NASPD 2021 Conference

Laurel Highlands, PA

Welcome to the Laurel Highlands!

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Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, this stunning mountainous region is the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures, traveling our historic highways, and exploring the many towns and attractions. As State Park Directors, you’ll enjoy the region’s eight state parks, one state forest, units of the National Park Service, and protected conservancy properties. Whatever your interests, there is something here for you.

For more information, visit the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau at

If you’re flying into Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) or the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE), here are some points of interest along the route to Seven Springs Mountain Resort.)

Driving to the conference? US 40 has a lot to see and do along the way.

Coming early or staying beyond the conference? Enjoy this scenic driving tour through the Laurel Highlands.

Fall Foliage Driving Tour_4-13-2021.pdf

If the link for the driving tour will not work as it is, I have also added the pdf file to the Dropbox folder.

While you’re here, visit one of the eight state parks in the region or schedule a round of golf at one of several local courses.