The “Pennsylvania Wilds” area offers many getaways to nearby state parks and forests. The lodges are close to the Quehanna hiking trail and plateau, Allegheny National Forest, and many walking, biking and cross country ski trails, as well as many beautiful creeks for canoeing, fishing, hunting, bird watching and wildlife viewing. At Medix Run Lodges there is no shortage of things to do.
Other activities, such as antique shopping, winery tours, distilleries, breweries, golf courses, PA Amish country, craft stores, fairs and festivals, backcountry towns, can all be a part of your stay with us. Drive through the scenic Elk Corridor, visit the Wellsboro (PA Grand Canyon) and the Kinzua Bridge State Park, or see the big “virgin” timbers of Heart’s Content or Cook Forest. View the eagles at the George B. Stevenson Dam, drive or bike along Caledonia Pike and other country roads. Enjoy short jaunts or daylong tours, then come back to a quiet, comfortable and relaxing lodge at the end of your day.
We are immensely grateful to the Glenn-Ruth Mengle Foundation, headquartered in the heart of Dubois, PA, for their invaluable sponsorship of this extraordinary retreat. As a Non-Profit organization, their unwavering commitment to giving has positively impacted countless lives, with a strong emphasis on education, health, children, and social services.
Since its establishment in 1956, the Glenn-Ruth Mengle Foundation has been a beacon of hope and support within our community. Their dedication to fostering a brighter future is truly commendable. Through their generous contributions, they have not only provided vital resources but have also inspired individuals to dream big and pursue their goals.
This retreat, made possible by the Glenn-Ruth Mengle Foundation, signifies their unwavering belief in the transformative power of community engagement and personal growth. By recognizing the importance of education, they empower individuals to unlock their full potential and create a positive ripple effect in society.
On behalf of all the participants, organizers, and beneficiaries of this retreat, we extend our deepest gratitude to the Glenn-Ruth Mengle Foundation. Their selfless efforts and commitment to philanthropy continue to uplift and shape the lives of countless individuals, leaving an indelible mark of kindness and compassion. Thank you for being an invaluable source of inspiration and for making a difference that truly matters.
Elk Scenic Corridor
Quehanna Hiking Trail
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Stay at the lodge
Thanks to the Mengle Foundation all expenses for the trip are paid, You do have to provide your own Transportation to the lodge, but there is no fees besides a Refundable Deposit to reserve your spot
YES! We actually recommend making this a couples retreat. The healing power of nature isn't just for Veterans.
Our mission at Pennsylvania Outdoor Veterans, Inc is to enhance and promote the healing of the physical and emotional well being of our combat veterans while connecting with nature and the great outdoors.
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