DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Tuesday, August 13

Lagoon by Pontoon

The lagoons at Presque Isle are full of natural surprises such as sun basking turtles, wading great blue herons, beavers slapping their tail on the water,...

Watershed Educators Institute (WEI)

This is a week-long course is for teachers who teach grades 6-12. Enrich your curriculum and become a MWEE Ambassador (Meaningful Watershed Educational...

Abigail & Beaver Trails

We will carpool to the Abigail Trail and hike back to Caledonia. Bring water, snacks, and sturdy shoes for this nine mile hike.

*CANCELLED* DiscoverE Camp: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

This 2-day camp is for children ages 9-12. Each day, campers will take part in outdoor exploration, activities, games, and hikes that will teach them about...

FULL DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8): Avian Adventures

This program is currently full. Any additional registrations will be added to the waitlist. We cannot guarantee that any spaces will be available. If spaces...

FULL DiscoverE Penn’s Adventurers (Ages 9-12): Jacobsburg Survival Challenge

This program is currently full. Any additional registrations will be added to the waitlist. We cannot guarantee that any spaces will be available. If spaces...

Field Trip: Beaver Ponds

Let's see what the local beavers and other wildlife are up to in two conservation ponds in the Loyalsock State Forest. Easy walking, one mile.

Bowhunter's Camp

Bowhunter's Camp will include a 3D archery shoot, how to shoot a cross-bow, and many other fun events, which include a deer life cycle game, setting up game...

Salamander Sally - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Discover the plethora of salamanders that call Promised Land State Park home! Tanks and nets provided, please wear shoes that can get wet.

Second Tuesday Storytime

Join park staff and local librarians on the second tuesday of the month this summer for a fun storytime and short, kid friendly, hike. Children ages 3 to 7...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Historic Gristmill Summer Hours - Memorial Day through Labor Day

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park is open Memorial Day...

Skunks - What's the Big Stink?

Come meet Peepers, Liz Gilpin's new pet skunk! Learn about this di-STINK-tive animal and pet him - don't worry, he's de-scented!

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

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...

Mysteries of the Great Lakes

Travel to the 'inland seas' where some of the most spectacular scenery on Earth is also the world's largest concentration of freshwater. The Great Lakes are...

Dirt Art

We will use colorful mineral soils to tell a story with Native American pictograph art..

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

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...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Pontoon Boat Eco-Tours

Registration officially opens Monday, April 1 at 8:30am Our free pontoon boat tours are back for another season! They will be held most Monday and...

York County Bass Anglers

Tuesday Evening Bass Tournament - for additional information, please contact Jeff Flickinger at jeff@flickinger-cpa.com

Purple Martin Roost Watch

Every year in preparation for their migration south the Purple Martins Gather by the thousands along the shore at dusk. Join the Park Naturalists at the...

Volleyball Tournament

A volleyball tournament will be held at the Beach 6 courts from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Bicycle Safety

Bring your bicycle and helmet as we go over safety, check air pressure, chains, relectors and seat height. Then go through the course to practice road...

Tuesday, August 13