DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, August 4

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...

Wildlife Watchers on Water Kayak Program

Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s...

Self-Guided Prairie Wildflower Walkabout

Explore the stunning and diverse blooms of Pennsylvania’s only managed and protected prairie during a special, limited-time only Self-Guided Prairie...

Abigail Trail

We will carpool north and hike the Abigail and Yellow Trails back into Caledonia. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, and a snack for this eight mile hike. Dogs...

Birding by Boat

Grab your kayak or canoe and join us to learn more about our feathered friends that live around Raccoon Lake. Participants will need a kayak or canoe and a...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

Penn’s Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving skills. This camp provides hiking and more in-depth...

Discovery Hike

Tag along on this leisurely hike to Kennedy Creek. As we make our way to the shade beneath the stands of hemlock trees, we will discuss all we discover to...

Hiking Series #7

Join a naturalist at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s series visits trails on our public lands including...

Penn's Adventurers DiscoverE Camp

This day camp is designed for the active tween aged 10, 11 & 12. We'll go kayaking, learn some basic archery and survival skills. Registration is required...

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...

National Owl Appreciation Day

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail about owls. Learn about how owls are well adapted as important nocturnal...

Wednesday Woods Walks

Join the park naturalist for a walk in the woods. On each date, we'll explore a different trail.

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...

Eagles on the Susquehanna

The Susquehanna River played an important role in the efforts to bring our national symbol back from near extinction. Learn how Alaskan eaglets were...

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...

Lil' Hikers

A walk in the woods is a great way to get the kids out and about! Pre-schoolers will discover what lives in the forest around them on this short hike.

*Canceled* Family Fishing Program

Family Fishing Programs are coming to Northwest PA! If you are looking to learn how to fish with your new fishing gear or want to “try before you buy”,...

Hike for Hounds

Join us for a weeknight walk with furry friends! You may bring your own dog, or choose to walk alongside dogs residing at the Humane Society of Somerset...

                             Summer Book Club for Adults

First Wednesday of the Month June 2, July 7, August 4, *Sept 23 7:00 PM – 8:00...

Home School Night: Stars and Meteors

Come join the park naturalist for a special night for home school students. We will be learning about the stars and meteors and then we will end with a...

Wednesday, August 4