Ohiopyle State Park

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Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Pittsburgh

Take a peek at these five close-to-Pittsburgh destinations that will allow you to take advantage of still-decent weather, and won’t break the bank.

10/18/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Pittsburgh

Lace up your hiking boots, strap on your essentials in a backpack and pay no mind to the sound of banjo music playing softly near the river’s edge. Here are the best summer backpacking trips in Pittsburgh.

05/03/2014

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Best Ways To Soak Up The Last Days Of Fall In Pittsburgh

The topography of the Pittsburgh region offers a variety of opportunities to enjoy the change of seasons, and the region is well equipped to meet the needs of families looking for a memorable experience.

11/01/2013

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Pittsburgh

There are ample facilities in the Pittsburgh area to encourage a variety of activities to enjoy and celebrate the summer weather.

07/12/2013

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Search For Missing Ohiopyle Rafter Set To Resume

The search for a missing rafter at Ohiopyle State Park is set to resume Sunday morning.

07/07/2013

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Ohiopyle Rafter Goes Missing

Officials are searching for a rafter who went missing at Ohiopyle State Park.

07/06/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Pittsburgh

If the wilderness fascinates you but you aren’t too keen on properly roughing it, check out these five places to experience nature without, ahem, substituting leaves for TP. Read on to learn about the best nature reserves, state parks and retreats with lovely accommodations for both the ruffian and pampered soul within us all.

04/20/2013

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Police Working To Identify Body Found In Ohiopyle State Park

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in Ohiopyle State Park Saturday night.

03/10/2013

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Best Fall Family Getaways In Pittsburgh

The spectacular views and vistas in the Pittsburgh region are brilliant in myriad fall colors, and afford the opportunity to energize the family with a chance to experience the activities of area amenities.

11/02/2012

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Rock Snot Discovered In Youghiogheny River

Rock snot sounds pretty disgusting, but one local river now has it. Also called didymo, it grows to blanket the bottom of the river like brown soggy toilet paper, snuffing out the organisms that fish feed on.

06/12/2012

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Top Hiking Spots

Pittsburgh may be known as the “Steel City” or the “City of Bridges” but it’s also an awesome place to pull on your boots and take a hike!

09/10/2011

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Guide to Ohiopyle

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Aside from providing a peaceful and serene atmosphere, Ohiopyle State Park offers great white water rafting, bike trails, and some very unique natural waterslides in addition to absolutely beautiful scenery!

07/30/2011

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Ballet Dancer’s Guide To The Outdoors

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Principals Christopher Budzynski and Alexandrea Kochis don’t like to take their work home with them, so when they want to relax on the weekend, they go outside. Here are some ways the two like to spend their time outdoors.

KDKA-TV–06/12/2011

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Crews Continue Search For Missing Ohiopyle Kayaker

The 31-year-old man from Acme was kayaking with a friend Saturday afternoon when the two were thrown from their boats.

05/23/2011

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Search Efforts Continue For Missing Kayaker At Ohiopyle

The search continued Sunday for a missing kayaker at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County. Rescue workers say two boaters illegally entered the lower Youghiogheny River near the Stewarton Rapids on Saturday.

05/22/2011

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