Bear Run Nature Reserve
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Ohiopyle State Park, Bear
Run Nature Reserve's 4500+ acres has over 20 miles of marked trails.
It lies along the west slope of Laurel Ridge, facing the spectacular
Youghiogheny River gorge. As you traverse the Reserve's trails,
you will experience an area of great natural diversity - from the
beauty and solitude of dense oak and hemlock forest - to the sparkling-clear
waters of Bear Run and Laurel Run - to a spectacular Youghiogheny
River gorge overlook.
A trip to Bear Run Nature Reserve is a rich outdoor experience
in any season of the year. You may use the trails for hiking, nature
study, photography, backpack camping, ski touring-or just to he
alone for awhile. For nature buffs, Bear Run Nature Rreserve offers
an ideal setting.
This natural area is owned and protected by the Western Pennsylvania
Conservancy. WPC hopes you will enjoy your visit to Bear Run Nature
Reserve and asks that you help protect its natural beauty by leaving
everything just as you find it.