DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, July 5

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...

Boston Tea Party Hike

Come and celebrate our independance by learning about the history of tea and sampling a variety of wild teas. Along the way we will talk about how tea led...

Dog Days of Summer Morning Walk

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...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Red, White & Blue Butterfly Walk

This hike is aimed for ages 8 and up. Take a leisurely 2-mile (round trip) hike with the park naturalist to explore one of our best trails for butterflies....

Shenango River Paddle

Join the park naturalists to paddle a nine-mile section of the Upper Shenango River Water Trail and celebrate Pennsylvania’s 2021 River of the Year. ...

CCC Camp Tour

The Civilian Conservation Corps created Raccoon Creek State Park from 1935-41. Join us for a presentation and walking tour as we discuss the history of the...

Delaware River Paddle: Riegelsville, NJ to Giving Pond

***Pre-registration required: Please click the green registration button to sign up for this program.*** ***Program 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...

Hornets vs Wasps vs Bees

Despite their ability to sting you, these stinging insects are actually pretty different. Join us at the nature center to learn all about these insects....

Nature Story

This program is for children ages 3-6. Bring the kids to the Amphitheater to enjoy a nature themed story and participate in an activity or craft. Space is...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

What's That Tree?

End the holiday weekend by taking a peaceful morning walk around the park learning methods on identifying trees. Learn how the many different tree species of...

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...

Hear the Hammer of Forging Iron

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...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Veterans Tribute

Join us for a brief talk about the Fourth to honor our country’s birthday and the veterans that made sacrifices for her! Meet near the flag. Veterans are...

Boulder Field Basics

Meet park staff for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field from Route 534.

Monday, July 5