August 4 Weekly PA Wilds News Digest

August 4, 2023 Weekly Digest: Recent News from the PA Wilds

The PA Wilds Weekly Digest is a roundup of news articles about the PA Wilds, the region’s public lands and its Landscapes and Journeys that have been published over the past week.

Note: some of the news websites may have paywalls that prevent you from reading their content.


Enjoy this week’s PA Wilds News Clips below. In the media coverage, some media outlets are already running the news about their local 2023 PA Wilds Champion Awards winners. The PA Wilds as a region is also getting some coverage nationwide, as the famous Eastern States 100 race goes through the area.
On the PA Wilds Center and blogs, you can find the official 2023 PA Wilds Champion Awards and Dinner press release, complete with photos and info about the event and the winners. There is even a video photo slideshow (about 2.5 minutes) with great shots of the event.


Running 100 miles with Big Foot lurking – the Rotherham Advertiser
“But the hairy, human-like Sasquatch will be the least of Ben Hall’s problems when he embarks on an incredible 103-mile race through the Pennsylvania Wilds wilderness. Or Big Foot country, as it is known to some.”
Parks, forests, rivers
Allegheny National Forest
Hyner View State Park
Allegheny River
Chapman State Park
Cherry Springs State Park
Clarion River
Colton Point State Park
Cook Forest State Park
Elk State Park
Hyner Run State Park
Upcoming programs at Little Pine, Hyner Run – Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Hyner View State Park
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Kinzua Half Marathon & 5k – The Daily Press
Programs at Kinzua Bridge State Park – The Courier Express
Leonard Harrison State Park
Little Pine State Park
Lyman Run State Park
Parker Dam State Park
Tiadaghton State Forest
Landscapes and Journeys
Elk Country
KECA holds Elk Calling Contest – The Daily Press
Pine Creek Valley / PA Grand Canyon

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