DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, August 28

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

Healthy Hike

Hiking is a great way to improve both your physical & mental health! Join the park naturalist for a 1.75-mile hike along the Woapalanne trail as it hugs the...

Hiking Series #4

Join a naturalist at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s series visits trails on our public lands including...

Tyler Park Center for the Arts - Summer Art Camp 2020

Individual art intensive weeks for aspiring young artists! 10% off with family membership to TPCA Creative days Monday – Friday 9:30 – 3:00 (ages 8 – 16)...

Adventure Camp at Nockamixon - WAITLIST

We will be hosting an adventure camp from August 26th - 28th. Camp will run from 10am until 4pm and is for 9 to 12 year olds. Please only register if you can...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Something's Fishy!

How many fish can you identify? After a short lecture, we'll try our hand at identifying different fish species.

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...

Camp Out!

A very special program opportunity. Check in: Friday, August 28 beginning at 4:00pm Check out: Saturday, August 29 at 10:00am Are you and your family tired...

Who's Been Here?

Join park staff in discovering traces left by some of our park's residents! Explore the tracks of a variety of animals and learn what the different signs can...

A Walk Amongst the Trees

Take a walk to learn how wonderful trees are. We’ll discuss the basics of tree identification and the roles these plants play in Penn’s Woods. To follow...

Beaver Paddle -THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

After a short lecture on beavers, we'll paddle out to a lodge to watch them emerge for their nocturnal feeding. Registration is required for this program,...

Pennsylvania Furbearers

Come on out and learn about Pennsylvania’s many furbearing species, from foxes to fishers to bears! We will have a table set up at the campground near the...

Mammals

Join Jessie Kohan to learn about some of the common and uncommon mammals that share the forest, fields, and streams of Blue Knob with us. You will have the...

Registration Full - Sunset Float

Registration for this event is full. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please contact Jean at jkeene@pa.gov. **This is a bring your own kayak...

Wilderness Survival Basics

Do you know what to do if you become lost in the woods? What about if it your hike is going longer than expected, it’s getting dark and it’s starting to...

Shell-rific Turtles

CANCELED - Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, this program is canceled. What species of turtles live in PA? How big can a snapping turtle...

Night Hike

Please meet at the Fire Tower Parking Lot for an evening hike to the Fire Tower and Seneca Point. Come search for owls, raccoons, porcupines, coyotes, and...

Friday, August 28