August 31, 2020
Ordinarily, if someone claimed to have seen fairies in the Pennsylvania Wilds, you’d have to ask what they were drinking. And maybe if you could have some. But that’s assuming that you weren’t in the Dark Skies Landscape, where there is an old legend that fairies existed, with possibly some truth behind it.
August 20, 2020
When visiting the Pennsylvania Wilds Elk Country, it’s your duty to preserve the wild nature of the elk herd. Help keep the elk herd wild by being Elk SMART.
June 3, 2020
The PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Kinzua Bridge State Park will reopen on Thursday, June 4, with modified hours and new safety procedures after a brief closure due to COVID-19.
May 18, 2020
As state parks and forests reopen, the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has released a facility status map showing data by county.
May 6, 2020
The Allegheny National Forest will begin a phased reopening of campgrounds and recreation sites beginning May 8, 2020. This phased approach will prioritize the health and safety of employees, visitors and volunteers, and is in alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing.
May 4, 2020
DCNR is undertaking a phased reopening of Pennsylvania state park and forest facilities in keeping with Governor Wolf’s guidance and direction. Learn more about the schedule for reopening state park and forest facilities.
April 10, 2020
The Allegheny National Forest has issued a closure order to prohibit all fires, overnight camping, and mandating a group-size limitation of 10 people or less per group across the entire Forest effective April 6, 2020.
April 8, 2020
Effective on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), in consultation with the Office of the Governor, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) opened the statewide 2020 trout season. Anglers and boaters must abide by social distancing guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
January 4, 2020
The PA Wilds Conservation Shop, a gift shop that sources regionally-made products from artisans in the Pennsylvania Wilds, will have a pop-up shop at the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show January 4-11.
December 12, 2019
Read some of the latest buzz about the Pennsylvania Wilds, including mentions in Time, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Mirror, Rolling Stone India and more!
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