DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, July 29

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...

Self-Guided Prairie Wildflower Walkabout

Explore the stunning and diverse blooms of Pennsylvania’s only managed and protected prairie during a special, limited-time only Self-Guided Prairie...

Weekly Weeders

Weekly Weeders Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds,...

Clarion River History Educator Workshop

Cook Forest State Park will be conducting a three-day Clarion River History Educator Workshop starting Wednesday, 7/28/21. This course is considered both an...

DiscoverE:  Hide 'N Seekers

DiscoverE: Hide-N-Seekers (Age 4-5) Hide-N-Seekers camp includes hands-on outdoor explorations that stimulate environmental awareness within each...

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...

Hiking Series #6

Join a naturalist at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s series visits trails on our public lands including...

Penn's Adventurers DiscoverE! Camp

Penn's Adventurers is designed for ages 9-12. Join us in exploring opportunities for adventure at Kinzua Bridge State Park! On Thursday we will investigate...

Thursday Family Nature Hike

Join Ms Sarah and your friends from the Mifflin Community Library for this family hiking series through Nolde Forest. What will we find on our adventure?...

POSTPONED TO NEXT DAY (JULY 30) Wetlands & Wildlife Paddle

Wetlands evoke powerful emotions. To some they are dark, mysterious, forbidding places, to be avoided at all costs. To many novelists, poets, and artists,...

WORLDS END WALKABOUT

Explore a variety of park trails with other hiking enthusiasts. Most walkabouts are are 2 -3 miles in length and begin at the Visitors Center. Occasionally,...

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

Pennsylvania DiscoverE is a program package that is provided in the form of a day camp at Oil Creek State Park. Penn's Adventurers is the DiscoverE program...

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...

International Tiger Day: Endangered Species Exhibit

Celebrate "the wonderful thing about tiggers" on International Tiger Day by joining your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special endangered species exhibit along...

Lil' Buds: Summer Learning Series

Get the kids outdoors during this fun nature series! Brought to you by Youngsville Public Library and Chapman State Park. Each day will feature a nature...

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...

Aphrodite Fritillary

Bring your children out to the park to get a head-start knowing all about nature! We will read Are You a Butterfly? and create an easy butterfly craft to...

Nature Story Time

Join us for a nature story, and stay for a nature activity based on the theme of the book we just read! Program will last less than 1 hour. This program is...

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...

Introduction to Kayak Fishing

This program is designed for participants interested in learning about basic paddling skills and kayak fishing equipment. Participants must be at least 16...

Family Fishing

Go on, take the bait! We'll loan you a rod, bait and tackle for this 1.5 hour catch and release program that outlines the SMART way to fish.

Pollinators Hike

Join the park naturalist for a hike to learn about the importance of pollinators and see what pollinators we can find here at the park.

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

Rock Treasures

We stand on and walk over rock and mineral treasures every day!

BYOKayak Meteor Shower Paddle

Join us out on the water to enjoy watching the Delta Aquariid Meteor Shower. During peak nights this meteor shower can produce anywhere from 15 to 20 meteors...

Thursday, July 29