Travel guide: Ohiopyle, Flight 93 Memorial among the top parks in Pennyslvania
Travel guide website PlanetWare has ranked Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County among the Top 12 parks in Pennsylvania.
Congratulations to Ohiopyle State Park and @Flight93NPS on being named two of the 12 Top-Rated National and State Parks in PA by @GoPlanetWare See the full list: https://t.co/fp2JlmPuiA pic.twitter.com/XkwKFG6YM8— Laurel Highlands (@laurelhighlands) April 15, 2018
Ohiopyle, which boasts 20,500 acres of whitewater rafting, hiking, biking and waterfalls, was ranked No. 1. The Flight 93 Memorial, which is nearing the final phase of erecting the Tower of Voices , was ranked No. 6.
The Laurel Highlands, where both parks are located, has five national parks and eight state parks in its 3,000-mile region, according to PlanetWare.
The ranking noted that Pennsylvania has a total of 121 state parks, 19 national parks and seven National Heritage areas.
Stephen Huba is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-1280, email@example.com or via Twitter @shuba_trib.