Laurel Ridge

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Brochure of Laurel Ridge State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Laurel Ridge State Park A Pennsylvania Recreational Guide for Laurel Ridge and the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail visitPAparks Printed on recycled paper 2017 The 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle, to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown. This large park spans Cambria, Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties. The main feature of the park is the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, which provides the setting for semi-wilderness backpacking and day hiking. One of the most exciting reasons to visit the park is for its scenery. Spring wildflowers dot the forest floor in early April followed by a vibrant green forest as leaf-out begins in late April. Mountain laurel blooms in June and rhododendron blooms in late June and early July. Autumn color peaks mid-October. Winter is spectacular when the park is covered in a deep blanket of snow and the occasional great horned owl calls through the moon-lit forest. LAUREL HIGHLANDS HIKING TRAIL outings. Included in the guide are detailed topographic maps plus information on geology, climate, plants, and wildlife. The guide is available from the Sierra Club Allegheny Group. www.alleghenysc.org This major 70-mile hiking and backpacking trail from Ohiopyle to near Johnstown is the main attraction of Laurel Ridge State Park. The trail traverses state parks, state forests, state game lands, other public lands, and private lands. The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is a major segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, a network of trails between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. www.nps.gov/pohe The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is open year round and is blazed approximately every 100 feet with 2-inch by 5-inch yellow blazes. Connector trails lead to and from trailheads and shelter areas and are marked with blue blazes. Mileage monuments are every mile. Yellow bands around trees mark the trail at every major road crossing. “A Hiker’s Guide to the Laurel Highlands Trail” describes the trail and aids in planning TRAILHEADS Six trailheads provide parking for 30 cars each as well as trash receptacles. Voluntary day use registration mailboxes are at each of the trailheads. Day hikers should fill out information cards for vital park attendance data and for use in an emergency. For overnight use of the trail, see the LHHT Reservations section. SUMMARY OF TRAILHEADS AND SHELTER AREAS There are eight overnight shelter areas; one area every 6 to 12 miles along the trail. Each area contains five Adirondack shelters with fireplaces, vault toilets, and space for 25 tents. FACILITY Adirondack shelter in one of the eight overnight areas MILE Ohiopyle Trailhead Ohiopyle Shelter Area Maple Summit Road Day Parking PA Rt. 653 Shelter Area PA Rt. 653 Trailhead Grindle Ridge Shelter Area PA Rt. 31 Trailhead PA Rt. 31 Shelter Area PA Turnpike Shelter Area U.S. Rt. 30 Trailhead U.S. Rt. 30 Shelter Area PA Rt. 271 Trailhead PA Rt. 271 Shelter Area PA Rt. 56 Decker Ave. Shelter Area PA Rt. 56 Seward Trailhead 0 6.3 11.2 18.5 18.8 24.0 30.6 32.5 38.2 45.8 46.5 56.9 56.9 64.9 70.0 TRAIL RUNNING: The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is popular with trail runners due to the diverse terrain and unmatched beauty. Visitors run portions of the trail for a workout, or run the whole trail in one day. Some of the most challenging trail runs in the eastern United States are the Laurel Highlands Ultra races, which are held the second Saturday in June. www.laurelultra.com Tell us about your hike at: SHUTTLING SERVICES Shuttling services for hikers on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail are available from Wilderness Voyageurs in Ohiopyle. 800-272-4141 http://wilderness-voyageurs.com Overnight Information Hiking Tips and Regulations Every hiker’s pace varies but a suggested pace of 1.5 miles per hour is average. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES In general, Laurel Ridge is cooler and receives more precipitation than the surrounding valleys. Dress appropriately. Know the climate and weather conditions on the trail. Dress appropriately and layer clothing. Bring extra clothing, rain gear, water, insect repellent, sunglasses, sunscreen, and poison ivy block. Supervise children in your care. This is particularly important when hiking. Leave a copy of your plans with friends or relatives. Include contact phone numbers and other important information. Day hikers are encouraged to register at the trailhead kiosks for safety reasons. Wear fluorescent orange during hunting seasons when hiking in hunting areas. Familiarize yourself with the natural hazards of the trail. Bring emergency equipment like a first aid kit, whistle, compass, matches, and a blanket. Please be aware that you may be hours away from medical attention. Don’t forget the camera. Water – Non-potable is available at most trailheads and shelter areas. Be prepared to treat or filter water. Please stay on the trail for your safety and to protect the resource. Horses, bicycles, and motorized vehicles are prohibited on the hiking trail and in the shelter area. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. All garbage must be placed in provided refuse containers. Refuse containers shall not be removed from designated “pick-up” stations. Burying garbage is prohibited. Please no frivolous 911 calls. Responding emergency personnel and equipment may be at your expense. Spend the Day PICNICKING: A picnic pavilion in the southern part of the park is available for rent at the Rt. 653 trailhead area. If unreserved, the pavilion is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Make online reservations at www.visitPAparks.com or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757). HUNTING AND FIREARMS: Almost all of Laurel Ridge State Park is open to hunting, trapping, and the training of dogs from the fall archery season until March 31 of the following year. Common game species are deer, turkey, bear, and grouse. Hunting woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, is prohibited. Dog training is only permitted from the day following Labor Day through March 31 in designated hunting areas. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pennsylvania Game Commission rules and regulations apply. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information. Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner’s vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park. • • • • • • • • Group leader name Group leader address Emergency phone number and cell phone number (if one is being carried during the trip) Date(s) of overnight stay(s) Name of shelter area(s) your group will be using Name of entry point to the trail Description of vehicle(s) left at designated trailhead(s). Please do not leave valuables in vehicles. Number of people in the hiking party Mountain Laurel in bloom Laurel Ridge State Park has excellent habitat for black bears. Bears roam freely throughout the park and normally avoid people, but bears can become aggressive when people get between them and food. Never approach a bear and be especially wary of mother bears with cubs. Aromatic scents from food can attract a curious and hungry bear from a great distance. Usually, bears use their claws to tear apart rotting logs to find food, but those claws also work well at opening food containers. Store all food items inside a vehicle. When backpacking, store food away from your overnight campsite and by suspending the food between two trees, ten feet in the air and three feet from either tree. If you come in contact with a black bear, try chasing it away by making loud noises like yelling, honking a car horn, or banging a pot. Notify a park employee if you have difficulties with bears. Black bear SNOWMOBILING: 120 miles of trails The 120-mile Laurel Highlands Snowmobile Trail System traverses state park and forest lands. Conditions permitting, the trail is open after the end of antlerless deer season in December. Snowmobiles are prohibited on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. Climbing onto the roofs of buildings is prohibited. These activities not only damage park resources and facilities, but also can lead to serious or fatal accidents. When backpacking, hikers can be many hours from medical attention. One responsible adult (18 years of age or older) is required to accompany each 10 campers. The responsible adult for each backpacking party must make reservations prior to starting an overnight trail hike to register the backpacking party. Please be prepared to provide the following information when making a reservation: A WORD ON PENNSYLVANIA BLACK BEARS Enjoy the Winter For more information, contact Forbes State Forest: 724-238-1200 Trail conditions: 877-766-6253 LHHT RESERVATIONS The following regulations have been established to protect hikers and the trail: Reservations for overnight stays are mandatory and can be made up to 11 months in advance. Reservations can be made online at www.visitPAparks.com or by phone by calling 724-455-3744. An overnight camping fee is charged per night per individual in the backpacking party. For current rates, check online at www.visitPAparks.com. Payment is required at the time of the reservation and may be made by credit card or Pennsylvania State Park Gift Card. The reservation process is not complete without the issuance of a confirmation/ reservation number. Camping is only permitted in the shelter areas and overnight stays are limited to one night at each shelter area. Backpacking groups are limited to the use of two shelters at each overnight stop. A shelter can accommodate from five campers. Areas adjacent to the shelter are available for setting up campsites for additional backpacking party members. All excavations for wet weather tent drainage must be filled in to the original grade before departure. Campers must clean and remove litter daily at toilets, parking areas, campsites, pump platforms, and surrounding areas. Dispose of dishwater in latrines and do not use sinks for personal hygiene. In no instance can dishwater be disposed of on a campsite or in an adjacent area. This causes unsanitary conditions for the camper and the next user of the site. Unsanitary conditions attract skunks, raccoons, mosquitoes, flies, and ants. Fires are only permitted in camp stoves, fireplaces, or in designated locations. Fires must be extinguished when unattended. Leave all ashes in the fireplaces and do not rake them onto the ground which prevents ashes from entering the shelters during wet weather. WILDLIFE WATCHING The wilderness nature of the park lends itself to harboring a diversity of wildlife. In early spring, look for toads and frogs crossing the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail on their way to vernal pools to mate and lay their eggs. From spring to fall you can spot the occasional redbacked or spotted salamander lurking under rocks and leaf litter. The box turtle, easily camouflaged with its yellow mottled shell, looks for food on the forest floor during the summer months. The diverse habitats of Laurel Ridge attract a variety of bird life. Year-round forest residents include chickadee, tufted titmouse, pileated woodpecker, ruffed grouse, turkey, and great horned owl. CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING: A crosscountry ski touring concession adjacent to the PA 653 parking lot provides over 20 miles of trails. The concession grooms surfaces for classic and freestyle skiing. Trail fee required. For current conditions, call 724-455-7303. The Pennsylvania Cross-country Skier’s Association offers free ski lessons and a youth ski team. Their Webcam shows the latest snow conditions. www.paccsa.org Turkey vultures often circle above the park in search of a meal and the flute-like call of the wood thrush is a welcome addition to any summer voyage into the woods. The spring and fall months bring a variety of migratory birds through the area, including warblers and hawks. The best way to see wildlife is to sit quietly and remain still. For the best results, use binoculars and keep a safe distance between yourself and wildlife. Please do not attempt to handle any wild animal. If an animal does not run away from approaching people, it might be sick or injured. If you observe any unusual behavior by wildlife, please contact a park employee immediately. Ruffed grouse Photo by John Weld NEARBY STATE PARKS AND NATURAL AREAS Kooser State Park Linn Run State Park Somerset County 943 Glades Pike Somerset, PA 15501-5808 814-445-8673 koosersp@pa.gov Westmoreland County PO Box 50 770 Linn Run Road Rector, PA 15677-0050 724-238-6623 linnrunsp@pa.gov Available for rent year round, rustic cabins constructed of log, stone, and mortar by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s form the character of this park. There is also a campground and a picturesque waterfront. Kooser Run flows through the campground and cabin area before forming Kooser Lake. Laurel Hill State Park The varied topography and mixed forest make this park a scenic place for picnicking, hiking, and cabin rentals. Grove and Rock runs join to make Linn Run, an excellent trout stream. Adam Falls is a short hike from parking. Ohiopyle State Park Bobcat Recreational Symbols Cabins Campground Group Camping Boat Launch Boat Mooring Somerset County 1454 Laurel Hill Park Road Somerset, PA 15501-5629 814-445-7725 laurelhillsp@pa.gov An extensive trail system provides opportunities to explore and view wildlife. A beautiful stand of old-growth eastern hemlock is along the Hemlock Trail. The park is a gateway to thousands of acres of public lands and features 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake. Biking Cross-country Skiing Drinking Water Downhill Skiing Fishing Hiking Trail Laurel Mountain State Park Westmoreland County c/o Linn Run State Park PO Box 50 770 Linn Run Road Rector, PA 15677-0050 724-238-6623 linnrunsp@pa.gov Hunting Downhill skiing is available in the winter. Interpretive/Visitor Center Laurel Summit State Park Picnic Area Picnic Pavilion Shelter Showers Snowmobiling Swimming Restrooms Overlook Westmoreland County c/o Linn Run State Park PO Box 50 770 Linn Run Road Rector, PA 15677-0050 724-238-6623 linnrunsp@pa.gov At an elevation of 2,739 feet above sea level, this park provides access to a commanding view of Laurel Ridge and the surrounding region via the Wolf Rocks Trail. Visitors enjoy the remote feeling of the wooded picnic area. Fayette and Somerset Counties PO Box 105 124 Main Street Ohiopyle, PA 15470-0105 724-329-8591 ohiopylesp@pa.gov The focal point of this park is the Youghiogheny River Gorge. The famous Lower Yough, below the scenic Ohiopyle Falls, provides some of the best whitewater boating in the eastern U.S. The 28-mile Youghiogheny River Trail provides excellent biking opportunities on an abandoned rail bed and connects to an additional 55 miles of bike trails extending north and east. Meadow Run has natural water slides. Cucumber Falls is a 30-foot bridal veil waterfall. Charles F. Lewis Natural Area Gallitzin State Forest Indiana County PO Box 506 Ebensburg, PA 15931 814-472-1862 fd06@pa.gov On the north side Conemaugh Gap, west of Johnstown, this natural area features a marked trail that follows Clark Run past small waterfalls and cascades to an overlook above the Conemaugh River. Roaring Run Natural Area Forbes State Forest Westmoreland County PO Box 519 Laughlintown, PA 15655 724-238-1200 fd04@pa.gov The natural area is four miles west of Kooser State Park and encompasses the complete watershed of Roaring Run. Explore 3,000 acres of mountain and forested stream valley in various stages of succession. FOR YOUR INFORMATION  Access for People with Disabilities This symbol indicates facilities and activities that are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible for people with disabilities. This publication text is available in alternative formats. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. Responding emergency personnel and equipment may be at your expense. Hospital directions are posted at the pavilion and at the warming hut at the PA 653 ski area. GPS coordinates are posted on bulletin boards at each trailhead. • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. • Please camp only in designated areas and try to minimize your impact on the campsite. Information and Reservations For More Information Contact Laurel Ridge State Park c/o Laurel Hill State Park Complex 1454 Laurel Hill Park Road Somerset, PA 15501 724-455-3744 email: laurelridgesp@pa.gov An equal opportunity employer Please make your visit safe and enjoyable. Obey all posted rules and regulations and respect fellow visitors and the resources of the park. • Be prepared and bring the proper equipment. Natural areas may possess hazards. Your personal safety and that of your family are your responsibility. In an Emergency Call 911 i Protect and Preserve our Parks Information and Reservations Reservations for the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail overnight areas can be made at www.visitPAparks.com or by calling 724-455-3744. Pennsylvania State Parks Mission The primary purpose of Pennsylvania state parks is to provide opportunities for enjoying healthful outdoor recreation and serve as outdoor classrooms for environmental education. In meeting these purposes, the conservation of the natural, scenic, aesthetic, and historical values of parks should be given first consideration. Stewardship responsibilities should be carried out in a way that protects the natural outdoor experience for the enjoyment of current and future generations. Pocket Ranger™ App by Parks by Nature • Firewood Advisory: Firewood may contain non-native insects and plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and diseases that threaten park resources and the health of our forests. Campers should use local firewood. Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood. Burn It! • Prevent forest fires by having a fire in proper facilities and properly disposing of hot coals. Do not leave a fire unattended. • Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled and attended at all times and on a leash, caged, or crated. Electronic fences and leashes are prohibited. • Dogs are permitted on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail and in the shelters areas. • Do your part to keep wildlife wild! Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance and do not feed or approach wild animals. • Please park only in designated areas and obey all traffic regulations. • Please recycle. Place trash accumulated during your stay in proper receptacles or take it home with you. 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