DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, October 30

BYOK: Marsh Creek Birding by Kayak

Bring your own watercraft and enjoy a morning paddle at Marsh Creek Lake! We will be enjoying the changing leaves, learn about park history, and look for...

Family Science Outside: Bad Bugs

Why do we consider some bugs bad and others good? Join park staff to learn about invasive species and how they can harm our forest ecosystem, then go on a...

Outdoor School for Elementary School Students

Elementary School students (grades K-4) now learning at home can join us for field trip enrichment on Fridays during the fall. The elementary sessions are...

Skulls, Bones, Horns and Antlers

'Twas the night before Halloween, so here on the trails, join your DCNR Park Naturalist with skulls, bones and antler tales. We will explore the osteological...

Spirit Trail Wildflower Walk

Join the park naturalist on the “Spirit of Tuscarora Trail” at 10:30 am on Friday, October 30, 2020 to search for wildflowers. The trail is 4.5 miles in...

Outdoor School for Middle School Students

Middle School students (grades 5 - 8) now learning at home can join us for field trip enrichment on Fridays during the fall. The middle school sessions are...

Ants! (Virtual Program)

Ants are everywhere! They perform many different tasks in the environment. Join a Park Naturalist on Skype for Buisness for a virtual lesson about ants. This...

For Kids: Introduction to Orienteering

Kids ages 8 & up are invited to join us for some outdoor learning! During this hands-on experience you'll learn how to read a topographic map, how to use a...

Full Moon Towpath Trek

***Pre-registration is required: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program. Spaces are limited. *** COVID-19 guidelines must be...

Owl Prowl Preregistration is required.

What goes hoot in the night? Do you know which owl was mistaken for a ghost back in colonial times? Join Park Educator, Lisa Meadows, to learn all about...

*SOLD OUT* Halloween Night Hike

Test your senses as we adjust to walking in the dark. Learn about creatures of the night as well as Pymatuning Myths and Legends. For more information or to...

Creepy Critters

Tis the season for all sorts of creepy critters! Join park staff in exploring the different animals we associate with our spookiest holiday! Please meet...

Erie Bluffs After Dark

Join the Park Naturalist for an evening walk at Erie Bluffs State Park. Enjoy halloween themed topics during a walk in the dark woods. We will meet at the...

Bog Treasures By Moonlight

Take a stroll by the light of the (almost) full moon on the boardwalk. See the unique plants and animals that call the bog home, and listen for the sounds...

GLOW Hike

As humans we can only see some of the wavelengths of light. But there is a whole hidden world of colors and shapes that can be seen after dark with the help...

Adult Only Night “Hike”!

CANCELED – due to inclement weather and unsafe conditions. Experience Washington Crossing Historic Park during the dark of night on a walk that is sure to...

Campfire Tales: Creepy Critters

Come join the park naturalist as he talks about those creepy critters that aren’t so creepy when you learn about them. Bring a chair or blanket and a snack...

Creatures of the Night - Halloween!

This event has been cancelled due to weather conditions. Owls, spiders, snakes, bats, and black cats. Join us for a look at some of the "creepy"...

Halloween Night Hike

Come along as we venture into Tiadaghton State Forest for this easy, 2-mile, family-friendly hike after dark to discover the sights and sounds of the forest...

Owl Prowl

Search for owls by moonlight! We will begin the evening by discovering owl adaptations and exploring unique owl calls. We will then take a short walk to...

Friday, October 30