DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, August 9

Self Guided Hike: Keystone Tree Trek

Take a self guided Tree Trek along the 2.2 mile Lakeside Trail at Keystone State Park. Along the way, signs will be in place to help with tree identification...

What's Missing?

Join Samuel Cowan as he leads you on a hike to learn how the park has changed since Mary and himself first settled here over 220 years ago. The hike is over...

BYOKayak Glendale Lake

Join a naturalist for a guided paddle onto the lake. A variety of areas and topics will be explored throughout the summer. All participants need to supply...

Scotts Run Paddle: Bring your own Watercraft

Enjoy a morning paddle on Scotts Run Lake, the smaller two of our lakes. We will look for some wildlife and learn a bit of history about French Creek. Meet...

Sunday Stroll

There is nothing like a walk in the park to kick off another great week at Bald Eagle State Park! Join the park naturalist on a 2-mile leisurely walk on the...

Discover Archery

Discover your inner Robin Hood using Genesis compound bows. Introductory course led by certified USA Archery instructor. For ages 11 to adult. Parent must...

Discover Archery

Discover your inner Robin Hood using Genesis compound bows. Introductory course led by certified USA Archery instructor. For ages 11 to adult. Parent must...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 5: Family and Friends 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...

Art in the Park: Praying Mantis Edition

Did you know that a praying mantis can turn its head 180 degrees? They are also amazing at blending in to their habitat. Join the park educator at the...

Oak/Hemlock Wildflower Walk

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on the Oak/Hemlock Trail at Locust Lake on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 9:30 am. The trail is 4 miles in length and difficult. ...

Cooperative Trout Nursery

The trout nursery is located past the park office on the modern cabin’s road. The cooperative nursery is made possible by Pavia Sportsmen’s Club, Blue Knob...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 5: Family and Friends in Bugtown)

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

Hike: Island Farm Loop

Take a walk on the scenic Island Farm loop. Enjoy a hike with our park naturalist as we walk and talk about the local wildlife. (Meet at Pavilion #1,...

Let's Talk CCC!

Come for a short walk around the park, discussing the projects Camp S-63 did for Poe Valley State Park, and learn more about what life was like for the CCC...

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...

Smokey Bear's Birthday: Bears of the World Exhibit

Celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday by joining your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail about bears of the world. Learn about...

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...

Tree Tour

Come explore the science of trees. We’ll learn about some Pennsylvania trees and what role they play and how humans impact the forest. Online registration...

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...

Dragonfly Stroll

***Registration required: Space is limited. Please register for this program by clicking the green "Register" button.*** ***Meeting location:1201 General...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 5: Family and Friends in Bugtown)

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

Reptiles on Stage

Come to the stage in the east area and learn about PA’s native cold-blooded creatures. This is a program for all ages to come and learn about the differences...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Welcome to Bugtown (Week 5: Family and Friends in Bugtown)

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

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: Snakes

We share the park with a variety of snakes. Come separate fact from fiction about or parks most misunderstood residents. (Meet at Pavilion #1, Warriors Path...

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....

Smokey Bear's Birthday Celebration

Who is Smokey Bear? Join the park naturalist for a fireside program on Smokey Bear’s birthday to find out! We’ll read Smokey’s story, complete some fun...

Sunset Rocks Vista Hike

Sunset Rocks Vista 2.5 mile diffificult loop hike. Meet at Furnace Stack Pavilion Parking lot. We will then drive up to Camp Michaux is 0.7 miles back...

Bald Eagle Trivia Table

Stop by the beachhouse anytime during the program hours to test your knowledge on PA’s local wildlife and resources. Can you conquer all our trivia questions?

Trapping 101

New to trapping? Here’s what you need to know! Come look at the various traps and techniques used.

Virtual: Perseids Meteor Shower

This program will be held virtually via Skype; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Prepare for the upcoming meteor shower by learning its...

Science in the Park:  Animal Adaptations

Come learn the science behind animal adaptations. We’ll investigate paws, fur, beaks, wings and more as we look at what animals live in our...

Kids Fishing Program

Bring the kids out for a little fishing! No rod? No worries! We will supple the rods and bait. Program Note: Please bring a mask to all park events. Please...

Reptiles and Amphibians

Come and learn about PA’s native cold blooded creatures. This is a program for all ages to come and learn about the differences between reptiles and...

Painting in the Outdoors

Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park has partnered with Artist Lora Russell to bring you " Painting in the Outdoors" at the park. We invite anyone from...

Medicinal Plant Walk

For mellinia humans have been using plants as medicine. Take a relaxing walk around the lake and see what medicinal plants we can find. Program Note: Please...

Sunday, August 9