Fayette County

Find inspiration, relaxation and adventure at natural wonders and Frank Lloyd Wright creations

Adventure with Class I-IV whitewater rapids at Ohiopyle State Park. Tour the world-renowned architectural masterpiece Fallingwater® by Frank Lloyd Wright. Explore incredible natural wonders like the Laurel Caverns. Explore these and everything else Fayette County in PA's Laurel Highlands has to offer.


Whitewater Rafting Ohiopyle

Endless outdoor adventure awaits in Fayette County. Ohiopyle State Park greets more than 1.5 million visitors per year with hiking, 11 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail, class I-IV whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny River, natural waterslides, waterfalls, and 20,500 acres of outdoor recreation. Nemacolin Resort offers paintball, climbing wall, ropes courses, zip lines, disc golf, mini golf and more!


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Fayette County is home to a wealth of U.S. history, highlighted by Fort Necessity National Battlefield, site of George Washington's first military engagement, and Friendship Hill National Historic Site, the restored country estate of Albert Gallatin.

Places to Stay

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Find a place to stay after a long day of whitewater rafting and exploring Fayette County! From Nemacolin Resort, a five star luxury destination resort, and Duncan House, a Frank Lloyd Wright home, to quaint bed & breakfasts and cozy cabins, you'll be able to relax and recharge in the Laurel Highlands

Frank Lloyd Wright

Visit Fallingwater

Visit Fallingwater, the masterpiece of America’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. See Kentuck Knob, the house without right angles, just below the crest of a hill where it blends seamlessly into the surrounding nature, and the unique sculpture garden. Tour, dine at, and even stay overnight at Frank Lloyd Wright at Polymath Park's Duncan House.

Things to Do

Laurel Caverns

Regardless of your age or activity level, there are plenty of things to do in Fayette County. Come to the Fayette County Fair, the largest fair in PA, and go spelunking in the Laurel Caverns, the largest caves in PA. Or, enjoy an award-winning wine with an excellent view at Christian W. Klay Winery, the highest vineyard east of the Rocky Mountains. 


Stone House

A huge selection of restaurants awaits you in Fayette County. Enjoy fine dining at the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond Lautrec at Nemacolin or casal dining among the Tree Tops at Polymath Park. Or, find locally-sourced, wood-fired fare from the Brownstone Oven food truck, and have a craft beer at the Falls City Pub.

Fayette County Visitor Information Center

Fayette County Visitor Information Center

Stop in to the Fayette County Visitor Information Center, a gateway to the Laurel Highlands! This seasonal visitor center is conveniently located along the National Road and close to many popular Laurel Highlands attractions including Nemacolin and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob. The friendly knowledgeable staff is eager to help with driving directions, dining and lodging recommendations, and suggestions for fun activities and experiences.

Address: 3738 National Pike, Farmington, PA 15437

Hours: Friday-Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ohiopyle Train Station Visitor Information Center

Ohiopyle Train Station Visitor Information Center

Located in the heart of Ohiopyle and along the Great Allegheny Passage, this seasonal visitor center is a popular stop for bicyclists, hikers and rafters. Peruse the brochure racks and imagine when this facility was a bustling train station, bringing visitors to Ohiopyle for fresh air, outdoor recreation and fun.

Currently, information and maps are available dawn to dusk daily at this visitor center.

Address: 7 Sheridan Street, Ohiopyle, PA 15470

Hours: Dawn-Dusk through Labor Day

Connellsville Visitor Information Center

Connellsville Visitor Information Center

The Connellsville Information Center, opened in April 2021, is situated along the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail, within the Yough River Park, adjacent to General Braddock Fish Club, and a short distance from downtown Connellsville.  

The center provides a beautiful welcoming experience to visitors with expansive maps, wayfinding signage and stunning photography and videography showcasing the county’s historic sites, natural beauty and local attractions. Resources such as restaurant menus, guides, maps and brochures will be able available. 

Address: 259 N 6th St, Connellsville, PA 15425

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends in April and May, Tuesdays-Sundays in June, daily in July and August, and Fridays-Sundays in Sept.-Oct. 23.
Closed for the Season: Oct. 23


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