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Posts from August 2017

Labor Day Weekend in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on August 31, 2017 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

There's always a bunch of fun-filled events during the weekends in the Laurel Highlands, and Labor Day weekend is no exception! Just a few events happening this weekend are featured below, but you can find more here ! Blue Hole Bike Tour Forbes State Forest Friday, Sept. 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Kick off your Labor Day weekend by taking…

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Highlands Highlights 08.29.17

Posted on August 29, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

It was a great week for exploring, and our fellow Highlander adventurers definitely took advantage of the beautiful weather that continued into the weekend to take a camping trip in the Laurel Highlands. This week's Instagram photo winner set out in the Laurel Highlands and photographed high and low, and snapped this photo of the vivid shades…

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Highlands Highlights 08.23.17

Posted on August 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

It's all about the pups this week! From dogs who participated in Mutts on the Mountain to hounds who took hikes with their people, they're all going to make you say "awh!" This weekend, Seven Springs hosted Mutts on the Mountain, an obstacle course for pups of all shapes and sizes. With assistance from their owners, the dogs had…

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On August 21, the moon will partially cover the sun and create a solar eclipse. While solar eclipses are rare and interesting, the best part about this eclipse is that if you watch the eclipse from the Laurel Highlands , you will be able to see ~80% coverage of the sun, almost the highest percentage in the state! In the Laurel Highlands, the…

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Biggest, Largest, & Highest

Posted on August 16, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands is home to some of the best attractions in the state, a few even earn a few important titles. Here are a few facts you may not have known about some favorite spots in the Laurel Highlands. Mount Davis The highest point in Pennslyvania, Mount Davis, located in Forbes State Forest in Somerset County, measure 3,213 feet in…

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