Do Johnstown Things to do in and around Johnstown, PA.

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  1. Wolf’s Rocks Trail

    Wolf’s Rocks Trail is one of several trails available at Laurel Summit State Park, a six-acre park that is 2,739 feet above sea level, nestled in the much larger Forbes State Forest. The 4.3-mile trail loop takes hikers to Wolf’s Rocks, a spectacular outcropping of sandstone boulders.

  2. Shawnee State Park

    If you enjoy the great outdoors, take a trip to Shawnee State Park, one of Pennsylvania’s many scenic state parks, located in Bedford County. The 3,983-acre state park offers a variety of activities for those seeking adventure, or simply a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the sun.

  3. Hinckston Run Reservoir and Falls

    Located approximately five miles from downtown Johnstown, the Hinckston Run Reservoir can be found in Middle and East Taylor Townships. The 103-acre reservoir opened up for public use in 2000 and is a serene spot for those looking to stay close to home, but still wanting to get away from city life.

  4. Canoe Creek State Park

    Dedicated in 1979 and located in Blair County, Canoe Creek State Park’s abundance of natural beauty and limestone has attracted Pennsylvanians for years. The 959-acre park’s supply of limestone once served as a toolbox of raw materials for the region’s once-thriving iron and steel industry. The park still has several old quarry operations for the public […]

  5. Beaverdale Reservoir Trail

    Located approximately 20 miles east of Johnstown, the Beaverdale Reservoir Trail will attract any outdoor enthusiast who wishes to explore an adventurous and scenic trail in Cambria County. The spectacular fishing and hiking trail partially runs around the 360-acre Beaverdale Reservoir, where the ideal fishing spot could be only steps away.

  6. Prince Gallitzin State Park

    Prince Gallitzin State Park is centered around Glendale Lake, a man-made body of water with 26 miles of shoreline. At the time of its 1965 dedication, the 6,249-acre park was one of Pennsylvania’s largest, and is still enormously popular. Located in northern Cambria County, the park has something to offer boaters, swimmers, bikers, campers, hunters, horseback […]

  7. Hoodlebug Trail

    The Hoodlebug Trail is one of our region’s increasing number of rails-to-trails outdoor recreational assets. Open year-round for non-motorized recreation, including hiking, biking and cross-country skiing, the 10-mile trail runs from Blacklick to Indiana, Pennsylvania. For much of its distance, it parallels US Route 119.

  8. Duman Lake County Park

    Whether you are interested in spending the day lakeside, picnicking, boating, fishing or camping, Duman Lake County Park located in northwestern Cambria County offers the perfect place to experience the outdoors and enjoy the summer weather. “When you enter the gates at Duman Lake County Park, be ready to spend an old-fashioned fun filled day,” […]

  9. Johnstown Inclined Plane and Asiago’s Restaurant

    A signature of Johnstown’s landscape for many years has been the Inclined Plane. Originally built for commuters after the 1889 flood, the world’s steepest vehicular incline still offers transportation to local residents, but now offers itself as a destination for visitors and locals alike.

  10. Lost Turkey Trail

    Our area’s forests and parks offer trails for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities and interests. From those out for a casual stroll or bike ride to those looking for a longer, more challenging hike. The Lost Turkey Trail can offer something for everyone in this spectrum. For casual hikers, consider traveling a small section of […]