DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Black Moshannon State Park

June 12 - July 12, 2021

Saturday, June 12

Get Outdoors Day

Join us for a fun day of outdoor programs! 8:00 am to 9:00 am- Morning Bird Count Beginning and novice birders are welcome to join us at Boat Launch #3 on...

Sunday, June 13

Tree ID

Identify some of the trees found at Black Moshannon State Park, and get a tree id guide to take home. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center. We will...

Spiders Of PA

Explore the world of spiders while discovering how to identify some of the common species found in Pennsylvania. Make a spider to take home. Meet at the...

Saturday, June 19

Edible Plants Hike

Take a hike on the Lake Loop Trail to discover some of the common edible plants found in this area. The trail is mostly flat with rocks and roots across it....

Lightning Bugs!

Families are invited to the Campground Amphitheater to learn about lightning bugs (aka fireflies). The program will include a short walk in search of...

Sunday, June 20

Primitive Fire Starting

Try several different methods for starting a campfire, such as flint and steel. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center. This program will be cancelled...

Porky Porcupines

Discover interesting facts about porcupines, then make a porcupine to take home. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center.

Great Blue Heron Hike

Take a stroll on the boardwalk to look for great blue herons. Find out interesting facts about these large birds. Meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road.

Orienteering and Map Reading

Interested in improving, or developing, your land navigation skills? Join us to learn the basics! Maps and compasses will be provided. Participants will...

Sunset Paddle

Bring Your Own Boat for an evening on the lake! Plants and animals that live in Black Moshannon State Park will be discussed. If conditions are right,...

Friday, June 25

Little Tadpole Series: Aquatic Plants and Animals

Welcome to our Little Tadpole Series! This series will encourage younger children (ages 3 – 5 years old) to notice nature and the world around them. ...

Saturday, June 26

Bog Treasures

Take a stroll on the boardwalk to see the unique plants and animals that call the bog home. Meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road for this 1/2 mile...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring a camera, phone, or anything that will take photos to the Environmental Learning Center to pick up the scavenger hunt list. Find a certain amount of...

Ultraviolet Night Hike

Ever wonder what the bog looks like when we can see ultraviolet light? Take a hike with black lights to find out! Learn about night florescence during this...

Sunday, June 27

Beaver Walk

Take a short hike to a beaver lodge, then make a beaver lodge to take home. The trail does have some roots and rocks across it, so please wear appropriate...

Black Mo Jeopardy!

Are you and your friends/family up for a challenge?! Join us for a few rounds of Jeopardy after brushing up on your nature and Black Moshannon State Park...

Tuesday, June 29

*VIRTUAL*  Mud Pies for Lunch!

Celebrate International Mud Day from the comforts of your own home! Mud facts, stories, and poems, relating to both animals and people will be shared. ...

Friday, July 2

Little Tadpole Series: Raspberries and Blackberries

Welcome to our Little Tadpole Series! This series will encourage younger children (ages 3 – 5 years old) to notice nature and the world around them. ...