Center, and the Ohiopyle-Stewart Volunteer Fire Department, by showcasing LOCAL Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries for sampling and sales. Along with over 30 LOCAL hand made Artists, and LOCAL Music all day. Music Lineup: Jeff King, Fretbuzz Spirit Tasting and Sales:…

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Think Spring. Think Ohiopyle!

Mother Nature must really be enjoying ski season this year! She just doesn’t seem to want to let winter go. Luckily, we all know that spring is just around the corner! So let’s talk about some exciting things that will be happening here at Laurel Highlands this year. We’ve Separated Lower Yough Fully Guided Tours from Guide Escorted Tours. You asked and we listened! We have had many guests comment over the years about their…

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Labor Day Weekend Fun and Festivities in Ohiopyle!

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and it has been another great season here at Laurel Highlands River Tours and Outdoor Center. But, it’s not over yet… And there’s lots of fun stuff to do in Ohiopyle to celebrate the holiday! Music in the Mountains festival will take place again in the Ohiopyle State Park on Saturday from 12 noon until 8pm and Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm. The festival will feature craft…

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