DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, October 10

Self Guided: StoryWalk - Hiking Day

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods. You can find this season's story, Hiking Day on the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. ...

Sunday Sunrise Hike

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry

Plunge into the underwater world of sharks, highlighting Brian Skerry’s unique combination of passion, skill, and technique.  National Geographic...

Pileated Woodpecker Nest at WCCP (photo: gms)

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through White Clay Creek Preserve. We will explore for birds and other wildlife, trees, wildflowers,...

10 Mile Day Pack Loop Hike Pole Steeple, Buck Ridge Trail

This will be a loop hike taking most of the day. Pack a lunch and plenty of water we will be stopping along the trail for Lunch. Learn about the many routes...

Beltzville Fall Fest

Come celebrate the beauty of autumn at Beltzville State Park, with the Friend's of Beltzville and park staff. We will have music by Godfrey Daniels (acoustic...

Friends of Kings Gap - Yoga on the Terrace

Update: **Yoga is cancelled for September 26** Maggie Stonecash leads a yoga class suitable for all levels on the terrace of the mansion every...

Halloween Science

Have fun participating in science experiments that are based on Halloween! Make spider web silk, see a bubbling potion, make a pumpkin puke, and make dancing...

Historic Walking Tour (Self Guided)

Pre-registration is required for this annual event, hosted in partnership with the Newtown Historic Association. You are invited to a self-guided walking...

Raptors of Tohickon Creek Gorge

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

Raptors of Tohickon Creek Gorge

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

The Fugus Among Us

Join Forest Ranger, Ryan Thrush, and our park naturalist for a native wild mushroom presentation and hike around the park's trails to find a variety of...

Annual Fall Festival

Our annual Fall Festival focuses on the natural resources and outdoor recreation in north-central Pennsylvania. There will be scheduled activities and...

Archery

Practice your archery skills in a safe and fun environment! We will cover the necessary safety procedures of shooting a bow, as well as the technical skills...

Heritage Day and Fall Fest

All day demonstrations of old time skills. Blacksmithing, cross cut saws, cider making, wool work and spinning, multiple crafts for kids, live animals and...

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. The first floor will be...

Blue Ball Tavern Tours

Step back in time into an 1800s tavern in the basement of the Blue Ball Museum. Run by the Historical Society, this collection of artifacts is cared for by...

Escape Room: Natural Resources Past, Present & Future

Our relationship with natural resources have changed a lot since Europeans first colonized Pennsylvania. Test your problem solving skills to navigate our...

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

The Scratch and Sniff Plant Game

Many plants have unique smells when you scratch a stem or crush a leaf. Come join Ranger Louis for a scratch and sniff plant walk game. We will take a short,...

Where in the Park?

Use the clue in the following rhyme to find the park naturalist and learn about something special here at Cowans Gap. CLUE: Come find me and hear the...

                                  Dogs Hike the Gap

Sunday, October 10, 2021 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Meet at Education Building Enjoy...

Apple Cider Making

Join our staff and volunteers as we mash and squeeze local elk country homestead apples and enjoy the sweet cider that they produce!

Sunday Monthly Trail Crew

Join ranger Chris and give back to your park by helping to maintain the trails. Raking stone, clearing culverts and waterbars, removing invasives - all are...

Of Hawks and Owls

Mounted hawks and owls of Pennsylvania will highlight this presentation on the adaptations of birds-of-prey.

Owl Prowl

Promised Land State Park is home to Barred Owls, Screech Owls and Great Horned Owls. After a short lecture, we'll drive to promising spots in search of...

Woodland Fairies Crafting Program

Are fairies among the creatures that inhabit the forest? Enjoy a short guided woods walk and nature craft at this family-friendly program on Sunday, October...

Sunday, October 10