DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, September 13

Step Outdoors TRYathlon & 5K Run/Walk

Join us for the annual Step Outdoors TRYathlon! This shorter triathlon (trail running, kayaking/canoeing, and biking) is well-suited for both the serious...

Sunrise Paddle

Enjoy the sunrise from a boat! Bring your kayak, canoe, or stand up paddle board, for an early morning paddle trip through our bog. Wildlife viewing...

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...

Birding around the Lake at Maurice K. Goddard State Park

Join the park naturalist to enjoy certain species migration season, we will be taking time to make various stops at Goddard State Park. Location will be...

Art in the Park: Snake Edition

What’s the difference between venomous & poisonous? Did you know that in PA, we have 3 venomous snakes? Join the park educator at the campground...

Animal Tracks and Scat: Who Pooped In The Park?

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist to test your observation skills, play detective and explore the challenging world of wildlife tracking. While most of our...

Girl Scouts Love Owls

Join the park naturalist at Keystone State Park to learn all about owls as part of Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend. Learn about the role that owls play...

Crash site, 1959

NOTE: THE DATE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CHANGED. IT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 23. IT IS NOW SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 13. With nearly 150,000 acres...

Hike: Warriors Trail

Take a walk on the scenic Warrior’s Trail. Enjoy a hike with our park naturalist as we walk and talk about the local wildlife. (Meet at Pavilion #1, Warriors...

Nature's Nasties Hike

Calling all girl scouts and their families, join us on a 1.5-mile hike and learn about plants and animals that are best avoided in the outdoors. ...

Stream Study

Get your feet wet and help us do a stream study! We will be in the creek looking for macroinvertebrates and learning what they can tell us about our water...

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...

Creek Exploration

***Registration required: Space is limited. Please register for this program by clicking the green "Register" button. When registering please specify how...

Creek Exploration

***Registration required: Space is limited. Please register for this program by clicking the green "Register" button. When registering please specify how...

Avondale mine reclamation area provides habitat for a variety of birds

Join the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society and local historian Steve Kondrad, who will provide a brief history of the Avondale Mine in Plymouth, before...

Tall Tales and Family Trees

Grandparents Day is the perfect time for stories and discussing family! We will be comparing animals that share similar names, and same families, during the...

Nature Walk

Discover nature around the park! Meet in front of the visitor center. Limit 6 participants or 6 family groups. Please call (814) 778-5467 to sign up. We...

Friends & Family Sunday - Clay Play!

Create pottery as a family or bring friends for an afternoon of creativity with clay. Individual Sundays, $30 - Sunday afternoons - 1:00 pm to 3:00 PM No...

Girl Scouts Love State Parks:  Kayaking

This outdoor recreation program is geared toward girl scouts ages 9+. This program aims to expose scouts to healthy lifelong physical activities. ...

James Buchanan: Pennsylvania's President

Come join the park naturalist for a look at the life and presidency of James Buchanan, the United States only Pennsylvania born President. This program is...

Minimize Your Impact Hike

Calling all girl scouts and their families, join us on a 1.5-mile hike and learn how you can minimize your impact and protect wild areas when you visit a...

Nocturnal Animals

You hear them out and about as you sit around the campfire. Join our park naturalist as we discuss the critters that go bump in the night. (Meet at Pavilion...

Self-Guided Tours: Mansion Open

Join us on the top of the mountain to visit the Cameron-Masland Mansion, an historic stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. Be sure to check out the...

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....

Virtual: Migrating Monarchs for Girl Scouts

Learn about the diet, life cycle, and amazing migration of monarchs. Threats to these beautiful butterflies will also be explored; get tips on what you can...

Wildflower Hike for Girl Scouts

Join park staff for a hike exploring Pennsylvania native plants, their identification, history, and uses. Dress for the weather and the outdoors, wear sturdy...

FULL-CLOSED -VIRTUAL  Lecture on “They Were Good Soldiers: African-Americans Serving in the Continental Army”

CLOSED. THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. A WAITLIST IS AVAILABLE IN THE EVENT OF CANCELATIONS. WASHINGTON CROSSING HISTORIC PARK...

Kids' Storytime and Nature Walk

Children and their families are invited to join the Sinnemahoning State Park educator for a book reading, simple craft, and outdoor activity based on the...

Reptiles of PA

Are you interested in learning about the reptiles in Pennsylvania? Come join us at the Elk Counter Visitor Center to learn more about venomous snakes,...

GIrl Scouts Love State Parks - Forestry Walk

Join the park naturalist for a stroll through the forest where you will learn what is needed for a healthy forest to survive. Participants are required to a...

Swinging Bridge Hike

Spending time in the great outdoors is a fantastic way to stay fit and healthy. On this hike we will explore roughly 4.5 miles of the park, including a...

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...

Sunday, September 13