Best Snowshoeing in Pennsylvania

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Pennsylvania. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Mystic Mountain Ski Resort


With the considerable snowfall that blankets southwest Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region, a fourth ski area was bound to emerge. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort opened its slopes in the late 90s to do…
From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic"
Farmington, PA - Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Resorts, Snowshoeing
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Youghiogheny River Trail


The Youghiogheny (Yough) River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage—a 150- mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh with Cumberland, Maryland, though a connection to the C&O Canal path will let y…
From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Pittsburgh"
West Newton, PA - Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Snowshoeing, Trail Running - 6 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Jennings Environmental Education Center


The center routinely hosts programs for children and adults on everything from tree identification and wildflowers to rattlesnakes and Native American culture. Most are free, and all are open to the p…
From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Pittsburgh"
Prospect, PA - Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing - 3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#4. Jennings Environmental Education Center


This is a fairly easy hike—it has just one challenging climb— and can be combined with one of Jennings Environmental Education Center’s many nature programs for a full day of fun outdoors. Programs ty…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Pittsburgh"
Prospect, PA - Hiking, Snowshoeing - 3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#5. Yough River Trail


The Yough River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh with Cumberland, Maryland, though a connection to the C&O Canal path will let you go 316 miles…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Pittsburgh"
West Newton, PA - Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Snowshoeing, Trail Running - 6 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#6. Laurel Mountain Loop


You’ll be hiking at some high altitudes here—the trailhead lies at 2,708 feet—so expect to find snow and colder temperatures here when Pittsburgh is warmer and drier. Don’t worry about having to do an…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Pittsburgh"
Ligonier, PA - Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing - 2.3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides