DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Prince Gallitzin State Park

July 21 - August 20, 2018

Saturday, July 21

Up Close and Personal with Dragons

Please join entomologist Lane Loya of Saint Francis University on a wetlands hike to observe and capture some of the most fierce insect predators found in...

Dragons & Damsels of the Alleghenies

Please join entomologist Lane Loya of Saint Francis University for a slideshow presentation about the dragonflies and damselflies native to the Allegheny...

Sunday, July 22

Tick Talk Walk

Ticks seem to be everywhere these days, but that’s no reason to not enjoy the outdoors. Come along on this walk as we learn about where ticks live, what they...

Archery 101

Come learn the basics of archery! How-to and safety instruction will be given every half hour, followed by an opportunity for participants to try it for...

Wednesday, July 25

Friends of Prince Gallitzin Monthly Meeting

Monthly business meeting of the Friends of Prince Gallitzin. All are welcome! Meet in the park office conference room, which can be accessed at the rear of...

Friday, July 27

Full Moon Watch

Join the park naturalist on Headache Hill as we enjoy a double feature of the evening sky—the setting of the sun and rising of the full moon. Learn the name...

Saturday, July 28

Family Geocaching

Come discover a new favorite family activity—geocaching! Join guest instructors Lynn & Rosemary Haselhoff as they show you how to use a handheld GPS unit to...

Butterfly Babies

Join us at the campground amphitheater to look at some baby pictures—baby butterflies and moths, that is! Find out what the caterpillars in your backyard...

Sunday, July 29

Family DiscoverE: Insect Safari

Come learn about incredible insects in this program for the whole family! Find out how insects are different from other creatures and why they are so...

Kayaking 101 - FULL

This kayak program is full and no further registrations are being taken at this time. First-time kayakers are invited to come and learn how to paddle in...

Friday, August 3

Family DiscoverE: Field Explorers

Families with children ages 4-12 are invited to join the park naturalist as we explore a field! Learn how to identify some common plants and flowers, look...

Saturday, August 4

Big 4 Paddle

Come paddle with the park naturalist as we watch for The Prince’s Big 4—Bald Eagle, Osprey, Great Blue Heron, and Green Heron! Bring your binoculars to scan...

The Buzz About Bees

Come learn about the lives of honeybees in this special presentation by local beekeepers Anne and Bernie Svidergol. Find out about the important job...

Sunday, August 5

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Have some fun exploring around the campground woods on a nature scavenger hunt. Meet the park naturalist at the campground amphitheater for the list of...

Nature at the Beach

Stop by the nature table at Muskrat Beach 2 anytime from 1:00-3:00 PM today for some hands-on learning! See how animals survive by examine some skulls and furs.

Thursday, August 9

Family DiscoverE: Forest Explorers

Families with children ages 4-12 are invited to join the park naturalist as we explore the forest! Learn how to identify some common plants and trees, and...

Friday, August 10

Dare 2B Tick Aware

Please join guest presenter Lisa Worrell from the PA Lyme Resource Network as we explore the topics of ticks and Lyme disease. Learn about ticks and...

Saturday, August 11

Christmas in the Campground

Christmas is in the campground this weekend! Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit on Saturday, August 11. He'll start with a tour of the campground at 5:00 PM,...

Sky Watch

Come enjoy a nighttime view of the heavens! The park naturalist will be on hand to point out various constellations and other items of interest. Keep an eye...

Sunday, August 12

Fish Frenzy

Come learn about the things that make fish special, create a fish print, and pick up information to help you identify the fish you might catch at Glendale...

Archery 101

Come learn the basics of archery! How-to and safety instruction will be given every half hour, followed by an opportunity for participants to try it for...

Saturday, August 18

Celebrate Pennsylvania! A History in Story and Song

Award winning performer, Paula Purnell, presents songs written by and about the people of Pennsylvania, in this family-friendly program featuring authentic...

Sunday, August 19

Family Geocaching

Come discover a new favorite family activity—geocaching! Join guest instructors Lynn & Rosemary Haselhoff as they show you how to use a handheld GPS unit to...