DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, October 11

Self-Guided Fall Foliage and Autumn Wonders Walkabout

Experience the extraordinary transformations occurring in the fall forest community on this special, limited-time only Self-Guided Fall Foliage and Autumn...

“Virtual” First Fork Festival Arts and Crafts Show

The First Fork Festival at Sinnemahoning State Park will look a little different this year: we are going virtual! The 8th annual First Fork Festival will be...

Canceled - Fall Migration Waterfowl Watch

This program has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict, but visitors are welcome to join us for the same program one week later on Saturday, October 18....

Fall Morning Paddle

Come and enjoy the fall colors as we spend the morning paddling around Raccoon Lake. You will need to bring your own kayak or canoe with a PA Boat Launch...

Boulder Field Basic Tree ID Walk

Learn the basics of tree ID and practice with a key. We will focus on the trees surrounding Boulder Field and hike a portion of Stone Trail. We will walk...

Photo by Maggie Stonecash

Join Maggie Stonecash for Yoga on the Mountain. Class is appropriate for all levels. Modifications are offered for poses based on ability. Bring your yoga...

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

Join Fort Pitt Museum staff members for a crash course in tomahawk-throwing history, followed by important safety procedures and throwing techniques. Stop...

Heritage Day-THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

This event is canceled due to the continued concerns over COVID-19. This day has demonstrations of old time skills, crafts for kids, live animals, food...

Sunday Afternoon Nature Walk

Discover nature around the main picnic area of the park! Meet in front of the visitor center. Limit 6 participants. You must call to register at (814)...

BYOKayak Tour of Laurel Lake

BYOKayak Laurel Lake Fall Foliage Tour Join a naturalist for a guided paddle at Laurel lake. All participants need to supply their own equipment and have...

Fall Foliage Hike

Fall Foliage Hike – Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Meet beside the Kildoo Pavilion – McConnells Mill As daylight shortens and temperatures...

Painting 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...

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. Be sure to check out the...

Shoaff's Mill Tours

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....

Skunks - What's the Big Stink? - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Enjoy a short lecture about these adorable mammals, then meet Peepers, Liz Gilpin's pet skunk. You can pet Peepers - don't worry, he's been de-scented.

Virtual: Arachnid Allies

Virtual: Arachnid Allies Sunday, October 11, 1:00 – 1:45 PM Spiders are amazing creatures with unique adaptations. Learn about our eight-legged friends,...

Stream Monitoring - Data Collection Day

Students, staff, and volunteers have been monitoring the ecosystem health of Nolde Forest waterways by collecting data about benthic macroinvertebrates for...

Antlers vs. Horns

The awe-inspiring antlers of elk never cease to amaze visitors. Elk antlers are one of the fastest growing bone tissues on Earth! Antlers are commonly...

Fall Hike to the Overlook

Come join the park naturalist for a hike to the park overlooks. The hike is about 2 ½ miles round trip over moderate to difficult terrain. The first...

Beaver Fever

Are you fascinated by beavers? After a short lecture on beavers, we'll head to a beaver lodge to observe them emerging for their feeding. Transport to...

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Gods in the Sky

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Gods in the Sky Join us at Cherry Spring State Park to take in the splendor of a gold-rated International Dark Skies Park....

Sunday, October 11