June 5, 2021
Located in the western part of the PA Wilds, Forest County lives with a fascinating history. One piece of history was that residents disagreed with the location of the newly established County seat. So they took it into their own hands - quite literally. Dive into the founding of Forest County and how the County seat was established.
May 25, 2021
Downtown Bellefonte will kick off its 2021 Friday in the ‘Fonte Summer Series on May 28, 2021. The series will feature free live music, pop-up outdoor beverage and dining spaces, kids activities and historic walking tours.
May 18, 2021
Over the skies of Brookville, on the I-80 Frontier of the PA Wilds, UFOs are repeatedly sighted. Lou Bernard examines these sightings and reminds the reader that if you are in the PA Wilds, don't forget to look up.
April 12, 2021
Writer Lou Bernard reflects on three years he has spent writing for the PA Wilds. Read some of his favorite articles from over the years. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
March 30, 2021
Hundreds of years ago, Native American tribes roamed Pennsylvania. Across what is today the Pennsylvania Wilds, they walked along the rivers and valleys, and they settled in the mountains. Many paths have become roads now, but they still exist. You can still travel across the PA Wilds, following the same routes that the tribes did centuries ago.
March 26, 2021
Pennsylvanians interested in supporting streamside buffer and urban tree plantings can help through the newly established Keystone Tree Fund.
March 22, 2021
Much like the opening day of trout season, the return of the red-winged blackbird and the switch to Daylight Saving Time, the emergence of wild leeks in the Pennsylvania Wilds region is among the true harbingers of spring.
March 19, 2021
The PA Outdoor Corps is a program designed to cultivate the next generation of stewards and workforce while also improving our public lands. Being home to the largest concentration of public lands between NYC and Chicago, the PA Wilds has seen its fair share of benefits from the program, which can be adapted to any public land spaces in communities across the Commonwealth.
March 12, 2021
There was a community called Calder once, except there wasn’t. It would be located in in Elk Country if it existed. But it never did, and now some of the few remnants of it is visible in the present-day I-80 Frontier.
March 5, 2021
Pennsylvania campers that enjoy spending time in the PA Wilds with their four-legged best friends will find an expanded number of campsites available to them in the Pennsylvania State Parks system in the 2022 season.
Fill out this form and tell us a little about yourself so we can provide you with upcoming events and news that are hand-picked for your interests!