Spring is a great time to reconnect with nature! Being physically active can not only decrease your stress levels and feelings of fatigue, but it can increase your energy levels and improve your mood. Take a brisk walk, go hiking, or try one of the many Get Outdoors PA activities!
May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Learn tips & tricks with our Lyme Disease Brochure!
Courtesy of the PA Department of Health! In May, we celebrate Move It Outside and Screen Free Week. To celebrate, shut off the TV and computer and get outdoors! Spending time outdoors has great benefits like increased energy and improved concentration. Check out our calendar for a list of activities near you.
Biking with family or friends is a great activity for exercise, seeing the sites and socialization. Be sure to depart in the morning or evening though to avoid the heat
Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, which marks the traditional Statewide Opening Day of trout season.

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try xc skiing, snowshoeing or ice fishing?  Get Outdoors PA is a way for your whole family to learn or advance these recreation activities through active, outside, fun  programs. Visit our calendar!   And now, GOPA is taking an active role in educating on getting outdoors and the caution of tick-born illness. Click on the brochure for more info!





Rail-Trail Council of NEPA hosts events to get outside in 2017!


The Rail-Trail Council of NEPA rolls into 2017 with one of the trail events discovering all that we can discover along a rail-trail in the winter in NE PA.  It's your choice whether you use your feet, skis or showshoes.  No matter what you are moving and appreciating beautiful winter sites!


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