DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 26

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...

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Little Cherry Run Loop Trail to see our hidden gem waterfalls. This is a 6-mile moderate hike. Good boots are recommended for walking. Bring...

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...

Worlds End Walkabout

Join other hiking enthusiasts to discover two hiden waterfalls found along Ketchum Run.

Dog Days of Summer

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special National Dog Day exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail to learn about the wild cousins of our best friends. Learn...

Homeschool Day - Beautiful Birds

Not just for homeschool kids! All ages are welcome to come out and learn what makes birds such unique and fascinating animals. Geared towards older...

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 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...

Bird Basics

Learn birding basics and find out which birds are common in our park. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or...

Wildlife Tracks and Traces

Learn to identify wildlife by their tracks, skull, furs, and scat through hands-on activities.

Digging Into Point's Past

Join park staff for an easy walk around the park to learn about what archeological work has been done in the park and what has been found so far. This...

Bark in the Park

Join Mt. Pisgah State Park naturalist and a guest speaker as they discuss a variety of topics on ticks and lyme disease. There will also be a dog walk on the...

DiscoverE: Going Batty

Come learn about bats as we watch these nocturnal creatures emerge from their daytime hideaways. This is a free program for children ages 5-8 accompanied by...

Thursday, August 26