DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, August 21

Kayaking Basics

New to watersports? Want to learn more? Meet the Park Educator for a casual morning of paddling basics! Equipment, paddling skills, and safe practices will...

McConnells Mill Summer Hours

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

concrete supports for old toboggan run

Join us for a short walk to the site of the old toboggan run that was at Pinchot Park in the 1960’s. On our way, we will stop and talk about the diabase...

Edible Wild Plants Walk

Join the District Naturalist on an approximately 1.5-mile walk to learn about a variety of common wild plants that you can incorporate into your everyday...

Monarchs & Milkweed

Monarch butterflies are some of the most beloved insects on earth, and for good reason! These bright orange beauties grace our gardens with their presence,...

Archery Camp

Update: This archery camp is full, but there is a waiting list. To be placed on the waiting list, please use the contact info in the description. Learn the...

Natural Dyes

Prior to commercially available dyes, anyone who wanted colorful fabric or fibers had to make their own dyes! Join park staff for a demonstration and...

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...

Owl Outlaws

Learn about the owls of Pennsylvania and solve a mystery in a classic case of HOO done it! We will be holding this program in the campground on Black Hill...

 Friends Night Out at Earth Center Pottery

Your life is a piece of clay, don’t let anyone else mold it for you. Bring friends and make new ones as we create with clay and enjoy good company and light...

Family Night - Moth Magic

Moths are everywhere and come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Join local moth enthusiast Steve Kloiber as we search for moths and other insects of...

Talk to the Animals

Discover how animals "talk" by sight, scent, and sound. Many examples demonstrated for species found in our area. Program attendance is limited at this...

Friday, August 21