Waterfall Wednesday: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle, Pa.

Ellen Matis

Patrick Yusko photography

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle, Pa.

State: Pennsylvania

Location: Ohiopyle State Park

Height: 30

Cucumber Falls is one of six waterfalls at Ohiopyle State Park in Pennsylvania.


A rustic stairway down into the gorge will take you to the base of the falls. There is also an overlook at the top of the falls.

How to get there:

Cucumber Falls is located off of Route 381. See a map here.

While you’re there:

Ohiopyle State Park offers hiking and biking along the 135 mile Great Allegheny Passage. Relax and enjoy fishing, try rock climbing or just relax by the river’s edge. Ohiopyle is family friendly offering many activities such as camping and family whitewater rafting trips as well as educational lectures.  

More information:

Click here.

Patrick Yusko photography
Patrick Yusko photography

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