As the weather cools down, hunting seasons heat up. It is a great time of year to make memories outdoors with family and friends. Remember to wear fluorescent orange while hiking and during appropriate hunting seasons.
Walk a school kid to school this month and reap the benefits - exercise, experience crisp fall morning air and have fun! October 5th is Walk/Bike to School Day but you don't need a special day to share in the experience!
October is one of the most photogenic times of the year. 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.
It can be fun AND life-saving to learn wilderness survival! Hone your basic survival skills to learn to keep warm and eat in the wilderness. Learn how to properly construct a natural shelter, make fire, collect water, try wild edibles, and more.

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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.




Champion Get Outdoors PA Partner - Dauphin County Parks does it all!


Dauphin County Parks and Recreation has been a model Get Outdoors PA partner with its large array of programs including birding, paddling, walking, nature photography and even outdoor art!  Their park system includes 7 different park areas with Wildwood Park being the most prominent location for outodor recreation and education.  Their property also includes an impressive indoor venue for learning about the outdoors! Check them out under Wildwood Park on the calendar!


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