An overhead view of Ohiopyle, PA

Memorial Day 2024: Adventure Guide for Ohiopyle State Park

Kick off the summer with an unforgettable Memorial Day weekend in Ohiopyle State Park! Nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania, Ohiopyle is the perfect destination for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. In this guide, we’ll cover everything from thrilling outdoor activities to peaceful spots for relaxation, ensuring your visit is both exciting and rejuvenating.

Top Activities for Memorial Day Weekend in Ohiopyle:

  1. White Water Rafting: Experience the thrill of white water rafting on the Youghiogheny River. Choose from various difficulty levels to suit your adventure needs. Click here to book a trip!
  2. Hiking and Biking: Discover over 80 miles of trails suitable for all skill levels. Don’t miss the chance to see the stunning waterfalls and lush greenery that make Ohiopyle a hiker's paradise. View all of the top hiking trails trails here!
  3. Fishing and Bird Watching: The serene waters of Ohiopyle are home to a variety of fish species, while the skies are dotted with rare birds. It’s a perfect spot for anglers and birdwatchers alike.
  4. Camping in Ohiopyle State Park: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Ohiopyle State Park with a camping trip this Memorial Day weekend. Whether you prefer the rustic charm of pitching your own tent or the comfort of a well-equipped RV site, Ohiopyle offers a range of camping options to suit every outdoor enthusiast. Find more information on our camping page.

Planning Your Visit to Ohiopyle

  • Trips & Rentals: Book early to secure a spot at one of Ohiopyle’s campgrounds and make sure to secure a bike rental or rafting trip today. There are a few diffferent local outfitters and spots will sell out quick!
  • Local Eats: Savor local flavors at Ohiopyle’s restaurants and cafes. Don’t miss the seasonal specialties that are a treat for the taste buds. You can view a list of places to grab a bite to eat and drink by visiting our dining page here!
  • Weather Tips: Prepare for varying weather conditions. While the days can be warm, evenings in the park often cool down. Packing layers is recommended. View the weather forecast for Ohiopyle here.

Our Top 3 Hiking Trails in Ohiopyle State Park

Our Favorite Places to Eat & Drink in Ohiopyle

Whether you're fueling up before hitting the trails or looking for a spot to relax after a day of adventure this Memorial Day, there are plenty of dining options in and around the park. Here are some top picks for where to eat and drink in Ohiopyle:

  1. Falls City Pub - Located in the heart of Ohiopyle, the pub is a popular spot for craft beers and elevated pub fare. Their outdoor patio is the perfect place to unwind after a day of hiking or biking. The pub gets extremely busy, so be sure to arrive early.

  2. Paddler's Pizza - Pizza lovers will appreciate the wood-fired pies at Paddler's Pizza. The restaurant is conveniently located near the river, making it a popular spot for post-rafting refueling.

  3. Ohiopyle Coffee Company
    - Looking for a fresh sip of hot or iced coffee in Ohiopyle? Ohiopyle Coffee Company has your caffein needs covered. Come sit & relax with a smooth, bold, and flavory cup of joe. Don't fancy coffee? They have more sweet drinks and drinks available as well!

  4. Maywood Grill - Drive a little further past Ohiopyle to Chalk Hill and you will find more than incredible food, coffee, and baked goods. Everything is fresh, from scratch, and this where locals come to eat! 

Ohiopyle offers a variety of dining options, from laid-back cafes to delightful eateries, sure to satisfy any taste. Be sure to explore our recommended picks for the best places to eat and drink in the area! Be sure to check out all of our top picks for where to eat and drink in the area!

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Celebrating Memorial Day weekend in Ohiopyle State Park is a great way to remember those who fought and died for the freedoms we enjoy, all while basking in the great outdoors. Known for its breathtaking landscapes and a plethora of activities, Ohiopyle promises an unforgettable adventure for everyone. So, gather your loved ones, pack your gear, and set off for a spectacular outdoor experience in Ohiopyle.

Don't forget to take plenty of photos and share them on social media using the hashtags #ohiopyleco. Be sure to tag us on Instagram and Facebook!

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