DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

May 11 - June 9, 2021

Tuesday, May 11

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Bird Walk

Audubon member John Dickinson will lead us on a walk to look for spring migrants. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them. Registration is...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Second Tuesday Story Time

Children ages 3-7 and their accompanying adult are invited to learn about nature. Join Ms Sarah as we read a story and then explore the forest and mansion...

hOMESCHOOL DAY: BEARS! BEAVERS! BIRDS!

Homeschooled students in grades 2 - 6 are invted to participate in some exciting activities that celebrate some of the important species that make their...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

May Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by clicking on the links below. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. Beginning May 11, 2021, the PA...

VIRTUAL Spring Wildflowers Talk

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Dr. George Chamuris, Professor Emeritus of Biology...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Wednesday, May 12

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Yellow Warbler

Bird songs can be daunting to learn and remember, but by learning a few at a time, you'll be more familiar with the songs around you - just in time for...

Yellow Warbler

Bird songs can be daunting to learn and remember, but by learning a few at a time, you'll be more familiar with the songs around you - just in time for...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Hiking Series #2

Wednesday, May 12 at 9 a.m. TRAIL: Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail LENGTH: 4 miles TERRAIN: easiest MEET: White Haven...

Garlic Mustard in Bloom

***Registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: Giving Pond Recreation Area,...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Lake View Trail Hike

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on Lake View Trail on Wednesday,May 12, 2021 at 10:30 am. The hike is 5.5 miles in length and moderate to difficult. The...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Lil' Sprouts Garden Club

Lil' Sprouts is a series of children's garden programs where children ages 4 - 7 are introduced to the joys of planting, tending, harvesting, and eating...

Adventure Club

Wednesdays, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Students in grades 5 – 8 can meet us after school on Wednesdays this spring for exciting recreation and fun activities...

Wednesday Evening Guided Walks

Experience a springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath! Accompany the Park Naturalist and...

Sunset Stroll

***Pre-registration is required: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program.*** Programs are subject to change at any time....

Thursday, May 13

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Weekly Weeders

Weekly Weeders Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds,...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

"Worlds End Walkabouts"

This six-week series of walkabouts will explore a different combination of trails, approximately 2-3 miles, on each occasion. Trails will all be have rugged...

Bluebird Nest Check

Join us for a history about bluebirds, a look inside a nesting box and information on how to monitor your own boxes. Space will be limited to 15...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

VIRTUAL - Red, White, and Blue Naturally

Many of our flora and fauna have names that feature these three colors. Learn a little about some of them during this quiz-type program. This program will...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Serenade of the Toads

It’s that time of year when we get a chance to hear the chorus of the toads ringing up and down the Clarion River Valley. Spring has definitely sprung, and...

Stargazing

Spend an evening in the park gazing up at the night sky. Learn some simple tools and skills that your entire family can use to enjoy stargazing. Learn how to...

Friday, May 14

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Friday Morning Spring Bird Walks

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Oak Hemlock Vernal Pool Hike

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on the Oak/Hemlock Trail at Locust Lake SP on Friday, May 14, 2021. The trail is 4 miles in length and difficult. We will be...

Virtual PA Frog Frenzy

There are several different species of frogs in PA. Listen to the calls they make and learn about their natural history. Join a Naturalist on Friday, May 14,...

Spring Migratory Bird ID

Join us on a nature walk as we observe returning migratory song birds! The nature walk is a 2.5 mile loop on a relatively level trail within Sizerville State...

(Virtual) Spotted Lanternflies

Be advised that this program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams and will not take place face to face at Hyner Run State Park. Join the park...

Discovery Hike

Unwind after a long week with a guided nature hike in the park. Not only will we put a couple miles under our boots, but we will look for and discuss plants,...

Mindful Moments in Nature: Introduction to Nature Journaling

Shake off the stress of the work week with some therapeutic time in nature. Mindful Moments in Nature is a programming series each week at Keystone State...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring a camera or cell phone for this high tech scavenger hunt. Find the items on the list, take a photo, and get a prize. All children must be accompanied...

Woodsy Owl Evening Activities Amphitheater

Listen to the park educator read “Good-night Owl!” by Pat Hutchins, and complete a birds of prey word search. Learn about owls in PA. Learn about the...

Night Sky Tour

Take a tour of the night sky to view Mars and the springtime constellations. Bring your own binoculars or telescopes. Don't forget your flashlight, bug...

Saturday, May 15

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Saturday Morning Birdwatching

Spring is here and so are the birds! Join us every Saturday for the month of May for a stroll around the park watching and identifying a our feathered...

Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Bring your own binoculars to look for birds and plan on hiking around the park and out on the bridge! It’s healthy too! Meet in front of the visitor center....

Wonderful World of Warblers

Warbler migration is at full peak! Join park naturalist Rob Bergstresser in search of these stunning and fascinating neo-tropical birds. Warblers can be...

Beginner Fishing

Give fishing in Hills Creek Lake a try by joining park staff for a two hour introduction to fishing. All gear and tackle will be provided and no license is...

Bygone Town of Ricketts Tour

Discover where the lumber town of Ricketts used to stand and learn some history along the way! Good boots are recommended for walking. Please bring your...

Dark Hollow Hike

We will hike the Appalachian Trail north to Hosack Trail, then return on Locust Gap Trail. The entire hike will be seven miles and last three hours. Bring...

Garlic Mustard, invasive plant

Forbes State Forest is seeking volunteers to help pull invasive garlic mustard to help promote the growth of native wild plants in the Linn Run Valley....

Saturday Morning Bird Walks

It’s May & that means BIRD is the word at Bald Eagle! Join the park naturalists for leisurely morning walks to spot birdlife currently in the park. Each week...

Volunteer Day

We need volunteers! Spring is here and we need all of the help we can get to prepare for our summer season. Join us for one or both days to help us keep this...

Warbler Walk

Warbler Walk – Saturday, May 15, 2021 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Pleasant Valley Non-motorized Launch Area (South Shore) - Moraine Come out and enjoy a spring...

Woodsy Owl Volunteer Day

Please register online or by calling the park office. Meet at the Furnace Stack Pavilion at 8:45am to sign in. COVID-19 guidelines must be followed. Social...

Beavers for Kids

**ages 3-5. Little ones and their grownups can learn about beavers through hands on activities, story, and simple craft. Face coverings are required for...

Discover the Tiadaghton

Tiadaghton State Forest is made up of over 146,000 acres of forest, water, mountains, and valleys, with history and recreational opportunities around every...

Eastern Towhee

Practice your bird ID skills while completing this fun, family oriented bird search! Stop by the park office any time between 10:00am and 2:00pm on...

Friends of Cook Forest Series: Garlic Mustard Pull

Garlic mustard is an invasive species that is threatening native plants of Cook Forest. It is a highly shade tolerant biennial herb that spreads quickly. ...

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk

Join the park naturalist for a walk on the trails of Mt Pisgah State Park. The walk is geared to beginner botanists and people who want to learn more about...

Eastern Blubirds

Join us for a history about bluebirds, a look inside a nesting box and information on how to monitor your own boxes. This program will be led by Nockamixon...

Wildflower Walk

Take a short hike on the Sleepy Hollow Trail to see the spring wildflowers growing at Black Moshannon State Park. The trail may have a few wet spots, and...

World Rivers Day: Exploring Creek Critters

Celebrate World Rivers Day with your DCNR Park Naturalist by taking a closeup and personal look at life below the surface of our streams. We will learn about...

Spring Wildflower Walk with Melissa Reckner Preregistration is required

Join us for a spring wildflower walk at Yellow Creek State Park with Master Naturalist Coordinator, Melissa Reckner from Penguin Court, Brandywine...

Friends of Kings Gap Plant Sale - Pickup Day

Pick up for pre-ordered plants will be held on Saturday May 15 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM outside the center's maintenance building. COVID-19 safety protocols...

Frogs & Polliwogs

Join the springtime search for frogs and polliwogs! Along this walk you will learn to identify frogs by shape and sound. Also, dicover the unique habitat...

Stream Discovery Day

Let's see what we can catch in the creek! Historic Pidcock Creek was and is still the main source of power for the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill. Grab your...

Wonderful Weather - DiscoverE program

In this hour long program for younger children and their parents/guardians/care-givers, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. During this...

Amphibian Round-Up

What is an amphibian? And where can we find them around Poe Valley? Come out to find out! We'll be meeting in the grassy area near the campground mooring...

Beginner Fishing

Give fishing in Hills Creek Lake a try by joining park staff for a two hour introduction to fishing. All gear and tackle will be provided and no license is...

Discover the Tiadaghton

Tiadaghton State Forest is made up of over 146,000 acres of forest, water, mountains, and valleys, with history and recreational opportunities around every...

Eagle & Osprey Watch

Who doesn’t love seeing a wild bird of prey!? Visit the naturalist at any time this afternoon to learn more about these magnificent birds & maybe even spot...

Kids Nature Walk

Celebrate the 11th annual Kids to Parks Day by joining a family friendly nature walk on the General Kane Trail. Meet in the overflow parking lot....

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

Spring Wildflower Photo Tour

Get tips and tricks on how to photograph the beautiful spring wildflowers growing at Black Moshannon State Park, while discovering how to id them. Bring any...

The Frances Slocum Story

The park naturalist will tell the story of Frances Slocum, the Lost Sister of the Wyoming Valley. Face coverings are required for all park programs and...

Upcycled Art: Jewelry Bouquet

Spring cleaning includes your jewelry box. Breathe new life into old or broken jewelry! Bring your creativity as Brenda Allen shows the art of upcycling....

Spring Migratory Bird ID

Join us on a nature walk as we observe returning migratory song birds! The nature walk is a 2.5 mile loop on a relatively level trail within Sizerville State...

Wonderful Weather - DiscoverE program

In this hour long program for younger children and their parents/guardians/care-givers, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. During this...

Bird Box Checkup

Help the park naturalist check the bird boxes fro signs of nesting and or egg laying. Learn which birds use the boxes, best locaton for boxes and ways to...

(Virtual) Spotted Lanternflies

Be advised that this program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams and will not take place face to face at Little Pine State Park. Join the park...

Black Bear Talk

How big can these bears get? And how likely are you really to see them while camping in Poe Valley? Come talk black bears with the park naturalist at the...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring a camera or cell phone for this high tech scavenger hunt. Find the items on the list, take a photo, and get a prize. All children must be accompanied...

Someday Salamanders

Spotted Salamander larva/tadpoles have left the egg mass and have begun their tiny lifes in the wetland. Come and explore what their habitat is and what...

Evening Amphibian Hunt

Night time is the right time for amorous amphibians. After a short lecture, we will capture, identify and release amphibians. Please wear shoes that can...

Nightscape Photo Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph...

Sunday, May 16

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Spring Hike

Join us for a spring hike along the Creek Trail at Little Buffalo at 10am. We will be looking for a variety of wildlife, including wildflowers & migrating...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Wonderful Weather - DiscoverE program

In this hour long program for younger children and their parents/guardians/care-givers, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. During this...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Hound Hikes: Koppenhaver Trail

During the program, dogs will be able to socialize and get quality exercise outdoors. Only one dog per hiker. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Dogs...

Leap into Herpetology:  Intro to the Reptiles & Amphibians

Leap into Herpetology: Intro to the Reptiles & Amphibians – Sunday, May 16, 2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Pavilion #7 McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) -...

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

Turtle Time!

Join us at the Codorus Sail Boat Launch for a peak at some of the turtles that call Codorus home. Bring your binoculars and all your turtle related...

Wildflower Walk

Join a park educator on a Sunday afternoon walk while looking for and learning to identify the local wildflowers. Participants must wear a mask and practice...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers

Family Science Outside: Wonders of Wildflowers brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to investigate spring...

Sunday Monthly Trail Crew

Join ranger Chris and give back to your park by helping to maintain the trails. Raking stone, clearing culverts and waterbars, removing invasives - all are...

Wonderful Weather - DiscoverE program

In this hour long program for younger children and their parents/guardians/care-givers, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. During this...

What Good are Bats?

Bats will soon be filling the nighttime skies and we are inviting you to find out how vital bats are for the environment. Come to the campground amphitheater...

Monday, May 17

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Exhibit: 100 Years of Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.  A new educational exhibit showcasing the history of the park will be on display from May...

Tree ID Hike

Looking for an opportunity to learn how to identify tree species? Well look no further! We'll be taking a short hike around Raccoon Creek State Park to learn...

Family Field Trips

Families of Elementary students currently learning at home can join us for field trip enrichment on Mondays during the spring. Come out to learn about...