DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, July 26

DiscoverE Bird Bonanza

Come explore Oil Creek State Park in a new way with your family! Swing by the park office to pick up a self-guided DiscoverE activity book and sign out a...

Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous (ETAR)

Come to the PA Wilds for one of the largest traditional archery events of its kind! 100+ domestic and international dealers will be in attendance, including...

Self-Guided Prairie Wildflower Walkabout

Explore the stunning and diverse blooms of Pennsylvania’s only managed and protected prairie during a special, limited-time only Self-Guided Prairie...

Kinzua Half Mararthon

Race Information: Experience this one-of-a-kind, destination half marathon at Kinzua Bridge State Park. The course is an out and back on the scenic Knox...

BYOKayak Glendale Lake

Join us for a quiet Sunday morning for a guided paddle into Killbuck Cove. All participants need to supply their own equipment and have basic paddling...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 3: Dining Out in Bugtown)

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown is the next generation in summer “camp” experiences! These choose-your-own adventure style family programs...

Let's Talk Butterflies Hike!

Take a leisurely guided 2 mile walk with the park naturalist to explore one of our best trails to view butterflies. We will start from the 534 Parking Lot...

Morning Kayak Tour

Kick start the day with a wildlife watching tour of the Stevenson Dam reservoir, the home of eagles, herons, beavers and more. All experience levels welcome....

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 3: Dining Out in Bugtown)

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown is the next generation in summer “camp” experiences! These choose-your-own adventure style family programs...

Fish

Blue Knob State Park is proud of its high water quality and great trout streams. Children and adults are welcome to come learn about the fish of the area by...

Glaciers & The Ice Age

Glaciers & the Ice Age – Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Meet at Point Parking Lot – McConnells Mill Join the park naturalist to learn about...

Hike: Deer Trail

Keep an eye out for deer. Take a stroll on the Deer trail and with a little luck view some of our wonderful wildlife.(Meet at Pavilion #2, Warriors Path...

Leave No Trace Walk at Poe Valley

Join the park naturalist on a 1 mile walk on the Nature Trail and see what cool things call Poe Valley home as we discuss leave no trace principles. *Meet...

Non-Denominational Church Service

Non-Denominational Church service will be held every Sunday in the campground amphitheater (between areas E and F) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The...

The Great Railway Escape

The Western Maryland Railway along with the B & O were the “Life blood” of Ohiopyle in the early 1900’s. The Western Maryland line was located in what we now...

Volunteer Work Day in Chestnut Orchard

Come and help park staff and The American Chestnut Foudation Volunteers remove invasives from our Chestnut Orchards. You will also learn a little about the...

Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour

Take a tour of the lovely wildlife habitat garden at the Wentz education center. Learn about native plants and their connection to a healthy environment. ...

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...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 3: Dining Out in Bugtown)

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown is the next generation in summer “camp” experiences! These choose-your-own adventure style family programs...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 3: Dining Out in Bugtown)

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown is the next generation in summer “camp” experiences! These choose-your-own adventure style family programs...

Friends & Family Sunday - Clay Play! Summer Series

Create pottery as a family or bring friends for an afternoon of creativity with clay. Summer Series, $75 - 3 Sunday afternoons - 1:00 pm to 3:00 PM No...

Keystone Wildlife Walks

PA State Park programming have taken certain precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 including keeping groups small and encouraging social distancing....

Pennsylvania's Wild Symbols

Join the park naturalist for a look at our state natural symbols, why they were declared our symbols and their outlook for survival. This program is limited...

Sandcastle Contest

Find out where sand comes from, then earn a lolly by creating an amazing sand sculpture for our volunteers!

Science in the Park: Bees

They buzz about, but what else do they do? Join our park naturalist as we discuss bees and how they are an important part of our ecosystem. (Meet at Pavilion...

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....

PA Furbearers

Pennsylvania has a long list of furbearers whose pelts made a large impact on the lives of trappers and settlers. Join our staff to learn all about these...

In Search of Salamanders

Take a walk along the stream bed and seach for the salamanders that inhabit Colonel Denning State Park. Program Note: Please bring a mask to all park...

Evening Birdwatching

The morning and evening are the best times to see and hear birds. Take a stroll around the park and see what bird species we can identify. Binoculars will be...

Tea and Talk

Bring your own cup to sample some sweet fern/mountain mint tea grown right here in the park. Talk is whatever interests you about the environment. The Sunday...

Critter Call

This night time program offers a chance to see nocturnal wildlife in a unique way. After a brief orientation, we will travel to spots in and around the park...

Sunday, July 26