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Lots to Do Near Cal U

Cal U's geographic location provides numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation, cultural activities, shopping, visits to heritage areas and much more.

Recreational Sites

Located in the Appalachian Plateau among rolling hills, the University is just an hour drive from Ohiopyle and other state parks and recreational areas offering:

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Skiing

The University is also within easy driving distance of Fallingwater, one of America's foremost architectural treasures.

Downtown Pittsburgh                 

Cal U also offers easy access to the Pittsburgh metropolitan area and its many cultural attractions and sporting events. The Student Activities Board sponsors trips to downtown Pittsburgh, only 35 miles north of campus, throughout the year. Students can also reach the city via easy transportation to enjoy all the city has to offer, including:

Small Town Charm

Students also enjoy exploring the cities and towns closest to Cal U, including those in:

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