DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, May 31

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 - Storybook Trail at Painted Turtle Pond

Explore the habitat of Painted Turtle Pond as you read Over and Under The Pond by Kate Messner on our current storybook trail. On this self guided...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our participating parks from May 1 - May 31 and...

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition

Self Guided: State Parks Bioblitz Competition Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of our...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

State Parks: Self-Guided BioBlitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Memorial Day Morning Hike

Join us for a pleasant walk this spring. We will meet at the water tower on Long Road (Headache Hill). This is a longer trail through the forest and is...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

Self-Guided: State Park Bio Blitz

Join us for the month of May as we discover the diversity of wildlife in our State Parks! Visit any one of participating parks from May 1st- May 31st and...

SELF-GUIDED NATURE WALK - Discover Double Run Nature Trail.

Follow a woodland trail and discover the rich biodiversity found in a northern hardwoods forest. An interpretive brochure will guide you along the trail to...

Self Guided Trail Walk-The Frances Slocum Story

Read parts of the Frances Slocum story as you walk along the trail that bears her name. Stand under the rock shelter where she supposedly stayed. Imagine...

Black Mo Camp Challenges!

Ready for a challenge? How about several challenges? Join us near the beach area on Memorial Day for an opportunity to test you and your family/friends...

Frankfort Mineral Springs Hike

The historic Frankfort Mineral Springs complex began in the early 1800s and thrived for nearly a hundred years as a popular resort, best known for its...

Kayak Lake Jean

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean for Memorial Day. You will need to bring your own boat, US Coast Guard Life Jacket, & have a current Launch...

Memorial Day Birdwatching

Enjoy a l walk around Fowlers Hollow State Park and learn to identify the wide variety of songbirds by their song or their plummage. We will provide...

Memorial Day Hike

Let’s make this Memorial Day special by going for a long walk with our favorite people! Join the park naturalist for a 4.25-mile hike along the WOAPALANNE...

Morning Bird Walk

Join a park naturalist for an easy 2-mile walk in search of PA's songbirds. Bring your own binoculars or borrow one of ours (limited quantities are...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Dam

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

War Stories from the Cemetery

Join us as we learn the surprising stories of several war veterans buried at the Sulfur Springs Cemetery. We will meet at the park office for a brief talk...

Art in the Park: Peregrine Falcon Edition

Come on out to the campground amphitheater to learn & draw step by step one of the fastest birds in the world. It can reach diving speeds around 200 MPH! By...

Beaver Dam Stroll

Take a walk to the beaver dam to see the work of nature’s busy engineers. We’ll learn about the fascinating adaptations of beavers for survival and how their...

Blue Phlox

Before you celebrate Memorial Day with a picnic, work up an appetite on a guided nature hike in the park. Our Discovery Hikes will not only put a couple...

Don't Pass on Passerines: Guided Walk

Join us at Sizerville State Park as we discover what bird species call this park home. This walk is a 2 mile loop on flat terrain throughout the park....

Exhibit: 100 Years of Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.  A new educational exhibit showcasing the history of the park will be on display from May...

First Time Archery Program

Join us to celebrate Veterans and the Memorial Day Holiday with a fun archery program. All equipment will be provided. Space is limited to 15 participants....

Hike to Hopewell Furnace

Do you know how to get to Hopewell Furnace? If not, join the park Naturalist for a stroll to Hopewell Furnace from the French Creek campground. We will...

Intro to Kayaking

***Pre-registration is required: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program.*** ***Meeting location: Giving Pond Recreation Area,...

Nature Hike

Take a hike to a beaver pond, while learning about the plants and trees found along the trail. The trail is just over one mile long and has roots and rocks...

Tom Faucet-(blather-skite-of-the-hills) Hike

Join us for a hike to the grave of Tom Faucet. The French and Indian War is an important part of Ohiopyle's history. On this hike we will learn why the war...

Salamander Safari

Registration is required by Friday, May 28, 2021. Contact Jen Moore at 814-723-0259 or jennmoore@pa.gov to register. Find out about salamanders of...

Decoration Day

This program is to honor our Veterans! A brief program on the history of Memorial Day and the reading of General Order # 11. Meet in front of the visitor...

History Hike

Take a leisurely walk through time and explore the fascinating history of Laurel Hill State Park! This hike will be approximately 2.5 miles in length on easy...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Dam

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Scavenger Hike: Warriors Trail/Broad Top Trail Loop

Take a walk on the scenic Warrior’s Trail. Enjoy a hike with our park naturalist as we walk and talk about the local wildlife. Keep your eyes open as you...

Decoration Day

This program is to honor our Veterans! A brief program on the history of Memorial Day and the reading of General Order # 11. Meet in front of the visitor...

Can You Guess?

In the Breezeway of the Beach Building We will be set up with a display of various historical and natural items in the park’s collections. Stop and learn...

Edible Plants Hike

Discover some of the common edible plants found at Black Moshannon State Park. We will be walking one mile on an easy trail. Some roots and rocks are on...

Orienteering

Try a new sport: orienteering. Learn how to use a compass and map to make your way throughout the park to find orienteering markers. Loaner compasses will...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Dam

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Science in the Park: Nocturnal Animals

You hear them out and about as you sit around the campfire. Join our park naturalist as we discuss the critters that go bump in the night. Meeting Location:...

Veteran Venture Paddle

Service members and their families and/or friends are invited to join us for a kayak paddle along the lakeshore. Bring your own kayak and gear or borrow from...

Bald Eagle Table

The park naturalist will be at the beach house to talk all about freedom’s bird, the Bald Eagle! Stop by anytime during the program hours to learn more about...

Salamander Safari

Registration is required by Friday, May 28, 2021. Contact Jen Moore at 814-723-0259 or jennmoore@pa.gov to register. Find out about salamanders of...

Carpenter Ant

Bring a camera, phone, or tablet to the Campground Amphitheater and take part in a family-fun scavenger hunt! See if you can find everything on the list to...

Black Moshannon Photo Tour

Take a tour of the unique areas of Black Moshannon State Park while learning about the natural history of the park. DSLR, point and shoot, phones, or any...

Folding the Flag

As the Memorial Day Weekend comes to a close, review some flag facts and help to fold the flag.

Monday, May 31