DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, September 25

B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Boat) Fall Float: Gravel Lick-Mill Creek

Yes, we’re all under restrictions, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get out and enjoy the river from our favorite canoe or kayak! So, bring your own boat,...

Monitoring the Migration

Migration season is upon us! Accompany the park naturalist in a short walk to look for migrating waterfowl and songbirds. Please dress for the weather & wear...

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...

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Old Beaver Dam Rd Trail to see Ganoga Falls. This is a 5-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at the Shale Pit Parking Lot located along Rt....

Credit: Larry Knutson, Penn Trails

Join the Pennsylvania Land Trust and Penn Trails for this hands-on workshop. Pedestrian trails that provide access to wetlands and stream banks offer some...

DiscoverE: Tales for Tots

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...

Home School Nature Adventures

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...

Outdoor School for Elementary School Students

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...

photo by Tom Johnson

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from...

Outdoor School for Middle School Students

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...

Turtles of Presque Isle (Virtual Program)

Join a Park Naturalist using your Skype for Business App. to learn about the turles that can be found on or near Presque Isle State Park. This program is...

DARCEE's Friends of Keystone State Park Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz

Join DARCEE's Friends of Keystone State Park and parks throughout the country in a fun challenge to see how many pollinator species can be documented this...

Mammals of Poe Valley

How big can black bears get? Do we still have beavers here in Poe Valley? Come out to the amphitheater to learn about the mammals you can encounter in and...

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...

September Science Series

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...

Signs of the Season

Autumn is officially here! Join park staff in discovering signs throughout the park that tell us summer is over. We'll be hiking on uneven ground, so please...

Owl Prowl Preregistration required.

Learn all about what goes hoot in the night. Owls Prowl the night time woods of PA. Location will be disclosed at the time of registration. Be prepared to...

Nocturnal Animals

Crawl into the night with us at the park campground as we discuss the awesome adaptations that different animals have! We will discuss some nocturnal...

Raptor Migration

Come join the park naturalist for a look at birds of prey and their yearly migration along the ridges. This program is limited to 24 participants. ...

Friday, September 25