Category: Parks and Recreation

Outdoor Opportunities are Everywhere in Westmoreland County, PA

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Westmoreland County provides a tremendously varied experience for the out-of-doors enthusiast. Whether your love is hiking, biking, picnicking, camping, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, bird and nature watching, or simply finding a secluded natural setting in which to calm your spirit, Westmoreland County has a park close to you.

In Westmoreland County, active organizations are at work throughout the year to improve and promote our extraordinary outdoor opportunities. To learn more, please visit the website for the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Alliance.

Recreation areas in Westmoreland County range from State forests and parks to County and local parks and recreation areas. Throughout the year interest remains keen in these out-of-doors opportunities, and InWestmoreland plans to increase its coverage of Westmoreland County parks for your convenience.

Where available we will provide links to official park websites.

If you know of a park in your community that you would like added to our site, please email us at and include an official contact name and phone number, so that we might contact the park administrator.

We hope you find our site useful and informative in planning your next outdoor adventure, and remember to check our home page and its online directory the next time you need to find the best businesses, services, and events in Westmoreland County.

Westmoreland County offers ideal outdoor park settings in the heart of the Laurel Highlands

Hempfield Park

Local Parks in Hempfield Township Westmoreland County PA Hempfield Park  Swede Hill Park Hempfield Park Directions From Greensburg in Westmoreland County, PA, proceed north on Route 66 (Main Street) for 4 miles. Look for...

Bushy Run Battlefield

Bushy Run Battlefield The Fight to Save Bushy Run by Karen Fetter Despite the fact that funding for Bushy Run Battlefield has not yet been determined, Heritage Society President Jean Loughry insists Bushy Run...

Saint Clair Park

Local Parks in Greensburg Westmoreland County PA Saint Clair Park Directions Saint Clair Park is located in downtown Greensburg, PA at 135 North Maple Avenue. If entering Greensburg from the East on Otterman Street,...

Legion Keener Park

Local Parks in Latrobe, Unity Township Westmoreland County PA Legion Keener Park Directions From Route 30, take Route 981 North into downtown Latrobe. At the traffic light near the Post Office, turn Right. Proceed...

Oak Hollow Park

Norwin Parks Irwin / North Huntingdon in Westmoreland County PA Oak Hollow Park   Indian Lake Park Oak Hollow Park Directions Oak Hollow Park is located near the YMCA on Morris Avenue (sometimes called Nike...

Linn Runn State Park

Linn Run State Park in Westmoreland County PA Directions From Ligonier in Westmoreland County, PA, follow Route 30 East for 2 miles. Turn Right onto Route 381 (you will see signage for the park)...


Laurel Summit State Forest

Laurel Summit State Forest in Westmoreland County PA Directions From Ligonier in Westmoreland County, PA, take Route 30 East for 7.4 miles. Turn Right onto Laurel Summit State Forest Road. Stay straight onto Laurel...

Keystone State Park

Keystone State Park in Westmoreland County PA Directions Keystone State Park is located in Derry Township, Westmoreland County, along route 1018, three miles from the intersection of Routes 981 and 22 in New Alexandria....


Laurel Mountain State Park

Directions From Ligonier, PA in Westmoreland County, take Route 30 East for 8 miles. Turn south and proceed on Laurel Summit Road for 2 miles. Description Laurel Mountain State Park provides great downhill and...


Forbes State Forest

Directions Forbes State Forest is divided into five divisions and 20 separate tracts of land, across Fayette, Somerset, and southern Westmoreland County. Most of Forbes State Forest lies along Laurel Ridge. Linn Run State...