DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, June 24

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...

B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Boat): Portland Mills - Arroyo

Bring your own boat, beverage, and… bananas, for an interpretive guided float down the National Wild & Scenic Clarion River. This 6-mile historical program...

Student Action and Stewardship in Pennsylvania’s Capitol Region Virtual Educator Workshop

June 22 - 24, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm each dayThis hybrid course will be conducted over three days. The first day will be virtual and will incorporate outdoor...

Weekly Weeders

Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds, divide plants, and...

*REGISTRATION IS FULL*Participants Must Attend Both Days: Virtual Project WILD Educator Workshop

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams Open to all K-12 Educators Fee: Free 5 Act 48 hours available Registration is required. Limited to 12...

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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...

Hiking Series #4

Join a naturalist at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s series visits trails on our public lands including...

Conservation Leaders DiscoverE Camp

Watersheds is the focus of this camp for teens aged 13, 14 & 15. Students will learn how to map a stream, classify its organisms and calculate its flow in...

WORLDS END WALKABOUT

Explore a variety of park trails with other hiking enthusiasts. Most walkabouts are are 2 -3 miles in length and begin at the Visitors Center. Occasionally,...

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...

Historic Gristmill Hours

2021 Historic Gristmill Hours are from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open to visitors Wednesdays through...

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...

Photo Credit: PA Fish and Boat Commission

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is hosting Fly Fishing Meet-Ups at Lackawanna State Park this summer! Participants will be taught the basics of...

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...

DiscoverE Hide-n- Seekers

Pennsylvania DiscoverE is a program package that is provided in the form of a day camp at Oil Creek State Park. Hide-n-Seekers is the DiscoverE program for...

Virtual History of Presque Isle “The 1930’s”

The Peninsula is celebrating its 100th year Anniversary throughout 2021. Join a Park Naturalists for a virtual history experience to learn about the...

Thursday Trek

Just an easy walk to see an interesting part of the park, answer your questions and check out some nature.

Virtual: Trout Fishing in Warm Water

As the dog days of summer quickly approach, water temperatures can also warm. In this virtual program, learn how water temperatures affect wild trout in our...

DiscoverE- Hide and Seekers

For ages 4&5- Hide and Seekers is part of the Bureau of State Parks' DiscoverE series of programs for children and youth. Three nights in a row, children...

The Old Grist Mill

Join local historian Andre Weltman for a presentation and exterior tour on the history of the old grist mill building (now the home of the Appalachian Trail...

Full Moon—Super Moon—Moon Phases

This evening’s full moon is a “super moon”. Learn what is so super about it, and moon phases, eclipses, and so on. We will also do a short hike through our...

Ghosts of the Forest

Hopefully, you will meet, real, live ghosts-of-the-forest as we uncover interesting forest facts.

Moonlight Paddle

Join DCNR park naturalists and Mercer County Conservation District for a moonlight paddle on Lake Wilhelm. Bring your own kayak and gear or borrow from the...

BYOKayak Full Moon Paddle

A kayak paddle beneath a full moon is a fantastic way to enjoy the park! All participants need to supply their own equipment and have basic flat-water...

Full Moon Paddle

Full Moon Paddle – Thursday, June 24, 2021 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM - Pleasant Valley Launch (South Shore) – Moraine Paddling Lake Arthur in the full moon...

Full Moon Paddle

Join us on Holman Lake as we paddle under the light of a full moon. This is an adults only program - you must be 18 yrs or older to kayak. There are very...

Night Sky Tour: Super Strawberry Moon

Join the park educator and our Astronomy enthusiast/Conservation Volunteer, for an exciting evening exploring the wonders of the heavens. Our first...

Thursday, June 24