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Bear Run Nature Reserve

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1478 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464-1542
+1 724-329-8501
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Bear Run grat for hiking and for all ages.

Bear Run has a network of about 21 miles of trails color-coded for difficulty. Each color loop has... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
jackel55
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Pittsburgh PA
Peaceful forest experience

I'm almost reluctant to review this because if more people discover how fabulous it is it won't be... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Rosie0302
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Pennsylvania
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1478 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464-1542
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"western pennsylvania"
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"conservancy"
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"wildflowers"
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Bear Run has a network of about 21 miles of trails color-coded for difficulty. Each color loop has a suggested completion time (on the trail map). You can mix or match to get a nifty workout. The easier trails are suitable for kids, even toddlers....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

I'm almost reluctant to review this because if more people discover how fabulous it is it won't be as exclusive as I've experienced it. Trails meander through different forest types alongside and crossing over pristine mountain streams. In May one enjoys blooming Mt. Laurel, in...More

4  Thank Rosie0302
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We took an easy loop and it was a though we were in the middle of nowhere all by ourselves. Beautiful

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

We have been hiking many of the trails in the area since we located here two years ago, and have found this one to be exceptionally beautiful! Trails are well marked and maintained. There was very little foot traffic the day we were there, which...More

2  Thank ExploringPA
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is a really great reserve. The trails are well marked and there are several to choose from of varying lengths. The grounds are obviously well maintained. In over an hour's time, we saw only one other couple.

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Beautiful just can't describe the trails. A little drizzle never bothered us and we all enjoyed the day.

Thank Mason W
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Reviewed December 17, 2015

If visiting Fallingwater, pick up the Self-Guided Walk brochure for that part of the Bear Run Nature Reserve adjacent to the Frank Lloyd Wright house. The Kaufmann family for whom the house was built, entrusted the house, content and grounds to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy...More

2  Thank KLE2013
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Bear Run Nature Reserve has great trails, they are very well marked and easy to hike! We even found an old spring!! Beautiful area!!

1  Thank April D
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Reviewed October 29, 2014

What a great place!!! Who knew??? I know we've driven by here dozens of times going to Ohiopyle or Fallingwater and just thought it was a parking lot of some sort. But NO! This place is amazing!! This is not to be missed if you're...More

9  Thank marsguy
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bonnyecrans
February 11, 2018|
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Response from martinjQ1071TN |
Yes. Dogs are permitted. But just as with any forest they should be on a leash since there are other hikers and there are the typical woods hazards of bears and snakes.
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Jeannette J
October 1, 2016|
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Response from Mason W | Reviewed this property |
Fallingwater is part of the Bear Run Nature Reserve. Across the highway from the entrance to Fallingwater and about a quarter of a mile North on 381, you'll find the offices of the Bear Run Nature Reserve.
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