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July 4th Adventure Weekend Escape ! (3rd, 4th & 5th)

  • Jul 3, 2014 · 3:00 PM
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The staff at Whynot Adventure's has put together a great July 4th adventure you don't want to miss. The Laurel Highlands of Pennsyvania has something for everyone from Whitwater Rafting, Hiking, Biking, Camping, Fallingwater, Historic Sites, Historic Routes and some of the prettiest moutains you will ever see. Ohiopyle State Park is about a 3.5 hour drive from Cleveland. We have a group camp site that can handle up to 40 people. Be sure to RSVP soon, as space is limited. More information will follow:

Located at the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 20,500 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands. Close to major metropolitan areas and offering vast choices of activities, Ohiopyle State Park attracts millions of visitors annually.

Passing through the heart of the park, the rushing waters of the Youghiogheny [yawki-gay-nee] River Gorge are the centerpiece for Ohiopyle. The “Yough” [yawk] provides some of the best whitewater boating in the eastern United States, as well as spectacular scenery.

Ohiopyle is the southern gateway into the Laurel Highlands and represents the beautiful natural resources and unique sense of community that visitors can find throughout the region.

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  • cindy

    Great pics Dana :)

    July 12, 2014

  • Joanna

    Awesome trip to Ohiopyle.. it was so much fun discovering all the beautiful things with such great people. Dana, of course, did an amazing job of being our "fearless leader".... Thank you for all your hard work. Maria it was great to meet you! Can't wait to Meetup again. Cindy "don't open the tent, I don't want to know what's out there"....

    July 7, 2014

    • cindy

      LOL - had a BLAST! ! Posting pics soon.

      July 7, 2014

  • Maria Z

    Great trip to Ohiopyle! Beautiful weather, magnificent scenery, wonderful rafting, beautiful hikes, and a leisurely bike trip along the Great Allegheny Passage. What a wonderful group - thanks to all who made it a great, great Fourth of July weekend.

    July 7, 2014

  • Dana

    If anyone wants to meet on the way, there is a Welcome Center close to the Ohio and P.A. border on 76 P.A. TPK . I hope to be there around 2:00 pm.

    July 1, 2014

    • Joanna

      That is perfect. I will plan to make that meetup point.

      July 2, 2014

  • Alexandria Nicole M.

    I have a Wedding to go to on Saturday, and a Baby Shower to go to on Sunday, I will be exhausted. But thanks anyway, and HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    July 2, 2014

  • Anita

    Love to go white rafting but can only stay thru the 4th. When were you planning, by chance?

    July 1, 2014

    • Dana

      It would be on the Fourth if we go Rafting.

      July 1, 2014

  • Maria Z

    Sounds like a great trip, I will be doing some work over in Lancaster, PA, then head over to Ohiopyle sometime for the weekend. If someone could leave a cell phone number, that would be great so I am certain I find you all.

    July 1, 2014

    • Dana

      Hi Maria, My cell is[masked] We are in site #228 and reservation number[masked]

      July 1, 2014

  • Dana

    I am going to bring my bike and plan on riding on the Youghiogheny River Trail over to Confluence for lunch at The River's Edge Cafe.

    June 30, 2014

    • cindy

      Hmmm. This sounds good. I think I will bring my bike too. But when can we fit this in? We are going to need more days! LOL

      July 1, 2014

    • Joanna

      I'm bringing mine

      July 1, 2014

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    A former member

    This sounds like a lot of fun. Is there anyone interested in forming a carpool?

    June 27, 2014

    • Dana

      What time are you leaving Anita?

      June 30, 2014

    • Anita

      I'd like to car pool, but can only stay over THUR thru FRI pm

      July 1, 2014

  • bea s.

    Hope you all have a wonderful time. Wish I was going but have to stay with Nika. Will be thinking of Dana on July 4th. Have a great time Honey. Nika and I love you

    June 30, 2014

  • cindy

    Does anyone have an extra air mattress or foam sleeping pad ? Mine seems to have disappeared.

    June 30, 2014

    • cindy

      Awe. Thank you! !!!

      June 30, 2014

    • Joanna

      Cindy I have an extra air mattress with a small leak. If I can find the offending area I will patch it and bring along.

      June 30, 2014

  • cindy

    Dana is there electricity for a crock pot? Or coffee pot?

    June 30, 2014

    • Dana

      No electric. However, I will bring some extenstion cords just in case it is available. I can make coffee on my cook stove.

      June 30, 2014

    • cindy

      Can't wait! ! You're the best :)

      June 30, 2014

  • Alexandria Nicole M.

    I won't be able to make it because I have to work from 12pm to 5pm, and I'm gonna be busy the rest of the weekend. I'm Sorry that I won't be there, I will make it up.

    June 28, 2014

    • Dana

      Sorry you cannot make it this time.

      June 29, 2014

  • Laureen D.

    Dana, is everyone responsible for their own food.

    June 29, 2014

    • Dana

      Yes. However, anyone is welcome to bring a dish to share if they want.

      June 29, 2014

  • Laureen D.

    I would be.

    June 27, 2014

  • Alexandria Nicole M.

    Me and my best friend would so LOVE to be part of this but we don't live in Kentucky, this freaking sucks.

    June 23, 2014

  • Dana

    Is anyone interested in a white water Rafting trip on the 4th or 5th. I am considering it and they still have space avilable with Wilderness Voyageurss.
    You can check out thier web site at wilerness-Voyageurs.com

    1 · June 21, 2014

    • Joanna

      Yes i'd be interested in Lower or Middle.

      June 23, 2014

    • Joanna

      I found a Groupon deal on admission to Kentuck knob if anyone is interested

      June 23, 2014

  • Dana

    Can anyone help me to post a camping check list that is in a pdf file? I cannot figure out how to forward. Thanks, Danaman

    June 18, 2014

  • cindy

    I work till 3 on Thursday and will go right from work. Anyone else leaving about that time? Yay! So excited

    June 18, 2014

  • cindy

    I'm gonna really try and make this!

    April 28, 2014

  • Dana

    Don't Go Through Life with Should Have, Could Have or Would Have.
    Join The Whynot Adventure's & Connect with Nature.
    See ya on the 4th!!!!!!

    April 24, 2014

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