DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, January 1

Natural Impressions 7th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition - Plastics Lost and Found

Open to all students currently enrolled in a public, private, or home school, in 1st grade through college. Categories include 8 x 10 photography, mixed...

First Day Hike

Colonel Denning State Park Flat Rock Trail 8 AM – 9 AM Flat Rock Trail head; Moderate; Due to extreme cold predicted, we will be hiking the new section only...

Project Feeder Watch

The Center participates in the winter bird feeder counts sponsored through Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Volunteers observe, identify birds, and...

First Day Hike

Start the year outdoors! Join the Friends of Keystone State Park at the South Parking Lot across the causeway from the Beach Area at 10AM for a First Day...

First Day Hike

Start the new year out right! Join us for this easy 2-1/2 mile hike that cruises through various habitats within the park, and passes by the scenic...

First Day Hike

Celebrate the new year with this first day hike at Marsh Creek Lake. Learn a little bit about the history of the park and enjoy the first morning of the new...

First Day Hike

First Day Hikes are designed to start off your 2018 year with healthful outdoor activity. A growing tradition throughout the country, first day hikes will...

First Day Hike

Kick the new year off right by joining us at Black Moshannon State Park for our First Day Hike! Whether you have made a new year’s resolution or simply...

First Day Hike

Ring in the New Year with us! We will meet at the Visitor's Center and decide as a group where to go, based on snow conditions. Our hike will be...

First Day Hike

Get out and get hiking at Jacobsburg on the first day of 2018! Join center educator Lauren Forster for a 2 mile interpretive hike on moderate terrain. We...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year with a morning walk in the woods! Join the park naturalist as we hike McDermott Trail. This trail offers a fairly easy stroll down to the...

First Day Hike at Raccoon Creek

Ready to start the new year off right? What could be better than a 3-mile hike along Camp Trail following the Doak Run valley and stopping at one of parks...

First Day Hike

Join the Friends of Caledonia State Park for a First Day Hike on Monday, January 1, 2018. The hike will begin at 11AM. Those interested should meet at the...

First Day Hike

Come out on Monday, the 1st day of January at 12 noon, for our third annual 1st Day Hike! This 5 mile loop with about 800 feet of elevation gain leaves...

First Day Hike

Start the new year on the right foot with a First Day Hike at Sinnemahoning State Park. Have fun outdoors with an easy 2.5-mile guided hike on fairly level...

First Day Hike - A Winter Adventure

Adventurous hikers (ages 10 and up) are invited on this 3-mile loop hike around the lake on a combination of narrow trails and roads. The pace and difficulty...

First Day Hike - Tree ID & Animal Signs

This slow-paced 1-mile hike, suitable for children and pets, will highlight winter tree ID along the trail and look for animal signs near the lake. Limited...

First Day Hike

Kick off the New Year and 2024 with an easy to moderate walk at Gifford Pinchot State Park. Led by the park naturalist, we will walk approximately 1.5 miles...

First Day Hike

Get out and get hiking at Jacobsburg on the first day of 2018! Join center educator Lauren Forster for a 2 mile interpretive hike on moderate terrain. We...

First Day Hike

Use this First Day Hike to start 2018 off on the right foot! A growing tradition throughout the country this hike will aid your resolution for a happy and...

First Day Hike

Join the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park and park staff in celebrating the new year. Start the year off on the right foot, by hiking at Pine Grove...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year off on the right foot. Join Nolde staff for this annual, America’s State Parks, event. Nolde staff will offer several types of hikes. ...

First Day Hike

Monday, January 1, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Bike Rental Parking Lot, North Shore Moraine State Park Start the year out right with a hike on the North...

First Day Hike

The Friends of Shawnee are sponsoring the 2018 First Day Hike. Join the Shawnee State Park Manager for a family friendly hike along the 3.5 mile Lakeshore...

First Day Hike

Start the new year out right! Join us for this easy 2-1/2 mile hike that cruises through various habitats within the park, and passes by the scenic...

First Day Hike

Start your "New Year" off with a healthy walk along the General Kane Hiking Trail on January 1, beginning at 1 p.m. This "First Day Hike" is an easy to...

Walkers enjoying a warm, sunny day on the towpath

CANCELLED as of 1/1/2018 9:30 AM due to illness. Hope everyone still gets a chance to get outdoors today! ***Program Location: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower...

Walkers enjoying a warm, sunny day on the towpath

***Program Location: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve (lower parking lot), 1635 River Road (Rt. 32), New Hope, PA*** ***Registration NOT required*** Two...

Nature Journaling

Stop by the journaling station during the Nolde Mansion open house event to look more closely at nature's treasures through drawing and writing. Master...

Nolde Mansion Open House

Now serving as the administrative center for an extensive environmental education program, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading...

First Day Celebration

Start off the New Year by getting off on the right foot with Friends, family and food! The Friends of Canoe Creek will be there with a fire, hot beverages...

 FRIENDS OF BELTZVILLE AND PARK STAFF FIRST DAY HIKE

FIRST DAY HIKE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST Join the Friends of Beltzville State Park and Park Staff Beltzville State Park FIRST DAY HIKE Monday,...

First Day Hike

Ring in 2018 with a hike around the lake or up to the overlook for a wintry view of the park and surrounding mountains. The Friends of Cowans Gap will have...

First Day Hike

This is a free hike that will begin at the Campground side of the Mary Ann Furnace Trail. Parking will be at the overflow/playground parking lot in the...

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

Beltzville First Day Hike: Get out and enjoy the sites and sounds of nature. Enjoy Beltzville State Park in the calm serenity of winter. Join us for a 3.25...

First Night Full Moon Hike

CANCELLED as of 1/1/2018 9:30 AM due to illness. Hope everyone still gets a chance to get outdoors today! ***Registration required: Please click on the...

First Day Moonlight Stroll

Join us for a quiet evening moonlight stroll on the Classroom Trail. This is an easy walking trail of approximately 1.2 miles. We will look for animal signs...

Monday, January 1