Ohiopyle State Park, the Laurel Highlands and Albright West Virginia offer perfect family rafting adventures.
Families enjoy white water rafting and float trips in the Middle Yough section of the Youghiogheny River in the Laurel Highlands and Ohiopyle State Park, and in nearby West Virginia on the Cheat River Narrows section. Both of these river sections offer a terrific introduction to white water rafting for families, with kids as young as the perfect family getaway, with unforgettable adventures for you and your kids.
If you have older kids? Try the more adventurous Lower Yough river trip, for ages 12 and up.
More Family Fun Activities in Ohiopyle
Ohiopyle State Park Besides water activities, Ohiopyle State Park has family activities throughout the entire 20,000 acres. Choose from 70 miles of hiking trails, many of them kid friendly. There are also plenty of places to go swimming on the Youghiogheny and Meadow Run, like the Natural Water Slides, right at the end of town! Stop by our Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters Store in Ohiopyle at the north end of town, and our staff will be happy to assist you with detailed information on the best hiking and biking trails, swimming holes, and ice cream spots for your family.