DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, January 1

CANCELED through April 30 - Natural Impressions 9th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition" A Day at The Beach" Presque Isle

CANCELED through April 30 - Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, all public programs, events, and trainings in state parks and forests are...

First Day Hike

Dress for the weather, bring along water bottle, snack, traction devices for boots or snowshoes if conditions warrant. Pets are permitted but must remain on...

FULL - First Day Hike

Join us for this easy 2.5 mile hike that cruises through various habitats within the park and passes by the Nescopeck Creek. Appropriate footwear is a must...

First Day Hike

Welcome in 2020 by enjoying a leisurely hike with state park staff! We will hike Deer Trail, a flat, ~1-mile loop, to start off the new year! If that trail...

First Day Hike

Dress for the weather, bring along water bottle, snack, traction devices for boots or snowshoes if conditions warrant. Pets are permitted but must remain on...

BOTH HIKES ARE FULL - First Day Hikes

Get out and get hiking on the first day of 2020! Join educator Lauren Forster for one of two 2-mile hikes at Jacobsburg. We will explore the old growth...

First Day Hike

Kick off 2020 with a hike in the woods, coordinated and sponsored by the Friends of Keystone State Park! Meet Friends Group members in the beach parking lot,...

First Day Hike

Join us for a 1.5 mile hike along the Buffalo Ridge Trail to start out the new year. We will discuss some of the history surrounding the park as well as...

First Day Hike

Start a new tradition by kicking off the new year with a hike at Bald Eagle State Park! Join the park naturalist for a 2-mile hike that will take us through...

First Day Hike

Join park staff to start out the new year on the right foot- literally! We'll be hiking a loop section of the White Trail from the West Launch parking lot to...

First Day Hike

Join us at Raccoon Creek State Park as we kick off the New Year with a hike along our XC Ski/Heritage Trail. The Easy to Moderate 2.5-mile hike will depart...

First Day Hike

Welcome the New Year on a hike with family and friends. Join the park naturalist for a hike along Sugar Run Trail. This will be an easy hike on flat...

First Day Hike

A First Day in a Hemlock Forest! We will follow Copper Kettle Trail along Laurel Hill Lake to connect with Hemlock Trail and explore the inviting Hemlock...

First Day Hike

Planning on making some New Year’s resolutions? Consider starting your "New Year" off with a healthy walk along the General Kane Hiking Trail on January 1,...

First Day Hike

Join us to jump into the New Year! We will meet at the Visitor's Center in Ohiopyle and head to a trail from there. If there is enough snow we will provide...

First Day Hike 2020

Bundle up and join us for the 2020 First Day Hike on the Trail of New Giants! This is a 1.7 mile hike on moderate terrain. In the event of deep snow a...

First Day Hike at Nolde Forest - FULL

----- This event is currently FULL and accepting waitlist registrations only. Please register in order to be on the waitlist. If a spot opens up prior to the...

First Day Hike- Lake Loop Trail

Enjoy a hike on the first day of the new year! 10:00 am- Lake Loop Trail- Take a one mile hike on the mostly flat Lake Loop Trail. The trail will circle...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year on the right foot with this gentle, 1-mile walk in the woods! Discover how animals survive the long cold of winter while you enjoy the...

First Day Hike

The information for our First Day hike at Shawnee is below. We hope you'll join us! Name of Trail: Felton Trail Time of Event : 11am Meeting Location:...

First Day Hike

Join park staff at Trough Creek State Park on a First Day Hike to celebrate the new year! Get off the sofa and burn off those holiday calories by going on a...

First Day Hike at Trough Creek State Park

Come out and join us for the First Day Hike on January 1, 2020. Refreshments are between 10-11 AM (coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and cookies) and the hike begins...

Nolde Mansion Open House

Now serving as the first Environmental Education Center in the state, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. Join us on the...

First Day Hike

Dress for the weather, bring along water bottle, snack, traction devices for boots or snowshoes if conditions warrant. Pets are permitted but must remain on...

First Day Hike at Greenwood Furnace

GREENWOOD FURNACE – Come out on Wednesday, the 1st day of January at 12 noon, for our fifth annual 1st Day Hike! We will be hiking the famous “Vista Loop,” a...

1st Day Hike: Liggett Trail

Come celebrate the new year with a hike along the picturesque Tom’s Run Valley. View one of our lightly travelled old growth forested wetlands in its full...

BOTH HIKES ARE FULL - First Day Hikes

Get out and get hiking on the first day of 2020! Join educator Lauren Forster for one of two 2-mile hikes at Jacobsburg. We will explore the old growth...

FULL - First Day Hike

Join us for an easy hike on the rail trail! We'll hike south out of White Haven to Lehigh Tannery and back, a distance of about 2.5 miles. Along the way,...

First Day Hike

Start the year out right with a hike on the North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST) in Moraine State Park! Join the folks from the Butler Outdoor Club,...

First Day Hike

Looking forward to our First Day Hike on January 1, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. Meet us at pavilion 2 for some hot chocolate/coffee & cookies before taking your...

First Day Hike

Kick off the New Year and 2020 with an easy to moderate walk at Gifford Pinchot State Park. Led by the park naturalist and Friends of Pinchot volunteers, we...

First Day Hike

Dress for the weather, bring along water bottle, snack, traction devices for boots or snowshoes if conditions warrant. Pets are permitted but must remain on...

First Day Hike

***Program Location: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve (lower parking lot), 1635 River Road (Rt. 32), New Hope, PA*** ***Registration NOT required*** This...

First Day Hike

Join the Friends of Lyman Run on a family nature hike with easy walking in search of signs of winter activity by animals along with stream ecology and winter...

First Day Hike

Welcome in 2020 by enjoying a leisurely hike with state park staff! We will hike Deer Trail, a flat, ~1-mile loop, to start off the new year! If that trail...

First Day Hike

Start the New Year on the right foot with an easy 2.5-mile guided hike on fairly level trails. Scout around for dens, nests, and other animal traces as you...

First Day Hike & First Day 5K

Start out on the right foot in 2020 with a short hike, exploring nature in winter at Hills Creek. This slow-paced, family-oriented hike will be less than 1.5...

First Day Hike at Jennings Environmental Education Center

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM Take a brisk hike on Jennings’ prairie side trails with Jennings staff. This “easy” hike will cover...

First Day Hike-Bog Treasures

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm- Bog Treasures- Take a stroll on the boardwalk to see the unique plants and animals that call the bog home. See some carnivorous plants...

Lackawanna State Park -First Day Hike-FULL!

Welcome the New Year with a first day hike! Join our park educator for this moderate 2.2 mile hike on the Snowflake & Frost Hollow Trail as we explore the...

First Day Celebration

Start the New Year by getting off on the right foot with Friends, family and food! The Friends of Canoe Creek will be there with a fire, hot beverages and...

First Day Hike

Welcome in the New Year by enjoying a hike outdoors with the Friends group of Beltzville State Park and park staff! Hike from Beltzville Environmental...

First Day Hike

Start a new tradition by kicking off the new year with a hike at Bald Eagle State Park! Join the park naturalist for a 2-mile hike that will take us through...

First Day Hike

Step into the new year on the right foot! Join the park naturalist for a stroll down the LaHo trail, where we should see signs of winter wildlife along the...

First Day Hike

Resolve to start the New Year on the right foot with a 2 mile hike. Hike options include a trek on more level trails, or more difficult options. ...

First Day Hike (Afternoon Session) - FULL

** THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL AND NOT ACCEPTING WAITLIST REGISTRATIONS. We apologize for any inconvenience but encourage you to come out to Nolde Forest...

Wednesday, January 1