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August 17, 2018

Find locally-grown produce at Pennsylvania Wilds Farmers Markets

Thousands of hard-working people labor in the farm fields of the Pennsylvania Wilds. They are also associated with community-based farm markets whose mantra is simple: “eat local, buy local, be local”… mainly because the food just tastes better and it’s better for you. Did you realize that buying locally-produced goods also helps the environment and your local economy?

August 15, 2018

Country Squirrel Outfitters serves Sinnemahoning State Park

Experiencing the great outdoors in remote areas can be a challenge for some. But for those wishing to explore the natural surroundings of Sinnemahoning State Park, look no further. PA Wilds contributor Olivia Blackmore describes her recent trip to the state park and her experience renting bicycles from Country Squirrel Outfitters' new outpost.

August 13, 2018

Those Unusually-Named Places Across the Pennsylvania Wilds

Have you ever been to Daguscahonda, Tidioute, Panic or Torpedo? How about Desire or Paradise? These are all villages, boroughs and townships in the Pennsylvania Wilds and we couldn’t help but wonder “what’s in a name?” – and how did these communities get them?

August 11, 2018

Yoga in the Wilds Festival is August 25-26, 2018

The ancient art of Yoga has long been known to be more than physical exercise. Its mental and spiritual benefits have drawn people into yoga for thousands of years. Lovers of yoga, those simply curious about the healing art, and everyone in between are welcome to attend the second annual Yoga in the Wilds Festival on August 25 and 26, 2018.

August 9, 2018

Happy International Coworking Day!

Did you know August 9 is International Coworking Day? It is designed to raise awareness about coworking and how it benefits employees and communities. Learn more about this modern way of working, how it is taking off nationwide, and where coworking spaces exist in the Pennsylvania Wilds.

August 3, 2018

Unique PA Wilds Lodging: Stay in a Restored Train Caboose

If you’re looking for a unique experience in the Pennsylvania Wilds May through October, check out Clinton County and natural landscapes along the I-80 Frontier – and then spend your evening staying in a restored 1942 train caboose!

July 31, 2018

Ole Covered Wagon Tour: A Step Back in Time

If you're looking for something unique to do in the Pennsylvania Wilds this summer, look no further! You can take a step back in time and enjoy a meandering ride along the Pine Creek Rail Trail, while learning about some of the local history, on an old covered wagon tour.

July 27, 2018

Sinnemahoning State Park: Revel in the Remoteness

PA Wilds Center outreach specialist LaKeshia Knarr has set a goal to see  all 29 state parks in the Pennsylvania Wilds. She hopes to share her experiences in a series of articles highlighting some of the unique features and activities at each of the parks. In this post, Knarr talks about her experiences at Sinnemahoning State Park, located in Elk Country.

July 19, 2018

PA Wilds Artisan Spotlight: Bernadette Chiaramonte

Artist and Tioga County resident Bernadette Chiaramonte of Edge of the Woods Photography says that in her heart she always knew she could continue being an artist wherever her journey took her. Over the years, that has proven true for Chiaramonte and her love for creating has only continued to grow.

July 15, 2018

Pine Creek Valley: Home of the PA Grand Canyon & Pine Creek Rail Trail

Many have recognized the specialness of the Pine Creek Valley, home of the PA Grand Canyon and the Pine Creek Rail Trail. In fact, many families have been traveling to and from the valley for decades – enjoying the fishing streams, recreational trails, dark skies and outdoor adventures that await them for generations. Viewed as the North-eastern gateway to the Pennsylvania Wilds, there are many reasons why people from around the world flock to this beautiful region.