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4th of July Fun, Festivities, and Fireworks around Ohiopyle!

Now that summer is officially here it’s time to start planning for the next holiday weekend. And there are a lot of fun and exciting things happening around the Fourth of July. Let’s start with some fun local events! Braddock’s Inn Flea Market will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-4pm. The Mountain Area Fair starts on June 25th and will run until July 1st! There are a lot of great activities taking…

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun in Ohiopyle State Park

Who is ready for SUMMER? Here at Laurel Highlands, we can’t wait to kick things off for a great summer of fun, sun, and whitewater rafting. And Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get outside and play. To help you get your plans in order for the weekend, we are offering a great special to raft on Saturday for Sunday’s discounted rate. This special applies to rafting on the Middle Yough, and Lower…

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Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival

Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival is Saturday, May 20, 2017 12pm – 7pm! The Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival sets out with lofty goals to raise funds to support the Borough of Ohiopyle with an event to highlight the best of what our community has to offer in Music, Arts and Crafts, and of course WINE! Admission into the wine tasting area of the festival is $25 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass.…

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Spring into Savings in Ohiopyle!

Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend and you know what that means… Spring is just around the corner! Mother Nature can’t quite decide what to do with herself lately though. But the good news is we have been getting lots of precipitation here in Ohiopyle! Lots of snow and rainy warm-ups have helped maintain a full water table. This is the perfect recipe for GREAT springtime rafting! We should see some fun high-water days in…

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Seasonal Camping at Yough Lake Campground!

Seasonal Campsite Information for 2017 We are currently booking seasonal sites at the Yough Lake Campground for the 2017 season! Seasonal camping rates and availability are as follows: At the Creekside Loop, we will have full hook-ups available (water, sewage, and electric) for $2,100 30AMP and $2,200 50AMP. Electric will be metered and charges will be billed for electric usage on a monthly basis. There will be 9 sites available starting at site number 02…

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October Fun in Ohiopyle!

Well, it’s here! Fall has made it’s way into 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 little secret we just have to share with you. Fall is a WONDERFUL time to visit! The beautiful fall foliage is just getting going now in Ohiopyle. Whitewater rafting in the…

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Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks around Ohiopyle!

Another summer holiday is right around the corner and there are lots of fun activities planned in the Laurel Highlands area for the Fourth of July weekend. The holiday weekends starts at Nemacolin Woodlands with an evening of mini-golf at the resort’s Fallingbrook Mini-Golf Course on Friday, July 1. Saturday, July 2 will be packed with fun, including a Family Challenge featuring mini-golf, rock climbing wall and paintball target shooting competitions; chainsaw carving demonstrations by…

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Camping Season is HERE!

Yough Lake Campground opens May 13th! We’ve been super busy at Yough Lake Campground this spring! Lots of improvements taking place to offer you the best full service campground on the Youghiogheny Lake. We added boat docks available to registered campers! Slips are available to package with your camping reservations. There will also be a courtesy dock available at the boat ramp. The playground is just about complete! We are just working on finishing the…

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Wild Side Class V Rafting Package

$230 – Upper Yough and Cheat Canyon Package Pick your weekend: April 22-23, April 29-30, May 6-7 Day 1 – Friday – Raft the Upper Yough Day 2 – Saturday – Raft the Cheat Canyon Includes: One night of lodging at the Ohiopyle Guest Houses Meals: river-side lunch both days, continental breakfast day 2 And a $20 gift card for the Ohiopyle House Cafe Mention code RP7 when booking. Price is per person and does…

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Take the Cheat River Challenge!

Cheat Season starts March 24! It’s time to plan your whitewater rafting adventure on the Cheat River. If you have never experienced the Cheat River, you are really missing out! This river is a hidden gem in West Virginia, tucked away in the sleepy mountains of Preston County. What makes the Cheat River so unique? The mighty Cheat is one of only a handful of rivers left in the ENTIRE United States that is an uncontrolled…

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