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Wilds Race Day Details


Wilds Mountain Fest Race Day Details


Bib pickup & directions

The Call of the Wilds Mountain Fest starts and finishes at the Little Pine State Park in Waterville, PA, the heart of the Pennsylvania Wilds.
4205 Little Pine Creek Road, Waterville, PA 17776.

From the south, take US 220 to the Pine Creek Exit near Jersey Shore. Take PA 44 north 11 miles to Waterville, then turn right onto SR 4001 and go four miles to the park.

From the northwest, take PA 120 south to the village of Hyner. Turn left onto Hyner Mountain Road. Take PA 44 south to Waterville and turn left onto SR 4001.

From the north and northeast, take US 6 to Wellsboro, then PA 287 south to English Center and SR 4001 to the park.


start times

50K: 6 am start

25K: 9 am start

Both of the Wilds races start at the Little Pine State Park. Bib pickup for the 50k begins at 5 am, for the 25k at 7:30 am. Bib pickup is at the main pavilion. Please be sure to head up to the start line at the park entrance at least 15 minutes before your race begins.



Waterville Tavern — 10783 North Route 44, Waterville, PA 17776 (570) 753-5970
Lodging, restaurant & bar, 4 miles from the Wilds start/finish
Nestled in the mountains between Big Pine Creek and Little Pine Creek and a stones throw away from the PA Rails to Trails, the Waterville Tavern is family oriented and offers a casual atmosphere. They operate a great restaurant and bar, with lodging now available as well.

Happy Acres Resort — 3332 Little Pine Creek Rd., Waterville, PA (570) 753-8000
Cabins, camping, restaurant, and lounge, 2 miles from the Wilds start/finish
Happy Acres Resort offers a variety of camping options and cabin rentals that sleep from 4 to 25 people. The onsite Happy Acres Restaurant and Wildlife Lounge is a family style restaurant with a full menu, the Happy (general) Store and has an ice cream parlor along with groceries and gift items.

Little Pine State Park Campground — (570) 753-6000
Yurts & cottage rentals, camping & group sites, directly across the street from the start/finish

McConnell’s Country Store — 10853 Route 44 North, Waterville, PA 17776 (570) 753-5072
Fuel, snacks, deli, and supplies, 4 miles from the Wilds start/finish