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Skiing, hiking, and fishing...you can find a lot do in the state parks of Westmoreland County.
Forbes State Park / Forbes State Forest - Westmoreland, Fayette, and Somerset Counties
50,000 acres providing facilities for snowmobiling and skiing. Includes Roaring Run Natural Area in Donegal allowing hiking, backpacking, hunting, and fishing.
Keystone State Park - Derry
1200 acres with 78-acre lake. Providing hunting, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, cross country skiing, boat rentals, camping, and a nature center with programs.
(724) 668-2939
Kooser State Park - Jones Mills
250-acres at an altitude of 2,500 feet. Includes cabins and tent sites, swimming beach on a 4-acre lake, picnicking, fishing, hiking, and cross country skiing.
(724) 445-8673
Laurel Mountain State Park - East of Rector
493-acre area for cross country skiing.
(800) 63-PARKS
Laurel Summit - East of Rector
15-acre area for picnicking, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing on top of Laurel Mountain.
(800) 63-PARKS
Linn Run State Park - East of Rector
565-acre area providing picnicking, playgrounds, fishing, hiking, cabin rentals, and snowmobiling.
(724) 238-6623
For more information on Pennsylvania state parks, visit the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
  
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