DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, September 12

Pontoon Boat Tours of Glendale Lake - Registration Required

Take a scenic ride on the lake and learn about the historical and natural features of the park. Donations will be accepted for the Friends of PGSP. All...

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...

STREAM Girls

Registration is required by 4:00 PM on Friday, September 3, 2021. Contact Jen Moore at 814-723-0259 or jennmoore@pa.gov to register. Limited to 12. Girls,...

Self-guided Walkabout: Finding Ferns and Their Friends

Ferns and their allies (other spore-bearing plants) are sometimes overlooked in favor of flashy flowers, but they are, in truth, an incredible example of...

Lagoon by Pontoon

Presque Isle State Park has miles of beautiful wetlands, ponds, and a lagoon home to many unique plants and animals. Enjoy a one-hour tour of the lagoon...

Morning Hike

Join our park educator for a morning hike around our park. We will explore one of the park's easier trails, chatting about whatever we find on the hike!...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Pileated Woodpecker Nest at WCCP (photo: gms)

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a 5 mile nature hike through White Clay Creek Preserve. We will explore for birds and other wildlife, trees, wildflowers,...

*Registration FULL* Girl Scouts Love McConnells Mill

Calling all Girl Scouts, let’s celebrate our shared love for the outdoors, by joining park staff in a fun filled day exploring the natural wonders of...

Art in the Park: Robin Edition

This species is one of the most recognizable birds around North America. Did you know that robins are the state bird of three states. Join us at the...

Friends of Kings Gap - Yoga on the Terrace

Update: **Yoga is cancelled for September 26** Maggie Stonecash leads a yoga class suitable for all levels on the terrace of the mansion every...

Intro to Mountain Biking:  Bring Your Own Bike

This two-hour program is designed to make a first-time mountain biker feel comfortable exploring Jacobsburg’s multi-use trails. During the first portion of...

Moss Walk

We often walk right past mosses without giving them a second look. While they may be small, these nonvascular plants are fascinating and important components...

Ride the Rail Trail

The Knox & Kane Rail Trail is a great place to safely ride your bike and enjoy nature. Join a park educator for a bike ride from the park to Mount Jewett and...

Salamander Safari

Join us as we hunt for the elusive salamander and discover the diversity of organisms on the forest floor along the way. All ages are welcome! This will be...

Lagoon by Pontoon

Presque Isle State Park has miles of beautiful wetlands, ponds, and a lagoon home to many unique plants and animals. Enjoy a one-hour tour of the lagoon...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

History Walk with William Denning

The "Good Colonel" is back with his brand of 18th Century humor for an enlightning history walk around the park. Learn about Revolutionary War hero, William...

Registration FULL - Girl Scouts Love State Parks - The Trees of Penn's Woods

Registration is full for this event. If interested in setting up any private program for your troop, please call 570-945-7110. We are celebrating Girl...

**Registration Full** Girl Scouts Love....Stream studies!

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

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...

Kayak Instanter

Elk State Park was home to the old town of Instanter. After a safety talk, enjoy a nature paddle with the history of the town explored. The park has a...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

Join park staff for a fun and informative 1-hour tour, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Group size...

Self-Guided Tours: Mansion Open

Join us on the top of the mountain to visit the Cameron-Masland Mansion, an historic stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. The first floor will be...

Learning at the Beach

Come join the park naturalist at the nature table at the beach to see what he brought today. You never know what you might learn.

*Event is Full with Waiting List* Girl Scouts Love Pymatuning State Park: Kayaking

This outdoor recreation program is geared toward girl scouts ages 9+. This program aims to expose scouts to healthy lifelong physical activities. ...

Blue Ball Tavern Tours

Step back in time into an 1800s tavern in the basement of the Blue Ball Museum. Run by the Historical Society, this collection of artifacts is cared for by...

Girl Scouts Love State Parks: Tree ID Hike

Celebrate Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend by joining the park educator for a tree identification course just for Girl Scouts! Scouts will learn the...

Medicinal Herbal Teas with Maddie Murray

Meet at Wheaton House ~ (Indoor Program) ~ Please REGISTER as space is limited ~ Call or Email Salt Springs Park (570) 967 - 7275. This Sunday Afternoon Tea...

Shoaff's Mill Tours

Shoaff's Mill is an 1840's era Grist Mill that operates from May to October on weekends from 1-3pm. See a 32 ft steel waterwheel turn just as it has for over...

Walking Stick Carving Demonstration

Artisan Nelson Haas will be onsite demonstrating the craft of carving walking sticks.

Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Come join Mt. Pisgah State Park Environmental Education Specialist and local Girl Scout Troops for a day in the park planting native trees and shrubs in the...

Lecture - Fever and Sickness in the Continental Army

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY, NOT IN-PERSON. Log-in information will be forwarded upon...

Bike the Rail Trail

Enjoy a guided ride on the Lowlands Trail to learn about fall wildlife watching opportunities in Sinnemahoning State Park and the surrounding areas. Ride...

Grandparent’s Day- Let’s Build Together!

This is the perfect opportunity for grandparents and grandchildren to come together and build something nature related! Basic tools and pre-cut pieces of...

Registration FULL - Girl Scouts Love State Parks -  Monarch Tagging

Registration is full for this event. If interested in setting up any private program for your troop, please call 570-945-7110. We are celebrating Girl...

Mountain Melodies Band

Local Folk Band Mountain Melodies will perform for your listening enjoyment. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds go towards the Gladys Schultz...

Sunday Monthly Trail Crew

Join ranger Chris and give back to your park by helping to maintain the trails. Raking stone, clearing culverts and waterbars, removing invasives - all are...

Share Your Story!

Meet at the Environmental Learning Center to share your story around a campfire! We want to hear your family history, humorous childhood memories, Black...

The Coywolf of Pennsylvania

The history and the evolution of the Eastern Coyote.

Night Sky Tour: Constellations and Planets

***This stargazing program has been CANCELLED due to mostly cloudy conditions and a smoky haze from the wildfires out west. We will try and schedule another...

Sunday, September 12