DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, October 17

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. ...

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...

Waterfowl Watch

Get familiar with the waterfowl migrating through north-central Pennsylvania by looking for ducks, geese, and other water birds on the reservoir. Dress for...

2021 Fall Pick up Pennsylvania at Ricketts Glen

Volunteers needed for Pick Up PA 2021 fall event in support of The International Coastal Cleanup. This is a come on your own, when you can cleanup....

Guided Nature Hike

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through Ridley Creek State Park. We will explore birds, trees, wildflowers and park history along the...

Apple Festival

Come out and visit us for our annual Apple Festival! See demonstrations of cider squeezing, apple butter boiling, and corn grinding at historic Shoaff’s Mill...

Enjoy live music while relaxing at Crafts in the Meadow.

The Crafts in the Meadow Fall Invitational Craft Show is a fine art and craft event showcasing excellence in craftsmanship alongside a festive weekend of...

Falcons in Flight

Join Falconers Will and Molly as they do a flight demonstration with their birds of prey and talk about the sport of falconry. This event will take place in...

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...

Rattlesnakes on Stage

Slither by the stage in the East Day Use area to talk about snakes with Ranger Shaffer from Tuscarora State Forest and meet some of his scaled friends. Don't...

*FULL* Fall Foliage Paddle with L.L.Bean

Exploring nature in a kayak is a healthy and fun way to enjoy the outdoors. On this Fall Foliage you will learn about the park history, birds, and other...

Poe Paddy Hike to Ingleby View!

Looking for an invigorating fall hike? Want to really experience those changing colors and falling leaves? Join the park naturalist on a 4 mile hike up Poe...

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...

Clever Crows Lecture

Members of the crow family appear to have powers of abstraction, memory, and creativity that put them on par with Earth’s smartest animals. Learn more about...

Painting in the Outdoors: Fall Foliage

Program is full. Registration is closed. Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park has partnered with Artist Lora Russell to bring you "Painting in the Outdoors"...

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...

Tree ID and Craft

Learn how to identify some of the trees found at Black Moshannon State Park, then make a leaf lantern to take home. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center.

Walk with a Doc - Advancing Wellness through Nature

Join Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and a guest pediatrician for a fun, family-friendly walk in Allegheny Commons Park! Following the walk, stay for activities...

Lecture with Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park Dr. Matthew Costello, senior historian of the White House Historical Association, will give a...

Kids' Story Time and Nature Walk

Join the Sinnemahoning State Park naturalist for a book reading, simple craft, and outdoor activity based on the book, The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle....

Kid’s Leaf Collecting Walk

Come and enjoy a leisurely walk through the park to collect fall leaves. Greenwood Furnace once had a Bureau of Forestry Tree Nursery on the site, and many...

PA Owls

Ever wonder WHOOO is living in your backyard? Why do we only hear owls at night? What makes owls so unique? Come join our program as we explore some of the...

Sunset Tour of Point State Park

Join park staff for a tour of the park that will end right before the sun begins to set. We will talk about some of the lesser-known history of the land at...

Sunday, October 17