DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, August 20

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...

Hiking the Old Beaver Dam Rd Trail to see Ganoga Falls. This is a 5-mile moderate hike. Bring bug spray and water. Park and meet at the Shale Pit Parking...

Water is relentless. It never gets tired! So, why not try to harvest that energy and force of nature to produce power. Well, that is exactly what David...

Stop by Tomb Flats campground, 1-mile south of Slate Run, PA on PA-414, by anytime between the scheduled times to learn about the bald eagle and similar...

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...

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Join park staff to learn about local water ecology. We will be collecting various invertebrates that inhabit our stream at French Creek! Great for children...

Lushbaugh CCC Camp - Sinnemahoning State Park

With the second most Civilian Conservation Corps camps of any state, the CCC is an undeniably important piece of Pennsylvania history! Come check out...

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...

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...

Stop by Tomb Flats campground, 1-mile south of Slate Run, PA on PA-414, by anytime between the scheduled times to learn about the bald eagle and similar...

Come explore our stream habitat! Plan to get your feet wet when we attempt to capture aquatic wildlife for identification purposes. Wear sturdy water shoes...

This program is for children ages 9-12 and parents must remain with their children. Kids will learn about the moon, planets, and constellations. Park and...

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...

Join us at Sizerville State Park for a program at the pool deck. Speak with the environmentalist about species found throughout the Pennsylvania Wilds. For...

Join the naturalist for some birding on the Lake Shore Trail. Topics will include the different birds that live at Little Pine and also how to identify...

Team up with the Park Naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on land strategy and safety session, participants will launch...

Welcome to our Little Tadpole Series! This series will encourage younger children (ages 3 – 5 years old) to notice nature and the world around them. ...

Meet the park naturalist at the beach house for a walk along a portion of Lakeside Trail to identify pollinators and their associated wildflowers. Along the...

Join the naturalist to take a stroll on the dam and learn the significance of it to the Little Pine Creek Valley, and also to the Susquehanna River. All...

Join our naturalist educator as she describes the bats found in PA and around the world while our Big Brown Bats emerge from their roost for their nocturnal...

Join local naturalist April Claus as she introduces you to things that creep, swim, and slither in the diverse habitats at Clear Creek State Park! April will...

Join local naturalist April Claus as she introduces you to things that creep, swim, and slither in the diverse habitats at Clear Creek State Park! April will...

Join Jessie Kohan to learn about some of the common and uncommon mammals that share the forest, fields, and streams of Blue Knob with us. You will have the...

The story and history of the eastern coyote in Pennsylvania.

Test your knowledge of Poe Valley history, flora, and fauna! Get your winning team together and make your way to the breezeway by 7pm to compete. The winning...

The trees of “Penn’s Woods” have supported people in what is now PA for thousands of years. Trees are essential to our lives. They help heat our homes & cool...

Join the educators for an evening all about bats on August 20, 2021 from 7:30pm-9:00pm. We will meet at the main parking lot and hike to the fire ring for a...

Come join the park naturalist for a walk around the lake to learn about this month’s full moon and why it is called the sturgeon moon. Learn some of the...

Join us at Sizerville's Amphitheater for a short film on Raptor Restoration along with props and pelts for a tangible experience. For more information...

Come join the park chaplain for a family friendly movie. The Park Chaplain’s activities are sponsored by the PA Council of Churches through the Chaplains in...

Set off on a hike into the woods at sunset and let your eyes adjust to the waning light on this night hike. What sights, sounds, and smells are different as...

This program will take an in depth look the parts and features of the anatomy of a fish. Find out how a fish is specially adapted to survive in its habitat...

A staple of North American wildlife, beavers have always played a role in the ecosystems in which they live. Watch as beavers are now “employed” to work at...

The Sturgeon Moon will be almost full, a waxing gibbous, as we go in search of nocturnal animals along the back roads of the park. See Jupiter and Saturn in...

Get a glimpse of the night sky with your own telescope or use the telescopes of the Starlight Astronomy Club as they scan the heavens. For more information,...

The Pennsylvania topography, combined with the military objectives of commanding officers, led to a tiny village becoming burned into psyche of America. Hear...

Friday, August 20