DCNR Calendar of Events

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Friday, February 26

Yellow Self Guided Route

No staff as a guide? No problem! Enjoy a couple of self-guided hiking opportunities. Not all trails at Kings Gap are loop trails, so these routes connect a...

Self Guided: Snowshoeing

When there is sufficient snow cover (at least 6 inches or more), the park is open to snowshoeing. You may also borrow snowshoes from the center on a first...

Self-Guided High Adventure Healthy Hike Challenge!

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

StoryWalk®: The Snowy Day

Self Guided: StoryWalk Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find winter's StoryWalk® at theWhispering Pines Trail in the Pine Plantation Day...

Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

Your family’s mission, if you chose to accept it, is to identify one of Pennsylvania’s great wild animals that you can also find throughout Washington...

Winter Hunt-ables Challenge

A new Winter Hunt-ables Challenge is out! Hidden “treasures” are in the park- Can you find them all? Letterboxing is a hobby dating back to the mid-1800’s...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Self-Guided Ground Hog Nature Trail

Winter is a wonderful time to go out and explore nature. Hike the Sunken Garden Trail as a one mile easy loop, following the ground hog signs to learn about...

Virtual: How to Choose & Use a Telescope

This program is VIRTUAL and does not take place at the park! Do you have a telescope but are having trouble using it? Interested in purchasing a telescope...

Shagbark Hickory twig

Last month, we learned how to identify a handful of common trees in a snowy setting, so let's learn a few more this month! Join us for another round of...

Virtual Importance of Hemlock Forests

Pennsylvania’s Hemlock Forests are not only vital to the economy, but they support a vast amount of life! They are rich with history and biology. Join a...

Invasive Species in PA

In support of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we will be talking all about invasive species! We are going to define what they are, why they matter,...

Shagbark Hickory twig

Last month, we learned how to identify a handful of common trees in a snowy setting, so let's learn a few more this month! Join us for another round of...

Friday, February 26