DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Blue Knob State Park

July 8 - August 7, 2020

Saturday, July 11

Bird of Prey

Birds of prey have many amazing adaptation for finding food and surviving in our forest and fields. Come learn about owls, hawks, and falcons of the Blue...

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Come learn about the dragonflies and damselflies native to the Allegheny Mountains of PA. Dr. Lane Loya, professor at St. Francis University, will be...

Sunday, July 12

Scavenger Hunt

Children and adults are both invited to come and hunt for unique and common objects around the park. We will be having fun and learning about the objects...

Scavenger Hunt

Children and adults are both invited to come and hunt for unique and common objects around the park. We will be having fun and learning about the objects...

Friday, July 17

Backyard Birds

We will be looking at some of the interesting birds that visit our backyards and forests. Learn some of the ways that you can help the birds that you love...

Saturday, July 18

Mammals

Join Jessie Kohan to learn about some of the common and uncommon mammals that share the forest, fields, and streams of Blue Knob with us. You will have the...

Sunday, July 19

Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument Hike

We will be meeting at the Lost Children Monument Parking Lot and taking a short hike to the monument. The park naturalist will be telling the story of the...

Friday, July 24

Natural Symbols of PA

Join Park Naturalist, Jessie Kohan, to learn about our natural symbols of PA. Come see whitetail deer, brook trout, ruffed grouse, and lots more interesting...

Saturday, July 25

Owls

Join us to learn about the amazing owls of our area. From hooting sounds to heads that spin, come learn why owls are such fascinating birds.

Sunday, July 26

Fish

Blue Knob State Park is proud of its high water quality and great trout streams. Children and adults are welcome to come learn about the fish of the area by...

Friday, July 31

Animal Tracks

Children and adults are both welcome to come learn about the tracks that our local animals leave in the mud and snow. Join us to make an animal track guide.

Saturday, August 1

Tree Scavenger Hunt

Join us to learn our local trees through a fun and knowledgeable scavenger hunt. We will also be making a tree leaf booklet containing some of the common...

Sunday, August 2

Water Coloring Wildlife

Come learn about some of our areas wildlife and their habitats and then get the opportunity to watercolor a masterpiece to take home with you.