Autumn

Get outside and enjoy the crisp mountain air, chilly evenings, and kaleidoscope of colors in the Great Outdoors! Scenic drives, mountain vistas, and many leaf peeping opportunities!

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Halloween

A winding path through an eerily quiet cornfield or deep into the woods, not knowing what is watching you… are you too scared?  We dare you to come explore the Great Outdoors this Halloween!  We have stuff for the little goblins, too!  Pumpkin picking, hayrides, costume parties, and more!

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Elk Viewing

Pennsylvania is home to the largest free-roaming elk herd in Northeastern United States. Visit Elk Country to see them in their natural habitat. Seeing an elk for the first time is an experience you’ll never forget!

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Scenic Drives

Leaf peeping is a popular past-time with families, hikers & bikers… everyone! Driving tours with turn-by-turn directions and popular attractions. Come experience the color of the Great Outdoors!

Autumn is our favorite time of year here in the Great Outdoors region!  The kaleidoscope of colors creates many “ahh” moments.  Wildlife can be spotted preparing for winter including the magnificent elk!

 

  • Pennsylvania Elk!  Pennsylvania is home to the largest free-roaming elk herd in Northeastern United States.  Seeing an elk for the first time is an extraordinary experience and one you will never forget!
  • Leaf Peeping!  Leaf peeping is a popular pastime with families, hikers & bikers, photographers…everyone!  Plan your fall-cation and experience the crisp oranges, reds and yellows decorating our forestlands!  Check out our blog post for some of the best views.
  • Attention shutterbugs!  Grab your cameras and hit the trails.  The crimson, gold and orange-hued leaves parade a delightful show!  Our area boasts many scenic vistas and overlooks including Beartown Rocks and Brady’s Bend.  Post your photos on social media and use #VisitPAGO!
  • Win Cash!  Help us showcase the beauty of the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region by submitting your pictures of panoramic vistas, fall leaves, spectacular sunsets, and Mother Nature’s breathtaking displays in the PAGO Fantastic Fall Photo Contest.  Entries will be accepted September 1-November 30th, 2019.
  • Horsing Around!  Experience the Great Outdoors on horseback.  Outfitters and guides provide enjoyable experiences for all levels of riders.  View elk and other wildlife while horseback riding.  Camping is also available along with an equestrian friendly Bed & Breakfast!
  • Gone Huntin’!  The Great Outdoors region is a game hunter’s paradise.  With dense forests, open meadows, lush state game lands, and a multitude of waterways; the mixed terrain is suitable for a variety of wildlife.
  • Check out this video featuring Autumn in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors!
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Fall & Winter GO Magazine

The GO Magazine is a seasonal publication printed twice a year filled with upcoming events, fun activities and exciting new things to do in the Great Outdoors region.

Events

january

2020sat25jan9:00 am10:00 amFeaturedCoffee with the Birds9:00 am - 10:00 am EST Sinnemahoning State Park Wild Life Center, 4843 Park Road Counties:CameronCategory:Nature & Wildlife,State Parks: Events & Programs

2020sat25jan10:30 am12:00 pmFeaturedPennsylvania Owls10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST Sinnemahoning State Park Wild Life Center, 4843 Park Road Counties:CameronCategory:Nature & Wildlife,State Parks: Events & Programs

february

2020sat01feb12:00 amsun02(feb 2)11:00 pmFeaturedGroundhog Day Celebration 202012:00 am - 11:00 pm (2) EST Downtown Punxsutawney and Gobblers Knob (Woodland Avenue Extension)Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2020sun02feb3:00 am8:00 amFeaturedGroundhog Day Prognostication 20203:00 am - 8:00 am EST Gobblers Knob Woodland Avenue Extension Punxsutawney, 1548 Woodland Ave ExtCounties:Jefferson

2020fri07feb(feb 7)9:00 amsun09(feb 9)3:00 pmFeaturedKellettville Sportsmans Club Annual Coyote Hunt9:00 am - 3:00 pm (9) EST KellettvilleCounties:ForestCategory:Outdoor Adventure

2020fri07feb(feb 7)6:00 pmsun09(feb 9)12:00 pmFeaturedWinter Women in the Wilds6:00 pm - 12:00 pm (9) EST Sinnemahoning State Park, 4843 Park Road Counties:CameronCategory:Outdoor Adventure,State Parks: Events & Programs

2020sat15feb(feb 15)9:00 amsun16(feb 16)12:00 pmFeaturedJefferson County Longrifles Annual Winter Rendevous9:00 am - 12:00 pm (16) EST 1000 Harriger Hollow Rd., (Ramsaytown) BrookvilleCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2020sat15feb11:00 am3:00 pmFeaturedSnowman in the Forest Day11:00 am - 3:00 pm EST Cook Forest State ParkCounties:Clarion,Cook ForestCategory:Other Events

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