DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, January 1

Natural Impressions 5th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition - All Things Winter

Many visitors to Presque Isle express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your impressions through our 5th annual mixed media student...

Snow Shoe Loaner program

Always wanted to try snowshoeing? Here is your chance. We will loan you our snowshoes for the day. Pick up at the new Visitor's Center between 9:00am-noon...

Brunch with the Birds

Come to the park office to learn about winter bird feeding and watching while you sample a mid-morning snack. Then join the park naturalist outside to enjoy...

First Day Hike

Get out and get hiking on the first day of 2016! Join center educator Rick Wiltraut for an interpretive hike at Jacobsburg. We will explore the old growth...

First Day Hike

Start the new year off right by getting outdoors and joining us on a First Day Hike. This is a tradition shared by many state parks, and Marsh Creek is...

First Day Hike

Resolve to start the new year on the right foot with an easy 2.0 mile hike on fairly level trails near the Park Office and Wildlife Center. Visit the...

First Day Hike

It's Leap Year so let's leap into Nature and Fun. Bring your snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park and join us for a walk on the wild side. Please contact...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year off right by getting out and joining Raccoon Creek and its Hiking Club as we discover the winter landscape. This year’s interpretive hike...

First Day Hike

First Day Hikes are a tradition to start the new year off right by getting outdoors. French Creek will again be offering a First Day Hike led by volunteer...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year with a healthy hike along the General Kane Trail begining at 11 a.m.! Meet in the overflow parking lot. Where appropriate clothing and...

Greenwood Furnace First Day Hike

This 5 mile loop with about 800 feet of elevation gain leaves Greenwood Furnace along the Monsell Trail, meanders through a mature oak forest along Lorence...

Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center Open House

The ELC will be open to the public from Noon to 2:00 PM if you wish to use the center’s library, games, and displays.

First Day Dog Hike

Start the New Year off on the right foot with your furry best friend. Join Nolde staff for the First Day Hike. Hike includes natural and seasonal points of...

First Day Hike

Kick off the New Year and 2020 with an easy to moderate walk at Gifford Pinchot State Park. Led by the park naturalist and Friends of Pinchot volunteers, we...

First Day Hike

Kick off the New Year with a brisk walk on Jennings’ longest trail, Oakwoods. Led by our staff, and covering approximately two miles, we’ll traverse varied...

First Day Hike

During this hectic time of year take a few hours to relax and get some exercise for a two to three mile walk though the various habitat zones within this...

First Day Hike

Enjoy the first day of 2016 with others who appreciate the outdoors. The Butler Outdoor Club welcomes the public to share their traditional First Day Hike. ...

First Day Hike

Enjoy a hike for the first day of the new year! The hike will be on the Hay Road, Seneca Trail, and Indian Trail. The hike will be about 2 miles. Please...

First Day Hike

Get out and get hiking on the first day of 2016! Join center educator Rick Wiltraut for an interpretive hike at Jacobsburg. We will explore the old growth...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year off on the right foot. Join Nolde staff for the First Day Hike. Hike includes natural and seasonal points of interest. Trekking poles...

First Day Hike & Celebration!

Start the new year by getting off on the right foot! Bring the family for a moderate hike through the fields and woods on the first day of the year. Be...

First Day Hike - Bowman's Hill

Program Location: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve (lower parking lot), 1635 River Road (Rt. 32), New Hope, PA First day hikes are happening in parks all...

First Day Hike - Easton

Program Location: Wy Hit Tuk Park, 575 S Delaware Dr., Easton, PA 18042 First day hikes are happening in parks all across the country on January 1. Last...

First Day Hike!

Start 2016 by completing your new year’s resolution by getting out and exercising! Start a new tradition and celebrate the beginning of the new year by...

First Day Hike/Snowshoe & 5K Fun Run

Start out on the right foot in 2016 with a short hike, exploring nature in winter at Hills Creek. This slow-paced, family-oriented hike will be less than 1.5...

First Day Hike

Welcome 2016 with a First Day Hike at Lackawanna State Park. This moderate hike on the Turkey Hill Trail will take in all that nature in the New Year has to...

First Day Hike

Celebrate the New Year with a walk in the park! Come enjoy a gentle stroll on Lakeshore Trail as we search for signs of wildlife and enjoy the beauty of this...

First Day Hike

We’ll start off our New Year with a hike. We will begin at the stage area and wind our way west on the Buffalo Ridge Trail. If you are interested in a...

Caledonia State Park First Day Hike

Join us on Friday, January 1st while we head out on a scenic 2.2 mile hike along the Ramble Trail. Enjoy a hike while we weave through some large hemlocks,...

First Day Hike

Resolve to start the New Year on the right foot with an easy 1.5 mile hike on fairly level trails in the Pine Plantation. Learn about the park's trail...

First Day Hike -  Beaver Dam Trail

Join us on the 1st hike of the new year as we traverse the Beaver Dam Trail and learn a little about the park’s wildlife and history. It's about a 2-mile...

Lighting the Presque Isle Lighthouse

The Presque Isle Lighthouse is being adorned with lights and wreaths for the holiday season. Visitors are invited to take an evening ride past the...

Annual Winter Owl Count

Birders needed! Nolde Forest has been holding a winter bird count for over 20 years. Data is recorded and compared to prior years. Walk the trails with Nolde...

Friday, January 1