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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.

October 17, 2019

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: The Ghost of the Hanged Man

"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 Ghost of the Hanged Man" tells the story of a haunted jail in the Allegheny National Forest & Surrounds landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds.

October 13, 2019

October Forests in Pennsylvania

As if we needed more reasons to love our forests in Pennsylvania, along comes October.  Decorated in gold, crimson, orange, and myriad other shades, the forest bursts with color. 

October 10, 2019

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: Paranormal Activity at the University

"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. "Paranormal Activity at the University" reflects on the stories of paranormal activity at Clarion University, a state school located on the border of the I-80 Frontier and Cook Forest & the Ancients landscapes of the Pennsylvania Wilds.

October 6, 2019

Hyner View State Park, a hidden hilltop treasure

Nearly 25 miles outside of Lock Haven the hills part just enough to give you a chance to look up from the road and take in the scene of the widened valley. On the right, way, way up at the top of the hill there’s a clearing and a retaining wall. This is Hyner View State Park.

October 3, 2019

Ghosts of the PA Wilds: Henry Shoemaker and the Haunted Caves

"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. "Henry Shoemaker and the Haunted Caves" looks at the story of a man who allegedly encountered spirits while hiding in a cave along the I-80 Frontier of the Pennsylvania Wilds.

September 30, 2019

Where to find equestrian trails on public lands in the PA Wilds

Horseback riding takes you back in time, providing an opportunity to connect with nature and disconnect from some of the stresses of modern life. For those with horses looking to explore the public lands of the Pennsylvania Wilds, it’s just a matter of learning where to go!

September 27, 2019

Fly fishing for trout through fall

When the leaves start to turn and the temperatures call for a fleece jacket, many anglers in Pennsylvania head back to the trout streams.