DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, May 1

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...

Global Big Day Birding Walk

Bring your binoculars and join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a fun morning hike to search for spring migrants along back trails. Beginners and families are...

Pymatuning Shoreline Cleanup

Calling all volunteers! Join park staff and the Friends of Pymatuning State Park for this shoreline cleanup event. Free camping is available on Friday, April...

Birding with Baird

*All ages welcome! Adults and Families who are interested in learning to bird* Early birds get the worm! Join Baird Ornithological Club for a morning bird...

West Highland Terrier

We will hike the Appalachian Trail north to Hosack Trail, then return on Locust Gap Trail. The entire hike will be seven miles and last three hours. Bring...

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...

From Riches to Rags to Riches: A Logging History Hike

The Tiadaghton State Forest has a deep, rich history of logging, with evidence that is still scattered throughout the area. Fortunes made and lost, towns and...

Six Penny Cleanup

On Saturday May 1st, 2021 we will be holding "after earth day" six penny cleanup event. The event is an ongoing project to help refurbish the Six Penny Day...

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...

Salamander Sally

The salamanders are out! Meet for a short lecture on PA salamanders, then search for salamanders for identification and release. Tanks provided.

Buttermilk Falls, Lehigh Gorge State Park

Join a park naturalist and DCNR Professional Geologist Supervisor, Sim Suter for a discussion about waterfalls. Along the tour we will take a closer look at...

Beaver Walk

Take a short hike to see a beaver lodge up close, then make your own beaver lodge to take home. Spots are limited for this program. Register by clicking...

Invasive Species - Spotted Lanternfly

Join park staff to learn about the Spotted Lanternfly - an invasive insect species. We will talk about how to identify it and what to do if you see one. We...

Pure Maple Syrup

Do you love maple syrup on your pancakes and waffles? Did you ever wonder how it's made? In this presentation you will learn techniques that have been used...

Arbor Day Hike

Saturday, May 1, 2021 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Celebrate Arbor Day with a hike through the forest. Along the way, we will...

Invasive Species - Spotted Lanternfly

Join park staff to learn about the Spotted Lanternfly - an invasive insect species. We will talk about how to identify it and what to do if you see one. We...

Amphibian Night Hike

The night forest is full of life. Take a night hike on the mile-long Koppenhaver Trail to search for amphibian night life. Please wear sturdy shoes and...

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Around the World in 80 Minutes

In the United States the Greek Constellations and their associated mythological stories are the most well-known. However, for thousands of years humans of...

Saturday, May 1