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      Bear Run Nature Reserve is the flagship property of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Located on the western flank of Laurel Hill in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, the Reserve offers hiking trails, backcountry campsites, and hunting and fishing opportunities. Bear Run Nature Reserve provides the setting for Fallingwater, designed for the Kaufmann family of Pittsburgh by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

      Bear Run Nature Reserve is managed to protect, conserve and restore land and water for the diversity of the region's native plants, animals and their ecosystems. The reserve is integral to biodiversity conservation in the Laurel Highlands and the mid-Appalachian region.
      Bear Run Parking google parking directions
      Horseback riding only available to immediate neighbors with a permit
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      9 hike trails

      Region Status

      Hike Stats

      Global Ranking
      State Ranking
      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails Horse
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      2,083 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,490 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      • 1 hikes

      Photos of Bear Run Nature Preserve

      trail: Black Loop
      48 |
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 8:25am
      Sep 18, 2020

      Activity Feed

      AgmathiaswishlistregionBear Run Nature Preserve
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 9:19am
      Jan 16, 2023
      slf66wishlisttrailIndian Creek Valley Trail
      Mar 22, 2021 @ 4:56am
      Mar 22, 2021
      toddaddtrailCampsite 4 and 1 more
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 8:32am
      Sep 20, 2020
      toddaddtrailBlack Loop and 8 more
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 8:12am
      Sep 18, 2020

      Nearby Riding Areas

      Ohiopyle State Park 33.1 km
      Sugarloaf Mountain Bike Area 8 3 15.6 km
      Forbes State Forest 1 28.9 km
      Roaring Run Natural Area 113.3 km
      Laurel Hill13.6 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike19 miles30 ft4,177 ft384 ft
      Horse417 miles2,024 ft7 miles1,227 ft
      Hike928 miles2,083 ft8 miles1,490 ft
      Trail Running928 miles2,083 ft8 miles1,490 ft
      • By todd Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: OBC
      • #40879 - 955 views

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