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Knoebels Grove

Knoebels Grove

Admission and Parking is free – so get on out to Elysburg and enjoy the park.  Rides do cost though and a day pass is only $31 (2011).  There are traditional, new and favorite amusement rides, plus a huge swimming pool, rope climb and waterslides. 

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver Waterpark

WildRiver features two waterslides, a heated swimming pool, a Children’s Splash and Play area, plus mini golf. Each of the winding and twisting slides are 380′ long! They are called the White Water Innertube Ride and the Atomic Blaster. WildRiver is located in the tourist 

White Water Adventures

White Water Adventures

White Water Adventures serves the Upper, Middle, and Lower Youghiogheny River located southeast of Pittsburgh along the Ohiopyle State Park.

Guided tours in and alongside each raft are available.

The Upper Yough is the hardest, followed by the Lower, leaving the Middle as the easiest and ‘family friendly’ section of the river.

Accommodations can be found in Ohiopyle at motels and lodges – or in the state park where camping is available.

Skirmish USA

Skirmish USA

Fast Paced, Exciting Skirmish Paintball Games & Fields! With 50 paintball fields on over 700 acres of top-notch terrain, there is plenty of space to run and hide. Run and hide? Yeah! Your heart will race, the blood will pump and all of your body 

Children’s Museum

Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum has a mission, which is to enrich the lives of people in the region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. By 

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs, and covers more than 665 acres of beautiful deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations.

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center is dedicated to helping people develop a sound environmental ethic. Since the early 1970s, the center has provided a wide variety of activity-oriented programs for students, teachers, adult groups and individuals.

A network of trails makes the center’s streams, ponds and diverse habitats accessible to both students and casual visitors. Teaching stations offer places for students to work and benches for those who wish to sit and enjoy the sights and sounds associated with the natural world.

Delaware National Scenic River

Delaware National Scenic River

Middle Delaware National Scenic River is a 40-mile stretch of river entirely located within, and entirely administered by, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. In additon to the Middle Delaware, the Delaware River is part of four additional national park units: The headquarters are in 

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Hershey’s Chocolate World

It’s colorful and great for all ages! Best of all, you get a free sample when you get off!

Hidden Valley Resort

Hidden Valley Resort

Hidden Valley Resort has a vertical fall of 476 feet and has 28 trails and 9 chair lifts.

Trail Ratings: Novice: 11 (easiest)
Intermediate: 10 (more difficult)
Black Diamond: 5 (most difficult)
Double Diamond: 2 (expert)

Big Spring State Park

Big Spring State Park

Tucked in the side of Conococheague Mountain, Big Spring State Park is a quaint picnic and hiking area. A short loop trail leads to a partially completed railroad tunnel with historic interpretation at the trailhead. The park also provides access to the Iron Horse Trail 

Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park

Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park

Penn’s Cave is the only all-water cavern in Pennsylvania.   The guided tour lasts one hour through the limestone cavern.   The cavern tour is by motorboat which winds through the caverns and passageways. Don’t forget your camera or video camera, but you will definitely need 

Lost River Caverns

Lost River Caverns

Way back in 1883, while digging on a limestone quarry site, the Lost River Caverns was ‘opened’ up accidentally.  In 1930, handrails were added so that visitors and tourist could view the natural formations that have occured.

Its Crystal Chapel has been the site of over 80 weddings – and back before it was open to the public, an area was used as a great ballroom.

The temps are a constant 52 degrees, so bring along a sweater or jacket.

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff also provide community programs on many subjects like natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation. The 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff 

America on Wheels Museum

America on Wheels Museum

America on Wheels is a  48,000-square-foot facility devoted to exhibits about “over the road transportation.” The museum allows visitors to inspect rare and historic vehicles up close, whether it’s a 1915 Model T roadster, an early motorcycle, or rare Mac Truck. The Mack Truck corporation 

Laurel Ridge State Park

Laurel Ridge State Park

The 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River At Ohiopyle, PA to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA. This large park spans Cambria, Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties. The main feature of the park is the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, which features trail shelters for overnight camping.