Links American Hiking Society

Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national organization that promotes and protects foot trails, their surrounding natural areas, and the hiking experience. As the national voice for hikers, American Hiking Society recognizes that foot trails and hiking are essential to connect people with nature, conserve open space, provide biological corridors for diverse plants and wildlife, and for the health of Americans and our natural environment. We represent millions of hikers who are committed to beautiful places to hike and believe that the preservation of hiking trails and their environments is important and a worthwhile legacy to leave future generations.

American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, builds public and private partnerships, supports volunteer stewardship, and provides critical resources to help plan, fund, and develop trails. We also provide resources to the public about how and where to hike and are committed to increasing the participation and enjoyment of hiking by everyone. Arbor Day Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization. A million members, donors, and partners support our programs to make our world greener and healthier. Explore PA Trails

Welcome to Pennsylvania’s community resource for searching, discovering, and sharing trail information statewide Get Outdoors PA

Get Outdoors PA strives to connect citizens with outdoor recreation activities to increase their appreciation and active use of parks, forests and public spaces while imparting a message of environmental stewardship and healthy living.

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Keystone Trails Association

The Keystone Trails Association, is a volunteer-directed, public service organization is a federation of membership organizations and individuals dedicated to providing, preserving, protecting and promoting recreational hiking trails and hiking opportunities in Pennsylvania, and to representing and advocating the interests and concerns of the Pennsylvania hiking community. Map My Hike

As a product of the Under Armour Connected Fitness Business Unit, the MapMyFitness suite of mobile apps and websites continues to build the world’s largest digital fitness community by providing interactive tools to make fitness social, simple and rewarding. PA Bow Hunters Assoc.
  The Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival Committee is a 501-C-4 non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of archery and bow hunting and the support of charitable and service organizations. PA DCNR Site

Established on July 1, 1995, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is charged with maintaining and preserving the 120 state parks; managing the 2.2 million acres of state forest land; providing information on the state's ecological and geologic resources; and establishing community conservation partnerships with grants and technical assistance to benefit rivers, trails, greenways, local parks and recreation, regional heritage parks, open space and natural areas. PA Fish & Boat Commission
  The mission of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is to protect, conserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources and provide fishing and boating opportunities. PA Game Commission

Mission: To manage Pennsylvania's wild birds, wild mammals, and their habitats for current and future generations through our vision to be the leader among wildlife agencies, and champion of all wildlife resources and Pennsylvania's hunting and trapping heritage. PA Outdoor Life
  WNEP's weekly outdoor news magazine show, featuring PA's people places and things Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation,

The  a nonprofitthat supports Pennsylvania’s 120 state parks and 2.2 million acres of forest by coordinating volunteers, activities and donations to encourage recreation, healthier life styles, education, and natural/cultural resources. Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation helps maximize the economic and environmental benefits from our parks and forests. Founded in 1999, Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation has 34 chapters. Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, Inc

Founded in 1935, the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) is the principal state organization promoting quality recreation and park training, networking, and leadership opportunities for those working and volunteering in the field. Members include professionals who manage municipal recreation and park systems and state parks, therapeutic recreation specialists and activity coordinators at health care institutions, college and university professors and students, staff of privately-operated recreation facilities, and citizen members of recreation and park boards and commissions in communities across the Commonwealth. PRPS is a non-profit, 501.c.3 membership association with over 1,700 members statewide. Pocket Ranger

Created in alliance with and approved by Pennsylvania State Parks & Forests and Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation.

Plan your adventure through Pennsylvania’s broad tapestry of natural scenery with this FREE mobile app—the only official app for Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests that allows you to access the most up-to-date park information such as upcoming events, weather conditions and safety alert communications, while you experience the outdoors. Choose a park to visit by location or by activity, such as camping or fishing. Pocono Mountain Visitors Bur.

The four-county region is famous for its resorts, natural scenic beauty, 150 lakes including Lake Wallenpaupack, and quaint, historic towns. The varied landscape inspires a range of experiences, from the private and peaceful to the bold and exhilarating. Inns and spas promote restful mountain moments while waterparks and adventure courses, offer excitement around every turn. Stay, explore, and discover why Life's Greater in the Pocono Mountains!