DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, October 24

Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Bring your own binoculars to look for birds and plan on hiking around the park and out on the bridge! It’s healthy too! Meet in front of the visitor center....

Back Deck Display Day

The park naturalist will have various small displays set up featuring birds, biomimicry, and reptiles and amphibians. (no live animals) Stop by and take a...

Volunteer Trail Clean-up Day

If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. Clean ups are sponsored by the...

Happy Hound & People Hike Preregistration required.

Join us for a dog friendly hike on Ridge Top Trail to enjoy the fall colors and wildlife. This lovely trail offers scenic views of the park, as well as...

Just for Kids - All For Fall

Join us for some fall nature activities at the Nature Discovery Area. This program is geared for 4-8 years.

The CCC and State Parks

State parks are an incredible resource for anyone willing to visit them, but where did they come from? How did they start? Join park staff for a look...

photo by Tom Johnson

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from...

CCC Camp Tour

Explore an original Civilian Conservation Corps camp and barracks. Catch a glimpse into the lives of the CCC boys who built our park. Registration is...

*FULL*Nature Kayak Tour

Exploring nature in a kayak is a healthy and fun way to enjoy the outdoors. On this Eco Tour you will learn about the park history, birds, and other wildlife...

Back Deck Display Day

Don't miss this chance to see mounted examples of some of the many insects that live around us. Butterflies, beetles, grasshoppers, dragonflies, and more!...

Batty for Bats

This year take time out to celebrate some of the Halloween season’s most iconic creatures: bats! Kick off International Bat Week by learning more about...

CANCELED - All Hallows Eve Celebration

CANCELED - Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, this live event has been canceled. Park visitors are encouraged to attend the "Batty for...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Leaf Animals

Autumn leaves bring color to our forests, but did you know you can make animals from leaves you collect off the ground? Bring your imagination and discover...

Park Scavenger Hunt

Meet up with our park naturalist to get your list then explore the park looking for all sorts of items! Once your list is complete or you've run out of time,...

Winter Birds

What birds are staying here over the winter months? And what can you do to help them out during the cold, winter months? Come find out about the birds that...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a contagious, always-fatal disease that infects deer in Pennsylvania. Learn about how it is transmitted, how it affects...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Fall Foliage Vista Driving Tour

Follow along on this guided driving tour as we view the beautiful, fiery colors of Fall from 6 stunning vistas overlooking the Pine Creek Valley in...

Fall Photography Tips Hike

Come learn some fall photography tips from the park naturalist and then enjoy a walk through the park to practice what you have learned. This program is...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Come explore the environmental and cultural connections of the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos. We have changed format this year in order to meet Covid19...

Bears, Bears, Everywheres

We have a lot of bear at Promised Land! Discover some bear facts during a short lecture, then we'll head out on an easy 3/4 mile hike to view our ursine...

Digital Photography Walk

Do you want to improve the quality of your outdoor digital photos? If yes, join guest instructor Kit Kindred and learn how to use the Rule of Thirds, depth...

Fall Sunset Paddle: Bring Your Own Boat

Enjoy the sunset from a boat! Bring your kayak, canoe, or stand up paddle board, for an evening paddle trip through our bog. Remember your flashlight, as...

Sunset Tour of Point State Park

Join park staff for a tour of the park that will end right before the sun begins to set. We will talk about some of the lesser-known history of the land at...

Owls of PA and Saw Whet Owl Banding

October is for owls! Discover more about these popular birds, including myths, facts, and the natural history of Pennsylvania’s eight owl species. While...

Night Sounds of Cowans Gap

Join the park naturalist as he looks at the sounds you may hear in the night here at Cowans Gap. Take the mystery out of the night. This program is...

Saturday, October 24