May 21, 2019

Visiting Kinzua Bridge State Park? Take a photography tour.

Kathleen Prosperi-McClard is a photographer who, in addition to being a juried artisan member of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania, is able to take individuals and groups out on educational photography tours at Kinzua Bridge State Park. She received a commercial use license from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources -- which manages the state park -- to provide these opportunities.

May 15, 2019

Renaissance on the River: The Revitalization of Downtown Lock Haven

Nestled in a beautiful valley of the Susquehanna River’s West Branch in the PA Wilds I-80 Frontier landscape lies the city of Lock Haven. Named for the Pennsylvania Canal Locks, which powered Pennsylvania’s logging industry to unbridled prosperity, the town flourished and became universally known as a ‘haven’ for the timber industry. Today Lock Haven is reinventing itself and fast becoming a shining example of the hard work and determination of people in the PA Wilds who refuse to say “die”.

May 12, 2019

Unidentified Flying Objects in the PA Wilds

Every year, thousands of people visit the Pennsylvania Wilds. They come to explore, to hike, tour our museums and communities. They arrive from all over the country. And some visitors may be coming from a lot further away than that.

May 9, 2019

I-80 Frontier: Convenient access to a variety of PA Wilds experiences

The I-80 Frontier Landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds brings travelers right through six counties included in the region, including Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Jefferson, Lycoming, and Northern Centre. Each county has a variety of offerings for travelers to enjoy!

May 6, 2019

Seal of Approval: The Monster of the Susquehanna

Here's some background on an old PA Wilds legend, dating back over a century: a weird, barely-seen monster living in the West Branch Susquehanna River. It was known as the Kettle Creek Monster, the West Branch Dugong, or, as writer Lou Bernard prefers, the Susquehanna Seal.

May 2, 2019

Traversing Fred Woods Trail in Elk Country

Fred Woods Trail is a scenic 3-mile loop on top of the hills in Driftwood, PA, a small community that sits on the edge of the Elk Country and Dark Skies landscapes in the Pennsylvania Wilds.  Photographer Samantha Cunningham recently journeyed out to the trail to take a hike with her dog, Sadie, and she captured beautiful photos along the way!

April 29, 2019

The Lost Treasure Of John Reaville

In Clinton County, very near where Elk Country meets the I-80 Frontier in the Pennsylvania Wilds, there’s a spot in the forest. It involves old ruins, history, and even a lost treasure. It’s now a part of Sproul State Forest, but once it was a busy mining town, and it was called Revelton.

April 26, 2019

Small College Baseball and Softball World Series returns to DuBois May 12-16

Baseball is huge in these PA Wilds, and you don’t have to look hard to find it. Williamsport has been hosting the Little League World Series since 1947 and is also home to the Philadelphia Phillies’ minor-league Class A, short-season affiliate Williamsport Crosscutters of the New York-Penn League. Now gaining national attention is the city of DuBois, which steps up to the plate and smacks yet another grand slam for the city and the local economy in landing the Small College Baseball and Softball World Series for the second consecutive year.

April 12, 2019

Seeking a PA Wilds brewery? Look no further.

Are you the type who is always seeking out the next best brew? These PA Wilds breweries bring freshly-made beers to a whole new level, and they’re within a stone’s throw of some of the Commonwealth’s best outdoor experiences.

April 4, 2019

The Spring Return: Hiking the North Country Trail

The first weekend of Spring hit, and Dale Yohe knew it was time to return to the great outdoors of the Pennsylvania Wilds with his adventure companion, S'mores. Dale, who has been working on building an A-Frame cabin in the woods, enjoys exploring the Wilds and capturing his journeys along the way.