Outdoor recreation and activity helps connect people to the outdoors through pursuits such as hiking, cycling, camping, kayaking, photography and organized sports.
Participating in outdoor recreation and outdoor activities provides opportunities to:
- Better connect to the outdoors.
- Grow in appreciation for the protection of our natural places.
- Contribute to overall health and wellness.
- Engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intense physical activity each week.
To learn more about opportunities to engage in outdoor recreation and outdoor activity or to learn more about the health benefits, visit:
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Physical Activity
Physical Activity Basics | Physical Activity | CDC
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