August is national catfish month so find a program where you can learn to catch a catfish or any other species of fish in PA lakes and streams! It's also national water quality month so protect, preserve and appreciate our many clean waters...
Pennsylvania's lands are some of the best destinations in the country to observe hundreds of species of birds, from bald eagles to songbirds. Travel with an expert to learn how to sharpen your listening skills and add to your bird list.
August is national catfish month. Be sure to look in the calendar for programs to help you improve your skill - and just learn to put the bait on the hook!
Don't lose out on the many river sojourns across PA in July and August. Check out the many opportunities for paddling on our Event Calendar. Paddling will give you a new perspective on nature and allow you to discover places you never knew existed.

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Get Outdoors PA is a way for you and your whole family to get active, get outside and have fun.  There is something for everyone including camping, fishing, paddling, trail hiking and biking and nature photography.  Get Outdoors PA helps you learn or advance these recreation activities through non-competitve, fun programs.  If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.



August is the month to celebrate water!


August is all about the pristine quality of our natural streams, rivers and lakes.  It is also about the species that call them home.  Visit the Get Outdoors PA calendar and see how you can learn new activities that show appreciation and enjoyment of our natural waters...


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