Laurel Ridge State Park


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Laurel Ridge State Park


Location:Park stretches along the Laurel Mountain from the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown.
Facilities:8 backpacking camps (each with 5 Adirondack-type shelters), backpacking trailhead, hiking trails (70 miles), cross-country skiing trails (35 miles), snowmobile trails (70 miles).
Activities:Camping, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:The 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail from Ohiopyle to near Johnstown is the main feature of the park. The trail traverses state parks, state forests, state game lands, other public lands, and private lands. The trail is open year round.
Address:1117 Jim Mountain Rd
Rockwood, PA 15557

Phone:724-455-3744
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/laurelridge.aspx
Size: 13,625 acres.

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July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Michael DiBerardinis today announced that volunteers removed more than six tons of debris and tires from illegal dumpsites in the Laurel Ridge State Park, Cambria County, as part of the state's Forest Lands Beautification Program.
Three sites were cleaned at Laurel Ridge State Park, including two along SR 56 and one at the area known as Vassil Fields.
We had a great turnout of volunteers to help remove debris from the sites, which included some difficult terrain," said Laurel Ridge State Park Manager Doug Finger.
PHTU003 07/08/2003 11:01 r n bc-PA-DCNR-park-cleanup (HARRISBURG) PA DCNR: Illegal Dumpsites Cleared in Laurel Ridge State Park PHTU004 07/08/2003 11:01 r v bc-PA-Cortez-hearing (WATERTOWN) Pennsylvania Department of State to Hold Hearing on.
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Michael DiBerardinis today issued a call for volunteers to help clean up illegal dumpsites in Laurel Ridge State Park, Cambria County, as part of the state's Forest Lands Beautification Program.
Therese Roman Catholic Church parking lot, 551 Decker Avenue in Johnstown to carpool to the site at Vassil Fields, an area along State Route 56 in Laurel Ridge State Park.
4 tons of debris from illegal dumpsites in Laurel Ridge State Park, Cambria County, as part of the state's Forest Lands Beautification Program.
Volunteers from the Cambria County chapter of PA CleanWays, Laurel Ridge State Park staff and area residents removed 7.
Oliver today issued a call for volunteers to help clean up illegal dumpsites in Laurel Ridge State Park, Cambria County, as part of the Pennsylvania Forest Lands Beautification Program.
Oliver today announced that more than six tons of trash and tires were recently removed from illegal dumpsites along State Route 56 in Laurel Ridge State Park on the border of Westmoreland and Cambria counties.
8 tons of tires from four sites along SR 56 in Laurel Ridge State Park.
Since 1987, Werntz had worked as assistant park manager at the Laurel Hill Complex, which includes Laurel Hill, Kooser and Laurel Ridge state parks.