DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Ohiopyle State Park

August 16 - September 15, 2018

Friday, August 17

The Moon

Humans have been fascinated by our closest extraterrestrial neighbor throughout our history. During this program we will take a closer look at this...

Saturday, August 18

River Otter and the Fisher

For many years these playful mammals were absent from Ohiopyle. Join us and lean about their miraculous return to the Youghiogheny watershed. We’ll also talk...

Sunday, August 19

Mushrooms

Is it a plant, an animal, or something else entirely? We will explore the fungus kingdom and why it is so important to humans and eco-systems worldwide.

Snakes

Are there snakes in Ohiopyle? Of course there are! Ohiopyle State park is the perfect habitat for our slitherin’ scaly friends. We will learn all about...

Wednesday, August 22

Wednesdays on the Water (Geology)

If you want to experience more than just a jaunt down the lower Yough then join us as we explore the geological features of our beloved river. On this...

Friday, August 24

PA Black Bear

Join us for one of our most popular programs. We’ll discuss these amazing mammals, where they are found in Ohiopyle State Park, and then we’ll view a portion...

Saturday, August 25

Battle In A Box

Do you know what world war was started 10 minutes from here? During this interactive program we will learn all about the ‘War for Empire”. Why was...

Bats

Join us for one of our most popular programs. Learn about these misunderstood creatures of the night. Enjoy a “batlike” activity and then watch a video on...

Sunday, August 26

Trek To Tall Trees

Did you know that Ohiopyle is home to some of the tallest trees in Pennsylvania and in some cases the Northeast United States. During this series of programs...

Monarchs and Milkweed

During this program we will explore our most well-known butterfly. Along the way we will learn about it’s amazing migratory lifestyle and all of the...

Backpacking Basics

Backpacking can be a fun, challenging, and rewarding way to explore the outdoors and visit places that may only be accessible on foot. Join us to learn the...

Saturday, September 1

Music In the Mountains

Our annual Music In the Mountains festival featuring music, crafts, food and interpretative programming is a fun time for all. So bring the whole family and...

Sunday, September 2

Music In the Mountains

Our annual Music In the Mountains festival featuring music, crafts, food and interpretative programming is a fun time for all. So bring the whole family and...

Van Wagner Celebrates 125 years of Pennsylvania State Parks!

Join Van Wagner for a special, one-hour performance of storytelling and music that commemorates the 125th anniversary of state parks. Trace our heritage of...

Friday, September 7

Owl Outlaws

The story of owls in Pennsylvania reads like a crime novel. Join us to find out what the owls were accused of and how they were acquitted of all charges.

Saturday, September 8

PA Black Bear

Join us for one of our most popular programs. We’ll discuss these amazing mammals, where they are found in Ohiopyle State Park, and then we’ll view a...

Sunday, September 9

McCune Trail Hike

This trail runs through an old homestead, where the remnants can still be seen in the beautiful high country of Ohiopyle. Be prepared to see a breathtaking...

Monarchs

During this program we will explore our most well-known butterfly. We will learn about it’s amazing migratory lifestyle and all of the hardships it endures...

Saturday, September 15

Hawk Watch

Along the Allegheny Front, the hawks are migrating southward. We will be joining the Audubon Society on top of the mountain to watch this spectacular sight....