Search and Rescue


The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is the primary coordinator for search-and-rescue efforts on state forest and state park lands within the commonwealth. This web site provides search-and-rescue information and promotes outdoor safety to help ensure visitors have safe and enjoyable experiences.


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Volunteers

Find out how you can get involved.

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Staying Safe in the Forest

A little preplanning can go a long way in preventing a search effort.

 

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Search and Rescue Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most common questions about search and rescue.

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Pennsylvania Search and Rescue Council

Discover the latest information on search and rescue teams in the state.

 

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Pennsylvania Civil Air Patrol

Find out more about the Civil Air Patrol and their involvement in Search and Rescue.

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National Association for Search and Rescue

Get the most up to date information on search and rescue at the national level.

 

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County Emergency Management Coordinators

Find out who the Emergency Management Coordinator is in your area.

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Search and Rescue in the News

Check out the latest search and rescue news here.

 

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Mission Report Form

The official report form for Search and Rescue Team members.