Celebrate National Bike Month by getting outdoors and getting active! Regular physical activity with healthy eating can improve your quality of life. Try visiting a local farmer’s market and better yet, ride your bike there!
Celebrate Endangered Species Day where we learn about the importance of protecting all species. Educate yourself by joining a program and learning something new!
PA streams are stocked and the fish are biting so don't miss the opportunities to catch them! Visit our calendar for opportunities to take advantage of a program on your favorite type of fishing!
Spending time outdoors has great benefits like increased energy and improved concentration. In May we celebrate Move it Outside day and Screen Free Week. Turn off the screens and get outdoors! Check out our calendar for a list of activities near you.
Don't forget your life jacket while you are out enjoying your kayak or canoe... It's them perfect time of year to paddle with all the beauty of the season!

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fishing, nature photography, target shooting or mountain biking?  Get Outdoors PA is a way for you and your whole family to learn or advance these recreation activities through active, outside, fun  programs. There is something for everyone year around so keep an eye on the calendar.  If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.




Bike Harrisburg gets bikes out with style!


Find a bike event near you during the month of May - National Bike month.  Look for opportunities to ride your bike on the roads, trails or just plain off-road.  Get your bike tuned up and ready for action, or dress it up for fun!  Bike Harrisburg has many events on a weekly basis in the southeast of PA - join them for one! 


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