FREE Activities in the PA Great Outdoors

We've compiled a list of fun places to visit that won't cost you a penny!  (These are things you'll actually want to do!)  The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors' 5-county region offers FREE things to do that will entertain adventurers of all ages!  Come see Pennsylvania's wild elk herd, explore great trails, and seek excitement around every bend!  

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Snowshoe Hike

Hundreds of miles of well-groomed, scenic trails winding through the winter wonderland known as the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors!

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Ice Skating

A lighted ice skating pond along River Road in Cook Forest managed by the park office features shelter, fire ring, skate rental and sledding hill.

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BWP Bat Factory Tour

Swing into the BWP Bat Factory in Brookville for a FREE tour. Get your name laser engraved on your very own baseball bat, just like the pros use!

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Elk Viewing

Kids love the Discovery Room where they can touch antlers, hooves and fur! The 4D Theatre offers the smell of sitting around a campfire, the feeling of thunder, and the sounds of an elk bugling.

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Learn about Wildlife

Explore the Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park and crawl through a bear's den and other state-of-the-art galleries and exhibits including wildlife watching, camping, and a park ranger's office.

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You don't have to wait to meet the world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil! There are plenty of things to do throughout the year! Come experience the Weather Capital of the World!

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Beer Tour

Enjoy a free tour of the Straub Brewery in St. Marys and a sample from the Eternal Tap. The brewery is 3rd oldest in the country and last to use returnable bottles!

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Golf Hall of Fame

Priceless collections of over 400 years of golf history including golf clubs and other exhibits at the American Golf Hall of Fame on the oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States!

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