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  Pennsylvania State Parks - Laurel Ridge - PA DCNR
The 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River At Ohiopyle, PA to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA. This large park spans Cambria, Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties.
Laurel Ridge State Park is in Cambria, Fayette, Westmoreland, and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania.
The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.
www.dcnr.state.pa.us /stateparks/parks/laurelridge.aspx   (1612 words)

 Laurel Highlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Laurel Highlands, in the southwestern part of the state of Pennsylvania, encompasses Fayette County, Somerset County and Westmoreland County.
The Laurel Highlands region traverses the Laurel and Chestnut ridges of the Allegheny Mountains, and covers more than 100 miles of countryside.
Laurel Highlands School District surrounds the city of Uniontown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laurel_Highlands   (481 words)

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Peaks on ridges in the Laurel Highlands are at altitudes between 2500 and 3000 ft. Allegheny Front is the "backbone" of the Appalachian Mountains in this part of the country.
Laurel Ridge is closer to population centers and contains an amazing wealth of public lands--state forests, state parks, and state gamelands.
The Laurel Highlands Trail extends for 70 miles from the 1000 foot deep Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown to the rugged and pictureseque Youghiogheny River Gorge at Ohiopyle State Park east of Uniontown.
www.lycos.com /info/laurel-highlands.html   (467 words)

 Laurel Highlands – the green heartland of Pennsylvania
The Laurel Highlands is an amazing 100 mile stretch across Pennsylvania’s highest mountain range divided by deep gorges, valleys, forests and fast flowing rivers.
The Highlands offer a breath of fresh air through the changing seasons and one of the best times to come is during the winter.
The Laurel Highlands is also famous as the location of two architectural masterpieces designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
www.travellady.com /Issues/June05/1522LaurelHighlands.htm   (1452 words)

 Laurel Highlands claims section title - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Laurel Highlands coach Jacquie Kazmierczak was pleased to earn the section championship, but she said Thursday's match meant more than that.
Laurel Highlands has won both section matches, but Lilley said Connellsville has gotten good at battling the Fillies and had expected a tough match on yesterday.
Laurel Highlands managed to garner a few extra points here and there, and Lilley said that was the difference in the match.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_475185.html   (391 words)

 Laurel Highlands Trail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This seventy-mile trail heads north along Laurel Hill in southwestern Pennsylvania from the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle to the Conemaugh River near Johnstown.
An excellent guide to the Laurel Highlands Trail is published by the Sierra Club and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.
This is the gorge the Youghiogheny cuts through Laurel Hill on its way northwest toward Pittsburgh, as seen from the Laurel Hill at about 7.5 miles into the trail.
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~pmricker/interests/outdoors/laurel.html   (329 words)

 Pennsylvania: Laurel Highlands, Pure Fun with the Kids. 
Best described as Pennsylvania's playground and absent of intimidating crowds, the Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania is not only home to the Idlewild Park but to a myriad of other opportunities for families on vacation.
Named for its location at the confluence of the Youghiogheny, Casselman and Laurel Hill rivers, this haven of peace and quiet is a favorite dining and overnight stop for river boaters in the summer and cross country skiers in the winter.
The Highlands are peppered with the popular chain motels as well as numerous private lodges for both the ski and summer visitors.
www.thefamilytravelfiles.com /ezine/articles/25.asp   (1691 words)

 PG North: Pine-Richland vs. Highlands has a familiar ring to it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With 10 yards to go and the seconds dwindling, Highlands elected to go for the win, instead of attempting a game-tying field goal.
Senior quarterback Spencer Whipple was 12 of 15 for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and has thrown for 1,179 yards and 11 touchdowns on the season.
Highlands, the No. 10 seed, will also give Pine-Richland a heavy dose of senior quarterback Jimmy Nagle.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06313/736587-365.stm   (680 words)

 Laurel Highlands Mountain Biking - Mountain Bike Trails
The trails and roads on this 15-mile loop are a good introduction to the history of the Laurel Highlands.
The Laurel Summit day use area is a great place to start numerous hikes and rides that spiderweb out from this ridge-top location.
The setting for this ride is in the Laurel Highlands cross-country ski trail system, which is an incredible network of well-maintained, wooded trails on state forest land.
www.trails.com /activity.asp?area=10897   (867 words)

 Laurel Caverns
Laurel Caverns is now closed for the season.
Beginning May 1st of 2007, we will be open 7 days a week, even on holidays, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
During the months of December, January and February, Laurel Caverns is Closed for the season.
www.laurelcaverns.com   (115 words)

 Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
The Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group (LHMSSG) is a nonprofit support and social group for those afflicted with MS, their families and friends.
The Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group is run by its members and we do not charge any membership fees or dues.
The Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group can give you the information and support you need to live comfortably and confidently with this change in your life.
www.lhmssg.com   (312 words)

 Bicycle Tours and Vacations in Pennsylvania by Laurel Highlands Cycling Tours
Laurel Highlands Cycling Tours specializes in providing scenic upscale bicycle tours in a beautiful and historic area of Pennsylvania.
We started "Laurel Highlands Cycling Tours" (LHCT) to share our love of cycling in the Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania with others who do not live here.
The Laurel Highlands region is located in southwestern Pennsylvania.
www.lhct-cycling.com   (1054 words)

 Running: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail ultimate challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Each of the 70.5 miles of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail that will beckon about 100 runners and 20 relay teams in the birdsong hour of 5:30 a.m.
They failed in their first attempt, but the Laurel Highlands Ultra was born.
The only runner ahead of her, Eric Linder, 26, of Baltimore won the Laurel Highlands event last year and is scheduled to return.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06146/693368-140.stm   (811 words)

 LHSPORTS 2.0 - The Laurel Highlands SportsNet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
LHSPORTS - The Laurel Highlands Sportsnetwork also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
LHSPORTS - The Laurel Highlands Sportsnetwork may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
LHSPORTS - The Laurel Highlands Sportsnetwork may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you.
www.lhsports.com /Default.aspx?tabid=1&def=Privacy   (1102 words)

 Laurel Highlands Ultra, June 11, 2005
I discovered that the Laurel Highlands Ultra would be run in Western Pennsylvania in mid-June.
The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is a 70 mile trail from Ohiopyle, PA to Seward, PA. The trail is permanently blazed with yellow rectangles painted on trees and rocks and also has cement markers every mile.
To officially complete the Laurel Highlands Ultra and receive your finishers trophy (a wooden, scaled version of the trail mile markers with 70 carved on it) you have to complete the entire 70.5 mile trail in 22 hours at a pace of slightly more than 3 miles per hour.
www.geocities.com /marshall/blog/lhtr2005.htm   (4375 words)

 White Water Rafting on the Upper, Middle and Lower Youghiogheny River in Pennsylvania, or the Mighty Cheat River in ...
Through millions of river miles shared with guests, Laurel Highlands River Tours and your hosts helped develop today's white water rafting sport.
Ralph McCarty, one of the pioneer river runners in the East, best summed up the balance between the river trip and nature when he said that rafting was the only sport he was aware of that not even a footprint is left behind.
Choosing Laurel Highlands River Tours means 38 years of commercial rafting experience and a staff with a common goal, to offer you the best outdoor recreation day possible.
www.laurelhighlands.com   (337 words)

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In the heart of the Laurel Highlands at an altitude of 2,600 feet, Kooser State Park attracts visitors year-round to its 250 acres of forest and the beautiful trout stream that flows the full length of the park.
The park’s original design character was stamped by the Civilian Conservation Corps projects of the 1930s that established the existing lake and most of its use areas, its architecture and site details.
In an effort to boost tourism to the Laurel Highlands region, Idlewild and its sister park Kennywood has joined with Seven Springs Mountain Resort in a new overnight package program.
www.lycos.com /info/laurel-highlands--miscellaneous.html   (404 words)

 Laurel Highlands Campland, Pennsylvania
As if Laurel Highlands Campland wasn't enough you can also go hiking, whitewater paddling, golf, swimming, and fishing, so you won’t get bored.
Pack your camping stuff and hit the road, if you happen to be in Pennsylvania, Laurel Highlands Campland is a great local campground.
This award-winning gold-key Ramada Inn is situated in the heart of charming Ligonier, a designated national historic district, in the beautiful laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
www.hikercentral.com /campgrounds/110190.html   (742 words)

 Laurel Highlands Ultra - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
All races will start in Ohiopyle, with the 70.5 mile individual and relay races running the enire length of the trail and the the 50K race finishing at the 31 mile point near the intersection of route 31.
Both races are point-to-point along the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail.
Special thanks to the Pennsylvania state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for allowing the use of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail for this race.
www.laurelultra.com   (130 words)

 Laurel Highlands
Even though we are seeing appreciation in prices, the Laurel Highlands still offers the second home buyer reasonable prices and great resources.
Our four local ski areas in the Laurel Highlands are 7 Springs Resort, Hidden Valley Resort, The Springs at Laurel Mountain, and Nemacolin.
The Laurel highlands offers the visitor and the resident an endless offering of outdoor activities, historical sites, cultural events, and quick access to Pittsburgh, just 60 miles away.
www.abeandwags.com /LaurelHighlands.htm   (471 words)

 Trips For Kids Laurel Highlands
Trips For Kids Laurel Higlands is the result of a partnership between TFK National and Mountain Watershed Association.
TFK was founded by Marilyn Price who wanted to share the joys of mountain biking and the great outdoors with children who otherwise wouldn't have this opportunity.
A group of concerned citizens in the Laurel Highlands decided to take action to clean up local streams and empower citizens with knowledge about mining and the environment.
www.geocities.com /bill1677/tripsforkidslh.html   (232 words)

 Laurel Highlands Online - Dedicated to the People, Places and Events of the Laurel Highlands Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Since this is a new website and you may not be familiar with us, we thought this would be the perfect place to introduce ourselves and give you the rundown on who we are and what we are planning to accomplish with Laurel Highlands Online.
The spotlight articles will be mostly about businesses in the Laurel Highlands Region.
The more link at the end of this patagraph will take the viewer to the page with the full article and links to all of the past spotlight articles.
www.laurelhighlandsonline.net   (121 words)

 Laurelight - Photos of the Laurel Highlands, Southern Alleghenies and Johnstown, PA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Laurelight - Photos of the Laurel Highlands, Southern Alleghenies and Johnstown, PA Laurelight.com
Welcome to Laurelight, an exhibit of photographs from Johnstown, PA, the Laurel Highlands, and the Southern Alleghenies.
Welcome to Laurelight, an exhibit of photographs from Johnstown, the Laurel Highlands, and the Southern Alleghenies regions of southwestern Pennsylvania.
www.laurelight.com   (160 words)

 Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands Ruffed Grouse
Some of these visitors are looking for mountaintop views and fall foliage, but there is another visitor who heads to Pennsylvania's highest ridges with a pointing dog and a shotgun in tow for some of the best public land grouse hunting in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Probably the most popular destination for Laurel Highlands grouse gunners is State Game Lands No. 51, which, at 15,505 acres, is the largest SGL in the region.
With its proximity to Uniontown and Connellsville, two of the largest cities within the Highlands, and its reputation for producing high numbers of flushes, it's not unusual to see a half-dozen other parties in the area during the grouse season.
www.pagameandfish.com /hunting/upland-birds-hunting/PA_1105_01   (706 words)

 FCA - Laurel Highlands Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Central Pennsylvania Region - www.laurelhighlandsfca.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
FCA - Laurel Highlands Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Central Pennsylvania Region - www.laurelhighlandsfca.org
FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering, and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.
The Laurel Highlands branch of FCA in Pennsylvania has been in existence since October of 2003 and seeks to impact the Bedford, Blair, Cambria, and Somerset counties of Pennsylvania for Christ through the influence of sports.
www.laurelhighlandsfca.org   (200 words)

 Laurel Highlands Christmas Motorcoach Package at Mountain View Hotel and Conference Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Named as one of America's Best Outdoor Light Displays by Good Housekeeping Magazine and featured on "Good Morning America", this is a must-see for tours visiting the Laurel Highlands...
The focal point is the above itinerary of attractions throughout the Laurel Highlands including A Christmas at Mountain View Hotel and Conference Center.
Christmas time in the Laurel Highlands is both a beautiful and magical time of the year.
www.mountainviewinn.com /Motorcoach/Laurel_Highlands_Christmas.htm   (544 words)

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