Ohiopyle Falls

The Ohiopyle Falls is the Youghiogheny River dropping fifteen to twenty feet over a block of resistant sandstone.

Places to Experience It ...

Observation Area at Ohiopyle Falls

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View from Observation Area at Ohiopyle Falls

The epicenter and focus for the park is the observation decks with their view of the nearly twenty foot Ohiopyle Falls. Three decks of various angles and heights provide you a gorgeous view of the falls and the rapids leading up to them. The white frothy Youghiogheny River seems calm below the falls but a distant look down river shows old growth White Pines acting as ...

Ferncliff at Ohiopyle Falls

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View from Ferncliff at Ohiopyle Falls

Ferncliff at Ohiopyle Falls is an area of exposed sandstone rock strewn with large slabs and ledges of rock along and above the Ohiopyle Falls offering a noisy and up close encounter with the nearly twenty foot tall large volume waterfall. You're so close all you hear is the water's roar and smell the river's scent as you experience its mists rising above ...

Rock Slabs Below Lower Yough Launch Area

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View from Rock Slabs Below Lower Yough Launch Area

A series of rock slabs extending out into the Youghiogheny River provide a distant view of the Ohiopyle Falls along with a panorama of other scenery including Ferncliff Peninsula with its rough rocky shore and noisy river rapids as far as they eyes can see to the south. At this location you're above where Meadow Run enters the Youghiogheny River with a complex of sandstone ...