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Mountain Laurel

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Pennsylvania's State Flower

Pennsylvania’s state flower, Mountain Laurel, grows in abundance in the Pennsylvania Wilds.

Things to do


Western Pennsylvania Laurel Festival

The best time of the year to view the Western PA Laurel Fields in Clear Creek State Forest is June, which is also when the Western Pennsylvania Laurel Festival takes place in downtown Brookville. (Additional information: https://visitpago.com/brookville-laurel-festival/)


PA State Laurel Festival

Every year in mid-June the community of Wellsboro celebrates the blooming of the official State Flower with the annual PA State Laurel Festival. (Additional information: www.wellsboropa.com/index.php/PA-State-Laurel-Festival)

Mountain Laurel Road Trip

Get adventurous and consider taking a self-guided tour to find mountain laurel in the Pennsylvania Wilds! Check out this tour, developed by the Clinton County Visitors Bureau and Sproul State Forest Office.