Kids & Family

Plenty of fall family fun in the Great Outdoors including pumpkin picking and leaf peeping!  Or hide from the cold and visit a discovery center with interactive exhibits.  Learning can be fun!

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Plan a trip to the Great Outdoors region this fall and enjoy the crisp mountain air and kaleidoscope of colors! Scenic drives, mountain vistas, and many leaf peeping opportunities!

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Trails & Recreation

Hiking and bicycling are two of the most popular activities in the region. Experience the vivid colors of fall while following one of the many trails winding through the Great Outdoors.

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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

Fall is the best time to experience the largest free-roaming elk herd in the Northeast.  Visit Elk Country for prime elk viewing, the elk scenic drive, delicious elk burgers and more!

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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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New River Cam - LIVE

PAGO now offers two LIVE streaming videos overlooking the Clarion and Allegheny Rivers. See the weather, river conditions, wildlife, or just enjoy a scenic view!

Autumn Leaf Festival

The 64th annual Autumn Leaf Festival in downtown Clarion, Pennsylvania is September 30th - October 8th. This nine day, award winning festival is loaded with fun events and activities including carnival rides, games, Farmers &...

Tour De Forest - Fall Ride

Enjoy an organized ATV ride through the scenic Allegheny National Forest on September 30th and October 1st. Bring the family and ATVs for a weekend of fun![more]

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