The Great Outdoors
Whether you like to race cars, watch car races or just read about them, check out our resources.
Beachcombing and Shore Walking
Beachcombing and shore walking are water sports you can engage in without knowing how to swim and without getting too wet.
Look here for local bicycling groups and events. Explore books and websites for bicycle racing, travels and trails.
Whether you're an avid birder hiking to remote jungles or just someone who wants to attract more birds to your garden, we've got books and online resources for both.
Whether your idea of camping is roughing it alone in a tent or hooking up your RV at a popular camping resort, we've got guidebooks and web resources to fit your needs.
Explore some of the caves in Western Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania isn't really a climber's destination but you can read all about other people's treks into the Himalayas and Alps. Or you can climb a wall locally...
Here are some print and web resources for the 59,916 anglers in Allegheny County.
We have loads of print and online resources for the gardener who wants to get down and dirty in the yard. You can't get much closer to the outdoors than that!
Hiking & Backpacking
How can you live in Western Pennsylvania and not go hiking in the Laurel Highlands? Check our resources for ideas for your next outing.
Horsemanship & Horses
Books on caring for horses, horse history and breeds, and links to horse resources in the Pittsburgh area.
Hunting, Trapping & Shooting
Read about hunters, learn to trap and shoot, or meet up with other hunters in the Pittsburgh region.
News & Magazines
Check out the latest local news.
From Venture Outdoors to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, there's an organization that will fit your needs and get you outdoors.
Take your love of grilling and barbecuing to the trail or campground. Leave the gas grill at home and build your own fire.
Parks & Forests
Check out our videos on local state parks or pick up a book on the National Park movement.
Get off the treadmill (or the couch!) and onto the trails. Try some cross-country runs, ultra-marathons or trail-running. We've got lots of books for beginners!
Whether you want to bike the Great Allegheny Passage or hike the Laurel Highlands Trail, we have print and online resources to help you find your way.
We've got guide books, training books and memoirs to inspire you to walk around the block or across the continent.
Whether you like to swim and get completely wet, or paddle and get partially wet, or boat and stay relatively dry, we've got the book for you.
Wildlife & Wildflowers
Learn about the natural world around you when you are out on the trail.