A healthy body is a happy body. An inactive lifestyle is a contributing factor to obesity. So, get outside, get active, and get moving towards a healthier, happier you. What better way to celebrate Great Outdoors Month than by getting outside and enjoying Pennsylvania’s natural wonder!
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The Great American Backyard camp-out is June 27-28th. Bring the whole family on an outdoor adventure and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes in one of PA's over 400 public campgrounds. Learn firsthand how to put up tents, watch camp cooking demonstrations, build fires and stay dry.
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June is a great month to celebrate our local rivers by participating in fishing or paddling. Visit www.GoneFishingPa.com to register or learn more about fishing and boating events or the GOPA calendar for other events.
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Celebrate National Rivers Month and the first week of June as Fishing and Boating Week. There are so many great opportunities to get out on the water and enjoy so much. Paddling will give you a new perspective on nature and allow you to discover places you never knew existed.
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June 15th is National Nature Photography Day. Learn from professionals on how to capture the beauty of wildlife and nature, so you can forever preserve the wonderful memories of your outdoor adventures.
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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fly fishing, nature photography, 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...

 

 

GO day event celebrated on the Greater Hazleton RT with a hike and bike!

 

Here's a fun photo from the GO Day weekend with celebration of the Greater Hazleton Rail Trail.  Thanks to the Live Well Luzerne/Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA for sending us the photo with one of our cool Get Outdoors PA posters! Check out our Get Outdoors PA calendar for more fun events!!

 
 

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