Are you ready for a thrilling and unique vacation this year? Come experience the fun, breathtaking outdoors of the Laurel Highlands! Winter is a great season to enjoy the hills and mountains that adorn our landscape. You can slide down the slopes, go ice-skating, and even hop on a romantic sleigh-ride, but if you’re looking for something a little more daring, how about a Laurel Highlands snowmobile adventure? In this blog, we’ll tell you all you need to know about our favorite spots to enjoy this activity. Find inspiration for more fun outdoor activities when you download our free Vacation Guide. This great planning tool will provide recommendations for local restaurants, shops, museums, events, and more!
The Perfect Guide To Your Laurel Highlands Snowmobile Adventure
Snowmobile Tours at Seven Springs Mountain Resort
If you’re not familiar with a snowmobile or wish to ride with professionals in the area, then a tour at Seven Springs Mountain Resort is the best bet for you! Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exhilarating experience through the snow-covered forest. The tours are one hour long and take place daily at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. between December and February.
Tip: All riders must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver’s license to operate the snowmobile.
Forbes State Forest
Forbes State Forest is the prime location for snowmobiling in the Laurel Highlands. These 60,000 acres offer a unique outdoor experience to visitors and locals alike with breathtaking areas like Roaring Run Natural Area and Quebec Run Wild Area. The Southern part of the forest includes Negro Mountain and Mount Davis, which boast 19 miles of great snowmobile trails.
Laurel Ridge State Park
Laurel Ridge State Park, which is the Northern part of the Forbes State Forest, is another great spot to consider for snowmobiling in the Laurel Highlands. The park offers more than 120 miles of trails for snowmobiles, which are open after the end of antlerless deer season in December and close on April 1st. You can choose to follow a scenic path through the woods or ride through wide open-space trails. Take a look at this map to determine which ones you’re the most interested in!
Relax From Your Snowmobile Adventure at Oak Lodge
Our gorgeous B&B is at the heart of the rolling hills of the Laurel Highlands and offers the peace and tranquility you seek for this upcoming vacation. Not only do you get to leave all your stress behind and relax in a stunning landscape, but you can also experience the best of Pennsylvania in our modern yet rustic amenities. Picture yourself relaxing by the fireplace, taking a walk around the property, soaking in the bubbly whirlpool tub , and getting a good night’s sleep in the accommodation of your choice!
If you want the ultimate nature experience, we recommend Cabin #14. This gorgeous unit comes with its own gas fireplace, JACUZZI® bath, heated bathroom floors, and a private, screened-in porch everything you need for the perfect getaway in nature! Before you head out, make sure you try our delicious breakfast located in the Jimberg Village and taste our homemade Jimberg Maple Syrup!