DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, November 13

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...

Story Book Trail - Leaf Man

Take a walk AND read a story at the same time!? Throughout the month of November 2021, visit Presque Isle State Park for a self-guided story walk along The...

Long-tailed Duck

Spend the morning checking out local ponds and lakes in search of ducks, geese, and other swimming birds! You never know what we may find as these birds...

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

Bring your own binoculars to look for birds and plan on hiking around the park and out on the bridge! It’s healthy too! Meet in front of the visitor center.

3MJC Nature Book Sale

Have a love for the outdoors and books? Looking for environmental education and science resources for school, scouts, or 4H? Come out to Jennings...

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...

Canceled Hawk Falls Clean-up

This event has been canceled due to weather. Head down the trail with a trash bag and gloves to tidy up our busiest, most popular trail. Equipment will be...

Coconut Soap and Reuse Class

Listen to a presentation about one of the Rs – Reuse. Bring your own ideas on how you reuse items to share with the class, then make some liquid coconut soap...

Hygge Hike

Hygge (Hoo-gah) is the Danish principle, feeling, and lifestyle that encompasses wellness, comfort, and coziness. This new hike series will explore the...

Raptor and Waterfowl Watch

Join the park educators on the shoreline to see what is on the water and in the air.

Thanksgiving Campfire Cooking Demo

Come join the park naturalist for a Thanksgiving inspired camp cooking demonstration. There will be snacks and some hot drinks. Enjoy some samples while...

Stretch Your Legs

Come stretch your legs with a brisk walk through the day use area of the park and along the park road. Wear your sneakers for this walk designed to wake you...

CANCELED - Bird Beak Challenge

Different birds have different beaks for different foods - can you match them all? Stop by the visitor center anytime between 1-3pm to find out!

Koppenhaver Trail Hike

Koppenhaver Trail Hike Hike the 1.25-mile Koppenhaver Trail to visit what was once Camp Sells and Pine Grove Park a stopping point on the South Mountain...

Squirreling Away

As summer fades to fall, and fall into winter, humans and animals alike begin to prepare for the cold weather and long nights by storing the bountiful...

The Beauty of Botany

Join Dr. Susan Munch on a scientific plant-identification walk though the Nolde Forest. This is a hands-on botany walk through the woods, so please dress for...

PA Hibernators

Hibernation is an important process that some animals need to survive the winter. Learn about hibernation and what animals in Pennsylvania are true...

Whooo's Around?

Pennsylvania has a diversity of beautiful owls – can you name them? Come get ‘wise’ about these nocturnal inhabitants and learn about their life cycle and...

Cuentos en Español para Niños

Únase a sus amigos de la Biblioteca Comunitaria de Mifflin en Nolde Forest para disfrutar de un cuento familiar en español. Escuche la historia y luego...

November Meteor Shower

Join park staff for a short program about the upcoming Leonid meteor shower. We will talk about what a meteor shower is, what causes one, and when to expect...

Saturday, November 13