DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

April 11 - May 10, 2021

Sunday, April 11

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

A Jennings Original Storybook Trail: "Habitat Sweet Habitat: Zapo the Jennings Jumping Mouse Looks for a House"

Come to Jennings and follow a Storybook Trail featuring Habitat Sweet Habitat: Zapo the Jennings Jumping Mouse Looks for a House. Discover and read the...

Morning by the Lake

Join us for a relaxing morning watching wildlife along Black Moshannon Lake. Birds, in particular, are quite active at this time of day, so bring your...

Story Stroll: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors. Walk from page to page and interact with the story at each stop! The Southampton Free Library has set up a...

Pileated Woodpecker Nest at WCCP (photo: gms)

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through White Clay Creek Preserve. We will explore for birds and other wildlife, trees, wildflowers,...

LNT Hike 

Program is full. Registration is closed. Join us as we discover the great outdoors along the park's trails and learn about the principles of leave not...

Sunday trek in the valley

Not running in the Buck Ridge Burn 5K? Meet by the Fuller Lake restrooms for a short loop hike while Friends and Family are out on the trail. Wear sturdy...

April Showers and Spring Blooms

Join park staff for an easy walk around the park to look for plants that are in bloom. We will be making note of which plant species are already blooming,...

Virtual Upcycled T-Shirt Tote

Ever wonder what to do with the excess of T-shirts in your closet? Join a Park Educator from 1PM to 2PM on Sunday April 11, 2021 and learn how to turn a drab...

Waterfowl Watch

Bring your own binoculars and learn tips and tricks for identifying waterfowl while we scan the East Branch Reservoir for ducks, geese, and swans. Meet at...

VIRTUAL Lecture "George Washington's Nemesis:  The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Major General Charles Lee"

This event will be held virtually via Zoom in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park; it will NOT be face-to-face in the park. Log -in...

Elk Explanations

New to learning about elk? Join us for the basic breakdown as we learn about elk history, elk ecology, and elk behavior. Are you a seasoned “Elkspert?” We...

Monthly Trail Crew

Ready to give back to the park? Join us for our monthly Trail Crew where you will join park staff to help remove invasive plants, repair erosion damage,...

Spring Migratory Waterfowl - Virtual

Learn about loons, grebes, scaups, mergansers, and other waterfowl that travel through Sinnemahoning State Park during the spring waterfowl migration. ...

April Showers and Spring Blooms

Join park staff for an easy walk around the park to look for plants that are in bloom. We will be making note of which plant species are already blooming,...

Monday, April 12

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Story Stroll: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors. Walk from page to page and interact with the story at each stop! The Southampton Free Library has set up a...

An extremely handsome spotted salamander looking wistfully into the distance

Are you a fan of frogs and salamanders? Then hop on over to Raccoon Creek! We'll be sala-meandering down to one of our vernal pools to search for all kinds...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Spring Wildflowers

This program will be held virtually via Teams, not in the park. Registration is free but required to receive a link. It's spring! What wildflowers are you...

Wildflower Walk

Spring has sprung! Join park staff on this hike through the Nolde Forest where we look for the most treasured flowers of the spring season: Bloodroots, Wild...

Intensive Art Workshop for Teens

Learn different forms of fiber art from artist in residency Mallory Zondag! The processes will focus on wool felting and natural dying. Participants will...

FULL Signs of Spring Walk

This program is FULL. Register to be added to the waitlist. Join us for an easy 1-mile walk where we will look and listen for signs of spring! Space is...

Tuesday, April 13

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Story Stroll: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors. Walk from page to page and interact with the story at each stop! The Southampton Free Library has set up a...

Spring Morning Paddle

Come and enjoy the spring sounds and cool air as we spend the morning paddling around Raccoon Lake. You will need to bring your own kayak or canoe with a PA...

Waterfowl Walk

Have you noticed the feathered frenzy lately? Spring is the time to welcome back all of our migrating birds. We will drive to various points around Ricketts...

Hide N Seekers: Amazing Amphibians

***Pre-registration is required: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program.*** Due to COVID-19 restrictions, participants are...

Wednesday, April 14

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

Guided Spring Evening Walk

Experience an exciting April springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath! Accompany the Park...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Story Stroll: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors. Walk from page to page and interact with the story at each stop! The Southampton Free Library has set up a...

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...

Marina Visitor Center- Site where we will be meeting.

Come explore the park on our bike trails. This program is for children ages 6 and less but all ages are welcome. We will meet at the Marina Visitor Center...

VIRTUAL Bygone Town of Ricketts Tour

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Take a virtual photo tour of the bygone lumber...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Bluebird Trails

Want to learn how to help bluebirds and other cavity nesting bird species? Join us to learn how to properly set up and manage bluebird boxes as well as learn...

Civilian Conservation Corps of Lycoming County Virtual Program

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. Did you know that...

Virtual Tour of Presque Isle Lighthouse

The Presque Isle Lighthouse has been guiding ships in Lake Erie for over a century. Discover the history of this landmark in a virtual picture tour...

Wednesday Walk - Bluebirds

Want to learn how to set up and maintain bluebird boxes? We will be focusing on cavity nesting bird species during this Wednesday evening walk. Choose from...

Wednesday Walk - Bluebirds

Want to learn how to set up and maintain bluebird boxes? We will be focusing on cavity nesting bird species during this Wednesday evening walk. Choose from...

Woodcock Watch

Join us as we go in search of this unique and amazing bird. We'll discuss and hopefully as the sun sets, see and hear its well-orchestrated courtship dance...

Thursday, April 15

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Story Stroll: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors. Walk from page to page and interact with the story at each stop! The Southampton Free Library has set up a...

Feathered Friends - Monthly Bird Walk!

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

Weekly Weeders

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

Hide N Seekers: What Lives in Our Stream

Join us for some discovery based programs for ages 4 - 5 here at the park. The program will include a story, hands on activities, and discovery based...

Spring into Nature

Join the park naturalist on a walk through the woods to explore and experience the wonders that spring has to offer. This will be an out-and back walk, so...

Stories in the Garden for ages 4-6- Virtual (Southampton)

Learn all about gardening with educators from Tyler State Park and The Southampton Free Library! In each of these one-hour classes for children 4-6 years...

Virtual Vernal Pools

With all our April showers, vernal pools will become teeming with life! Spring is the perfect time to look for and learn about egg masses, tadpoles, and...

12pm
Virtual Event
Civilian Conservation Corps of Clinton County Virtual Program

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. Did you know that...

Salamander Story Time: A Salamander's Life & Hike Preregistration is required

Join for us for storytime with A Salamander's Life by John Himmelman. We will learn about salamanders and then go for a hike to go look for salamanders in...

Virtual: Birding With Technology

This program will be held virtually, and NOT in person at the park. Would you like to get more out of your bird watching experiences? Would you like to...

Kings Gap Trail Challenge!

Can you hike every trail at Kings Gap? With 25+ miles of trails throughout the property, Kings Gap has an extensive hiking system. This challenging monthly...

Timberdoodle Flutter

Timberdoodle Flutter – Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Pavilion #7 McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) - Moraine Come join us in pursuit...

Friday, April 16

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Friday Morning Guided 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...

Hiking Series #1

Friday, April 16 at 9 a.m. TRAIL: Nescopeck Trail LENGTH: 3 miles TERRAIN: more difficult but fairly easy (small rolling hills, roots/rocks) MEET:...

Robin and Daffodils

Come find new signs of spring throughout the park by using our sense of sight, sound, and smell! This program is 1 hours long and is for ages 4-5 but all...

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 Hike

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on the Oak/Hemlock Trail at Locust Lake on Friday, April 16, 2021. The trail is 4 miles in length and difficult. We will be...

VIRTUAL - Things Naturalists Do

Ever wonder how park naturalists entertain themselves? Call fireflies, pet bees, fool moths, and more. Learn how you too can participate in these...

Virtual Tour of Hills Creek

This program will be held virtually, and NOT in person at the park. Are you interested in visiting Hills Creek or a former visitor looking to return? If so,...

Wood Frog

Do you know all the members of the chorus singing in your local wetland? Tune-in to this online webinar to learn how to decipher one singer from the other as...

Frog Songs - Virtual Program

Do you know all the members of the chorus singing in your local wetland? Join us to decipher one singer from the other as we learn the songs of our area's...

Virtual Climate Change, Part 3: Coming Attractions

We will discuss solutions that are being developed and discussed across the planet, beyond the simple basics of recycling, LED light conversions and similar...

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...

Hiking 101

When COVID first emerged in Pennsylvania in March of 2020, schools, businesses, recreational facilities, and more were shut down and unavailable. While we as...

5pm
Virtual Event
Family Night - Frog Find and Salameander

Spring is here and our amphibian neighbors are springing out of the ground! Join us as we learn what amphibians are and what they’ve been doing all winter....

Wood Frog

Do you know all the members of the chorus singing in your local wetland? Tune-in to this online webinar to learn how to decipher one singer from the other as...

Spotted salamander

These warm, springtime nights are perfect for viewing all kinds of cool amphibian species! So come over to Raccoon Creek during twilight hours, where we'll...

Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock Preregistration is required

Woodcocks are some of the most fascinating birds of Spring! Woodcock Expert, Lisa Williams, the Statewide Grouse/Woodcock Coordinator from the PA Game...

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, April 17

Download and print this image or pick up copy at park office

Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

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....

Spring Clean-up Day

Dust off your work gloves & team up with other volunteers for a day of park beautification! Projects will include litter pickup & light maintenance around...

Basic Boating Course

The PA Fish & Boat Commission’s PA Basic Boating Course was developed to supply boaters with practical information so they can make better informed decisions...

Signs of Spring Hike

Welcome to the first outdoor public program of the season! During this program we will be looking for different signs of spring from baby birds to what is...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Volunteer Work Day

Kings Gap is looking for volunteers to come spending a morning helping to work on various park projects (see below). Please meet outside the Education...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Eagles - Masters of the Sky

After a short lecture about Bald Eagles and biomagnification, we will view our resident Bald Eagles in their nest through our spotting scope! Binoculars and...

Eggs to Legs

Join the park educator outside the nature center to learn about Pennsylvania amphibians. Discover the double lives, distinct calls, and different species of...

Garlic Mustard Pull-a-Thon

Help us save the spring wildflowers from the invasive Garlic Mustard. This invasive plant species has destroyed countless acres of spring wildflower habitat...

National Save The Frogs Day

Frogs (like all amphibians) are tremendously important for controlling insect pests and in turn serve as building blocks in many food chains. While...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Signs of Spring Hike

Spring is here! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, days are getting longer, and nature is starting to green-up. Celebrate the new season on an...

Signs of Spring at Sinnemahoning - Virtual

Winter has finally loosened its grip on the land and water, and signs of spring are everywhere, especially if you know where to look. Take a virtual hike...

Sharp-lobed Hepatica

Let’s venture out and see what is in bloom! We only have a limited time to find our woodland wildflowers, so tag along with the park naturalist on this mile...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Become a Junior Ranger!

Become a Junior Ranger outside the Environmental Education Center in Nockamixon State Park! This 1 hour long program is most appropriate for ages 14 and...

Spring Wildlife Walk

Join us at Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area in Dauphin for a spring wildlife walk! The specific trail will be determined closer to time, but it will...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

April Meteor Shower

Join park staff for a short program about the upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower. We will talk about what a meteor shower is, what causes one, and when to expect...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Frog Call Bingo

Did you know we have 16 frog & 3 toad species in the state? Do you know what they all sound like? Come on out to the campground amphitheater to discover...

Green Walks

Have you ever wondered what plants stay green throughout the winter? Kinzua Bridge State Park has several interesting “greenies” for you to find along the...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Spring Tree I.D. Hike

Spring is just getting started and the trees have not fully "leafed-out" yet, so tree identification can be a bit tricky this time of the year. Join our park...

Sharp-lobed Hepatica

Let’s venture out and see what is in bloom! We only have a limited time to find our woodland wildflowers, so tag along with the park naturalist on this mile...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Spring Wildflowers of Pennsylvania

Join the naturalist in a walk around the park to see what spring wildflowers are coming up. Bring your own field guides if you want to. All children must...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Shed Hunting

Are you curious about how to find shed whitetail and elk antlers? Everyone has their own method when scouting the woods for sheds; join us here at the Elk...

Spring Wildlife Walk

Join us for a spring wildlife walk along the Creek Trail at Little Buffalo State Park! We will be looking for spring warblers migrating through, wildflowers...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Virtual What to do with Waste, Part 3: Recycle

Is it trash, recyclable or other? Learn the basics of what can be recycled and what cannot. Join a Park Educator from 2PM to 3PM on Saturday April 17, 2021...

April Meteor Shower

Join park staff for a short program about the upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower. We will talk about what a meteor shower is, what causes one, and when to expect...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Spring Wildflowers of Pennsylvania

Join the naturalist in a walk around the park to see what spring wildflowers are coming up. Bring your own field guides if you want to. All children must...

Frog Songs Walk

Spring is here, which means the choruses of frogs are turning our wetlands into opera houses! Join us to learn how to tell our frogs and toads apart just by...

Sunday, April 18

Download and print this image or pick up copy at park office

Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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: Bioblitz at Kings Gap!

Have you ever wondered how many different species of living things call Kings Gap home? So do we! To help us find out, join our bioblitz, an event where you...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Sunday Sunrise Hike

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

Birding with Baird

*All ages welcome! Adults and Families who are interested in learning to bird* Early birds get the worm! Join Baird Ornithological Club for a morning bird...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Frog Call Bingo

Did you know we have 16 frog & 3 toad species in the state? Do you know what they all sound like? Come on out to the nature center to discover unique ways to...

Arbor Day Tree and Wildflower ID Hike

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a fun program about trees, their parts, how they function, their importance in nature and how to recognize some that grow...

Bring in the Spring Hike

We want to bring in Spring the right way with a moderate hike at Goddard State Park! We will be meeting at Dugan Run Parking Lot. If you need directions to...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Felting Workshop with Nelly Kouzmina

Explore the possibilities of felt-making and learn various techniques to create one of the oldest forms of textile using natural fibers – wool. Sunday,...

Spring Wildflower Walk

Program is full. Registration is closed. Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Introduction to Fishing Meet-Up

Interested in getting started with or learning more about fishing? Join the naturalist to learn the basics of how to be safe, cast a line, and catch fish!...

April Meteor Shower

Join park staff for a short program about the upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower. We will talk about what a meteor shower is, what causes one, and when to expect...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Sowing Seeds in Nature (a Mindful Outdoor Experience with ChuckWalks of the Lehigh Valley)

We will be Sowing Seeds today! This is a SPECIAL collaboration between ChuckWalks of the Lehigh Valley and an Education Specialist from Nolde Forest! We...

Sunday Stroll

As the weekend winds down, enjoy what's left of it out on the trail. This trail is a moderate hike, approximately 2 mile long. Meeting location is at the...

Virtual DIY Magazine Art

Breathe new life in to that old stack of magazines sitting in the basement by crafting it into a beautiful upcycled masterpiece! Join a Park Educator from...

Waterfowl Watch

Bring your own binoculars and learn tips and tricks for identifying waterfowl while we scan the East Branch Reservoir for ducks, geese, and swans. Meet at...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Earth Day/Wildflowers

Happy Earth Day!! Come join our staff and learn about some of the wildflowers you may see visiting elk country.

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Signs of Spring at Sinnemahoning - Virtual

Winter has finally loosened its grip on the land and water, and signs of spring are everywhere, especially if you know where to look. Take a virtual hike...

April Meteor Shower

Join park staff for a short program about the upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower. We will talk about what a meteor shower is, what causes one, and when to expect...

Monday, April 19

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Waterfowl ID

What's that duck? If you are unsure, join us to learn the basics of waterfowl identification. Spring is a wonderful time to see all sorts of birds migrating...

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...

VIRTUAL April Book Club

This event will be held virtually via Zoom in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park. It will not be in person. Museum curator Kimberly...

Tuesday, April 20

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

Spring Bird Walk

John Dickinson from the Audubon Society will be leading us on this walk to look for spring migrants. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have...

Bark in the Park

Bring your furry companions along to a hike around Nockamixon State Park. Meet at the Environmental Education Center for a 1-hour long hike through paved and...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Spring Morning Paddle

Come and enjoy the spring sounds and cool air as we spend the morning paddling around Raccoon Lake. You will need to bring your own kayak or canoe with a PA...

Waterfowl Walk

Have you noticed the feathered frenzy lately? Spring is the time to welcome back all of our migrating birds. We will drive to various points around Ricketts...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Wood Duck Workshop

Wood Duck Workshop - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:00AM – 12:00PM - Pavilion #7 McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) - Moraine Over the last six years,...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Wednesday, April 21

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

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 High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021!...

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: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Sunset

Air and water pollution... What causes it? How does it affect us? And most importantly, why should we care? We'll be answering all of these questions and...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

VIRTUAL Homeschool Day K-6

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. This program is for homeschool or cyber school...

Wood Duck Workshop

Wood Duck Workshop - Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:00AM – 12:00PM - Pavilion #7 McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) - Moraine Over the last six years,...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Wetlands & Waterfowl

Wetlands and waterfowl go hand in hand. In this program we will discuss the importance of wetlands to waterfowl conservation as well as how we can protect...

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants!

Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants! brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that...