Articles by: PA Great Outdoors - John Straitiff

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Racing Community Builds Wheelchair Platform

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Racing Community Builds Wheelchair Platform

REYNOLDSVILLE, Pa. – It is no secret that dirt track drivers, race teams, and fans have huge hearts. FULL ARTICLE
PA Great Outdoors: Little Toby Water Trail

PA Great Outdoors: Little Toby Water Trail

ELK CO., Pa. – From its genesis near the small town of Kersey in south-central Elk County, the Little Toby Creek cuts through a beautiful valley lined with hardwood forests. FULL ARTICLE
PA Great Outdoors: 10 Things for First Time Visitors To Do Cook Forest

PA Great Outdoors: 10 Things for First Time Visitors To Do Cook Forest

The stunning natural beauty of Cook Forest State Park makes it the perfect place for a fun getaway any time of year. Here is a list of 10 things to do and see for first time visitors to Cook Forest. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 25, 2022 · Local News, News
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Big Foot & ATV’S

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Big Foot & ATV’S

By all accounts the inaugural event for Forest County Bigfoot Festival held in June of 2020, hosted by the Forest County Business Alliance, was a smashing success. FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: 2022 Adventure Guide Now Available

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: 2022 Adventure Guide Now Available

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the newest version of their wildly popular Welcome Adventure Guide has arrived. FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: New Winter Landscapes Photo Contest Kicks Off Today

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: New Winter Landscapes Photo Contest Kicks Off Today

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau has announced their new Winter Landscapes Photo Contest that runs from December of 2021 through February of 2022. FULL ARTICLE
PA Great Outdoors: The Origin of Punxsutawney

PA Great Outdoors: The Origin of Punxsutawney

The town of Punxsutawney was originally settled and inhabited by the Lenni-Lanape Indians (“the Original People”) and the town’s name is derived from its traditional name Ponsutenink, meaning “Town of the Ponkis” (Ponki meaning sand fly). FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Gingerbread Tour 2021

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Gingerbread Tour 2021

Shopping for the holidays is a lot more fun when you can mix the shopping with snack samples, wine tastings, great deals, and more. FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: 10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors Region

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: 10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors Region

Summer 2021 has been very hot and humid. Everyone seems to be looking for ways to stay cool, so we have come up with a list of 10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors region. FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Wild & Scenic Waterways

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Wild & Scenic Waterways

Less than one-quarter of one percent of the United States’ rivers are protected under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors region is fortunate to contain two of its prize gems, the Clarion and Allegheny Rivers, along with hundreds of miles of other beautiful waterways. FULL ARTICLE