Event Calendar for Ricketts Glen State Park

June 2017

Saturday, June 24

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Grand View Trail to see the mountain laurel in bloom. Bring your cameras! (2 miles - moderate hike). Park and meet at the shale pit off of Route 487.

Discovering Ducks and other Waterfowl

Kids ages 3 and up. Kids will learn about the ducks and their cousins that inhabit the park. Meet in the Visitor Center.

Goosey Gander Game

Kids ages 3 and up. Kids will enjoy playing this game to identify waterfowl. Meet in the Visitor Center.

Waddle Walk

Kids ages 3 and up. The Park Naturalist will lead a walk to look for ducks and other creatures that cross our path. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Tuesday, June 27

Intro to Kayaking

Ages 12 and up. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach House. Here’s your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills...

Wednesday, June 28

Wonders of Waterfalls Talk

If you want to hike the Falls trail, stop by the Amphitheater first and learn about our wonderful waterfalls!

Friday, June 30

Compasses, Maps, and You!

Learn how to use compasses and maps. Materials provided. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Orienteering Challenge

Put your compass and map skills to the test by navigating our orienteering course. Materials provided. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach House.