Articles by: PA Great Outdoors - John Straitiff

Hellbenders in the PA Great Outdoors

Hellbenders in the PA Great Outdoors

Buried deep within the untamed wilderness of Western Pennsylvania, lives an aquatic monstrosity so bloodthirsty, so fearsome, so nightmarishly hideous that it must enshroud itself within the muddy river bottoms in order to avoid the burning torches and sharpened pitchforks of the terrified townsfolk nearby. FULL ARTICLE

PA Great Outdoors Minute: Scripture Rocks Heritage Park

This is the tenth in a series of 13 new Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Minutes for the 2016-2017 television broadcast season. FULL ARTICLE
Exotic Animal Mounts from Around the World On Display at Fairmount City’s Swift Safariland

Exotic Animal Mounts from Around the World On Display at Fairmount City’s Swift Safariland

FAIRMOUNT CITY, Pa. (EYT) - Visitors can now see 100 different exotic animal mounts from around the world at Swift Safariland, located inside the new Long Shot Ammo & Arms. FULL ARTICLE
Timelessness Meets Technology in the PA Great Outdoors

Timelessness Meets Technology in the PA Great Outdoors

From the earliest days of prehistoric hunters, the ritual has been the same. Waking before dawn, they gather only what’s necessary, trudge forth from the camp, tent or shelter and trek to a remote stand, blind, or favored spot; settling in, they set up shop, survey the landscape. FULL ARTICLE

PA Great Outdoors Minute: Wild & Scenic Clarion River

The PA Great Outdoors region is a big part of Pennsylvania and home to the nationally designated Wild & Scenic Clarion River. FULL ARTICLE

Local Attractions Featured in Road Trip to the Ryder Cup Video

Fall Driving Tour: Groundhog Loop

Fall Driving Tour: Groundhog Loop

There are so many roads in the PA Great Outdoors region to drive and explore, the hardest part is deciding which routes you should take. FULL ARTICLE

Two Fun Places to Visit in the PA Great Outdoors: Farmers Inn and Double Diamond Deer Ranch

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Visit Kalyumet Campground & Kalyumet Fore Fun

Elk Expo 2016 Set for August 20, 21 in Benezette

Elk Expo 2016 Set for August 20, 21 in Benezette

BENEZETTE, ELK CO., Pa. – The 2016 Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo will be held August 20-21 on the beautiful grounds surrounding the Elk Country Visitor Center on Winslow Hill in Benezette. FULL ARTICLE