Pennsylvania Statewide Outdoor Recreation Lizard Map

Your Gateway to PA Outdoor Adventure Statewide

The statewide Pennsylvania Map that every outdoor enthusiast has dreamed of has arrived.


115 Rail Trails and Bikeways
30 Long Distance Hiking Trails
124 State Parks
20 State Forests
53 Mountain Bike Destinations
17 Water Trails and Whitewater Destinations
24 Ski Areas

Discover the beauty of Pennsylvania's great outdoors with the all-new PA Statewide Outdoor Recreation Map from Purple Lizard!

This map is curated especially for outdoor enthusiasts and highlights the vast array of public land resources managed by Pennsylvania State and National Forests, Recreation Areas, Wild and Natural Areas, State Game Lands, and public lakes managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Army Corps of Engineers.  

This map is the first of its kind for Pennsylvania: a big-picture planning tool that showcases the extraordinary wealth of Pennsylvania outdoor recreation assets. With a scale of 1 inch = 7 miles this map provides a perspective of the state that will inspire countless adventures. Designed to withstand the rigors of your travels, all Lizard Maps are 24 x 36 inches, printed on both sides on a durable, waterproof material, ensuring they can handle whatever Mother Nature throws your way.

"My wife loves riding as many different rail trails as we can find, this map makes it easy for us to find them all without relying on an app. It’s perfect for our adventures!" - Greg in PA

Most Comprehensive Statewide Map of its Kind

This map showcases the connectivity of public lands and recreational resources making it an essential tool to explore the State. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Lizard Map without those little lizards, so look for the friendly Purple Lizards on the map—these little icons mark some of our favorite places, noteworthy spots, and interesting tidbits which make every Lizard Map a treasure map of sorts!

"We got ours and spent last night reminiscing about the places we’ve gone and plotting trips to the places we’ve yet to go." -Dave in PA

Explore Pennsylvania Outdoor Recreation with Confidence

The detailed index and legend will help you plan your trips. We include information such as the length and surface of the longer Rail Trails, the routes of the premier long distance hiking trails, and a comprehensive list of State Parks and Forests to help you plan your Pennsylvania adventures.

"Excellent work! The detail is second to none!" - Tony in PA 

Produced in Partnership

To bring this pioneering project to you, Purple Lizard Maps partnered with Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC).

PEC is a leading Pennsylvania environmental advocacy and stewardship organization that has been a driving force behind the conservation of the Keystone State's naturaltreasures.

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF) provided additional support for the project. PPFF provides a voice for PA's 124 State Parks and 2.2 million acres of public State Forest land.

Pennsylvania's Wealth of Public Land

With a total landmass of 29.4 million acres, Pennsylvania offers a vast outdoor playground - with over 4.5 million acres of accessible public land. PA offers over 2.2 million acres of State Forest, 300,000 acres of State Parks, 1.5 million acres of State Game Lands, and 500,000 acres of the Allegheny National Forest plus many county and town parks.

Want to know more?  Read our blog about this map here.

More Adventures Await

Ready to take your PA adventures deeper? Check out all of Purple Lizard's PA Maps offering detailed trail maps of some of the most popular outdoor destinations in the state. The PA Statewide Outdoor Recreation Lizard Map and the rest of the maps included in the PA Adventure Pack are a winning combination.

Product Type : Maps