DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, June 9

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...

Wildlife Watchers on Water Kayak Program

Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges....

Story Stroll: I Know the River Loves Me

Self-Guided Story Stroll: I Know the River Loves Me, Yo se que el rio me ama, by Maya Christina Gonzalez Come read a story while enjoying a walk outdoors....

Discovery Hike Series

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...

Garlic Mustard in Bloom

***Registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: Giving Pond Recreation Area,...

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...

Splashin' Around

***Registration required: Space is limited. Please register for this program by clicking the green "Register" button. When registering please specify how...

Splashin' Around

***Registration required: Space is limited. Please register for this program by clicking the green "Register" button. When registering please specify how...

Story Walks - Sheep

A self guided story walk on the Whispering Pines Trail for families with children and animal lovers. Today will be a live sheep to meet and greet. Sponsored...

Bluebird Walk

Come join the park naturalist for a walk to learn about blue birds as we check our cavity nesting boxes to see what we find. Masks are required for...

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...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Snakes & Lizards of PA

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Do you know how many species of snakes occur in...

Virtual: Know Before You Go - Cherry Springs

Find out what you need to know before you visit Cherry Springs, such as what to bring, how to best plan an evening stargazing, and how to observe several...

Virtual: Stargazing Highlights of 2021

Find out what to look for in the night sky in 2021; from meteor showers, to planetary conjunctions, and even a lunar eclipse. Park staff will highlight only...

Lil' Sprouts Garden Club

Lil' Sprouts is a series of children's garden programs where children ages 4 - 7 are introduced to the joys of planting, tending, harvesting, and eating...

Wednesday Walk - Photography

Want a chance to practice your photography skills or share your knowledge with others? Join us on a photo safari as we discuss the basics of wildlife...

GO Teach Hiking Hybrid Educator Workshop

Virtual Session: Wednesday, June 9, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm In-person hike: Saturday, June 12 from 9:30 am to Noon -OR- Thursday, June 17th from 5:30 pm to 8:00...

Hike for Hounds

Join us for a weeknight walk with furry friends! You may bring your own dog or choose to walk alongside dogs residing at the Humane Society of Somerset...

Wednesday Evening  Hikers Club!

Experience a springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath! Accompany the Park Naturalist and...

The Great Cover Up: Astronomy Program

Join Dr. Hurd from Edinboro University to discover why not all eclipses are alike! We will also discover the differences in eclipses and what to look for in...

Stars Above Pymatuning

Weather permitting, we will have some telescopes set up for observing. If cloudy skies prevail, Dr. Hurd will still highlight the virtual night sky.*If...

Wednesday, June 9