DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, October 15

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. ...

Self Guided: Storywalk - Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. Find this bonus story along the Nature Trail at the Mansion Day Use Area - Walk towards the red Water Tower to find...

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...

Trail sign for the Muskrat Beach end of the Lakeshore Trail

Start your day out right and enjoy the crisp, fall morning air with a moderate, 3-mile loop hike in the park as we traverse the Plessinger and Lakeshore...

Fall Foliage Hike 2

Are you ready to get out and enjoy the autumn colors? Come to Wildcat Hollow, located just south of the Petroleum Centre Train Station on State Park Road,...

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...

Historic Gristmill Hours

2021 Historic Gristmill Hours are from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open to visitors Wednesdays through...

Fall Foliage Walk: Ledges Trail

Come join the park naturalist as we walk the Ledges Trail. Take a walk on beautiful Ledges trail and take in the wonder of the leaves changing. We will stop...

*Registration Is FULL*  Fall Foliage Floats

Team up with the Park Naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on land strategy and safety session, participants will launch...

Little Tadpole Series: Night Animals that Fly

Welcome to our Little Tadpole Series! This series will encourage younger children (ages 3 – 5 years old) to notice nature and the world around them. ...

Virtual Monarch Tagging Update for 2021 

The tagging season looks promising for Monarchs in 2021. To find out how well we did, and to learn a little more about this amazing butterfly, join a Park...

Fall Foliage Cruise

As daylight shortens and temperatures begin to drop the long days of summer become just a distant memory and slowly give way to fall. In what seems in a...

Radical Reptiles at Boyd

Come learn about the cold-blooded creatures that inhabit Boyd! We will learn the basic differences between a reptile and amphibian, what reptiles are...

*FULL*Evening Paddle at Hopewell Lake

Join park staff for an evening fall paddle! We will enjoy the lake and its wildlife while enjoying the sunset on this leisurely fall paddle. Boats are...

Halloween Critter Paddle

Start the weekend with a relaxing paddle on Shawnee Lake. We will be learning about some of the evening animals that share the night with us and are icons of...

Big Brown Bat caught during a PA Game Commission's monitoring survey

Friday, October 15: What Good are Bats? 6:00 pm Meet outside at Wheaton House ~ Presentation afterwards indoors Do bats make you go batty? Or do you think...

Halloween Night Hike (Registration Required)

Join us as we venture along the dark and spooky trails as we listen and strain to see the creatures of the night. We'll also learn about the nightlife in the...

Halloween Night Hike (Registration Required)

Join us as we venture along the dark and spooky trails as we listen and strain to see the creatures of the night. We'll also learn about the nightlife in the...

Friday, October 15