DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, November 6

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. ...

Golden Eagle Migration

Join us as we carpool to the Allegheny Front to try and encounter the Golden Eagle Migration. We will meet at the Visitor's Center in Ohiopyle and carpool...

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...

Friends Trail Day

Join the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park trail crew on their monthly trail maintenance excursions where they care for park trails, remove invasive plants...

How do Deer Affect the Forest

Jim Kessler will discuss the effects deer are having on PA’s woodlands and share clues to use to determine the degree to which deer are affecting a...

 Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

Beaver Trek Day Hike

The North American Beaver is an industrious mammal, often manipulating the landscape to suit its needs. Enjoy a 2.5-mile guided hike with views of beaver...

Birds of Prey: A History in Flight

– Have you ever seen a bird-of-prey up close? Come down to the beach on Saturday morning, and get to know these apex avian predators. Get involved in outdoor...

Hike: Whitewater Watching in the Tohickon Gorge!

***Pre-registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Program location: Tohickon Valley County Park,...

In Search of Winter

While the start of astronomical winter is still over a month away, meteorological winter has just begun. Join us as we search for indications of the changing...

Seed Balls and Pollinators

Create your very own seed balls! Seed balls are a great way to plant native flowers in your yard. Once spring arrives your seed balls will sprout. What kinds...

Trek with your Pet

Bring your furry friend along on an easy-moderate 1.5-mile hike through the park. Pets must be friendly with other people and pets and must remain on a leash...

Fall Walk

Take a leisurely stroll around Wildasin Cove and enjoy how the leaves are changing for the season.

 Growing Up WILD (GUW) Educator Workshop

Professional development workshop for formal and informal educators seeking a source of interactive, hands-on activities to engage early childhood students...

Growing Up WILD (GUW) Educator Workshop

Growing Up WILD (GUW) Educator Workshop at R. B. Winter State Park, 17215 Buffalo Road, Mifflinburg, PA Professional development workshop for formal and...

Family Forest Hike

Join the park naturalist for a hike that is fun for kids and their families! We will take an easy hike, looking for signs of the animals that live in our...

Landscape Photography: Mountain Creek Trail

Bring your camera, phone or borrow one from the park. Six cameras will be available to borrow. Explore and photograph the scenery of Mountain Creek Trail...

Old-Fashioned Skills:  Pine Needle Baskets

Find out some of the history of making pine needle baskets, then start one to take home with you. This program is for teens and adults. Pre-registration is...

Skull Scatter

Can you identify PA critters just by their skulls? Stop by the visitor center anytime between 1-3pm to find out!

A Day in the Life: Western PA's Pioneers

Join the park naturalist for a look inside the life of the early settlers of the area. We will look at several aspects of their lives from daily activities...

Nature's Calendar

Review the year on nature’s calendar – what are all the natural events that happen with each season? Come see the seasons right before your very eyes! Wentz...

November 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...

Sounds of the Woods (Animal Calling Challenges)

'Tis the season when humans enter the woods and imitate animals... Try your hand at a selection of animal calls while learning a thing or two about the...

A Visit with Mr. Cowan

Come join Mr. Cowan around the campfire as he tells you the story of how the Cowan family came to Cowans Gap. Bring a chair or blanket and a snack if you...

Saturday, November 6