DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, August 29

Morning Bird Walk

With fall migration about to begin, spend the morning looking and listening for the various birds that can be found in the park. This will be open to all...

Discovery Hike Series

Join a park naturalist for a series of hikes to learn about the great outdoors! As we go along, we will discuss all we discover! Trails vary in terrain,...

Searching for the Giants: Breezemont-Camp Trail

Please meet at the Park Office to journey to our study site to search for and document big, old, and tall trees in the Ridge Camp Old Growth Forest Area. ...

Wood Duck Volunteer Day

Wood Duck Volunteer Day – Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Meet at 528 Bridge Boat Launch Area (528 Prospect Exit of 422) There are over...

Yoga on the Beach

Join Mellisa Flynn, a Yogafit trained teacher, for up to an hour of free beginner's yoga classes on the swimming beach at Shawnee State Park. If you...

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...

Late Summer Wildflower Walk

As summer fades, autumn slowly approaches bringing along a change in the forest. Join forest naturalist for an easy 1 mile walk, to explore some of late...

Marsh Trail Wander

Take a stroll down the Marsh Trail boardwalk to look for wildlife. We’ll enjoy the scenery and talk about the frogs, turtles, snakes and birds that are...

Swamp Stomp

Join our naturalist educator on a walk around a beautiful Hemlock wetlands, identifying plants and animals we find along the way. Please wear sturdy shoes...

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...

Archery for Novices: Women Only (no experienced archers, no newbies)

Ladies age 12 and up who've had limited archery experience are invited to come and shoot during one of these 1/2 hour sessions. Times are 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and...

Campfire Potholders - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Learn about fire safety and make a potholder to use while camping.

Hike: Ledges Trail

Join the park naturalist to hike the beautiful Ledges Trail. Some steep climbs but beautiful vistas. Wear trail shoes and bring water. (Meet at Ledges...

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....

Caledonia & The Civil War

Caledonia Ironworks was burned by the Army of Northern Virginia as it marched eastward to a small unknown village called Gettysburg. Owned by Congressman...

Elk Country Rocks

Rock painting is a viral trend where people paint rocks and leave them for others to find. Paint your very own with our Conservation Education team!

Virtual: Black Bears in Pennsylvania

This program will be held virtually via Skype; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Bears are active in our area. Learn about their life cycle,...

Birdfeeding 101

Fall is coming – are you ready to feed the birds? We’ll learn why we feed birds and how to do it safely. We’ll also investigate how to invite birds to your...

Simple Gifts Music Workshop: Learn to Play Spoons

Simple Gifts teaches participants of all ages to play spoons, following in the Appalachian tradition where two teaspoons are held in one hand and played as a...

Science in the Park: Endangered Species

Our ecosystem is a delicate place. Come discuss local endangered species and what we can do to protect them. (Meet at Campground Amphitheater, Trough Creek...

Simple Gifts Concert

The Simple Gifts Concert will take place at the Amphitheater. Please bring your own chairs. Space is limited so please register by clicking on the green...

International Bat Night

Join Nockamixon and the Friends of Nockamixon group for our annual International Bat Night! 6:00-7:00 pm: Make some batty crafts and refreshments7:00-8:00...

Sunset Hike

Enjoy the beautiful sunset on this free evening hike. This hike is about 2 miles on uneven terrain. Bring sturdy shoes, water, and dress for the weather....

Bats

Bats are very beneficial to humans, but sometimes they still get a bad reputation. Do not miss the chance to learn more about their habits, and how to...

Deer and Elk of Pennsylvania

Come to the campground and learn about white-tailed deer and elk in Pennsylvania. We will be discussing deer biology, aging, scoring antlers, and past and...

Live Raptor Show! -THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Join the Delaware Valley Raptor Center and meet a wide variety of live birds of prey.

Bat Safari

Short night hikes are best when bats swoop overhead! Learn about the disappearance of many of our bats, and why they are so important to our ecosystem along...

Eyes in the Dark

Animal eyes come in all shapes and sizes. One of the characteristics of animal eyes is the ability to reflect light and cause what we call "eye shine". Learn...

Bats! at Boyd

Fly over to the Pavilion at Boyd to learn about bats! We will have a short discussion about bat biology, conservation, and bats of the world and then go for...

Moon-lit Night Hike

Grab a flashlight and join us as we venture into the Tiadaghton State Forest to learn and explore the sounds of the night on this moderate 2-mile,...

Saturday, August 29