DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, October 13

Morning Bird Walk

With fall migration in full swing, spend the morning looking and listening for the various birds that can be found in the park. This will be open to all...

Friends of Kings Gap Yoga on the Terrace

Join Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels, beginner to experienced. Modifications are offered...

Hearth Cooking Class

Prepare a meal like an 18th-century cook! Join a handful of other cooks to prepare an authentic 18th-century meal at Washington Crossing Historic Park on...

Historic Gristmill Autumn Hours

Labor Day through Late October 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM - Wednesdays through Sundays The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State...

Ruck the Bay

This race will consist of a 10K or 15K. It will begin at Beach 11 and utilize the multi-purpose trail and parts of the roadway.

Annual Fall Festival

Our annual Fall Festival focuses on the natural resources and outdoor recreation in north-central Pennsylvania. There will be scheduled activities and...

White pine growing out of Boulder Field - Hickory Run State Park

Meet the naturalist for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field via a one-way...

Discovery Hike - Bater Patch Access

Join the park naturalist at this little-used trailhead and walk along Hagaratty and Old Glendale Road Trails. This will be a ~3.5 mile loop. Be sure to wear...

Heritage Day

Demonstration of old time skills, crafts for kids, live animals, music, Militia living history group, education programs, and more! 1:00pm-The Frances...

White pine growing out of Boulder Field - Hickory Run State Park

Learn the basics of tree ID including the science behind the fall foliage on this tree identification walk. We will focus on the trees surrounding Boulder...

Explore Bow Hunting

Come join the park naturalist for a brief introduction to bow hunting. Then try your hands at shooting a crossbow. This an introduction to the Game...

Get Your Tail on the Trail- Fall Foliage Paddle

Enjoy the changing leaves by kayak during this last paddle of the season. Participants must be at least 13 to use a single kayak. Call 570-945-7110 to...

Self Guided Tours: Mansion Open

Join us on the top of the mountain to visit the Cameron-Masland Mansion, an historic stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. The first floor will be...

Shoaff's Mill Tour

Shoaff's Mill is a 19th century operational grist mill that is open for tours every Saturday & Sunday from May through the Apple Festival in October, *staff...

Bosler Library Programs

Enjoy these environmental education programs in downtown Carlisle at the Library! FALL FOLIAGE: Sunday, October 13, 2019 Autumn brings a brilliant...

Bucks County During the Revolution

Join historian and author Owen S. Ireland for a free lecture on how the American Revolution impacted the lives and politics of Bucks County in the 18th...

Coyotes - Band of Brothers

Find out that these canids are a lot like us! After a short lecture and a coyote game, we'll go in search of coyote signs. Transportation to hike site,...

Friends of Beltzville State Park Hikes

Everyone is welcome to come and join the Friends of Beltzville as we hike along the trails at Beltzville State Park. These hikes will vary in length.Well...

Nature Detectives: Fly, Glide and Fall

Families are invited to become “nature detectives," investigating how natural items fly, glide and fall. During this program, we will use our detective...

Painting in the Outdoors

Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park has partnered with Artist Lora Russell to bring you " Painting in the Outdoors" at the park. We invite anyone from...

Ruffed Grouse

Join Penn State Intern Garrett Orcutt as he talks to us about Pennsylvania’s state bird the Ruffed Grouse. Garrett will talk about the life history of Ruffed...

Full Moon Lantern Tour of Point State Park

Join park staff for a lantern-lit sunset tour of the park. We will talk about some of the lesser-known history of the land at the Point while the sun sets...

Oh, Deer!

White tailed Deer are a bane and a boon. After a short lecture, we'll go in search of these hooved mammals and the signs they leave behind. Transportation...

Hunter's Full Moon Watch

Enjoy watching the full moon rise over the lake while sitting around a campfire. See the full moon through the telescope, after making pizza mountain pies...

Sunday, October 13