Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail


The 70-mile hiking trail stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River At Ohiopyle, Pa. to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, Pa. The trail features overnight trail shelters that must be reserved in advance. Seasoned backpackers challenge themselves on the steep, rugged areas of the trails. Casual hikers enjoy areas that are reasonably level and pleasant for walking.

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Recreational Guide

Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail North Map (.pdf) (2,429 kb, 5/13)
Elevation Profile North (.pdf) (390 kb, 4/12)
Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail South Map (.pdf) (2,325 kb, 5/13)
Elevation Profile South (.pdf) (382 kb, 4/12)

 

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