The Middle Youghiogheny River offers a relaxing float trip with a small amount of paddling, plenty of time to swim along the boat and a few mild rapids. Fun is guaranteed for rafters of all ages! Experienced Ohiopyle outfitters can prepare you and your family with all the gear you'll need for a kid-friendly float trip.
Bring your own bike or rent one and hop on the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage at the Ohiopyle trailhead. Pedal along the banks of the Youghiogheny River for the scenic 11-mile ride to a the trail town Confluence where you can grab a bite to eat, shop and walk around town then bike back to Ohiople. Or, you can ask your outfitter to pick you up! if you're not down for that long of a ride, just bike until you feel like making a U-turn! Enjoy stops along the way before biking back to Ohiopyle, or ask Sunshine Luggage Shuttle to give you a lift!
Visit Cucumber Falls, a picturesque waterfall that is easily accessible by foot or car. Hike to Meadow Run and feel the thrill of the natural waterslides or cool off and eat a picnic lunch on Flat Rock. At the end of the day, take a short drive to Baughman Rock Overlook and take in a breathtaking view of the Youghiogheny River Gorge during sunset. There are so many activities in Ohiopyle that multiple generations can enjoy together! Read about all of them here.
Experience the thrill of flying through the trees with a zip lining experience at Laurel Highlands River Tours and Outdoor Center. With two levels of difficulty, the adventure park is suitable for all ages! The adventure level, for ages 10 and up, features agility challenges 25 feet above the ground, while the explorer level features smaller nets, planks and zips for children as young as four. Challenge the family to a friendly competition for all ages at Ohiopyle Mini Golf. The nine-hole golf course is the perfect activity that will keep the entire family entertained after an exciting day of rafting or biking.