Kids and Family

Kids & Family

Petting zoos, discovery centers, museums, and fun activities sure to entertain everyone in your family while visiting the Great Outdoors!

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Sweet spring air and a newly green countryside invite you to get outside, shake off the winter chill and enjoy a refreshing Great Outdoors getaway!

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Trails & Recreation

Trails & Recreation

Hiking and bicycling are two of the most popular activities in the region.  Follow a trail of adventure through the Great Outdoors.

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Cook Forest State Park

Cook Forest

Rated one of America's top 50 state parks, this National Natural Landmark is the perfect destination for a day or make a new family tradition and spend a week every year!

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Elk Viewing

Elk Viewing

Pennsylvania is home to the largest free-roaming elk herd  in the eastern U.S.  Seeing an elk for the first time is an extraordinary experience and something you will never forget!

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Welcome to the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region is made up of five distinct counties each boasting with small town charm and pride in their heritage!  Throughout this website you will find so much to explore in northwest Pennsylvania.

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Do a little wine'ing!

Who knew wine could be so much fun? You won't want to miss these wine events, tastings, and classes happening in the Great Outdoors region.[more]

Tour De Forest - Spring Ride

Enjoy an organized ATV ride through the scenic Allegheny National Forest on May 17th and 18th. Bring the family and ATVs for a weekend of fun![more]

Cast your line in the Great Outdoors!

Our clean mountain streams, two nationally designated wild and scenic rivers, and lakes big and small offer world-class fishing for everybody from the novice to the experienced fly fisherman. Our region is home to more than 71...[more]

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