September 16, 2020
If you’re looking for a gift or locally-sourced ware, be sure to tune into the PA Wilds Makers Market on October 24-25. This online shopping experience is designed to help you ‘find your next WILD thing,’ specifically handcrafted products and services in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
September 4, 2020
The history and culture of our scenic Pennsylvania Wilds are deeply rooted in the forests and the vast timber resources and wood product industries that have flourished around it. Here in the Wilds, Collins/Kane Hardwood is a major economic player.
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 24, 2020
Every day, we walk past historic buildings and sites, or drive by them on our daily commutes — and we may not even realize it. Matt Maris, the founder of Local Historia, is sharing his knowledge and love for local history in his community of Bellefonte — in the I-80 Frontier region of the PA Wilds — through walking tours.
August 10, 2020
Situated in the I-80 Frontier of the PA Wilds, one end of the Lock Haven riverwalk levee takes travelers to the Elk Scenic Drive, but the entire levee runs along the West Branch Susquehanna River, which is also a great place to swim, fish, or boat.
July 25, 2020
PA Wilds contributor Lou Bernard shares details about his family's recent overnight stay at Little Pine State Park, located in the Pine Creek Valley & the PA Grand Canyon landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds.
July 17, 2020
The Allegheny National Forest is proud to announce the opening of a new trail segment called the Black Bear Trail.
July 14, 2020
Writer Ed Byers has long been intrigued by the number of people from the Pennsylvania Wilds who went on to national acclaim. Many of them, coming from somewhat humble beginnings, include famous sports figures, noted authors, writers, musicians, and some who made an impact on Hollywood. Although some have passed on, their contributions remain noteworthy to this day. Here are several Pennsylvania Wilds sons and daughters who made their mark in the national limelight.
July 6, 2020
Across the Pennsylvania Wilds, communities are working to find ways to promote economic recovery following many, many weeks of shutdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the initiatives differ from community to community, the message is the same: Support small businesses in your own neighborhood.
June 20, 2020
When it comes to the history of rural towns across Pennsylvania, Clarion University history professor Dr. Marc Sanko says that the past is often overlooked. Sanko, along with colleague Dr. Jeffrey Diamond, recently launched the podcast “Stories from the Pennsylvania Wilds,” where they showcase these important pieces of history from across the Wilds region.
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!