Celebrate National Get Outdoors Month by getting outdoors and getting active! Regular physical activity with healthy eating can improve your quality of life. Try visiting a local farmer’s market and better yet, ride your bike there!
PA streams are stocked and the fish are biting so don't miss the opportunities to catch them! Visit our calendar for opportunities to take advantage of a program on your favorite type of fishing!
Join us for the largest celebration of trails of the year! Check out our calendar for a host of National Trail Day activities near you to including hiking, biking, paddling, birding and even geocaching!
Celebrate National Trails Day on a water trail. Don't forget your life jacket while you are out enjoying your kayak or canoe... It's them perfect time of year to paddle with all the beauty of the season!

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fishing, nature photography, target shooting or mountain biking?  Get Outdoors PA is a way for you and your whole family to learn or advance these recreation activities through active, outside, fun  programs. There is something for everyone year around so keep an eye on the calendar.  If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.




Standing Stone Trail earns recognition...


...being named as the 2016 PA Trail of the Year!  This 84 mile footpath is part of the Great Eastern Trail and is located in central PA.  The trail links 2 state parks, 2 state forest, 2 natural areas, a historic district and 4 state gameland tracts.  What wonderful views can be had while backpacking, camping, and hiking along.  June is the month for the Great Outdoors!


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