DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, June 20

Pontoon Boat Tours on Glendale Lake (Event is Full)

Take a scenic ride on the lake and learn about the historical and natural features of the park. Donations will be accepted for the Friends of PGSP. Children...

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...

Butterfly Hike

This hike is aimed at ages 8 & up. Let’s celebrate pollinator month with a hike looking for butterflies! Take a leisurely 2-mile (round trip) walk with the...

CCC Walk and Talk

State parks are an incredible resource for anyone willing to visit them, but where did they come from? How did they start? Join our park educator for a...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 1: The Fight for Food)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

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...

Art in the Park: Cardinal Edition

These bright birds are one of the most recognizable flyers around. Did you know that cardinals are the state bird of seven, yes seven states! Come on over to...

Beginning Archery Hike

Join us to give archery a try. Space is very limited for this program. Participants must be 8 years or older. Pre-registration is required. Contact...

Cancelled: Primitive Fire Starting

Cancelled: Try several different methods for starting a campfire, such as flint and steel. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center. This program will...

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...

Father's Day Treasure Hunt

Happy Father's Day! Grab your dads (moms allowed too of course!) and follow the clues on the father-themed adventure throughout the park. Prizes awarded to...

Friends of Kings Gap - Yoga on the Terrace

Sundays June 13 – Oct 24, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Meet at Mansion Terrace Maggie...

Hike Through History

Join park staff on an easy 2-mile to discover the Lehigh River’s long legacy as a transportation corridor. We’ll hike on the rail trail from the south gate...

Non-Denominational Church Service

Non-Denominational Church service will be held every Sunday in the campground amphitheater (between areas E and F) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The...

Old Growth Tree Walk

Join us at Sizerville State Park as we explore old growth forests throughout the area. Bring a pair of hiking boots as well as a face mask for Covid safety....

Tree Walk

If you are celebrating Father’s Day or the First Day of Summer, come meet at the amphitheater to begin the tree walk on Chappells Field Trail. We will be...

Long Loop Hike

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on the Crow, Lake View and Spirit Trails on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 10:30 am. The hike is 7 miles in length and moderate in...

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...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 1: The Fight for Food)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

Father's Day Paddle

Take a relaxing kayak paddle on Doubling Gap Lake. Get a chance to see some of the wildlife that live in and around the lake. Hour long kayak times will...

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. Meeting Location: Pavilion...

Hear the Hammer of Forging Iron

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

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...

Self-Guided Tours: Mansion Open

Join us on the top of the mountain to visit the Cameron-Masland Mansion, an historic stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. The first floor will be...

Learning at the Beach

Come join the park naturalist at the nature table at the beach to see what he brought today. You never know what you might learn. Masks are required for...

Art in the Park: Cardinal Edition

These bright birds are one of the most recognizable flyers around. Did you know that cardinals are the state bird of seven, yes seven states! Come on over to...

Blue Ball Tavern Tours

Step back in time into an 1800s tavern in the basement of the Blue Ball Museum. Run by the Historical Society, this collection of artifacts is cared for by...

Boulder Field Basics

Meet park staff for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field from Route...

Cancelled: Porky Porcupines

Cancelled: Discover interesting facts about porcupines, then make a porcupine to take home. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center.

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 1: The Fight for Food)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

Dogbane Beetle

Did you know that there are thousands of different insects to be found in Pennsylvania? Come out and join the park naturalist looking for examples of the...

National and State Symbols

Join our park naturalists and learn about the natural symbols of our state and nation. Meeting Location: Pavilion #1 Note: All public park programs will...

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

Archaeology at Greenwood Furnace

Recent archeological investigations have revealed new insights of the industrial complex of Greenwood Works. Previously unknown structures have been found. ...

Birds at the ELC

Stop by the outside of the Environmental Learning Center anytime during the program hours to meet the park naturalist and learn more about the birds of Bald...

Dynamite Shed Haul Road, Sunset Rock Vista Loop Hike

Join the Park Naturalist on a 3 mile loop hike of the Michaux State Forest. Bring sturdy hiking shoes and water for the trek. The trail is challenging with...

Elk Walk and Talk

Join a staff member as we hike the trails around the Elk Country Visitor Center. Learn many interesting facts about the property and wildlife that often...

Virtual Introduction to Composting

Learn how easy it is to turn table scraps and yard trimmings into “black gold” otherwise known as compost! Join a Park Naturalists and learn how to compost...

Cancelled:  Great Blue Heron Hike

Cancelled: Take a stroll on the boardwalk to look for great blue herons. Find out interesting facts about these large birds. Meet at Boat Launch #3 on...

Living on a Dollar a Day

The daily wage for most workers at Greenwood Furnace was one dollar per day. And where did they spend it? At the Company Store, of course! Would you owe your...

Orienteering and Map Reading

Interested in improving, or developing, your land navigation skills? Join us to learn the basics! Maps and compasses will be provided. Participants will...

Tea and Talk

Bring your own cup to sample some sweet fern/mountain mint tea grown right here in the park. Talk varies from year to year – what do you want to talk about?

Sunset Paddle

Bring Your Own Boat for an evening on the lake! Plants and animals that live in Black Moshannon State Park will be discussed. If conditions are right,...

Sunday, June 20