There’s A Lot to Do Here!

Just a short drive from Pittsburgh, a trip to the Mon Valley for outdoor fun is the perfect affordable day trip. Along with water recreation for the whole family, the towns along the river offer unique opportunities for hikers, bikers and runners, as well as shoppers, music lovers, and history buffs.

We’ve got plenty of outdoors to explore and enjoy on scenic land and water trails both gentle and challenging. We’ve got authentic historical sites that tell the story of America’s beginnings and the region’s industrial past. And we’ve got Mon River Towns that know how to celebrate, with a series of Riverfests and Arts Festivals, fresh local food at farmer’s markets, and live music venues by the river and under the stars.

From 5k Races to Fishing Derbies, from Soothing Kayak floats to Stirring Canoe Races, and from Waterskiing to a Witch Festival – there’s always something to do here – So Come On Down to the River and Play!

What To Do Along the Mon River

River Recreation

The Mon River provides a plenty of opportunity for boating, paddling and fishing.

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Driving Tours

With sites like Friendship Hill, Nemacolin Castle, and the W.A. Young Foundry, history is alive in the River Town region.

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