DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, November 3

Natural Impressions 8th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition "All Things Forest" Presque Isle

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle's 8th...

Fall Litter Pick Up

The Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park will be hosting their annual Fall litter pick. Come out and join us as we make the park a more beautiful place....

Friends Trail Day

Join the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park trail crew on their monthly trail maintenance excursions where they care for park trails, remove invasive plants...

Hawk Watching on the Kittatinny Ridge

Join us as we enjoy the fall colors and watch for migrating hawks and eagles on the Kittatinny Ridge. Participants should dress for the weather, wear sturdy...

Volunteer Work Day

Last Outdoor Volunteer Day of the Season!! Kings Gap needs volunteers to help with park projects. Projects may include: leaf clean-up, fence works,...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Borosilicate Glass Bead Making Class with Jessica Keemer

From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be guided through a variety of techniques including how to create particular bead...

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Model yacht club sailing on the lake, must be a member to participate

Cub Scout Day at Fort Pitt

Calling all Cub Scouts! Come to Point State Park and the Fort Pitt Museum for our second annual Cub Scout Day! There will be hands-on activities, programs,...

Glass Flamework - Borosilicate Glass Bead Making

Learn the art of flameworking in a variety of workshops with Jessica Keemer. From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be...

Presque Isle Morning Stroll

Join the Park Naturalists for a morning walk on part of Dead Pond Trail. Meet at the Dead Pond Trailhead at Thompson Circle. Please dress accordingly with...

Scout Day

Calling all girl and boy scouts! Join us for a guided hike as we learn about the natural happenings at Nescopeck State Park. Registration as a pack or troop...

The Quiet Season

Take a walk back to investigate how plants and animals deal with the quiet season when food is low and shelter is crucial. Learn about some familiar animals...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Get Moving Monday - Guided Hike

Nolde staff will share seasonal points of interest. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. Medium difficulty-2 miles. Hiking poles available for loan.

Turkey Trek Hike

Get ahead of the calorie count this holiday season with a brisk 3.5-mile jaunt. Turkey sightings are not guaranteed, but who knows where they might be...

Volunteer Day at Jacobsburg

Join us for this final volunteer event of 2018. Dress for the weather and bring your favorite work gloves! Meet at the flagpole in front of the Visitor...

All about the Elk Hunt

The elk hunt is an important method of managing for a healthy Elk population. Join our Conservation Education Staff as they explain how the hunt works and...

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, who risks his life for science in the 1850's as a young man during a fascinating...

Fall Photography Tips

Join the park naturalist for some fall photography tips then practice them on the hike that follows.

Fall Nature Hike

Join the park naturalist for a leisurely fall nature hike along the Lakeside Trail. Learn about what gives us the fall colors and what makes a great viewing...

Science in the Park:  Whooo's Around?

Pennsylvania has a diversity of beautiful owls – can you name them? Come get ‘wise’ about these nocturnal inhabitants and learn about their life cycle and...

Day of the Dead

Explore this Mexican cultural holiday. Fun and educational event for all ages! Arrive anytime between event hours. Food trucks on-site to purchase Spanish...

Earthflight

Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Nightscapes Photography Workshop

*Start time has been changed to 6PM* Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried...

Owl Prowl

Come and join us on Saturday evening, November 3rd, at 6:00 pm at Pavilion 1 for an Owl Prowl. The Owl Prowl will begin with a short talk on owls, followed...

Saw Whet Banding-Repeated

Dr. Rob Smith will be offering a repeat program of the Saw Whet Banding tonight too. Call to reserve your seat at 570-945-7110.

Campfire Tales: War Stories

Come to our campfire and hear some mild haunting tales of war stories. Can you tell if it is true or not? Bring a chair or blanket. There will be...

Evening of Jazz

On Saturday, November 3rd from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. join the Friends of Kings Gap in the Cameron-Masland Mansion for a fine evening of jazz featuring the...

Saturday, November 3