DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, August 28

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,...

Advanced Watershed Educator Workshop: Become a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Ambassador

Dauphin County Agricultural & Natural Resources Center This workshop is for non-formal educators to become Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience...

Weekly Weeders!

We are looking for volunteers to pull weeds in our native plant garden on Wednesday mornings while learning about native plants from one of our educators. We...

Little Raccoons: Children's Walk

Come along and let the little ones explore the world around them. Join the park naturalist on a walk and discover some of the creatures that live at Raccoon...

Nature Arts and Crafts

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

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...

Nature Story Time

Join us for a nature story and stay for a nature activity based on the theme of the book we just read! Program will last approximately 1 hour. This program...

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...

DiscoverE: Hide and Seekers (ages 4 to 5)

n this 2 hour long program for children ages 4 and 5 and their parents/guardians, we will have some fun exploring the outdoors and nature. The program will...

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...

Volunteer Trail Work Evening

Breakneck Falls Trail, McConnells Mill State Park Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Meet at Eckert Bridge Join park staff and volunteers from...

Friends of Beltzville State Park Shore line/Kayak Clean Up

Friends of Beltzville State Park invite you to grab your kayak to join us on the water and Paddle with a Purpose and help keep Beltzville Lake Clean. What...

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....

Beaver Fever

Are you fascinated by these furry engineers? After a short lecture, we;ll head out to an active beaver lodge and search for activity. Binoculars and...

Dog Friendly Evening Hike

Grab your leash and your well behaved four legged friend and join park staff on an after work hiking session at Nolde Forest. We will meet outside of...

Friends of Prince Gallitzin Monthly meeting

Monthly business meeting of the Friends of Prince Gallitzin. All are welcome! Meet in the park office conference room, which can be accessed at the rear of...

Wednesday, August 28