Shop the PA Wilds for Mom this year

Whether Mom lives in the PA Wilds or it’s one of her favorite places to visit, give her a unique gift that shows her appreciation for the Pennsylvania Wilds!

April 21, 2022

Stephanie Distler's Simple Recipes: Crunchy Granola

A great filling breakfast to enjoy before heading out for the day is a bowl of homemade granola. Add a new favorite recipe to your list with this simple but wonderful Crunchy Granola recipe from Stephanie Distler!

February 14, 2022

5 Valentine's Day gifts right from the heart of the PA Wilds Marketplace

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and the PA Wilds Marketplace is the place for all your gifting needs! Check out these 5 Valentine's Day gifts that are locally made in the PA Wilds and explore the PA Wilds Marketplace for even more unique gifts.

January 23, 2022

Ellen Paquette: Uplifting and celebrating endangered species through art

Artist Ellen Paquette harnesses her love for animals and channels it into every medium of her artwork. Learn more about this PA Wilds Artist and explore the PA Wilds Marketplace!

January 17, 2022

Find your next adventure with the new PA Wilds' Outdoor Discovery Atlas

The New PA Wilds Outdoor Discovery Atlas is the go-to tool for anyone looking to explore the wonders of the PA Wilds region. A print companion to, the 50+ page atlas provides inspiration, navigable maps and pertinent travel information for your next trip. 

January 9, 2022

Get your PA Wilds Bigfoot Gear!

As the largest block of green space between New York City and Chicago, the PA Wilds is perhaps an obvious home for a cryptid known as Bigfoot is thought to prefer rugged mountainous terrain with lower populations of people.

January 3, 2022

Take the New Year to treat yourself to the PA Wilds

The New Year is just around the corner and soon it will be the most important time of the year - the time to relax for yourself! Whether you want to spend New Years Day being cozy inside or taking in the fresh air, make the PA Wilds a part of your New Year.

December 16, 2021

Wild Inspiration: An interview with PA Made owner Mickayla Poland

 Mickayla Poland is the owner and artist of PA Made LLC. PA Made designs outdoor, Pennsylvania, and PA Wilds inspired stickers, t-shirts, and more. Learn more about how Mickayla Poland developed her business and how her home continues to inspire her work to this day.

November 15, 2021

Capturing the spirit of the PA Wilds: Interview with author PJ Piccirillo

 PJ Piccirillo delves into his history with the written word, as well as how the PA Wilds region has inspired his works. PJ’s fiction and articles have appeared in journals, magazines, newspapers, and syndicates. He is a literary artist-in-residence for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. An advocate of the region’s under-recognized writing, he has worked to build a name for its writers and a brand for its books by founding the Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia (WCoNA)™ ( and the Northern Appalachia Review, for which he is the current editor-in-chief.

October 25, 2021

Stephanie Distler Artisan Jewelry: Turning hammered metal into wearable art

Stephanie Distler, of Johnsonburg, started her artistic journey when she was seven years old. Her love of art transformed and grew as she did before settling to focus on jewelry making.

October 11, 2021