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Things to Do in Ohiopyle

Your Gateway to Outdoor Adventure and Historical Discovery

Nestled in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Ohiopyle is a charming town surrounded by the Ohiopyle State Park. It’s a perfect blend of exciting outdoor activities and rich history and the ideal escape for all types of visitors, from outdoor enthusiasts and couples, to families and history buffs.

The stunning landscapes offer guests a variety of opportunities to explore the great outdoors. So bring along your hiking shoes and bike, or rent a bike in Ohiopyle, and plan to weave your way through the trails taking in the captivating views at every bend. The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP Trail), spanning from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, invites cyclists on a journey they won’t forget with an access point right in town for a much-needed rest. 

For water lovers, the highlight of Ohiopyle is the Youghiogheny River, a hot spot for white-water rafting and kayaking. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker looking for intense rapids or prefer a calm paddle, you’ll find a river experience to suit your needs. When winter rolls around, the area transforms into a snowy playground perfect for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Ohiopyle is not just an outdoor enthusiast’s dream; it’s also a hub of history, boasting sites like Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Fallingwater house and Kentuck Knob, as well as Fort Necessity, where George Washington fought his first battle. These stunning examples of architecture are so iconic they draw visitors from around the world.

Activities & Events In Ohiopyle

3 Can’t Miss Hikes

IN OHIOPYLE STATE PARK Pennsylvania’s Ohiopyle region is known for its beautiful landscapes and vistas.  Some of those can be accessed by car or with a very short hike, but for anyone looking for a little more adventure off the beaten path, the region is also home to some of the best hiking in the … Read more

Explore the Ohiopyle State Park

The town of Ohiopyle is surrounded by The Ohiopyle State Park, a stunning 20,500 acres in the Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, offering a haven for adventure and fun. With over 79 miles of trails for hiking and cycling, including the famous Great Allegheny Passage, this park offers tons of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. When you … Read more

Ohiopyle White Water Rafting

Experience the unique thrill of whitewater rafting along the Youghiogheny River. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Laurel Highlands while feeling the rush of adrenaline or enjoying a relaxing float. Whether you’re a beginner or expert rafter, the Upper, Middle, and Lower Yough provide different class rapids from 1-5. Our sister company, White Water Adventurers … Read more

Fallingwater, Ohiopyle PA

Fallingwater & Kentuck Knob

Located a short drive from Ohiopyle, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the historical legacy of America’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Both Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, his architectural masterpieces, were built in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. Fallingwater, a National Historic Landmark perched above a waterfall in Fayette County, welcomes … Read more

Timber Rock Amphitheater

Live Music in Fayette County, PA The Timber Rock Amphitheater invites you to savor local history and be captivated by incredible musical talent amid the breathtaking views of the Laurel Highlands. Timber Rock Amphitheater is not merely a concert venue; it’s an immersive sensory experience, where music and nature harmonize to deliver an unforgettable evening. … Read more

Bikes, Bands & BBQ 2024

Starting Thursday May 30, 2024 May through August: 6- 9pmSeptember through October: 5-8pm Dinner is covered on Thursdays All….Summer…Long! Braddock’s Restaurant and Tavern offers Mountaintop Country Cooking, a local favorite of OVR guests. Enjoy delicious BBQ, live bands, and motorcycles at Braddock’s Restaurant, located at 3261 NATIONAL PIKE, FARMINGTON, PA. Take BBQ to go, or … Read more

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