Laurel Summit State Park


This scenic picnic area is operated by the Bureau of State Parks. The 6-acre area offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. The area is 2,739 feet above sea level and several degrees cooler than surrounding towns. This area also provides trailhead parking for Spruce Flats bog and Wolf Rocks Trail. Laurel Summit is a carry in/carry out area. Please take all of your trash with you.

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Hiking   -  Mountain Biking   -  Horseback Riding   -  Picnicking   -  Hunting   - Snowmobiling  


Picnicking: The scenic picnic area has tables, water, restrooms and a pavilion. The picnic pavilion may be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. If unreserved it is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Hunting: Laurel Summit provides access to hunting in Forbes State Forest.

Complete information on hunting rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Web site.


Horseback Riding: The park provides parking and is a trailhead for equestrian trails in Forbes State Forest.


Hiking: Laurel Summit is a trailhead for trails in Forbes State Forest, including Wolf Rocks Trail and also the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail.


Mountain Biking: Laurel Summit is a trailhead for mountain biking on designated roads in Forbes State Forest.


Winter Activities


Cross-country Skiing: Laurel Summit provides access to trails in Fores State Forest.


Snowmobiling: Laurel Summit provides access to trails in Fores State Forest.


Access for People with Disabilities


The ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.