DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Ricketts Glen State Park

June 20 - July 20, 2018

Thursday, June 21

First Day of Summer Hike

Hiking the Grand View Trail to see the mountain laurel in bloom. Bring your cameras! This is a 2-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at the shale pit off of...

First Day of Summer Paddle

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to enjoy the first day of Summer. Bring your own kayak! Meet at the Western Boat Launch. Registration required by...

Saturday, June 23

Backyard Bass

Come to the Lake Jean Beach to learn the basics of casting by fishing for targets. Fun for all ages!

DiscoverE Kids Program: Discovering Ducks

Children ages 4-12 will learn about the ducks and their cousins that inhabit the park. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more...

Bat Count

Join the naturalist at the Amphitheater to learn about bats. Kids will enjoy listening to the story, Bat Count, doing a craft, and performing our own bat count.

Thursday, June 28

Take a Hike Thursday

Hiking the Grand View Trail to see the mountain laurel in bloom. Bring your cameras! This is a 2-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at the shale pit off of...

Invasive Insects

Learn how to identify invasive insects and how you can stop them from taking over! Meet at the Amphitheater.

Saturday, June 30

Skull Stand

Stop by the Beach House and see if you can correctly identify the different animal skulls.

DiscoverE Kids Program: Amphibians vs Reptiles

Children ages 4-12 will learn how to distinguish amphibians from reptiles. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more information.

Sunset Paddle

*June 2nd is FULL unless you are bringing your own kayak* Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the sunset. Meet at the Western Boat Launch....