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October 17, 2021

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: The beginning of the LHPS

"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 Sunday of October. "The beginning of the LHPS" is about the formation and first adventure of the Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers (LHPS) in July of 2008...

October 14, 2021

“Boom to Bust”: How the PA Wilds Survived

“You might find it hard to believe,” said my grandfather as we drove through southern Potter County, “but I remember a day when there was barely a stick of lumber on these mountains.” Ed Byers walks through the lows and highs of lumber in the PA Wilds. From the booming lumber industry that left much of the wilderness barren to the 100 years of conservation that followed. The conservation legacy lives on today in the PA Wilds region.

October 12, 2021

October 23 PA Wilds Makers Market: Watch artisan demonstrations and find regionally-made wares from home

Get ready for Makers Market 2021! Artists in the Wilds Cooperative of PA — a network of rural entrepreneurs from across the Pennsylvania Wilds — will share demonstrations, tours and information on their handcrafted products LIVE between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. The event will take place at www.PAWilds.com/Makers-Market.

October 10, 2021

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: Ghosts along the I-80 Frontier

"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 Sunday of October. "Ghosts along the I-80 Frontier" documents the ghost along the I-80 highway and the counties that make up the PA Wilds I-80 Frontier.

October 7, 2021

Planning an adventure to see fall foliage in the PA Wilds

There’s nothing like a scenic road trip as the leaves are turning. Lucky for explorers, the routes of the PA Wilds offer the best views. Find your next favorite fall spot in the landscapes of the PA Wilds.

October 3, 2021

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: Of Dark Skies and ghost lights

"Ghosts in 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 Sunday of October. "Of Dark Skies and ghost lights" is about a gruesome murder in the early 1800s that occurred in the Dark Skies landscape of the PA Wilds.

September 30, 2021

A cryptid in the woods of the PA Wilds

Cryptids are pretty popular. Everyone knows the big ones: Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Yeti. But did you know there is one in the forests of Potter County? Delve into the legend of the Potter Nondescript and stay tuned for even more spooky stories from the PA Wilds.

September 27, 2021

The caretakers of Medix Run

A group of Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited (PWHU) volunteers annually to help clean up Medix Run in the beautiful PA Wilds. Learn about the legacy and dedication of the caretakers of Medix Run.

September 24, 2021

Cameron County has a Fall full of events

The calendar of events for Cameron County filling up for the fall season.  Things kick off this weekend with the All Fired Up Kickin Ash BBQ Competition and Sinnemahone Gravel Grinder. Come enjoy the fun!

September 23, 2021

Take the bull by the horns and visit Benezette

It’s enormous! This huge bull elk stood not 200 feet from us with horns the size of Manhattan. Several more were a little farther out in the field bugling with the power of a locomotive. It’s Fall in Elk County, Pennsylvania.