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November 21, 2019

Explore the historic ruins of the Pennsylvania Wilds

The Pennsylvania Wilds is full of ruins to explore. There are old communities that thrived when an industry was important, and then went out of business when it failed. Foundations, partial buildings, roads, and cemeteries are left behind in the forest.

November 17, 2019

Your PA Wilds Shopping Guide for ‘Small Business Saturday’

This year, the event that celebrates small businesses and encourages shoppers to uplift community entrepreneurs will take place on Saturday, November 30. When you shop locally in the Pennsylvania Wilds, you are doing more than just providing a good gift! And "Small Business Saturday" is the perfect opportunity to do so.

November 13, 2019

PJ Piccirillo and ‘The Indigo Scarf’

If you’re interested in historical fiction, Pennsylvania, or good stories, you have to read “The Indigo Scarf” by PJ Piccirillo.

November 10, 2019

Experiencing the Pennsylvania Wilds Dark Skies and Elk Country

Spending a few days in the heart of rural Pennsylvania offers a chance to disconnect from the bustle of everyday life, see unique wildlife and try new experiences.

November 6, 2019

The journey of a lifetime through the Pennsylvania Wilds

Experiences and memories serve as reminders of the good times we've had. In this article, writer Ed Byers reflects on his various memories of spending time at his family camps in the Pennsylvania Wilds while growing up.

November 2, 2019

National Adoption Month: Two brothers in the Pennsylvania Wilds

There are two brothers who each live in a corner of the Pennsylvania Wilds. Though not geographically close, they are very close emotionally, and they get together occasionally throughout the region. For National Adoption Month, Lou Bernard chose to write about them.

October 31, 2019

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: The Ghostly Music of Ole Bull

Happy Halloween! "Ghosts of the PA Wilds" is a series of ghost stories written by historian Lou Bernard, who revels in folklore and the paranormal. The PA Wilds Are Calling blog featured a new ghost story from the region each Thursday of October leading up to today. "The Ghostly Music of Ole Bull" looks at the history of Ole Bull State Park and claims of ghostly music emanating from the mountainside.

October 28, 2019

Recharge yourself, and your electric cars, at these PA Wilds locations

As electric vehicles (EV) become more popular, some communities are looking to integrate service stations along routes to assist travelers and residents alike. This is also true for state parks and forests in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Check out these public lands that provide EV charging stations.

October 24, 2019

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: The Haunted Portrait

"Ghosts of the PA Wilds" is a series of ghost stories written by historian Lou Bernard, who revels in folklore and the paranormal. The PA Wilds Are Calling blog will feature a new ghost story from the region each Thursday of October leading up to Halloween. "The Haunted Portrait" looks at stories surrounding a portrait of a young girl, which has been known to reenact the girl's fate long after her passing.

October 20, 2019

3 big changes to hunting regulations to benefit hunters this fall

Beau Martonik, a seasoned hunter and outdoorsman, offers his take on recent changes to hunting regulations and how he believes they will benefit hunters.