DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, October 22

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...

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....

Friday Morning Fall Bird Walk

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the...

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...

Furs & Skulls!

Meet at the Environmental Learning Center to test your knowledge on furs and skulls! Other animal “signs” will be available for viewing, as well. All ages...

Art in the Park: Squirrels!

You see them scurrying through the trees and across the ground, gathering and storing away nuts for the winter time, and yelling at you if you get too close....

October Owl Prowl

Join park staff to learn about owls. We'll talk about what adaptations owls have, where they like to live, and what they like to eat. If we're lucky, we...

Lights Out at the Lighthouse 

Join the Park Naturalists team as well as the lighthouse staff for a family-fun night full of spooky stories and crafts on Wednesday October 20th or Friday...

Park after Dark - A Full Moon Night Hike

Come along on a 2.2-mile hike under the light of the full moon on the Campground Trail as we explore the sights and sounds of the night. Family-friendly...

Public Sky Watch

Get a glimpse of the night sky with your own telescope or use the telescopes of the Starlight Astronomy Club as they scan the heavens. For more information,...

Family Night - Owl Prowl

Join educator Lauren Forster for this walk through the woods of Jacobsburg in search of local species of owls such as the Eastern-Screech Owl and the Great...

Snakes of Pennsylvania: Amphitheater

Learn about the different species of snakes found in Pennsylvania. Which ones are venomous and how to tell the difference? Learn why some are protected.

VIRTUAL- WILD ABOUT TURKEYS

Want to learn more about the Eastern Wild Turkey? Join Mt. Pisgah State Park Environmental Education Specialist for a virtual program on October 22nd, 2021....

Animal Charades & Campfire Stories

Ready for some laughs? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for an evening of charades and stories around the campfire. All ages are welcome. If not...

Campfire Tales: Tales of Autumn

Join the park naturalist for some mild haunting tales of autumn in and around the park. Be careful, you may just learn something new. Bring a chair or...

Friday, October 22