News

February 22, 2019

How to navigate Pine Creek Valley area despite Slate Run Road closure

Slate Run Road in the northern section of Tiadaghton State Forest was the site of multiple landslides in 2018 due to the extremely rainy weather, causing the road to be closed off in 2018. The PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources has released an advisory cautioning travelers to avoid Slate Run Road until further notice. DCNR has also released a detailed detour map to help travelers access the recreational assets and communities within the area.

February 14, 2019

Attend the PA Wilds Buyer’s Market on March 2 to find regionally-made products

On March 2, 2019, check out the PA Wilds Conservation Shop Buyer's Market, the only trade show for retailers and the public to source food, wares and gift products made in the PA Wilds, taking place at Clarion University. The public portion of the event will be held from 1-4 p.m.

January 23, 2019

PA Wilds in the News

Read some of the latest regional and statewide buzz on activities taking place in the Pennsylvania Wilds.

October 8, 2018

October 20 ‘Fall Marketplace’ at Kinzua Bridge to feature gifts made in the PA Wilds

On Saturday, October 20, the PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Kinzua Bridge State Park will host a “Fall Marketplace-Cornucopia of Craftsmanship” event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of unique and handcrafted and locally-made gifts will be available, along with a food truck offering local fare.

September 28, 2018

Taking time to stop, breathe, and share

Sometimes your work moves faster than the speed of communication. That’s how it can feel working for the PA Wilds Center.

September 27, 2018

Additional State Forest Roads Open for Hunting Seasons, Outdoor Activities

Hunters and other outdoors enthusiasts heading into Pennsylvania’s state-owned woodlands this autumn will find additional roads open in 18 of the 20 state forest districts. They will stay open through upcoming hunting seasons continuing into January 2019.

August 11, 2018

Yoga in the Wilds Festival is August 25-26, 2018

The ancient art of Yoga has long been known to be more than physical exercise. Its mental and spiritual benefits have drawn people into yoga for thousands of years. Lovers of yoga, those simply curious about the healing art, and everyone in between are welcome to attend the second annual Yoga in the Wilds Festival on August 25 and 26, 2018.

July 31, 2018

Ole Covered Wagon Tour: A Step Back in Time

If you're looking for something unique to do in the Pennsylvania Wilds this summer, look no further! You can take a step back in time and enjoy a meandering ride along the Pine Creek Rail Trail, while learning about some of the local history, on an old covered wagon tour.

July 13, 2018

PA Wilds in the News

Read the latest national and regional buzz on the Pennsylvania Wilds, including mentions in US News & World Report and Architectural Digest

June 6, 2018

Pennsylvania Firefly Festival: Mother Nature’s Fireworks on Full Display

Fireflies, who doesn't love them? The mere thought of them brings back vivid childhood memories of barefoot warm summer nights and a Mason jar with holes punched in the lid. One of the Pennsylvania Wilds most famous gatherings, The Pennsylvania Firefly Festival (PAFF) will celebrate the local firefly population during their 6th annual event on June 23 in Kellettville, PA, deep in the Allegheny National Forest’s Tionesta Creek Valley.