DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, November 7

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....

Friends Trail Day

Join the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park trail crew on their monthly trail maintenance excursions where they care for park trails, remove invasive plants...

Growing Up WILD: Training for At-Home Teaching

Have recent events added "school teacher" to your résumé? Maybe you decided to homeschool for this school year... or maybe the school district decided for...

 Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

 Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

Birds of a Feeder...

Canceled - Due to the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person programs are canceled. Everyone enjoys putting out birdfeeders to draw in the...

National Hug A Bear Day

Celebrate National Hug A Bear Day by joining your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail about bears of the world. Learn about...

See you Later, Hibernator!

What is hibernation? Come learn the difference between hibernation and sleep and learn just what Pennsylvania critters are hibernating. Online registration...

Walk with Friends: Swamp Natural Area

Join us for our last walk of the year in the Swamp Old Growth Area, which is home to some awesome old oaks and hemlocks. We'll meet at the Park Office and...

*FULL* Marsh Creek History Hike: Mobsters, Murderers, and Millionaires.

Learn about the hidden history of Milford Mills. We will take a look some of the old ruins and talk about the history that was once under the lake! We walk...

Lakeshore Hike

Trek along the entire lakeshore and discover signs of waterside wildlife. Explore interesting facts about Laurel Hill's unique history too. This hike will...

Photo Scavenger Hunt and Book Trail

Bring a camera or phone with a camera to take pictures of the items on scavenger hunt list. While hiking on the lake loop trail, you will also be searching...

Autumn Nature Hike

Explore the park while enjoying and learning about some of our trees! Meet in front of the visitor center. Please call (814) 778-5467 to sign up. Limit 6...

Beavers: Here, Gone, and Back Again

The American beaver has played an important role in both the history of North America and the history of Pennsylvania. Learn just what role and status the...

Little Naturalist Story Time

Bring your children out to the park to get a head-start knowing all about nature! We will hear the story of Leaf Man, and make our own Leaf Man to bring...

Fall Colors Hike

Join the park naturalist and learn about the fall colors and what gives us the variety of colors while we hike along the Lakeside Trail. This program is...

Science in the Park:  Nature's Calendar

Review the year on nature’s calendar – what are all the natural events that happen with each season? Come see the seasons change right before your very eyes!...

Volunteer Day at Jacobsburg

Join us for this last volunteer event of the season as we work in our native plant gardens, build brush piles for birds, pick up litter, and plant trees. ...

Campfire Tales: Tales of the Soldier

Get a jump start on Veterans’ Day as the park naturalist tells some ghostly stories dedicated to the fighting men and women through our history. Bring a...

Saw-whet Owl Banding at Jacobsburg

The Northern Saw-whet Owl is the smallest owl in Pennsylvania. During October and November, Saw-whet owls that have bred north of us migrate through our...

Mountaintop Stargazing

As the day turns into the night and the sun sets behind the horizon, join us as we take a look at the night sky to point out some common constellations and...

Saturday, November 7