Take a drive on remote, winding roads past vibrant, autumn landscapes to charming covered bridges near Pittsburgh. Why? To appreciate simpler times, when folks pulled wagons through these historic icons. Embark on a quaint covered bridge trail through Bedford and explore these 10 beautiful covered bridges near me. And talk about scrapbooking material – the photographs of these will astound.

Take a look at what it’s like to go through the New Baltimore Bridge in Berlin.

Step back in time when you visit these picturesque covered bridges near Pittsburgh. And why not extend the adventure to a stay in this rustic treehouse vacation rental?

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Beautiful Places To Camp In Pittsburgh

What are the best places to camp in Pittsburgh?

Here is a list of five stunning state parks near Pittsburgh where we can camp year-round. Some of them are listed below.

  • Laurel Hill State Park (1454 Laurel Hill Park Road, Somerset, PA): The sprawling 4,062 of this park ensures a spot to pitch a tent, primitive style, or we can stay in more comfort at the park's Copper Kettle Lodge and Huffman Lodge. The 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake amid the lovely mountainous terrain offers ample opportunities for fun as does the extensive trail system. Do some bird-watching and reconnect with nature on this cool trip.
  •  Raccoon Creek State Park (3000 PA-18, Hookstown, PA): This is one of Pennsylvania’s largest and most-visited state parks, with 7,572 gorgeous acres, including the impressive 101-acre Raccoon Lake. And for history lovers, take in the group camps from the Civilian Conservation Corps era. The Wildflower Reserve is extraordinary in the warmer months with more than 700 species. In addition to camping, take a hike, jump in the lake, or ride a rowboat.
  • Kooser State Park (943 Glades Pike, Somerset, PA): This magical space at an altitude of 2,600 feet is found in the heart of the Laurel Highlands on 250 pretty acres. In addition to camping, the wooded forest and trout stream offer unlimited activities, including fishing, hiking, and cross-country skiing.