DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, April 23

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...

Friends of Kings Gap Plant Sale - Online!

This year’s annual plant sale will again be online. You can order your plants by May 10. Pick-up will be held on Saturday, May 15, from 11:00 A.M. -...

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...

Birding along the Trail

Grab your binoculars and join us to learn more about our feathered friends. Participants will learn the basics of birding, basic binocular use, and...

Pop Up Bird Walk for Spring Migration Round Up

Yellow Creek State Park is participating in the Spring Migration Round Up: A Birding Competition between 6 other state parks! Help us tally the most...

Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walks

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

Virtual Program - Amphibians: In Our Backyard and Beyond

Friday, April 23, 2021 12:00 Noon via Zoom Amphibians fascinate. Our minds are easily captivated by these “double life”...

Birding at Hills Creek: A Bi-Weekly Series

This program will take place virtual on Microsoft Teams, not in person at the park. Are you an avid birder? Are you just starting out? This virtual program...

Compost bin

Looking to build up your garden this year, but not sure where to start? Well you're in luck! We'll be doing an entry-level workshop on everything you should...

Spring Wildflower Walk 

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Virtual Climate Change, Part 4: Examples of Individual Actions

If you are struggling to determine what you can do to help alter the course of Climate Change, join park Naturalists on Friday, April 23 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00...

Bygone Town of Ricketts Tour

Discover where the lumber town of Ricketts used to stand and learn some history along the way! Good boots are recommended for walking. Please bring your...

Spring Bird ID

Join us as we observe returning Migratory bird species.

Learn the Lichens (Virtual)

Have you ever noticed that flaky stuff that grows on trees and rocks? Those are lichens. These unique organisms are some of the most fascinating around and...

5pm
Virtual Event
VIRTUAL- Get to Know the Poes!

First time at Poe Valley or Poe Paddy State Parks? Maybe you're a regular that hasn't been here in a while? Join in to hear all the need-to-knows before you...

Volunteer Trail Crew - Invasive Removal

Ready to give back to the park? Join us for a special Trail Crew session where you will join park staff to help remove invasive plants around Turtle Pond and...

Shell-rific Turtles

What species of turtles live in PA? How big can a snapping turtle get? Find out the answers and much more at this family friendly presentation. To follow...

A Visit with Mr. Cowan

Come join John Samuel 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...

Barred Owl

Join the park naturalist to head out and listen for the various owls that call the park home. We will begin with a short talk about owls before walking (~1...

Friday, April 23