DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, September 20

History of the CCC Hike

Join the park naturalist for a hike through the history of the CCC at the park. This program is limited to 24 participants. Participants must pre-register...

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...

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 by Kayak

With all of the birding activity in the area this time of year, we will be offering a kayak birding program. Please bring your own kayak, paddles, and life...

Fall Foliage Bike Tour

Join the park naturalist for a morning bike ride along the Lowlands Trail, as we look closely at the colors of fall and the natural processes that cause this...

Cancelled - Kinzua Bridge Fall Festival

**This event has been cancelled by the partnering organization due to Covid-19. Our Annual Fall Festival is September 19 and 20! Food, vendors, and music...

Deer & Elk of PA

Join us at Boyd Big Tree Preserve as we explore deer biology, aging, scoring antlers, and past and present conservation of these animals in the state. This...

Nature Stroll

We’ll go on the prowl to explore nature. From birds to animal homes to habitats, we’ll take a closer look at what fascinating discoveries nature provides....

Porky Porcupines

Ever wonder how many quills a porcupine has? Come to this program to find out. Make a porcupine to take home. Pre-registration is required and limited...

Salamander Search

Join us for a salamander search as we search for and discover some of the cold blooded creatures of Little Buffalo. We will be going into the forest to try...

World Rhino Day: Get To Know The Odd Toe

Celebrate World Rhinoceros Day by joining your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special endangered species exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail about odd-toed...

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...

Fall Leaves Hike

Explore the park while enjoying and learning about some of our trees! Meet in front of the visitor center. Please call (814) 778-5467 to sign up. Limit 6...

Monarch Watch Butterfly Tagging

Monarch butterfly migration presentation followed by a short walk to catch, tag, and release monarch butterflies. Arial nets provided. Be prepared to walk...

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...

Presque Isle and Erie Bluffs State Parks as Seen by Camera Traps

Would you like to take a virtual tour to see what the wildlife are captured doing on the park's camera traps? Join a Park Naturalist to view a variety of...

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....

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...

Tree Cookie Art

Tree cookie prints are wonderful additions to any wall, modern or rustic. Make your own, while also learning about the parts of a tree, and basic tree...

White-Tailed Deer

White-tailed deer are everywhere in PA, but next time you see one, stop and consider their characteristics, diet, antlers, and habitat. This program will...

Sunday, September 20