DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, August 14

Hike for Hounds

You may bring your own dog or choose to walk with a dog residing at the Humane Society of Somerset County. Please meet at the Kooser Park Office

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...

Life on the Lower Yough

If you want to experience more than just a jaunt down the lower Yough then join us as we explore the many different plants that line the banks of the river....

Bird Basics

Stop by the Amphitheater to learn birding basics and find out which ones are common in the park. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or...

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...

DiscoverE Penns Adventurers Ages 9-12

"Survival Skills" - Preteens will learn several survival skills each week such as building a shelter, knot tying, finding and purifying water, signaling for...

Explore Archery

Certified archery instructors will give instructions to those wishing to explore the exciting sport of archery. No experience necessary. All equipment is...

Insect Extravaganza

Join the park staff for an “Insect Extravaganza.” There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for...

Nature Arts and Crafts

Join our talented volunteers as they help you to create functional works of art from recycled products. Donations appreciated.

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...

Watercolor Wednesdays

Join guest artists and Moraine Preservation Fund volunteers for a two-hour watercolor Workshop, on the second Wednesdays of the summer months. Adults of all...

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...

Spirit Trail Wildflower Walk

(CANCELLED)Join the park naturalist on the “Spirit of Tuscarora Trail” at 10:30 am on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 to search for summer wildflowers. The...

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...

Insect Extravaganza

Join the park staff for an “Insect Extravaganza.” There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for...

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...

Mussel Workout

The Clarion River is host site to an important mussel reintroduction program. Come learn about what is being done and basic mussel ecology and then we will...

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...

Hike for Health

Join us after work for a hike with a St. Luke’s University health professional! Get some exercise while learning about health and fitness outdoors. Each hike...

Smores with the Sheriff

Come join the Tioga County Sheriff for an evening of fun making smores and more! Learn about what type of work the Sheriff and his office does, especially in...

Wildlife Watchers on the Water - Kayaking

Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges....

Full Moon Paddle

Full Moon Paddle – Wednesday, August 14, 2019 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM - Pleasant Valley Launch (South Shore) - Moraine Paddling Lake Arthur in the full moon...

Full Moon Paddle

Paddle under a lovely August Surgeon Moon in this kayak adventure! Experienced kayakers 16 and older only! Registration is required for this program,...

Moonlight Paddle

Enjoy the brightness of the moon while kayaking on Lackawanna Lake. Must be over 13 to borrow one of the park’s kayaks, life jackets and paddles and there is...

Wednesday, August 14