Meadow Run is a small stream that flows through Ohiopyle State Park. On its way to meet the Lower Yough, Meadow Run creates some very interesting geological formations, most famous of these are the Natural Waterslides. Meadow Run is one of the most popular areas in Ohiopyle and for good reason...it is fun and beautiful!
To visit Meadow Run, go to the parking lot right off of Route 381, just a hundred yards or so south of town on the lefy hand side, right if traveling north. See the map below for location and directions to Meadow Run.
The Natural Waterslides
The most popular feature at Meadow Run in the summer are the Natural Waterslides. Carved out of rock by the powerful flow of Meadow Run, the Natural Waterslides are a great, but bumpy way to get cooled off on a hot summer day. Just hop in at the top and let the water take you all the way to the bottom. At the bottom you will end up in a deeper splash pool.
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A few words of wisdom when visting Meadow Run. During the spring and other times of the year during heavy rain, etc, Meadow Run can become a very fast and powerful stream. Do not try to get into it or near it at times of fast moving water. If you are in doubt about whether or not it is save to use, please find a Park Ranger and ask them. Also, wear touch shorts. This is definitely not the smoothiest water slide in the world. You'll want some protection for your bottom side. Jean shorts work great.
There are numerous hiking trails in the vicinity of Meadow Run, including Meadow Run Trail.