DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, September 11

Let’s go for a hike at the crack of dawn! We will take a walk against the lake to catch a breathtaking view of the sunrise over Sayers Lake. Make sure you...

Great Egret

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

Veterans and their families are invited to join us on a more challenging 3 mile hike in the park. Discussions on the old Philadelphia-Erie Turnpike will...

*Rescheduled from 9/10 to 9/17. Use the registration link to register for the 9/11 hike, or email mefedor@pa.gov to register for the 9/17 hike. Space is...

Hiking the Highland Trail and Bear Walk Trail to see F.L. Ricketts Falls. This is a 3.5-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at Beach Lot #2 by the bulletin...

Registration for this program is full. Our popular Tales for Tots program returns with all new explorations! Join us for story time followed by nature...

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...

Elementary School students (grades K-4) now learning at home can join us for field trip enrichment on Fridays during the fall. The elementary sessions are...

Middle School students (grades 5 - 8) now learning at home can join us for field trip enrichment on Fridays during the fall. The middle school sessions are...

Except for the parks and forests that have been announced as closed, state park and forest facilities remain open. Point State Park invites homeschool...

Looking to recreate while avoiding crowds? Consider stargazing from the convenience of your own backyard, at a nearby park, or perhaps at a dark sky park,...

The park educator will be holding Family Fridays this month for folks with elementary/middle school aged children. Families will stay as a group for a short...

Join park staff for this introductory course in using hand-held GPS where we'll talk about the basics of geocaching, getting familiar with GPS, and practice...

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...

The signs of Autumn are creeping in at French Creek. Enjoy the early Autumn evening weather with the Park Naturalist (even though it is still summer!) as we...

What do bears like to eat? How big can they get? Come talk about our bear population and find the answers to these questions! Registration is required...

Did you know that the Native people called these creatures “Wapiti” meaning white deer, or that elk antlers can grow up to a half an inch per day? Come on...

What species of turtles live in PA? How big can a snapping turtle get? Find out the answers and much more at this family friendly presentation. Meet at the...

Join the park naturalist around the campfire to hear some stories of heroes. Nothing too scary, but be careful, you may just learn something new. Bring a...

Join us near the stage for a short discussion on bats followed by a walk through our East Area to look for this unique flying mammal. We will learn about the...

Friday, September 11