Attractions in Ohiopyle State Park
When you come to Ohiopyle make sure that you leave enough time to check out all of the attractions within the park. There is much to see and fortunately nothing is too far away from the center of the park. This is good news, especially with today's gas prices.
The main focal point for the majority of people visiting Ohiopyle, Ohiopyle Falls is a river wide 20 foot water fall. The main visitor's center is right next to the falls so they are pretty hard to miss. Read more about Ohiopyle Falls
Ferncliff Peninsula is a unique biological area located in a bend of the Lower Yough River. In the 1800's Ferncliff was a popular destination for people on vacation from Pittsburgh. Now that the buildings are gone it is an ideal place to come and see unique plants and wildlife. Read more about Ferncliff Peninsula.
Cucumber Falls in located right outside of the town of Ohiopyle. An easy one minute drive to the parking lot and a short walk down the trail and you will see one of the most breath taking sights in Ohiopyle. Over 30 feet high is Cucumber Falls. Read more about Cucumber Falls.
Meadow Run is another excellent place to visit in Ohiopyle. With its unique geological formations and natural waterslides is it is must visit place during your next trip to Ohiopyle State Park. Read more about Meadow Run.
The Lower Youghiogheny River
The over 7.5 of the Lower Yough inside of Ohiopyle State Park, the Lower Yough is one of the most impressive features of the park. With its many rapids and beautiful scenery the Lower Yough is visited by more people than any other river Pennsylvania. Read more about the Lower Yough River.
The Middle Yough
One of the best trout fishing waters and an excellent rafting destination for families with small children, the Middle Yough is a favorite part of the part for people visiting from out of town. Extremely relaxing and even more beautiful are great ways to describe the Middle Yough. Read more about the Middle Yough River.
The Rails To Trails Bike Trail
Winding its way from PIttsburgh to Washington DC is the Rails to Trails Bike Trail. For over 27 miles it works its way through Ohiopyle State Park. It follows the Youghiogheny River while it travels through the park. This allows for some great views of the river below. Completely flat it is a great place for families to come and bike. Read more about the Rails to Trails Bike Trail.
Jonathan Run is one of the many hidden treasures inside of Ohiopyle. Located a few miles out of town, Jonathan Run has some beautiful waterfalls and secluded trails. It isn't as visited as the rest of the park so it would make a great place for people who want to get away from the crowds. Read more about Jonathan Run.
Overlooks in Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle State Park is surrounded on all sides by some of the highest mountains in Pennsylvania. Everywhere you go there are breathtaking views. Most of these overlooks can be easily reached by vehicle or hiking trails. Read more about the overlooks in Ohiopyle State Park.