DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, July 14

Self-Guided: DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide

Pick up your free copy of this summer's DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide! You can find a copy of the guide in the lobby of the education building at Kings Gap,...

StoryWalk: Tuesday

Self-Guided Mid-June through mid-September Visit the Watershed Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use area to enjoy a story...

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...

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

DiscoverE - Skins & Skulls

Explore the shapes and textures of various animal skeletons and pelts in this hands-on program. We will learn all about different animal tracks, and even...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp

Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8) Campers increase their awareness while gaining factual knowledge of the natural world through hands-on activities. This...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

Penn’s Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving skills. This camp provides hiking and more in-depth...

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...

Outdoor Explorers DiscoverE! Camp

Outdoor Explorers is designed for children ages 6-8. Meet new friends while learning about the habitats and wildlife that can be found at Bendigo State Park!...

Penn's Adventure Summer Camp Ages 10-13 at Nockamixon State Park

This day camp from 9am-3pm is designed for 10 to 13 year olds who enjoy the outdoors. We will spend our time exploring the park and all its natural...

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...

Forest Bathing

Immerse yourself in the forest and connect with the rest of nature! Steve Ruelke will guide you through a two hour immersion in which one relaxes and...

Story Walks - Miniature Donkey

A self guided story walk on the Whispering Pines Trail for families with children and animal lovers. Today will be a live miniature donkey (and baby) to meet...

Wednesday Woods Walks

Join the park naturalist for a walk in the woods. On each date, we'll explore a different trail.

DISCOVER-E PROGRAM: HIDE-N-SEEKERS

Children ages 4 -6 will learn about the natural world through, stories, songs, games, puppetry, and a craft.

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...

Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

What if you didn’t bring your fishing gear? No problem—borrow ours! Rods and tackle boxes will be available to borrow on a first come, first serve basis. All...

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers

Pennsylvania DiscoverE is a program package that is provided in the form of a day camp at Oil Creek State Park. Outdoor Explorers is the DiscoverE program...

Snakes Alive!

Could you tell the difference between a venomous and non-venomous snake? Most snakes are harmless. After a short lecture, we'll go in search of snakes.

Summer Tree I.D. Hike

Join our park naturalist, and our Conservation Volunteer forestry expert, for an easy 1 to 1.5-mile tree identification hike around our Day Use Area....

Bird Basics

Learn birding basics and find out which birds are common in our park. Meet at the Amphitheater. **Please register by clicking on the green register...

DiscoverE- Penn Adventurers

For ages 9-12. Why do only a small percentage of animals hop? Learn more about the ones that do as we observe, analyze, and predict the advantages of how...

Western Allegheny Railroad

The Western Allegheny Railroad passed through today's Moraine State Park as it ran from Queen Junction to New Castle. Some of the old railbed is visible in...

Wednesday, July 14