PPFF issues joint statement with PA Recreation & Park Society on the importance of parks and greenspaces during challenging times

April 2, 2020

Marci Mowery, President                                                                 ...

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Special Edition Newsletter – From the Desk of the President

April 1, 2020

On April 1st, PPFF provided an update on our activities (and lack thereof) during this period of enforced quiet. The newsletter contains an excerpt of the Forest Bathing fact sheet that we produced several years...

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Family Fun on a Quiet Day

March 18, 2020

If you’re dreaming of visits to Pennsylvania state parks to come, let your creativity blossom with the free, downloadable Art in the Park coloring book. Get yours here! And don’t forget our My DCNR Ranger...

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3/16/20: Park/Forest Closures Message from DCNR

March 17, 2020

The public can access trails, lakes, roads, and parking for passive and dispersed recreation, such as hiking; however, all facilities at state parks and forests in Pennsylvania will be closed for 14 days effective Tuesday,...

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State Parks and Forests Events Cancelled

March 13, 2020

DCNR has made the difficult decision to cancel ALL events and activities in the state parks and forests through the end of April 2020. Read the Department’s press release here.

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