DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, June 5

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...

Grasshopper Sparrow

The diverse habitat around Archbald Pothole State Park means a diverse population of birds. Join the park naturalist for a long morning of birding to...

Birding by Ear for Beginners

Join park naturalist, and expert birder, Rob Bergstresser for an adventure in identifying the common breeding birds of Beltzville State Park, by their songs...

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...

National Trails Day Bike Ride

Join park staff to celebrate National Trails Day as we bike the twelve-mile paved trail along the shoreline of Lake Wilhelm. The John C. Oliver Multi-Purpose...

Photo by David Woten

Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike in the Slippery Rock Gorge! Slippery Rock Gorge is a National Natural Landmark of exceptional beauty and rugged...

Intro to Mountain Biking:  Bring Your Own Bike

This two-hour program is designed to make a first-time mountain biker feel comfortable exploring Jacobsburg’s multi-use trails. During the first portion of...

Turtles-Heroes on the Half Shell

The turtles are laying their eggs! We'll discuss the turtles of PA and then search for nests and basking turtles. Spotting scope and binoculars provided.

Stonefly larva - Little Pine State Park

Peek beneath the waters and discover some of the lesser known aquatic critters that live in our park and inspire designs for fishing flies! Park staff 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...

Lunchtime along Pitch Pine

Pack a lunch and a blanket or chair and come along on an easy 2.5-mile loop hike along the Pitch Pine Trail. We will stop at the vista along the trail to...

Hike: Brumbaugh Trail

Join the park naturalist for as we take on the Brumbaugh trail. The climb is worth it for the wonderful view of Lake Raystown at the top. The climb can be...

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...

Wildlife Walkways

To celebrate National Trails Day, we will take a short hike while discussing the wildlife at Jacobsburg and the ways they use the trails. We will also look...

Bald Eagle at RB Winter - Courtesy of Rick Price

Discover the birds that demand respect! Join park staff for a discussion of some of Pennsylvania's birds of prey and examine various mounted specimens up...

Reenactor History: French and Indiana War Local History

Join reenactor Rob Schmelzlen as he shows you a glimpse of the past. Come and see how things were in the area during the French and Indian war. Meeting...

Nightscape Photo Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph...

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, June 5