Events

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...

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...

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...

Saturday, April 22