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 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 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...

Give Back to the Giving Pond

Join us on Earth Day at the Giving Pond Recreation Area for a day of volunteering, followed by lunch & an optional guided paddle on the pond! We will start...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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!

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...

Saturday, April 22