. Gathering of the Artists is a four-day celebration for solo artists, bands, comics, painters, chainsaw carvers, hand crafted items, writers, and dancers.
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Just minutes from the Laurelwood, Cherry Springs State Park is the best place to stargaze in all of the US. This is only the second certified International Dark Sky Park and attracts visitors from around the globe looking for views of the Milky Way, planets, and hard-to-see astronomical objects and phenomena.
Sinnemahoning State Park encompasses 1,910 acres of beautiful scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities. Visitors can stop by the Park Office and Wildlife Center, a LEED-certified green building that provides state of the art exhibits designed for park visitors to explore and learn about the history and ecology of the First Fork Valley. Sinnemahoning State Park is shouldered by Pennsylvania’s Elk and Susquehannock State Forests providing boundless recreational opportunities . . . AND . . . Its just 38 miles from The Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
Learn about Pennsylvania’s rich timbering history with indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, such as a working historic saw mill, recreated lumber camp, a 70-ton Shay geared-locomotive, a 1910 Barnhart log loader, and a rustic log cabin built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936. The best part . . .its just 14 minutes from The Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
Nestled in a narrow valley and along the winding stream of Freeman Run is the ruins of the Bayless Paper Mill Dam, currently referred to as the Austin Dam. In 1911, the dam broke and water engulfed much of the town of Austin and claimed over 78 lives.
Come explore the ruins of the Austin Dam, the 2nd worst dam break in Pennsylvania history. Still, after more than a hundred years, an incredible sight. Ruins of the tall concrete leaners raise to the skies. A million pieces of broken aggregate lay beneath. A forest abounds around a grassy meadow that now covers this hallow ground. Just 16 minutes from The Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
Named “One of the World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Skywalks and Viewpoints in the World” by the Culture Trip, U.K, the Kinzua Bridge Skywalk is an engineering masterpiece with a rich history and one of the most stunning views you’ll see in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Just 38 miles from The Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, also referred to as the Pine Creek Gorge, stretches for over 45 miles with depths of nearly 1500 feet. The dynamic topography of the PA Grand Canyon creates many scenic wonders, including steep canyon walls and waterfalls.
The PA Grand Canyon is part of the Tioga State Forest, beginning just south of Ansonia, PA, near Wellsboro. One of the most popular attractions to the canyon is the Pine Creek Rail Trail, a converted railroad bed that travels along the Pine Creek Gorge at the floor of the canyon.
Just 63 miles from The Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
Get your adrenaline fix in Potter and Tioga Counties as you zig and zag and kick up snow, or take it nice and easy and simply glide over the fresh powder as you take in the sights.
Request a detailed map of our extensive, well-maintained snowmobile trail system and plan your winter adventure today!
Trails are literally minutes from the Laurelwood Motel, Inn and Steakhouse.
Pennsylvania boasts a long-standing sporting tradition, and Potter and Tioga counties are home to the greatest amount of vast wilderness in the state. With over 400,000 acres of pristine state forest, 20 state parks, 2 federal parks, private land options, and accommodations available for disabled sportsmen, Potter and Tioga counties are an outdoor enthusiast’s dream.
Whether you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle with a completely rustic hunting experience, Potter and Tioga counties offer the opportunity to preserve your traditions and make new memories.
Cast yourself into every angler's dream. Let the lakes and streams of Potter and Tioga Counties lure you away from your hectic everyday life.
Just as varied as the fish you'll catch in our waters are the types of experiences available in the north central mountains of Pennsylvania. Whether you are a warm weather fisherperson or would rather experience the thrill of ice fishing, you will be reeled in by:
§ Over 1100 miles of stocked and native trout streams
§ Fly fishing only areas
§ Catch and release areas
§ Numerous lakes full of trout, large and smallmouth bass, yellow perch, blue gill and an occasional muskie or walleye.