September 26, 2023

Brewing in the PA Wilds: Bradford Brew Station

You’re sure to find the perfect brew at the Bradford Brew Station brewery and restaurant, located in the Allegheny National Forest and Surrounds landscape of the PA Wilds. With 14 crafted beers on tap, this brewery has plenty of local flavor that keeps visitors coming back.

September 25, 2023

Safely navigating trails: How to read trail blazes

Whether it’s your first time or your 100th time, one of the most intimidating aspects of hiking is making sure you don’t get lost. Trails don’t just appear out of nowhere. They are planned, built, and marked, so individuals can safely travel on a set path from trailhead to summit. Thankfully, park staff and volunteers across the Commonwealth maintain our state parks’ and forests’ trails for our outdoor recreation safety. They make sure trails are properly marked to ensure people know where they are going. One way they do so is through trail blazes.

September 22, 2023

Forest Fridays: Fall foliage facts

It’s that time of year again when media interest in fall foliage skyrockets, and the topic seems to be a trendy one for news outlets nowadays. Each year, increasing public interest in fall foliage mirrors that of the media, and it seems to come earlier in September as news outlets push for the lead on stories. We delight in the attention that fall foliage brings because it illuminates the enormous importance of our forests. 

September 21, 2023

Outfitting the PA Wilds: Roambler

When you travel, it makes a world of difference to have someone as your guide, showing you the ins and outs of the region and giving you the expertise you need to have the best trip possible. What if you could always have those seasoned guides along for your journeys? That is exactly what Roambler seeks to do. Rambler is an online peer-to-peer listing and booking platform that links customers to experiences. These customers, called “Seekers,” can find people who host experiences, called “Hosts,” throughout Pennsylvania.

September 19, 2023

Brewing in the PA Wilds: Rosko’s Brew House

Built in a renovated historic home in Williamsport along the I-80 Frontier landscape of the PA Wilds, Rosko's Brew House is a taproom and on-site brewery that focuses on high-quality beers and supporting the local community, commerce, and families. Rosko’s serves a seasonal, rotating beer menu crafted with high-quality, fresh ingredients as well as locally sourced wines, canned cocktails, and more.

September 18, 2023

Celebrate the Allegheny National Forest’s Centennial on September 24, see full schedule of events

The USDA (United State Department of Agriculture) Forest Service is inviting the public to participate in a day of celebration to commemorate one hundred years since the establishment of Allegheny National Forest. Part of the celebration on September 24, 2023, at Twin Lakes Recreation Center will include food trucks and vendors, ceremonial tree planting, ceremonial cake cutting, gathering items to place in a time capsule, guides hikes and history walks, live music, and remarks from officials.

September 15, 2023

Explore PA Route 6 through the PA Wilds with these awesome stops

Tioga, Potter, McKean and Warren counties are some of the more scenic areas in Pennsylvania, and if you are traveling throughout the Route 6 Corridor, you will have the pleasure of taking in the beautiful landscapes these counties have to offer. This region, known as the PA Wilds, is also home to a variety of PA Route 6 Artisan Trail members sure to make your next road trip a unique experience!

September 14, 2023

Outfitting the PA Wilds: Destination Marketing Organizations

Destination Marketing Organizations (or DMOs) do a wide variety of things to help visitors have an unforgettable experience in the region. They also support outfitters and other businesses that allow travelers to truly have hands-on adventures. DMOs know their areas of the Pennsylvania Wilds inside-out!

September 13, 2023

Medix Run – revitalizing a treasure in the PA Wilds

On a stunningly beautiful August Saturday, a dozen or so members of the Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited (PWHU) group met for our annual Medix Run Adopt-a-Stream Project. Every year since 1990, this dedicated group of PA conservationists convenes streamside at Medix Run to restore and reinforce sections of this beautiful sanctuary.

September 12, 2023

Brewing in the PA Wilds: Logyard Brewing

Located along Scenic Route 6 in “The Star of the Forest” town of Kane in the Allegheny National Forest and Surrounds landscape of the PA Wilds, Logyard Brewing creates hyper-local, innovative and tasty beers. Why is it named Logyard? You don’t need to look any further than the location itself: an old logyard.