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Tips for keeping cool in the summer heat
July 19, 2024
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Tips for keeping cool in the summer heat

The kids are out of school, the leaves are green, the vacations are planned… and the temperature is way too hot! We have a few tips for staying cool in the summer heat in the PA Wilds.

PA Wilds products for the fall season
July 12, 2024
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PA Wilds products for the fall season

Here in the PA Wilds, we’re fortunate to be able to experience the full beauty of each season: summers full of sunshine, the fall leaves and crisp autumn air, magical snow-covered winter landscapes and the blossoming of new life in spring. Appreciate each season for what it brings, and make new memories in nature with your family and friends. These products, which are all designed and made in the PA Wilds, will help you celebrate the arrival of fall.

What makes the Allegheny National Forest so special
July 12, 2024
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What makes the Allegheny National Forest so special

Open skies, rolling mountains, and forest abound in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), Pennsylvania's only National Forest. 

This National Forest, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2023, was established in 1923 and covers 517,000 acres. That’s public land… set aside for folks from all walks of life to be able to enjoy, explore, relax, and appreciate.

Julie Mader’s Exclusive Watercolor Kit to Celebrate Ridgway’s Bicentennial & Upcoming Youth Workshops
WC Blooms’ 2024 Flowers: Sharing Locally Grown Flowers & Resources
June 21, 2024
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WC Blooms’ 2024 Flowers: Sharing Locally Grown Flowers & Resources

Sally Azzato has been growing specialty cut flowers in her home gardens for years, getting so much joy from hearing how much her flowers reminded customers of wonderful memories from their past. For her customers who don't live close enough to pick up a bouquet, she has developed various resources to teach them how to grow and harvest from a small cutting garden, with creative ways to use the blooms once cut.

Photographers Sharing the Beauty of the PA Wilds
June 14, 2024
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Photographers Sharing the Beauty of the PA Wilds

From animals of the Allegheny National Forest, to overlooks at the PA Grand Canyon, there are plenty of views to capture. Whether it is a phone or a camera, taking a snapshot of the moment can allow you to display and relive a treasured memory.

The best summer adventures in the PA Wilds
May 31, 2024
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The best summer adventures in the PA Wilds

Find your next summer adventure in the Pennsylvania Wilds! With 29 state parks, eight state forests, and the Commonwealth's only national forest, the PA Wilds region has plenty of space to roam and enjoy!

Need some inspiration for ways to make some new memories this summer? Check out this list of cool adventures to have in the hot weather.

Products Dad will love from the PA Wilds Marketplace
May 22, 2024
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Products Dad will love from the PA Wilds Marketplace

Whether Dad lives in the PA Wilds or it’s one of his favorite places to visit, give him a unique gift that shows his appreciation for the Pennsylvania Wilds! Check out these suggestions for fathers of all varieties.

Bringing the outdoors inside with PA Made LLC
May 17, 2024
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Bringing the outdoors inside with PA Made LLC

Mickayla Poland at PA Made has a knack for bringing the outdoors inside. Her artwork is inspired by wildlife, culture and the people of Elk County. And her workspace is, too. The painter and graphic designer calls herself “West Coast born and PA raised.”

Goot Essa recipe: Prosciutto Wrapped Dates with Walnuts and Marn Vom Berge Kase
May 10, 2024
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Goot Essa recipe: Prosciutto Wrapped Dates with Walnuts and Marn Vom Berge Kase

These delicious little prosciutto wrapped dates with walnuts and goat cheese are the perfect addition to the start of any dinner party, gathering, or special occasion. They're bite-size and quick to assemble, but they'll leave a lasting impression on your guests!