DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, September 7

Labor Day Hike

Hiking the Little Cherry Run Loop Trail to see our hidden gem waterfall. This is a 6-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at Beach Lot #2 by the bulletin...

75th Anniversary Hike

Celebrate 75 years of Laurel Hill State Park with boots on most of the parks trails! This hike will be approximately 7 miles in length on moderate to...

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...

Basic Tree ID

Come give tree identification a try! After a basic introduction by the park naturalist where you'll learn how to use a dichotomous key, you'll be challenged...

Introduction to Orienteering

Don’t get lost in the woods! When your phone batteries die, you lose signal completely, or you find yourself off the trail, you had better be prepared!...

Shenango River Paddle

Join the park naturalists to paddle a nine-mile section of the Upper Shenango River Water Trail. Participants must have their own kayak or canoe and gear. ...

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...

Labor Day Float

Join the park naturalist for a leisurely float as we celebrate the unofficial end of summer! Participants are asked to bring their own equipment & have basic...

Tree ID Hike

Learn the basics of tree identification on a moderate 1.2 mile hike in the park. Wear sturdy shoes, and bring a water source. Exact location will be given...

CCC Camp Tour

The Civilian Conservation Corps created Raccoon Creek State Park from 1935-41. Join us for a short walk as we discuss the history of the CCC at Raccoon...

Silver Creek Fire Tower/Reservoir Hike

Join us on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 10:00 am as we explore the mountain behind Locust Lake State Park and visit Silver Creek Fire Tower and Reservoir. ...

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...

Edible Plant Hike

Take a 1 mile hike on the Lake Loop Trail to see some of the edible plants found at Black Moshannon State Park. The trail is mostly level, but does have...

History of the Bridge

Enjoy the history of this fine old structure. Walk out on the skywalk if you dare! Meet out on the Bridge! Limit 25 participants. We are practicing social...

Monarchs and Migration

Join the park naturalist as he looks at the monarch butterfly and its journey south for the winter. This program is limited to 24 participants. ...

Bald Eagle Table

The park naturalist will be at the beach house to talk all about freedom’s bird, the Bald Eagle! Stop by anytime during the program hours to learn more about...

Black Moshannon Photo Tour

Take pictures while getting a tour of Black Moshannon State Park. See the one-room schoolhouse, carnivorous plants, beaver lodges, and a stone fire place...

Labor Day Paddle

Explore the bog with us by boat! Bring your own kayak, canoe, SUP, etc. for a guided tour. We will discuss beaver behaviors and paddle near a few of their...

Seasons of Wildlife

Where do snakes go in winter? Why don’t we see praying mantises in winter? Come join us to learn about the seasons of wildlife and find out what happens to...

Backpacking 101 to Flat Rocks

If you are new at backpacking and want to learn the basics, then this is the program for you! We will show you the important and necessary things to bring...

Monday, September 7