DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, July 18

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,...

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

Take a walk with the park naturalist to see what birds are out and about at this hour. We'll be keeping track of what we see with bingo cards; prizes given...

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...

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...

Join the naturalist for a morning walk on the Buttonball Trail. Some of the flora and fauna will be discussed. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash not...

From the Train Station we will hike across the low bridge and onto the Ferncliff Peninsula. Along the way we will talk about what makes Ferncliff such a...

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through Ridley Creek State Park. We will explore birds, trees, wildflowers and park history along the...

Don't Get lost in the woods! When your GPS or phone batteries die or you find yourself off of the trail, you had better be prepared! During this hands-on...

Join a naturalist for a guided paddle onto the lake to explore Mudlick Cove. A variety of areas and topics will be explored. All participants need to have...

Presque Isle State Park has miles of beautiful wetlands, ponds, and a lagoon home to many unique plants and animals. Enjoy a one-hour tour of the lagoon...

Join our park educator for a morning hike around our park. We will explore one of the park's easier trails, chatting about whatever we find on the hike!...

CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER EVENT Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in...

Do you know the difference between the different clouds in the sky? When was the last time you saw a nifty shape in the clouds? Come on out to the nature...

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey on the Crow, Lake View and Spirit Trails on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 9:30 am. The hike is 7 miles in length and moderate in...

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...

Update: **Yoga is cancelled for September 26** Maggie Stonecash leads a yoga class suitable for all levels on the terrace of the mansion every...

Non-Denominational Church service will be held every Sunday in the campground amphitheater (between areas E and F) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The...

Stop by the swimming pool (outside of the gates!) to learn about the incredible mammals that call Pennsylvania home. Test your skills and see if you can...

Children and adults are both invited to come and hunt for unique and common objects around the park. We will be having fun and learning about the objects...

Meet at the beach to take a look at the sun through the solar telescope. Find out interesting facts about the sun. This program will cancelled if it is...

Take a tour of the lovely wildlife habitat garden at the Wentz education center. Learn about native plants and their connection to a healthy environment. ...

Presque Isle State Park has miles of beautiful wetlands, ponds, and a lagoon home to many unique plants and animals. Enjoy a one-hour tour of the lagoon...

CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER EVENT Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in...

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...

Elk State Park was home to the old town of Instanter. After a safety talk, enjoy a nature paddle with the history of the town explored. The park has a...

Who's leaving their footprints all over the park? Come down to the campground amphitheater and find out! We'll be learning all about how to identify animals...

Have you ever shot a bow and arrow? Whether you are a seasoned pro that wants a little extra practice, or a beginner that wants to learn how to shoot a bow,...

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...

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER EVENT Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in...

Join us on the top of the mountain to visit the Cameron-Masland Mansion, an historic stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. The first floor will be...

Come join the park naturalist at the nature table at the beach to see what he brought today. You never know what you might learn.

Step back in time into an 1800s tavern in the basement of the Blue Ball Museum. Run by the Historical Society, this collection of artifacts is cared for by...

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...

Look for the over 80 species of dragonflies and damselflies found at Black Moshannon State Park to photograph. Get tips and tricks for taking photos, and...

Join Park Staff at Sizerville's Environmental Center for a guided tree walk. The walk spans roughly a mile through the park and consists of first and second...

Come on out to the park to learn about raising Monarchs. Afterwards, we’ll take a little walk to see if we can gather any eggs or caterpillars that just...

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...

Since the construction of the Keystone dam in 1909, the spillway has been the point where water flows beyond the lake, past the dam, and back into McCune...

Take a hike on the mile-long Koppenhaver Trail to search for amphibian and reptile life. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Meet at Fuller Lake Bath...

Have you noticed that there are a lot fewer trees in the park? Over the last year or two, we have had to remove dozens of ash trees – victims of the Emerald...

Plants make the air we breathe, the wood to build our homes, and so much more. This program focuses on the so much more part. Discover the historical and...

Take a short walk back into history to learn the connection between geology, industry, railroad and daily life. We’ll start at the education center to get a...

You don't need to travel out west to see a real ghost town---just stop by Greenwood Furnace! Practically overnight, our community dissolved as hundreds of...

Pick up a Family Scavenger Hunt in the Hickory Run State Park office anytime from Friday (July 16th) to Sunday (July 18th). Complete this activity with your...

Enjoy a brass quintet as part of the Endless Mountain Music Festival concert series. This concert is completely FREE and open to ALL AGES. Chairs are...

Artifacts, demonstrations and slides of the Paleo, Archaic and Woodland cultures of Pennsylvania.

Join Black Bear expert John Hechler as he shares his vast knowledge.

Find out how well bears are doing in Pennsylvania. From the largest average weights, earlier breeding age to larger average litter sizes our bears exceed...

Many animals travel through the night without flashlights. Tonight we’re going to give it a try. We will go on a one-mile hike through the woods and use our...

This event is CANCELED. This event will be postponed to a later date due to weather. This event if for ages 10 and up. Celebrate National Moth Week with...

Sunday, July 18