PA Scenic Overlooks

An autumn afternoon at Big Mountain Overlook in the Buchanan State Forest

Exploring Big Mountain Overlook in Fulton County

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Big Mountain Overlook in Fulton County is an expansive, almost-roadside vista in southcentral Pennsylvania. Getting there is simple, and it makes for a excellent quick pit-stop when travelling along Route 30 (AKA the Old Lincoln...
The view from the upper overlook at Chimney Rocks Park.

Exploring the Scenic Overlooks at Chimney Rocks Park in Blair County

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Chimney Rocks Park near Hollidaysburg in Blair County is home to 3 impressive scenic overlooks in a beautiful borough park setting. Chimney Rocks Park FAQs Where exactly is Chimney Rocks Park located? Chimney Rocks Park is...
Looking in the direction of Donegal on an October morning at Wolf Rocks Overlook.

Exploring Wolf Rocks Overlook in the Forbes State Forest

Wolf Rocks Overlook in the Forbes State Forest is an outstanding scenic vista approximately 9 miles northwest of Somerset, PA. How to Find the Wolf Rocks Trail Wolf Rocks Overlook is located at the end of...
Penn State campus as viewed from the MIke Lynch Overlook on Mount Nittany.

Hiking Mount Nittany Near State College

Hiking Mount Nittany is a rite of passage for Penn Staters and a favored activity of visitors to the State College area. Looming large on the horizon of State College and the Penn State main...
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 Forest is home to some incredible views of the surrounding Laurel...
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 the stunning views from this spot...
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 part of the Rothrock State Forest),...
Observation area at Hawn's Overlook above Raystown Lake.

Exploring the 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 Army Corps of Engineers project provides...
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 County line, it offers a fantastic...
The author photographing an autumn sunrise at Baughman Rock Overlook.

Exploring Baughman Rock Overlook at Ohiopyle State Park

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Baughman Rock Overlook is one of the most spectacular mountain vistas in the Laurel Highlands region of southwestern Pennsylvania! Located at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County, this overlook offers tremendous bang for your buck...

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