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A view of Deer Valley Lake from Camp Buckey Overlook in Somerset County.

The 10 Best Scenic Overlooks in the Laurel Highlands

The Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania (Somerset, Fayette, and Westmoreland counties) are home to some of the finest scenic vistas in the Keystone State!
Wolf Rocks Trail in western Pennsylvania.

Exploring Wolf Rocks Overlook in the Forbes State Forest

Wolf Rocks in the Forbes State Forest is an outstanding scenic overlook approximately 9 miles northwest of Somerset, PA. How to Find the Wolf...
A summer afternoon at David's Vista near State College PA

The 5 Best Scenic Overlooks Near State College

When most people think of sightseeing in State College their thoughts turn immediately to Penn State University. The Nittany Lion Shrine.
Penn State campus as viewed from the MIke Lynch Overlook on Mount Nittany.

Hiking Mount Nittany Near State College

Hiking Mount Nittany is one of those "bucket list" items that every past and present Penn Stater aspires to do! Looming large on the horizon of State College and...
The view from High Point Lake Overlook on Mount Davis

Exploring Mount Davis – The Highest Point in Pennsylvania

Mount Davis in Somerset County is the highest point in Pennsylvania! At 3,213 feet above sea level, this idyllic mountain in the Forbes State...
Loyalsock Canyon Vista Sullivan County Pennsylvania

The 8 Best Scenic Overlooks Near Worlds End State Park

Worlds End State Park and the surrounding Loyalsock State Forest are home to some of the finest scenic overlooks in Pennsylvania! And as I...
A biker enjoying the scenic view from High Knob Overlook.

Exploring High Knob Overlook in Sullivan County

High Knob Overlook in Sullivan County is one of the most spectacular scenic vistas in all of Pennsylvania. It also happens to be roadside, meaning almost anyone can enjoy...
Exploring Indian Lookout in the Rothrock State Forest.

Exploring Indian Lookout in Huntingdon County

Indian Lookout in the Rothrock State Forest is one of the most spectacular scenic overlooks in all of central Pennsylvania. Perched high above the former Colerain State Park (now...
Observation area at Hawn's Overlook above Raystown Lake.

4 Magnificent Scenic Overlooks at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County

Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County is the largest lake entirely situated with the state of Pennsylvania. Created by damming the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, this 8,300 acre...
An October morning at Beam Rocks in the Forbes State Forest.

Exploring Beam Rocks Overlook in the Forbes State Forest

Beam Rocks Overlook is one of the most scenic mountain vistas in the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania. Located in the Forbes State Forest near the Westmoreland / Somerset...