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.
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.
Make a reservation.
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.
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.
Horseback Riding: Horseback riders use designated roads in Forbes State Forest.
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
If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.