DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, August 27

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...

Enjoy the tranquility of the early morning as we observe wildflowers. This program will consist of a 2-mile hike, so please wear appropriate footwear. Any...

Join park staff for this scientific exploration of the forest told through an age appropriate story! In this session for learners in first through third...

Let’s explore kayaking on F.J. Sayers Lake! This program is intended for those who lack extensive kayaking experience & want to learn more. The park will be...

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...

Express your artistic talents under a canopy of trees, and next to a gurgling stream. Interact with a community of creative people. Each artist is expected...

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.

Try your tree identification skills with the trees at the bottom of the park. Park and meet at the Evergreen Parking Lot off of Rt. 118. Contact Rhiannon...

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...

Take a stroll around Hyner Run State Park with the naturalist to see the different wildflowers coming out during late summer. All children must be...

Join us at Sizerville State Park for a workshop transforming every day items from nature into your own creations! For more information contact the Park...

Stop by the pavilion at Boyd Big Tree Preserve during this hour to learn about some of the common mammals of Pennsylvania. We will have skulls & furs for you...

Learn about these fascinating night-flying mammals and why they are helpful!

Meet the park naturalist at the beach house for a brief walk to learn about trees, tree identification, and more!

Join the park naturalist and learn about the trout that inhabit Hyner Run. This will involve a walk to the stream. Afterward, we may have some time to...

Come out and enjoy a program about the different types of turtles found throughout the park. We will discuss how to identify them and explain what kinds of...

Join the park naturalist for a look at some of the animals that call the park home and what important role do they play in the habitat. Stay for the Family...

You can’t help but notice how cute and cuddly baby animals always look. Now, join us to learn how amazing our local baby wildlife animals really are.

The golden number 1.618 will lead you to more and more gold!

Join us for a scavenger hunt looking for summer bugs, and then stick around for a movie all about Insects! If attending the program and not camping with us,...

State bird? State Fish? Do you know the symbols of Pennsylvania? Whether you do or do not, come learn about the symbols that make Pennsylvania the keystone...

The invasive Spotted Lanternflies are slowly consuming the commonwealth. Come find out what's going on and how you can help slow this spread!

These birds are often viewed as disguising, dirty, and ugly critters of the natural world. They are important members of nature’s clean up crew though. Come...

Feared for centuries, bats have often gotten a bad rap. What might not be so well know is that bat play an extremely important role to a healthy ecosystem...

Discover what it was like to attend a one-room schoolhouse in the late 1800’s, then play some of the games from that time period. Meet at the one-room...

Join us at Sizerville's Amphitheater for a short film with props on the reintroduction of fishers and otters back to PA. For more information contact the...

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...

Who knew that night-time could be so noisy? Join us to learn about who is singing, the different sounds they make, and how and why they make them. This...

People from all over the world come to hike this global treasure. Most do a few or many miles in section hikes. Like climbing Mt. Everest, only a few manage...

Crows do not have the best of reputations, but new research has shown that they are among the most intelligent animals in the world – able to use tools as...

Find out how well bears are doing in Pennsylvania. From the largest average weights, earlier breeding age to larger average litter sizes our bears exceed...

Friday, August 27