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Dear Valued Guest:

As a precautionary health measure for everyone during this Covid-19 crisis, we are temporarily closing all operations for the 2020 season

We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you with your travel plans, and thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. For information regarding activities in Ohiopyle State Park visit

Again, our deepest apologies. We look forward to coming back strong and healthy for the 2021 season.

Management and staff of WWA



The 79 miles of trails at Ohiopyle showcase the spectacular scenery of the Laurel Highlands. There is a wide variety of hiking trails from short day hikes to challenging backpacking.  Traversed by the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail the area offers parts of the 70-mile backpacking and hiking trails with recently renovated overnight shelters every 8-10 miles.


  • Baughman Trail – 3.4 miles, red blazes, most difficult hiking
  • Beech Trail – 2.7 miles total, white blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Great Gorge Trail – 2.6 miles, green blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Jonathan Run Trail – 1.7 miles, blue blazes, easiest hiking
  • Kentuck Trail – 2.5 miles, pink blazes, more difficult hiking
  • McCune Trail – 3.5 miles, purple blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Meadow Run Trail – 3 miles, yellow blazes, easiest hiking
  • Old Mitchell Trail Loop – 2.9 miles, red blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Pressley Ridge Trail – 5.5 miles, orange blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Sproul Trails – 3.7 miles, purple blazes, easiest hiking
  • Sugarloaf Trail System – 0.4 miles, orange blazes, most difficult hikingSugar Run Trail – 1.6 miles, orange blazes, more difficult hiking
  • Campground Connector – 0.5 mile, unblazed, more difficult hiking
  • Ferncliff Peninsula Trails – All trails have black blazes.
  • Ferncliff Trail – 1.7 miles, easiest hiking
  • Buffalo Nut Trail – 0.1 mile, easiest hiking
  • Fernwood Trail – 0.5 mile, easiest hiking
  • Oakwoods Trail – 0.5 mile, easiest hiking
  • Youghiogheny River Trail – 27 miles, easiest hiking
  • The Youghiogheny River Trail is a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.
  • Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail – Ohiopyle serves as the southern terminus for the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail.

Reservations for backpack camping are required. Reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance by calling 888-PA-PARKS or online. Same day reservation can be made by contacting the Laurel Hill State Park office at 724-455-3744.

Make a reservation for Ohiopyle State Park.