DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Black Moshannon State Park

July 4 - August 3, 2020

Saturday, July 4

Kayaking on the 4th

Bring your own boat (and equipment) for a guided kayak trip on the lake. Discussions on beavers, and various plantlife found throughout the bog, will take...

Stream Exploration

Explore the stream to see what is living in it. Find out how to identify aquatic insects that live in Black Moshannon Creek. Wear old shoes or waders for...

Kayaking on the 4th

Bring your own boat (and equipment) for a guided kayak trip on the lake. Discussions on beavers, and various plantlife found throughout the bog, will take...

Stream Exploration

Explore the stream to see what is living in it. Find out how to identify aquatic insects that live in Black Moshannon Creek. Wear old shoes or waders for...

Sunday, July 5

Outdoor Science

Mini pop rockets, button spinners, and more! Come join us as we experiment with pressure, illusions, and the power of the sun on this 4th of July weekend. ...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring a camera or phone to take pictures of different objects in the park. See if you can find all 20 items. Meet at the picnic table in front of the...

Buck Full Moon Watch

Enjoy watching the full moon rise over Black Moshannon Lake. Discover interesting facts about the moon while waiting for it to rise. Meet at Boat Launch...

Wednesday, July 8

Advanced Kayak Camp

update: This camp is full, but there is a waiting list. Use the info below to sign up for the waiting list. Learn how to paddle a kayak, play kayak games,...

Thursday, July 9

Advanced Kayak Camp

update: This camp is full, but there is a waiting list. Use the info below to sign up for the waiting list. Learn how to paddle a kayak, play kayak games,...

Saturday, July 11

Story Time

Children and their families are invited to join us by the Environmental Learning Center for story time. Books relating to nature, animals, and/or the region...

Story Time

Children and their families are invited to join us by the Environmental Learning Center for story time. Books relating to nature, animals, and/or the region...

Sunday, July 12

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. The trail is ADA...

Signs Of Wildlife Hike

Take a 1 mile walk on the Lake Loop Trail to look for signs of wildlife. See a beaver lodge up close. Meet at the Environmental Learning...

Saturday, July 18

Berry Picking Hike

Hike with us along the Blueberry Trail (1 mile), as we search for....you guessed it....blueberries! Participants should bring: sturdy hiking shoes that may...

Berry Picking Hike

Hike with us along the Blueberry Trail (1 mile), as we search for....you guessed it....blueberries! Participants should bring: sturdy hiking shoes that may...

Blueberry and Bog

Take a short stroll in the bog to pick blueberries, while discovering interesting facts about the bog. Wear shoes that can get wet and bring some bug spray....

Turtles Of PA

Explore the world of Pennsylvania's turtles. Find out what species live in PA, the parts of their shell, and how old they can live to be. Meet at...

Sunday, July 19

Composting 101

Are you curious about composting? Are you an avid fisherman that is tired of buying your own worms? Or are you just tired of seeing food thrown in the...

Composting 101

Are you curious about composting? Are you an avid fisherman that is tired of buying your own worms? Or are you just tired of seeing food thrown in the...

Saturday, July 25

Campsite Fundamentals

Do you know how to set up a tent? A hammock? How about the back of your truck? Join us to watch and learn simple campsite tips to help improve your...

Campsite Fundamentals

Do you know how to set up a tent? A hammock? How about the back of your truck? Join us to watch and learn simple campsite tips to help improve your...

Star Mill Trail

Take a 2 mile hike on the Star Mill Trail. Find out where the one-room schoolhouse was located in the 1800's and discover interesting facts about the...

Sunset Photography Tour

Try to photograph the sunset at Black Moshannon State Park! Bring your camera, phone, tablet, or whatever you like to take pictures with. Do you need tips...

Tuesday, July 28

Archery Camp

Learn the basics of shooting a bow and arrow, play archery games, and get a field archery and 3D archery experience! Participants will learn safety, stance,...

Wednesday, July 29

Archery Camp

Learn the basics of shooting a bow and arrow, play archery games, and get a field archery and 3D archery experience! Participants will learn safety, stance,...

Thursday, July 30

Archery Camp

Learn the basics of shooting a bow and arrow, play archery games, and get a field archery and 3D archery experience! Participants will learn safety, stance,...

Sunday, August 2

Ski Slope Trek

Join us for a more challenging hike on the steepest trail in the park: Ski Slope Trail (approximately 2 miles). Discussions regarding the history of the ski...