Wilderness Voyageurs

Incredible Engineering! Is the only way to describe the huge number of Erie Canal Bridges & Structures associated with the 100 mile long Canalway.  Europe had developed an extensive inland canal system that proved the capability of such a system and had an immense positive impact on...

Ohiopyle's Natural Water Slide: Meadow Run We're so spoiled by all the wonderful outdoor play opportunities that surround us here in Ohiopyle, we sometimes forget to tout some of the more unusual offerings. That is until someone asks us about natural water slides! This is our favorite...

Western PA beer culture The legacy of brewing here in Western Pennsylvania, stretches way back, I mean way back. Have you ever heard of the Whiskey Rebellion? It was a small incident that took place in Fayette, Westmoreland and Greene counties, in 17934.  It actually involved...

Falls City Pub announces second " Tap Takeover" What are you doing Thursday evening? Cmon up to Ohiopyle, do a little paddling or biking or hanging, and then head to the Pub for some tasty brews.  Once a month throughout 2015 a regional brewery will be...

Whitewater Rafting Season 2015 is right around the cornerSay goodbye to this gnarly ridiculous winter, and think long summer days filled with sunshine and good times in the outdoors.  We certainly are focusing our brains on those moments soon to come!Before we get to summer, is...

Whitewater Rafting Season 2015 is right around the cornerSay goodbye to this gnarly ridiculous winter, and think long summer days filled with sunshine and good times in the outdoors.  We certainly are focusing our brains on those moments soon to come!Before we get to summer, is...

Wilderness Voyageurs' Guide Staff Winter Update!  If you've been on a guided whitewater rafting trip on the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, PA, you may have looked at the tanned and toned person in the back of your boat and thought-I want that awesome Ohiopyle summer job!Wilderness Voyageurs always...

Katy Trail: Longest Rail Trail in the Country As the longest Rails to Trails project in the United States, the Katy Trail is much more than a simple pedestrian trail.  Traveling 240 miles across Missouri (with construction of the deserted Rock Island rail line as a connecter...

I have to come clean ..  Most mornings on my "commute"  to work I get a perverse joy from listening to the Pittsburgh traffic report.  Backups at the Squirrel Hill Tunnel,  Parkway moving at a snails pace, Mon Wharf closed etc…. The drive is about 6...