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Labor Day Weekend 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 and Sunday from 12 noon until 8pm. The festival will feature craft and food vendors all along…

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Plan a Family Trip to Ohiopyle for White Water Rafting!

With the kids out of school many families are planning their summer vacations. And we know that planning a trip to Ohiopyle can be overwhelming! With so many options, you can find yourself getting confused on which trip would be best for your family. So, we thought we could help simplify things for you to make the process a little easier. CHOOSE THE RIGHT SECTION OF RIVER We are often asked, “How old do my…

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Fourth of July Festivities near Ohiopyle

The Fourth of July holiday is almost here! Where can you watch fireworks you ask? Here is a list of great places to enjoy the holiday. Indian Creek Baptist Church in Mill Run, PA will have a Homecoming Celebration on Saturday July 4, complete with musical entertainment, fun and games for all ages. The fun starts with a parade at 12:30pm, fireworks are at 10pm. Nemacolin Woodlands has tons of fun activities planned for the…

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Dads LOVE white water rafting in Ohiopyle!

Can’t figure out what to get Dad for Father’s Day?? Bring him rafting in Ohiopyle on either the Middle or Lower sections on the Yough River! What a better way to show your Dad how much you care than a fun family trip down the river. Save now with our Boatload Special by mentioning promo code BLSO and Dad could raft FREE with 5 paying rafters. OR save 10% off your tour if you have…

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Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga on Yough Lake

Power Yoga Morgantown invites you to take your practice off the mat and onto the water. Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga will empower and inspire your practice as you learn to create your foundation on the Youghiogheny Lake. You will learn basic paddle boarding skills, become acquainted with your yoga “mat” for the day and Flow a 60 minute yoga practice on your SUP board. *An ability to swim and be comfortable around water is REQUIRED…

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Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Ohiopyle

Summer has arrived in Ohiopyle! Temperatures soared well over 80 degrees this 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. You…

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Cheat River Festival 2015

It is officially Cheat Season! 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.  It boasts some beautiful scenery, with sheer cliff faces and waterfall run-offs, not to mention world-class whitewater. Before it was known as the Cheat, it is believed that the Delaware Indians name for Cheat was reportedly Ach-sinha-nac, meaning “stony…

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Cheat River Rafting starts April 4th!

Cheat River rafting season officially begins on April 4th. And to help kick things off we are offering FREE wetsuit rentals for the first trip. The season is short, only running until the end of June. Don’t miss your chance to experience this West Virginia classic! Check out this video from last season’s opening trip: And don’t forget – the Pay Early, Save Big special applies to all Cheat River trips this season! Call NOW 800.472.3846 or…

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Big News: We are opening a campground near Ohiopyle!

We are SUPER excited to announce that we are opening a campground this April on the Youghiogheny River Lake approximately 12 miles from Ohiopyle, PA. We recently entered into a partnership with the United States Army Corps of Engineers – Pittsburgh District in leasing 55 acres currently known as the Tub Run Recreational Area. The Tub Run Recreational Area is home to a 101-site full service campground, boat launch ramp, and lake access beach area.…

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Tis the Season… Fall Festivals hit the Laurel Highlands

One of my favorite things about the Fall is the Fall festivals happening in the Laurel Highlands. And, in my opinion, the best are yet to come! Up first is the Springs Folk Festival in Springs, Pennsylvania at the Springs Historical Society. This festival showcases “an exceptional array of quality handcrafted items – truly one-of-a-kind shopping adventure – paintings, baskets, wood crafted furniture, quilts, and dulcimers – over 100 juried artisans demonstrating their craft. Everyone…

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