Laurel Ridge State Park stretches 70 miles along the Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle to the Conemaugh Gorge in Johnstown. Snowmobile trail system is open daily after the end of the antlerless deer season. Snowmobiles are restricted to designated trails. There is a 20-mile cross-country ski touring concession adjacent to the Route 653 parking area. Fees are required. Six 30-car parking areas provide starting points. For overnight use of the trail see Special Regulation 15. Overnight reservations mandatory. A fee is required for overnight camping. There are eight overnight shelter areas along the trail. Each area contains five Adirondack-type shelters with fireplaces, two non-flush toilets, a water supply and spaces for 30 tents. For more information concerning the Laurel Highlands Trail, visit the park Web site or contact the park office.