Boswell, Pennsylvania

Top Spots in and near Boswell

  • Boswell, Pennsylvania

    Cross-Country Ski on Laurel Mountain

    5.0
    Start at the Loop trail, directly across from the warming hut. This groomed trail rolls smoothly along through native rhododendron, hemlocks and large rocks. From there you can connect to a number of trails: try linking from Albert trail to Picnic trail, then continuing on to Wolf's Rocks, where ...
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  • Somerset, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Wolf Rocks

    3.3
    5 mi
    You'll find the trailhead for Wolf Rocks at top of Linn Run Rd off Laurel Summit Rd. Off the left-hand side you will find what is referred to as parking lot D - the route to Wolf Rocks begins there.The hike is nothing to write home about, though with only a 5 mile total for the out-and-back it's ...
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  • Stahlstown, Pennsylvania

    Adams Falls Trail

    1.26 mi / 210 ft gain
    Linn Run State Park is one of my favorite adventure spots. From the moment you enter the park you are surrounded by tall hemlocks and rhododendrons. Most of the hiking trails run along a stream accompanied by beautiful cottages - a perfect scene for awesome photos.  When entering the park you wil...
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  • Markleton, Pennsylvania

    Cross-Country Ski at Laurel Ridge State Park

    Laurel Ridge Cross-Country Ski Center is a great place to try cross-country skiing! The ski center maintains and grooms 30 kilometers of cross-country ski trails through Laurel Ridge State Park.  You can rent skis from the rental center onsite. As of January 2021, they do not take reservations f...
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  • Salisbury, Pennsylvania

    Primitive Camp along Wolf Rocks Trail

    3.0
    1.5 mi / 50 ft gain
    This is a GREAT location for beginning backpackers with minimal backpacking rules, short trails and cell service. Although all trails (with a few exceptions found in this brochure -labeled as "Areas Closed to Camping") in the Forbes State forest allow primitive backpack camping (primitive backpac...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Bear Run Nature Reserve Loop

    4.0
    8 mi
    Bear Run Nature Reserve features a number of trail loops that range from 1.7 miles in length to 11.9 miles.  By hiking overlapping trails, you can complete an 8 mile hike that passes by Paradise Overlook, which provides great views of the Youghiogheny River Gorge.  Start at the trailhead, which i...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Explore Fallingwater

    4.8
    "Fallingwater is the name of a house built over a waterfall in southwest Pennsylvania. Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, designed the house for his clients, the Kaufmann family. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939. It instantly became famous, and today it is a Natio...
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  • Dunbar, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Sugar Run Trail

    1.6 mi
    This trail connects Old Mitchell Trail to Johnathan Run Trail. It is a short but fun hike down to the falls. We parked by the helicopter landing field and the trail head was right by the entrance to the parking lot.The hike down to the falls was nice and easy, but coming back up was tough. The tr...
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  • Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

    White Water Raft the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle

    Enjoy the thrill of rafting on Class III rapids on the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle! The Youghiogheny River has exciting whitewater boating for all experience levels. Only sturdily constructed rafts, kayaks, and closed-deck canoes intended for whitewater use may be used in the river. River leve...
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  • Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

    Meadow Run Natural Water Slide

    Ohiopyle State Park, located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, is full of adventure along the Youghiogheny River. During your visit, make sure you stop by the Meadow Run natural waterslide for some serious fun.  You can park for free at the Meadow Run parking lot, and then take a short walk down ...
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  • Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

    Explore Cucumber Falls

    4.3
    0.25 mi / 30 ft gain
    Just off Kentuck Road, at the southern end of Ohiopyle State Park, you arrive at Cucumber Falls' marked parking lot. Access to this lot is limited (about 20 cars). Most of the time you will be able to find a spot, but when not, parking on the side of the road is perfectly acceptable.Walking down ...
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  • Swanton, Maryland

    Hike the Big Savage Mountain Trail (Southern Terminus to High Rock)

    11 mi / 1500 ft gain
    This is not a casual hike; it is one which should be taken taken seriously. However, it will be an enjoyable experience for anyone with the resolve to face the early 1,500 ft. climb in elevation, as well the ascent of a slightly dodgy (but still structurally sound) mid-20th century fire tower.   ...
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Camping and Lodging in Boswell

Conemaugh Lake Pavilions
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Conemaugh Lake Pavilions

Outflow Camping
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Outflow Camping

Madison / Pittsburgh S.E. KOA Journey
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Madison / Pittsburgh S.E. KOA Journey

Bush Recreation Area
Duncansville, Pennsylvania

Bush Recreation Area

Loyalhanna Lake Pavilions
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Loyalhanna Lake Pavilions

Weaver Falls Shelter
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Weaver Falls Shelter