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Being Good Stewards of our Region's Unique Character
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Wilds
More about the PA Wilds Center
Buy a PA Wilds Gift Card
Those wishing to support small businesses in the Pennsylvania Wilds region now have a new tool to do so. People from anywhere can now make sure their dollars stay within the region by purchasing the new Shop the PA Wilds digital community gift card for friends, family or even coworkers.
Nominate a Champion
Each year the PA Wilds Center recognizes individuals, groups, and businesses that have made significant contributions to help grow and sustainably develop the outdoor recreation economy and nature tourism in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Do you know someone deserving? Nominate them today!
PA Wilds Big Idea Contest
In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in the Allegheny National Forest & Surrounds landscape — including Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean, or Warren County — to apply to win $50K in the the PA Wilds Big Idea Contest.