Pittsburgh January 24, 2018
These 10 Photos Of A Frozen Cucumber Falls Near Pittsburgh Will Take Your Breath Away
Brrr…except for a few lovely days scattered here and there, Pittsburgh’s pretty much been dealing with a vicious cold streak. That bitter cold makes the morning commute miserable, closes schools, and, causes plenty of delays for area activities. But, there’s one really
big benefit to the cold. It transforms nature into a winter wonderland. An example: a frozen Cucumber Falls.
Tucked away in Ohiopyle State Park, a natural wonder, Cucumber Falls attracts visitors all year around. Stand behind the waterfall to cool off in the summer. And...
Snap stunning photos of the frozen falls during the winter.
Depending on how much snow Ohiopyle has had, the falls might just be surrounded by piles of fluffy white snow, a spectacular sight from above.
Wear warm clothes and sturdy boots to help you stay balanced, especially if the ground is icy.
Admire the view from above the falls before walking down the stairs that lead to the base of the 30 foot waterfall.
Watch out for massive icicles hanging from the rocks hugging the waterfall.
If you thought walking behind Cucumber Falls was spellbinding in the summer, you'll be absolutely mesmerized by the view from behind the frozen falls.
Want to see Cucumber Falls when frozen?
Get there before the warmer weather melts the ice, transforming Cucumber Falls back into a breathtaking wall of rushing water.
How about a bonus waterfall? Just a two mile drive from Cucumber Falls sits Ohiopyle Falls, also a gorgeous sight when frozen. View the picture perfect scene from the observation deck.
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Click here for more information.
Have you ever seen a frozen Cucumber Falls? Share your experiences below! Then,
click here to view several other gorgeous frozen waterfalls near Pittsburgh.