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State Parks

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park consists of 4,062 acres of mountainous terrain in Somerset County. The 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake is a focal point of the park.

Kooser State Park

At an altitude of 2,600 feet, Kooser State Park attracts visitors to its 250 acres of forest and the beautiful streams that flow throughout the park.

Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 20,500 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands.

Youghiogheny River

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake.

Ski Resorts

Seven Springs Resort

Seven Springs Mountain Resort is an all-season resort located in the borough of Seven Springs, Pennsylvania. Activities include downhill bike park, ziplining, fishing, hiking, and golfing in the summer and skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing in the winter.

Hidden Valley Resort

Hidden Valley Resort, located in Hidden Valley, Pa., is the ideal winter destination for families. With 26 slopes and trails and two terrain parks on 110 skiable acres and a first-class snowsports school, Hidden Valley offers a comfortable environment to learn to ski or snowboard.

Laurel Mountain Ski Resort

Nestled in Laurel Mountain State Park, Laurel Mountain Ski Resort is an iconic and revered skiers’ mountain. Not only does Laurel Mountain boast the highest vertical drop on the Laurel Ridge in Pennsylvania, the mountain is famous for its double diamond Lower Wildcat Slope.

Golf Courses

Oakbrook Golf Club

18 hole public golf course with driving range. Fully stocked pro shop and grill room for your after round meal.

Seven Springs Resort

Experience challenging terrain and magnificent views at Seven Springs' par 71 mountaintop golf course.

Middlecreek Golf Course

The 9-hole course in Rockwood, Pennsylvania features 3,310 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36.

Hidden Valley Golf Club

The Hidden Valley Golf Club is a spectacular 18-hole course with tree-lined fairways and majestic views.

Festivals & Local Events

Fire and Ice Festival

January

Somerset’s cherished winter event of fireworks, ice carvings, s'mores, ice rink, and local vendors.

Somersefest

July

A performing arts and demonstrating crafts festival with parade, music, food, and live entertainment.

Somerset County Fair

August

Weekly celebration of our community. Events include truck and tractor pulls, 4H demonstrations, and merchants.

New Centerville Jubilee

September

The Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee is a country festival where antique machinery takes center stage.

Mountain Craft Days

September

Somerset Historical Center’s major educational event, featuring crafts persons, artisans, and entertainers.

Pumkinfest

October

This festival gives arts & crafts and food vendors the opportunity to show and sell their goods in the town park.

Biking the Laurel Highlands

The mountainous Laurel Highlands, which incorporates Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, deliver exemplary biking trails with options for every age and ability level.

Ohiopyle Region

The Ohiopyle region of the Laurel Highlands is a popular base for bikers. Ohiopyle State Park has 27 miles of well-marked routes for general biking and more than 25 miles of trails for mountain biking. Try the McCune Trail, a newer edition to Ohiopyle’s roster of mountain biking trails, for an exhilarating ridge-top single track that leads up to a gorgeous vista.

Great Allegheny Passage

The Great Allegheny Passage, the longest unpaved bike path on the East Coast, consists of more than 140 miles of converted rail lines running from Homestead, Pennsylvania to Cumberland, Maryland. Open to non-motorized vehicles, the mostly level "rail trail" is a 335-mile journey for all ages and abilities that eventually ends in the nation’s capital. Hop on the trail and make pit stops at charming PA towns along the way.

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