DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, April 17

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Now! - Two options for the Scavenger Hunt. Here is your chance to have some fun in the park in the months of March and April. There are 16 egg-shaped signs...

Family Self-led Virtual Trail  Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery!

A mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks and leaving evidence all through at Washington Crossing Historic Park! Your family’s mission, should you...

Self Guided - StoryWalk®: The Listening Walk

Enjoy a story as you walk along a trail. You can find spring's StoryWalk® at the White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area. This season's story...

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 2021!...

Story Stroll: What Does Bunny See?

The library has removed this due to continued vandalism. Please stay tuned for more information about temporary story strolls. If you or someone you know...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Saturday Morning Bird Walks

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....

Spring Clean-up Day

Dust off your work gloves & team up with other volunteers for a day of park beautification! Projects will include litter pickup & light maintenance around...

Basic Boating Course

The PA Fish & Boat Commission’s PA Basic Boating Course was developed to supply boaters with practical information so they can make better informed decisions...

Signs of Spring Hike

Welcome to the first outdoor public program of the season! During this program we will be looking for different signs of spring from baby birds to what is...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Volunteer Work Day

Kings Gap is looking for volunteers to come spending a morning helping to work on various park projects (see below). Please meet outside the Education...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Eagles - Masters of the Sky

After a short lecture about Bald Eagles and biomagnification, we will view our resident Bald Eagles in their nest through our spotting scope! Binoculars and...

Garlic Mustard Pull-a-Thon

Help us save the spring wildflowers from the invasive Garlic Mustard. This invasive plant species has destroyed countless acres of spring wildflower habitat...

National Save The Frogs Day

Frogs (like all amphibians) are tremendously important for controlling insect pests and in turn serve as building blocks in many food chains. While...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Signs of Spring Hike

Spring is here! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, days are getting longer, and nature is starting to green-up. Celebrate the new season on an...

Signs of Spring at Sinnemahoning - Virtual

Winter has finally loosened its grip on the land and water, and signs of spring are everywhere, especially if you know where to look. Take a virtual hike...

Spring Wild Flower Walk

***Registration is required for this program: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program*** ***Meeting location: Tohickon Valley...

Sharp-lobed Hepatica

Let’s venture out and see what is in bloom! We only have a limited time to find our woodland wildflowers, so tag along with the park naturalist on this mile...

Spring Wildflower Walk

***Registration is required for this program: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program*** ***Meeting location: Tohickon Valley...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Become a Junior Ranger!

Become a Junior Ranger outside the Environmental Education Center in Nockamixon State Park! This 1 hour long program is most appropriate for ages 14 and...

Frogs and Polliwogs

Join the springtime search for frogs and polliwogs! Along this walk, we will learn how to identify frogs by shape and sound. We will also discover the unique...

Spring Wildlife Walk *Cancelled*

Due to staffing issues and lack of interest, this program has been cancelled. We will return with more hiking options in May. Stay tuned! Join us at Boyd...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

April Meteor Shower

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

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Green Walks

Have you ever wondered what plants stay green throughout the winter? Kinzua Bridge State Park has several interesting “greenies” for you to find along the...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Spring Tree I.D. Hike

Spring is just getting started and the trees have not fully "leafed-out" yet, so tree identification can be a bit tricky this time of the year. Join park...

Sharp-lobed Hepatica

Let’s venture out and see what is in bloom! We only have a limited time to find our woodland wildflowers, so tag along with the park naturalist on this mile...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Spring Wildflowers of Pennsylvania

Join the naturalist in a walk around the park to see what spring wildflowers are coming up. Bring your own field guides if you want to. All children must...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Shed Hunting

Are you curious about how to find shed whitetail and elk antlers? Everyone has their own method when scouting the woods for sheds; join us here at the Elk...

Spring Wildlife Walk

Join us for a spring wildlife walk along the Creek Trail at Little Buffalo State Park! We will be looking for spring warblers migrating through, wildflowers...

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at Jennings Environmental Education Center on Saturday, April 17! Invasive plants like...

Virtual What to do with Waste, Part 3: Recycle

Is it trash, recyclable or other? Learn the basics of what can be recycled and what cannot. Join a Park Educator from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday,...

April Meteor Shower

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

Frog Call Bingo

Did you know we have 16 frog & 3 toad species in the state? Do you know what they all sound like? Come on out to the nature center to discover unique ways to...

Orienteering for Beginners

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Timeslots: 10:00 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM Orienteering is the skill of navigating a course using a map and compass....

Spring Wildflowers of Pennsylvania

Join the naturalist in a walk around the park to see what spring wildflowers are coming up. Bring your own field guides if you want to. All children must...

Frog Songs Walk

Spring is here, which means the choruses of frogs are turning our wetlands into opera houses! Join us to learn how to tell our frogs and toads apart just by...

Saturday, April 17