Laurel Mountain State Park
From Ligonier, PA in Westmoreland County, take Route 30 East for 8 miles. Turn south and proceed on Laurel Summit Road for 2 miles.
Laurel Mountain State Park provides great downhill and cross country skiing opportunities. The terrain in the Laurel Mountains ranges from 1300 to 2800 feet above sea level. The Laurel Mountain ski area was the first major ski resort in western Pennsylvania, with a history going back to 1939. After World War II it was knows as the Ski Capital of Pennsylvania.
For more information call 412-238-6623, or visit the website of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.