DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, June 25

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...

*FULL* Project WET/Wonders of Wetlands! Educator Workshop

*REGISTRATION IS FULL* Friday, June 25, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Registration is required. Project WET and Wonders of Wetlands (WOW!) are hands-on,...

DiscoverE:  Adventure Camp (Ages 12-17)

Adventure camp students participate in fun physical activities with an environmental focus, exploring nature in unique ways. These all-day experiences...

Nature Journaling Fridays in the Forest

Looking for a way to get out of the house and see the forest in a new way? Join park staff for this biweekly series to learn and practice the skills needed...

Conservation Leaders (ages 13-17)– Invasive Attack (DiscoverE)

The invasives are invading! Join us to learn more about invasive species, how to prevent their spread, and help remove some of the invasive species in the...

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...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Little Learners

This program is designed for preschool aged children (3 to 5 years old). Together we will enjoy outdoor exploration to discover the fascinating flora and...

Wild About Wildflowers Hike

Wildflowers come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, but they are all beautiful nonetheless. We'll be hiking through the park to view the amazing displays of...

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...

Meet Your Trees!

Come along on a short walk around the campus of the Tiadaghton Resource Management Center to learn about a variety of trees, as well as how you can identify...

Wildflower Wander

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey from Tuscarora State Park for a hike at the Landingville Marsh on Friday, June 25, 2021. The trail is 4 miles in length and...

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...

Hide and Seekers: It's a Bug's Life

Come learn about bug identification on common everyday bugs. Learn why these bugs are important and how we can help save them. This 1 hour long program is...

Virtual Aquatic Invasive Species

Boating season means a lot of fun and enjoyment to be had, whether fishing, water skiing or cruising around the lake or bay. Part of being a responsible...

Art in the Park

Express your artistic talents under a canopy of trees, and next to a gurgling stream. Interact with a community of creative people. Each artist is expected...

Bees, Birds, & Wildflowers: A Yellow Creek State Park Tale of trying to save Pollinators Tour preregistration required

Are you curious about how native wild flowers, fire, and planting trees help our struggling pollinators like bees and butterflies? Celebrate National...

Live at the Pool!

Join us at the Pool Deck as we unveil a show and tell of what creatures can be found within the park. Please bring a face mask for Covid safety.

Little Tadpole Series: Aquatic Plants and Animals

Welcome to our Little Tadpole Series! This series will encourage younger children (ages 3 – 5 years old) to notice nature and the world around them. ...

Cicada Walk

Come up for a once-in-17-years experience! Listen to the LOUD call of the periodical cicadas. During this guided walk, we will search for and observe males,...

Awesome Amphibians

Come on out and look for salamanders and frogs at our pond and stream! Learn about these important animals, like why they benefit the ecosystem and their...

Women in the Wilds: Campfire Social and WITW Program Overview

Meet and greet activity for women attending the Women in the Wilds event at Sinnemahoning. Includes light refreshments and a review of the programs offered...

Animal Traces

Come be a detective and discover all the amazing traces that our Pennsylvania animals leave behind. You will be surprised how many clues that you never knew...

Finding Bonacci's Gold Everywhere!

The number 1.618 will lead us to the gold!

Fireside Chat-Tales from the Trails

Do you have a hiking story you would like to share? If not, join us at the fire to hear some of ours!

What's the Buzz on these Bees?

It's pollinator week so come out and learn about one of our most well-known pollinators. We;ll be talking about what bees we like to have around and how...

Evening Forest Habitat Hunt

Join us for a family-friendly scavenger hunt, exploring the forest for signs of the critters that call our park home. **COVID-19 Stipulations** To...

Outdoor Explorers: Camping 101

Join the park naturalist for this summer series of outdoor programs geared toward youth 6-8 years old. In this session, we will explore the basics of camping...

Pennsylvania Weather Disasters

Come join the park naturalist as we look at some of Pennsylvania’s weather disasters. Learn what to do in the event of a weather emergency. Stay for the...

Movie at the Amphitheater

Join park staff at the Sizerville Amphitheater for a short film on the importance and value of old growth forests. Please bring a face mask for Covid safety.

Discovery Hike Series - Night Hike

Join the park naturalist for a series of hikes to learn about the great outdoors! As we put a mile or two under our boots, we will discuss all we discover to...

Family Friendly Movie

Come join the park chaplain for a family friendly movie. The Park Chaplain’s activities are sponsored by the PA Council of Churches through the Chaplains in...

Solar Generator: How the Park Took Its Campground Amphitheater Off-grid

Wouldn’t it be nice if, instead of those noisy, smelly, gas-powered generators, you could use a quiet, clean power source for electricity? Learn the basics...

Fascinating Fireflies

Friday, June 25, 2021 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM Meet: Education Building Did you know...

Night Hike at Hillman State Park

Venture with us along the dark trails to hear or maybe see the nightlife within Hillman State Park. Along the way, you will learn about owls, bats,...

Women in the Wilds: Full Moon Yoga

Ladies, join certified yoga instructor, Adriann White, by the lgiht of the full moon for a moon salutation yoga sequence. Free program. Group size limited. ...

Friday, June 25