Events

April 2017

Saturday, April 1

Opening Day of Trout Fishing

Catch dinner from the park’s trout stocked waters with a fishing license and a trout stamp. No license is required if under the age of 16. If fishing from a...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

Join us as we offer Watershed Education (WE), an award winning, Pennsylvania specific curriculum for grades 6-12. This program connects the students with...

Morning Bird Walk

Wake up to experience an unpredictable morning of bird watching! Become acquainted with the winged migrants that pass through Bald Eagle State Park. These...

Spring Into Action Volunteer Work Day

Spring into action and kick-off our first volunteer day of the season by helping to get the mansion area ready for spring. We need volunteers to help us...

Volunteer Trail Clean-up

If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. All trail clean ups meet at 9:00am...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate.

Trail Work Day

We have one of the most extensive trail systems in PA State Parks that are maintained by volunteers like you! Come join our annual "Spring Thaw" trail work...

Volunteer Day at Jacobsburg

Join us as we help protect the beauty and ecological significance of Jacobsburg and the Bushkill Creek Watershed! Projects will include a riparian buffer...

Film and Fun: Extreme Weather

Be a meteorologist for a day! Join the Park Naturalists at the TREC for a day of learning and fun activities to coordinate with our new movie: Extreme...

Build Your Own Bird Box

As the spring season approaches, your backyard birds are thinking about building a home and raising a family. Evan Mann, local birder and Friends’ member,...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Spring Salamanders and Frogs

Join us to experience the mysteries and wonders of a forest pool. Before exploring, we’ll learn about some of the amphibians you will be searching...

Blue Bird Bonanza

Do you love blue birds? Are you interested in other cavity-nesters? Would you like to learn more about cavity-nesting birds and how to attract them? If you...

Weather Lore

Have you ever heard someone say, “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight”? Or that you can predict the harshness of winter by looking at caterpillars? Humans...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Skydance of the Timberdoodle

On Saturday, April 1nd, at 7:00 pm, Greenwood Furnace State Park will be presenting a free program on one of the most bizarre and unknown native birds in...

Star Party with Chesmont Astronomical Society

Join your neighbors at the lower parking lot at Marsh Creek State Park in Eagle, Chester County for an exciting evening exploring the wonders of the...

Wild & Wacky Woodcock

Discover the springtime ritual of the American woodcock during this short, evening hike. We will talk about the natural history of this strange, little...

Woodcock Walk

Join us for a gentle walk to find out about these mysterious migratory birds. Keep an eye and ear open along the way for any birds performing an evening sky...

Sunday, April 2

Go Fish

With the fish day of fishing season in our grasps, everyone has fish on the brain! Come learn some of the common fish species that inhabit Pennsylvania’s...

Dog Walk

Explore the park with your furry best friend. Dogs must be on-leash. Two dog limit handled by adult hiker. Medium difficulty - approx. 2 miles.

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Nature Journaling

Enjoy nature journaling activity during the first sunday of the month Nolde Mansion Open House event. Come anytime 1-4pm. Volunteer master naturalists, Pat...

Nolde Mansion Open House

See the Nolde Forest EEC and Nolde family story in video, take a self-guided tour of the mansion, and enjoy a special event. The property was once the home...

4H Heritage Club

This 4H club was started by kids who are interested in local history and enjoy doing heritage crafts. Any youth age 8-18 can join 4H. Heritage Club is a...

Sounds of Nature

Enjoy and imitate the music of nature. Experiment with seeds, stems, natural and recycled materials to create sounds of your own. Dress for the weather. ...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Monday, April 3

Books and Boots

Join our staff for a morning of mind exercising book discussion, followed by a body-exercising walk in Nolde Forest. Books are selected by the group. Bring...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Get Moving Monday - Guided Hike

Hike the trails with a Nolde educator. Trekking poles will be available to borrow. Each hike will explore different trails.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Friends of Beltzville:  Garden Days  - Connect With Nature

Friends of Beltzville: Garden Days - Connect With Nature Monday April 3, 2017 - Meet at the EIC @ 5:30pm The Friends have created a new...

Hound Hike

Along the trail, hikers will learn how to keep pets safe when hiking. During the program, dogs will be able to socialize and get quality exercise outdoors. ...

Friends of Beltzville General Meeting

Friends of Beltzville General Meeting Monthly meeting for our volunteer group "Friends of Beltzville State Park" All are welcome, come and check out what...

Tuesday, April 4

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Tuesday Trails

Get moving after work with a brisk hike at Jacobsburg! These guided monthly hikes are 2 to 2.5 miles over uneven terrain. Dogs are welcome to hike on a...

Wednesday, April 5

Spring Bird Walk Series

Wake up to experience an unpredictable morning of bird watching! Become acquainted with the winged migrants that pass through Bald Eagle State Park. These...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Afternoon Mill Race Walk

Meet at the Entertainment Pavilion to Celebrate National Walking Day! Join Little Buffalo State Park on Wednesday, April 5th at 3:30pm. for a short walk on...

Friend's of Nolde Forest Meeting

Help protect Nolde Forest with time, talent, or financial support by becoming a member of the Friend's of Nolde Forest. Always seeking new members! Monthly...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Thursday, April 6

Stories of Spring

Story time followed by a nature walk, craft, and play time in the Nature Discovery Area. Learn about plants and animals in the spring forest. Registration...

Brunch with the Birds

Come to the park office to learn about winter birds and bird-feeding while you enjoy a mid-morning snack. Then join the park naturalist outside to see who’s...

Spring Homeschool Day

Bald Eagle State Park and Penn State’s Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (RPTM) 356 class have teamed together to provide a day of fun and learning at...

Friends Of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

WALKING GROUP These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Friends of Nockamixon State Park - Monthly Meetings

Friends Meetings Come join the Friends for their monthly meeting at the Environmental Education Center. Learn about projects the Friends are working on and...

Friday, April 7

Nature Story Time

Bring your children to the park for some fun nature learning! Children will enjoy a story, participate in a game, activity, or demonstration, and make a neat...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Fantastic Beasts Camp ages 9-12 Penn's Adventurers

Fridays March 24, 31 & April 7 Drop off at 3:30pm / Pick up 6:00pm For ages 9-12 years Real creatures are just as fantastic as the magical ones created by...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Hike at High Bridge

Join us for the first hike of the season ! We'll be kicking off the spring season with our first Hike at High Bridge Trail. The hike is a relatively easy...

Family Night - Frog Find and Salameander

Do you know what an amphibian is? Discover what makes this group of animals and the vernal ponds that they depend on unique. Vernal ponds are temporary...

Creating Habitat for Wildlife: Wood Duck Boxes

Learn how to create suitable habitat for Wood Ducks. Join Patrick Snickles, Wildlife Education Supervisor for the PA Game Commission, for a short discussion...

Presque Isle After Dark: Long Pond Trail

Meet the Park Naturalists for a hike on Long Pond Trail. Meet at the East Pier Parking Lot for this 2 mile hike. Learn about nocturnal wildlife, search the...

Saturday, April 8

Vernal Pools

This unique habitat is important for many species found in the state of Pennsylvania. Many of these species are indicators of a healthy ecosystem. Join us to...

Bring A Friend Bass Tournament

Bring A Friend Tournament Trail is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake. For more information, please contact Jill Dunn at (717) 697-7393.

BioBlitz 2017!

Have you ever participated in a BioBlitz? A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a...

Mentoured Youth Trout Fishing Program

More information can be found at: http://www.fishandboat.com/Fish/FishingRegulations/Pages/MentoredYouthProgram.aspx

Photography Workshop: Capturing Wildife Images

Learn wildlife and outdoor photography tips from one of the most talented amateur photographers in the Pennsylvania Wilds area. Bill Potter will teach a...

Project Wild Teacher Workshop

Project WILD, a wildlife-focused conservation education program, is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education curriculum among...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

Presque Isle Naturalists are bringing back a favorite! Watershed Education for teachers is exciting, informative and important. There are many current...

2017 Annual Volunteer Day

Volunteers will be cutting vines, raking leaves, placing mulch and other springtime projects to ready the park for the upcoming season.

Annual Spring Clean-Up

Ryerson Station State Park is holding their annual Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm. Volunteers are needed! Help clean...

Delaware Canal Clean-up Day

Please help the Friends of the Delaware Canal (FODC) clean up litter in the park! All 58.9 miles of the Canal are ready and waiting for the Friends’ annual...

Spring Clean Up Day

Help to keep Bald Eagle State Park the gem of Centre County! Team up with the park naturalist and other volunteers for a day of park beautification and...

Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 8, 2017 at 10 am for children 1-10 years old. Easter Egg Hunt started at 11:00 am. Pre-registration is $5per child or $10 per...

Fly Fishing Instructional Workshop

This is a free event open to the public with casting instructions for beginners provided by Caldwell Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Pennsylvania Sea...

From Eggs to Legs: An Amphibian's Tale

Join us as we hike to the vernal pools and explore the life of amphibians. Discover the diverse species at Wildflower Reserve and how they benefit the world...

Making Herbal Medicinals:  An Intro to Preparing & Blending Teas

Explore prep methods, taste and herbal sources. Discuss uses beyond the everyday tea mug and provide recipes. Participants will make their own custom...

"Take a Break" Hike

Take a break from your taxes and head for the hills of Salt Springs Park. We’ll tackle a 3-mile moderately difficult loop. Dress for the weather, and bring...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Finding Your Inner Child: Adult Salamander Walk

Remember the fun you had as a kids looking for salamanders, snakes, and turtles as a kid? In this program , you will have the opportunity to relive the days...

Making Herbal Medicinals:  An Intro to Tincturing

Tincturing herbs ensures availability of medicinals any time of the year. Learn this technique and leave with a preparation for home use. $30 per person...

Spring Wildflower Walk

The Friends of Pinchot State Park is sponsoring a Spring Wildflower Walk (ages 10 and up). Wildflower enthusiast, Pat Sabold, will identify the spring...

Take Me Out to Greenwood Furnace VIntage Base Ball Event

On Saturday, April 8th, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Greenwood Furnace State Park and students from the Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management 356 class at Penn...

The Beauty of Botany Series

Dr. Susan Munch will present seasonal botany topics during a forest walk for hands-on indentification. These programs are most suitable for adults. See...

Wild Edibles!

Little Buffalo is happy to announce a special programming event on Saturday, April 8th, 2017. Guest Speaker Debbie Naha will be sharing her expertise on...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Experience A Spring Night

Join us to experience the mysteries and wonders of a forest pool. Before exploring, we’ll learn about some of the amphibians you will be searching for. ...

FULL Tumblin' Timberdoodles

This program is full. Register to be placed on the waiting list. Saturday, April 8 7:30 PM Meet: Park Office Registration required. Every spring the...

Sunday, April 9

Predators of the Sky

Pennsylvania is home to many species of predatory birds. This informative program will teach you how to identify PA raptor species as well as learn some fun...

Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

Presque Isle Naturalists are bringing back a favorite! Watershed Education for teachers is exciting, informative and important. There are many current...

Hike: Raptors Along the Delaware #2

***Registration is required for this program; please click the green "register" button & fill out required fields*** Program Location: Riegelsville Fish and...

Native Plant Garden Clean Up (Volunteer Event)

We need your help! Raccoon Creek State Park has two native plant gardens that are primarily maintained by volunteers. Join us as we pull weeds and make these...

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

Canceled: College Volunteer Day

** This event has been canceled. Please join us to volunteer on Earth Day, April 22nd at 1pm!** Kings Gap needs help with general cleanup! College...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Native Plant Garden Clean Up (Volunteer Event)

We need your help! Raccoon Creek State Park has two native plant gardens that are primarily maintained by volunteers. Join us as we pull weeds and make these...

Tiny Homes: Exploring Microhabitats

Microhabitats, or small places that animals call home, are often overlooked. Yet these areas are abundant in life and fascinating to explore. Slowing down to...

Volunteer Workday

If you and/or your group are available for a service project, join the Nolde staff for an outdoor clean-up and project day. All abilities welcome and all...

Weather Wisdom and Kite Flying

Join the park naturalist for a GREAT family afternoon learning fun facts about weather and how it helps to fly kites. We will make & fly kites while enjoying...

Cowans Gap 5K Run/Walk

Bring out the family and join the Friends of Cowans Gap for a run/walk through the park ! For more information and to register online visit www.cowansgap.org

Lecture and Reception with Author Andrea Wulf

APRIL 9 Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) will host New York Times bestselling author Andrea Wulf on Sunday, April 9 at 2 PM at the park’s visitor...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Monday, April 10

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Get Moving Monday - Guided Hike

Hike the trails with a Nolde educator. Trekking poles will be available to borrow. Each hike will explore different trails.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Hound Hike

Along the trail, hikers will learn how to keep pets safe when hiking. During the program, dogs will be able to socialize and get quality exercise outdoors. ...

Public meeting

Public meeting to discuss the upcoming season at Shikellamy State Park

Bartramian Audubon Meeting: "Putting People, Planet and Plumage First"

Slippery Rock University professor Dr. Julie Snow will offer a presentation about “Rock Roast,” a non-profit coffee company she created in 2014 in...

Tuesday, April 11

Weekly Hike

We will kick off our seasonal programming with a hike on the trails of Ryerson Station State Park on Tuesday, April 11 at 9:00 AM. Each week during the...

Homeschool Hike:  Exploring Vernal Pools

Meet at 10:00am at the Environmental Interpretative Center. Registration is required for this program. Students ages 7 to 13 are encouraged to join us for...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Wednesday, April 12

Hiking Series #1

TRAIL: State Game Lands 141 Tank Hollow LENGTH: 3½ miles TERRAIN: more difficult MEET: SGL 141 parking lot on Behrens road, off PA-903 between...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Thursday, April 13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tower Tour!

Grab your family and join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Head Dam Operator, Josh Dinko for a tour of the Beltzville Lake's Dam Tower & Visitor Rotunda. You...

WILD in the City:  Peregrine Falcons Educator Workshop

Join the PA Game Commission, Department of Environmental Protection, and ZOOAmerica North American Wildlife Park for a FREE workshop to explore the successes...

Stories of Spring

Story time followed by a nature walk, craft, and play time in the Nature Discovery Area. Learn about plants and animals in the spring forest. Registration...

Homeschool Day: Caring for Our Earth

Homeschool and cyber school children in grades K-6 will discover ways to protect the Earth through stories, games, and hands-on activities. This program is...

Vernal Views

Homeschool Field Day: Vernal Views Students ages 7 to 13 are encouraged to join us for this morning a field. Emphasis will be on...

Friends Of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

WALKING GROUP These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

All the Romance of Fly Fishing

All the Romance of Fly Fishing: Reflections on the How and Why of the Line, Leader, and Fly Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 PM Meet: Park Office Registration...

Spring Flight of the Timber-Doodle

Meet at the park amphitheater on April 13th @ 7:15 PM as we learn about this bird otherwise known as the woodcock. Towards dusk, we will take a short, easy...

Spring is in the Air!

Join Angela Lambert, Environmental Education Specialist, as we search the spring twilight eve for the courtship sky dance of these most peculiar birds, the...

Friday, April 14

Penn Central Bassmasters Bass Tournament

Penn Central Bassmasters is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake. For additional information, please contact Lloyd Conway at (717) 432-7819.

Point State Park Fountain Start-Up

Nothing says spring like the Fountain at Point State Park running again! The Fountain at Point State Park will resume normal operations for this coming...

"Springtime Stroll" Wonder Walk

Are you looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors with the kids during their spring break? Do you have holiday visitors who want something fun to do locally?...

Nature Story Time

Bring your children to the park for some fun nature learning! Children will enjoy a story, participate in a game, activity, or demonstration, and make a neat...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Animal Adaptations - Camouflage

Camouflage is an important strategy animal use to survive. Discover how protective coloration helps them to avoid detection by predators or prey. This is a...

Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over to the park for a fun family Easter Egg Hunt! The egg hunt and other Easter-y activities will be from 1-2pm at the Education Center. Bring your...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Ricketts Ghost Town Walk

Discover where the town of Ricketts used to stand and learn some history along the way. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Beautiful Blooms

View some of spring’s early wildflowers on the Linn Run side of Forbes State Forest during a moderate, 1-2 mile hike on Grove Run Trail and Linn Run...

Friday Sunset Hike

Enjoy the beautiful sunset on this free Friday Evening Hike. This hike is about 2 hours and 2 - 2.5 miles on uneven terrain. Bring sturdy shoes, water, and...

Antarctic Odyssey

Dr. Steve Rannels retraces some of the path of Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic 1915 journey on its centenary year. The natural history is breathtaking -...

Saturday, April 15

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Spring Peeps

Come celebrate Easter at the Elk Country Visitor Center with an educational program on spring peeps! This educational program is dedicated to young birds and...

First Day of Trout Angler Feed

Friends of Keystone State Park will host their annual angler feed. We will be set up at Northwest Boat Rental, near the boat launch, selling hot food, baked...

First Day of Trout

Join the Park Naturalists and the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie to learn about trout fishing at the East Water Works Pond. Bring the little ones and the whole family...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate.

Fish Identification

What kinds of fish are in Little Pine Lake? Do you know how to identify them? If you are not sure, join the park naturalist to learn what to look for to...

Saturday Morning Stroll

Get out and explore the trails of Bald Eagle State Park with the park naturalist! Topics of discussion could include, but are not limited to birds, trees,...

Fish Frenzy

Today is a special day for those who like to fish—it’s the first day of trout season! Though Glendale Lake is not a trout lake, it is home to many other...

Fishing Pole and Tackle Loaner

For the opening day of trout season, Bendigo State Park will be loaning poles and tackle! Don’t know how to fish? We’ll give you some pointers as well. If...

Fishmas Day

Celebrate the opening day of trout season with fun and fishy activities at Sinnemahoning State Park on Saturday, April 15 from 12:00 to 3:00 PM. This...

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

Laser Philadelphia Championship Regatta Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

Eagle Watch

Join the park naturalist at the eagle watch area to learn about this magnificent bird of prey and observe eagles in the nest. The eagle watch area is located...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Pinchot Park Lions Club is holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Quaker Race Day Use area. Children through age 12 can participate. The age groups...

Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over to the park for our annual Spring Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Friends of Prince Gallitzin State Park! Children ages 12 and under are...

Educational Eagle Film and Open ELC

Come on out to the ELC for an educational film and an open house! The park naturalist will be on hand to showcase the exhibits and to answer questions. We...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Happy Saturday Hike

This hike will provide nice views of the lake, forest valley, and fields. Come join us for a 2-3 mile moderately challenging hike. We will be going out on...

Spring Wildflower Walk

The Friends of Pinchot State Park is sponsoring a Spring Wildflower Walk (ages 10 and up). Wildflower enthusiast, Pat Sabold, will identify the spring...

Eagle Watch

Join the park naturalist at the eagle watch area to learn about this magnificent bird of prey and observe eagles in the nest. The eagle watch area is located...

Bald Eagles of Pennsylvania

Discover the status of Pennsylvania’s bald eagle population and the impressive conservation efforts that helped our national symbol to recover. Cecil...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Signs of Spring Hike

Looking for a way to beat the winter doldrums? Join us as we search for wildflowers, new plant growth, migrating birds and other signs of spring. Be prepared...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Sunset Stroll

Join the park naturalist for this family friendly stroll along the new Thun Connection of the Hopewell Big Woods Trail. We will hike the path towards the...

Celestial Wildlife

Did you know that the night sky is filled with all sorts of wildlife? Join us for this nighttime adventure as we use our imagination and search the sky for...

Sunday, April 16

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Easter Sunrise Service

Join the Cumberland Valley Christian Laymen's Association for a sunrise service by the mansion. The service will be held rain or shine. Bring your own chair.

Sunrise Walk and Talk

Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate after we walk out on to the skywalk to watch the sun rise on this Easter morning.

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Nature Story and Craft

Come listen to a story about nature and learn about the cottontail rabbit and snowshoe hare! After listening to the story kids will be able to make their own...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Monday, April 17

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Springtime Stroll

Meet at 10am at the Environmental Interpretative Center. Enjoy the signs of spring on a guided walk with the Park Educator. Are you looking for a way to...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Get Moving Monday - Guided Hike

Hike the trails with a Nolde educator. Trekking poles will be available to borrow. Each hike will explore different trails.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Hound Hike

Along the trail, hikers will learn how to keep pets safe when hiking. During the program, dogs will be able to socialize and get quality exercise outdoors. ...

Tuesday, April 18

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Ask the Naturalist

Have questions about the natural features of the park; or maybe about the viaduct? The park naturalist will be on hand to answer them.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Wednesday, April 19

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Spring Bird Walk Series

Wake up to experience an unpredictable morning of bird watching! Become acquainted with the winged migrants that pass through Bald Eagle State Park. These...

Homeschool Day: Streams, Rivers and Watersheds

Middle and High school age students are encouraged to discover life in a stream as we search for and identify macroinvertebrates and look at some of the...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate.

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Making Your Own Fishing Lures

Join our instructor Kirby Neubert on 4/19 at 6:30 - 8:30 PM to learn how to save money and get the personal satisfaction of making and catching fish on lures...

3MJC Meeting: Natural History of Medicinal Botany

Plants have been used as a cure for human ailments for thousands of years. Recently, western medicine has begun to neglect the role plants play in healing. ...

Woodcock Watch

Join us as we go in search of this unique and amazing bird. We’ll discuss and hopefully as the sun sets see and hear its well-orchestrated courtship dance...

Thursday, April 20

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Stories of Spring

Story time followed by a nature walk, craft, and play time in the Nature Discovery Area. Learn about plants and animals in the spring forest. Registration...

Friends Of Beltzville State Park - Walking Group

WALKING GROUP These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Thursday Trek

Join the park naturalist for a hike at the park. Each week we will set out to investigate what is new and changing on our trails. Bring a water bottle and...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

First and Third Thursdays-Trail Work Days

Join Nolde Forest staff for a fun evening maintaining our hiking trails! No prior trail work experience required. Tools and training will be provided. Wear...

Walk on the Wild Side

Discover the amazing early spring wildflowers of Varden! We'll search for Timberdoodles on the walk back. Hike is a moderately difficult 1.25 miles. ...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Evening Hike - Amphibians

Wetlands and vernal pools come alive in the evening. Peepers, tree frogs, toads. Take a stroll along the Iron Bridge Trail to listen and look for frogs. ...

Extreme Event Game Night

Extreme Event is an engaging, fast-paced disaster simulation. This in-person role playing game gives participants a taste of what it takes to build a...

Free Lecture on Alexander Hamilton: Washington's Indispensable Partner

APRIL 20 The musical “Hamilton” may be Broadway’s hottest ticket, but there is still much the public doesn’t know about this Founding Father, including his...

Friday, April 21

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Earth Day Extravaganza for Homeschool Families

*Event moved to Visitor Center due to rain!!* Discover the many ways you can conserve the Earth by learning from experts who make conservation their job....

Frog Walk & Talk

Have you heard the spring peepers calling? Or the wood frogs clacking? Meet at the Amphitheater where we will set out to see if we can find who is making...

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the...

Homeschool Hike: Outdoor Preparedness

Our first Homeschool Hike of the season is all about gearing us up to enjoy the outdoors in a safe and sustainable manner. Students will learn the basics of...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Pine Grove Half-Pints

Friday, April 7: Pine Grove Half-Pints Busy as a Beaver Friday, April 14: Pine Grove Half-Pints Worm World Friday, April 21: Pine Grove Half-Pints...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Wildflower Walk

Wildflower Walk (ages 10 and up) – Wildflower enthusiast and park volunteer, Terry Hoffman, will lead an easy woodland stroll, identifying wildflowers and...

Cast Iron Cooking

Looking for a new and exciting way to cook? What better way to learn than to come to Presque Isle State Park and do some cast iron cooking with the Park...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock

This program will be held offsite from the park at Black Lick Natural Area as a part of Indiana County Parks. Spring is in air as one PA's most unusual...

Woodcock Walk

Spring is the time for many animals to find mates. The American Woodcock is no different. Join us for a short hike to find the timberdoodle and watch their...

Public Sky Watch

Get a glimpse of the night sky with your own telescope, or use the telescopes of the Starlight Astronomy Club as they scan the heavens. For more...

Saturday, April 22

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Annual Woodsy Owl Volunteer Day

This annual volunteer day/weekend is used to spruce up the park for the coming summer season. Past projects have included leaf raking, fire ring cleaning,...

Earth Day

Help beautify Black Moshannon State Park. Projects include winter debris removal, trail maintenance, gardening, litter pick up, and more. Free camping is...

Earth Day  Litter Pick Up

The Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park will be hosting their annual Spring litter pick in commemoration of Earth Day. Come out and join us as we make the...

Earth Day Celebration

Join the Friends of Laurel Hill State Park to celebrate Earth Day. You may choose from multiple projects throughout the park complex. You will be treated...

Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with the Friends of Cowans Gap State Park! Help us clean up the park for spring! All tools will be provided and projects may vary.

Earth Day Event

Celebrate Earth Day in the park! We’ll be holding several different cleanup and beautification projects throughout the day. There will be projects for all...

Earth Day Park Clean Up & CITO Event

Celebrate Earth Day with a streamside and lakeshore clean-up at Sinnemahoning State Park. Pre-registration is requested. Project will take place along the...

Earth Day Volunteer Clean-up

The park will observe Earth Day with a volunteer day to tidy up the park. There will be a variety of projects to cater to all age groups, so bring out the...

Earth Day Weekend Extravaganza

Join us at the Wildflower Reserve to enjoy and learn about the outdoors on Earth Day Weekend (April 22 and April 23, 2017). Education programming and tours...

Spring Cleanup Day

Whipple Dam State Park will hold its annual Spring Clean-up Day from 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The event is sponsored by the Friends of...

Spring Into Action Volunteer Weekend

Gifford Pinchot State Park is hosting the sixth annual “Spring into Action” volunteer weekend at the park April 21 and 22, 2017. Volunteers will have the...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to restore native habitats at Jennings. Invasive plants are a major factor in the decline of native plant species and also...

Tree ID Walk

Though flowers often steal the show, the Wildflower Reserve of Raccoon Creek State Park is also home to many of Pennsylvania's tree species. Trees can tell a...

Volunteer Trail & Park Clean Up Day

We're looking for volunteers to help clean up our park. We do everything from turning downed trees into firewood to washing windows! We clear trails, lawns,...

Volunteers Spring Cleanup

Help get R. B. Winter State Park in good condition after the long winter. Volunteers are needed for raking leaves in the campground, litter and brush clean...

Earth Day Clean-up

Give back to get back this Earth Day! Help us kick-off our preparations to get out and enjoy the summer season by volunteering some of your time this Earth...

Earth Day Clean-up

Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Earth Day Clean-up 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Meet at the Moraine Outdoor Center (North Shore) Come join us to celebrate Earth Day...

Hike and Bluebird Workshop

Join the Duncannon Outdoor Club for a special event in the Park's east day use area. An average paced, 1.67 mile hike over easy to moderate terrain will...

Earth Day Park Cleanup

Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to help take care of your favorite parks by participating in a volunteer work day! We'll tackle a variety of projects...

PA BLACK BEARS:  Be Bear Aware

Join WCO Cory Bentzoni from the PA Game Commission for a discussion on black bear management in Pennsylvania. Registration is required. Please register...

Spring Thaw Walk

Spring is here and we’ll take a walk through the fields and woods to find the signs of spring. From spring wildflowers to spiders, to the greening trees and...

Story Time

Bring your kiddies for the reading of “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss. This classic Dr. Seuss book is not only whimsical but also teaches children the importance of...

Spring Wildflower Hike

The Great Gorge Trail is alive with nature’s adornment after a long winter sleep. Many plants and flowers bloom to mark the beginning of spring. We will...

Vernal Pool Walk

Join us as we hike to the vernal pools and explore the life of amphibians. Discover the diverse species at Wildflower Reserve and how they benefit the world...

Earth Day Help & Hike

Celebrate Earth Day with a hike around Hopewell Lake and give back to the park while you do it! Join park staff on Earth Day to hike around the lake and...

Wild about Spring Wildflower Walk

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educators for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Wildflower Photo Trek

This trek in Ohiopyle State Park is highly regarded as one of the best places in the state to admire and photograph wildflowers. The terrain is fairly easy...

Earth Day Clean up

Come join us to celebrate Earth Day at Yellow Creek State Park. We need your help to do litter pick up or possible trail maintenance. Wear sturdy shoes,...

Earth Day Hike

Join the Oil Creek State Park Naturalist for a Spring Earth Day Hike on April 22nd from 1-3 PM. We will meet at the Jersey Lot just before the bridge going...

Earth Day- Amphibians

Hop over to learn about some of the Earth's bio-indicators: amphibians. This program will start indoors with an overview of some common amphibians and PARS...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Fairy Garden Workshop

Park Office and Wildlife Center April 22, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 PM Let the magic of nature engulf you in this enchanting workshop; enjoy fairy folklore...

Park Clean Up

Join us on Earth Day for some light community service! We’ll provide the bags and gloves (and maps) and venture out on a spring day for a park clean up. ...

Volunteering for Earth Day

Join us to celebrate Earth Day by spending an afternoon helping us maintain our beloved park! Main project is springtime cleanup of the Mansion...

Where Did the Bees Go?

Did you know that many of our pollinator species are in decline? Join us for an informative presentation on the decline of honey bees in the United States...

Spring Into Action:  Earth Day Trail Cleanup

Meet at Saw Mill Trailhead from 1:30-3:30pm for an Earth Day clean up hike. Calling all conservation volunteers! Come join the Park Educator and celebrate...

One Small Thing.....

Join the park naturalist to discuss some of the small things we can all do to help keep our planet healthy. If we all do just one small thing we can make a...

Edible Plant Walk

Come and stretch your legs and learn about plants used historically in early spring for their edible qualities. This walk will be about 1 mile long and does...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Nature Crafts

Come join us for a nature based arts and crafts session!

Throw and Grow Gardens: Native East Coast Seed Balls

Throw and Grow Gardens: Native East Coast Seed Balls Have you heard the buzz about our declining bee (and other pollinator) populations? One easy thing you...

Earth Night!  Salamander Sally

Spotted salamanders are laying their eggs in vernal pools right about now. Come join us on a salamander hunt to find some of these six inch long salamanders...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Earth Night!  Night Hike

Let's get comfortable hiking in the dark. We'll play some night games, call out some owls, and search for local nocturnal wildlife. Please bring a...

Nightscapes Photography Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph...

Sunday, April 23

2017 National Park Week

GOPARKS: Trailblazing Women, Escape Winter, Spring Blooms, National Park Week 2017, And More The annual National Park Week celebration is approaching! Have...

2017 PA State Association of Township Supervisors 95th Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

95th Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show Early Bird Registration: February 20, 2017 For more information please contact the PA State Association of...

Walk MS Pittsburgh

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National MS Society is holding its annual Walk MS Pittsburgh at Point State Park again this year. Day of event...

Cache-In, Trash-Out (CITO)

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to clean-up Chapman State Park and earning an Earth Day souvenir. This will be a one day CITO event. Walk the trails, help...

Earth Day Weekend Extravaganza

Join us at the Wildflower Reserve to enjoy and learn about the outdoors on Earth Day Weekend (April 22 and April 23, 2017). Education programming and tours...

Wild about Spring Wildflower Walk

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Earth Day Friends Group Celebration

Join DCNR Park Naturalist and Friends of Ridley Creek State Park Volunteers in Picnic Area #17 for free nature exhibits, programs and guided hikes to learn...

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

All About Elk

Learn all about Pennsylvania elk as KECA staff will provide you with information about the history of our elk herd, elk physiology, and elk behaviors. KECA...

Composting

Want to learn simple composting tips for at home or in the office? Join us as we share easy ways to compost and create great garden conditioners!

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Geocaching for Beginners

Looking for new ways to use your GPS or a good reason to buy one? Want to enjoy the outdoors in a novel way? Geocaching is a sport that takes you in...

Friends of Beltzville: Beltzville On The Move Hiking Series

TRINTIY GORGE TRAIL - APRIL 23, 2017 - 2PM Meet at the Trinity Gorge Trail Parking Lot off Evergreen Dr Join the Friends Group as we hike along the...

Friends of Beltzville: Beltzville On The Move Hiking Series    TRINITY GORGE TRAIL

Friends of Beltzville: Beltzville On The Move Hiking Series TRINITY GORGE TRAIL - APRIL 23, 2017 - 2PM Meet at the Trinity Gorge Trail Parking Lot off...

4H Outdoor Adventure Club

This 4H club was started by kids who are interested in outdoor recreation and environmental conservation. Any youth age 8-18 can join 4H. Outdoor Adventure...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Lost Children’s Hike

Come along on a hike to the Lost Children’s Monument on the day before the 161st anniversary of their disappearance! This is a rare chance to visit the...

Monday, April 24

Basic Boating Safety Course

DCNR is sponsering a Basic Boating Safety Course. Course is held at the Environmental Interpretive Center. There is no charge for the course, but all...

2017 PA State Association of Township Supervisors 95th Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

95th Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show Early Bird Registration: February 20, 2017 For more information please contact the PA State Association of...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Extreme Weather Movie on the Big Green Screen

Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone to view one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet. Witness the effects...

Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet Movie on the Big Green Screen

On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great...

Tuesday, April 25