One of the most distinctive places to explore in Pennsylvania is Erie Bluffs State Park. Located west of the City of Erie, the park sits along more than a mile of lakefront near Lake City, west of the mouth of Elk Creek and north of PA Route 5.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading A quick escape into the Pennsylvania wilds
One of the most wonderful trail additions in western Pennsylvania has been the Great Allegheny Passage which runs 150 miles between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Md., where it joins the C&O Canal Towpath and continues to Washington, D.C.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading A scenic trail from Pittsburgh to D.C.
Sometimes winter brings surprises. Some are massive, like a burying storm; and some are almost unnoticed, like an unexpected bird on a branch. Now is the season to look for the Eastern Bluebird, whose flash of color can be as brilliant as a winter sky after a big snow or as delightful as…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Bring on the winter blues
Although colder temperatures and snow are upon us, there are still many things to do and places to see in our beautiful western Pennsylvania landscape. One is the 284-​acre Helen B. Katz Natural Area near Meadville in Crawford County.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Preserving a piece of the French Creek Watershed
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