DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 19

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...

Project Wild Aquatic Teacher Workshop

"Aquatic Project Wild K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide serves as an invitation to explore and understand the fascinating world of water and the aquatic...

Weekly Weeders

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

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. Contact...

Wild About Woodpeckers

Join park naturalist, Rob Bergstresser, for an in-depth look at the “rock star drummers” of the avian world! Pennsylvania is home to 7 species of woodpeckers...

Worlds End Walkabout

Join other hiking enthusiasts in exploring two unnamed waterfalls along Loyalsock State Forest's "Ketchum Run". Easy hiking, with some off trail sections. 3...

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...

Jupiter Opposition/ Mercury-Mars Conjunction

Huh? Opposition? Conjunction? What do they mean? Learn how oppositions and conjunctions occur in the night sky, and then when it gets dark, you’ll have a...

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...

Family Fishing

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

Nature Photography Hike

Come join the park naturalist for a walk along Plessinger Trail. Along the way, you will get some tips on nature photography. During the hike feel free to...

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...

Point of Industry

Join park staff for an easy walk around the park to learn about what the Point was like during the Industrial Revolution, including what buildings and...

Kayak Games

Let the games begin! Are you a competitive person? Why not combine your love of sports and drive to compete with kayaks for a fun-filled evening of kayak...

Kings Gap Trail Challenge!

Can you hike every trail at Kings Gap? With 25+ miles of trails throughout the property, Kings Gap has an extensive hiking system. This challenging monthly...

Moonlight Walk around Shawnee Lake

Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and night sky of a late summer moonlight walk. Dogs permitted! Bring a flashlight.

Thursday, August 19