Get Outdoors PA is partnering with community partners state-wide for National Get Outdoors Day! Check out the calendar to find events near you on the weekend of June 13th. Get plugged into the adventure and fun!
May is National Bike Month! May 15th is Bike to Work Day. For more information go to Look for organized efforts near you by visiting the Get Outdoors PA calendar or do it on your own! Choose an active form of making a trip and enjoy it!!
Anglers and kids: warm weather has arrived and PFBC will host its popular family fishing festivals across PA! These regional events lead up to the first Fish for Free Day on May 24th. Visit to register or learn more about these events or the GOPA calendar for other events.
In May 2000 the US Government opened limited access of GPS technology to the public. Within 1 month "GPS Stash Hunting" was born! Visit our calendar and see where you can try out what is now called "geocaching" for the first time, or just for a new and different opportunity!

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fly fishing, geocaching, target shooting or backpacking?  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! If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

The high point for programming is National Get Outdoors Day which is June 13, 2015 but we have programming year around so keep an eye on the calendar.  Don't forget the start of Trout Fishing season...



A new partner to GOPA, Kittatinny Coalition, is offering bird programs in May...


The Kittatinny Coalition is an alliance of organizations, enthusiasts, educational institutions, co-lead by Audobon PA and the ATC,  to conserve the resources of the Kittatinny Ridge and corridor.  Several partners are offering "Bird the Ridge" programs in May and June to provide opportunity to witness spring migration along the corridor.  Check out our calendar for birding and all other activity programs!


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