DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, September 19

Walk with a Doc - Advancing Wellness through Nature

Join Dr. Holly Hoffman, MD, local pediatrician as she walks and talks about COVID-19 and vaccine safety. The walk will be about 45 minutes in length along...

Birding Walk

Join the park naturalist for a morning bird walk along the Creek Trail to see what feather friends live and are passing through our park. Please bring your...

CCC Walk and Talk

State parks are an incredible resource for anyone willing to visit them, but where did they come from? How did they start? Join our park educator for a...

Middle Yough WIldlife Float

The middle Yough is an excellent place to view wildlife. We will float 9 miles of the Youghiogheny River in hopes of catching a glimpse of an otter or 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...

Trail Building Day

LHORBA is contructing a new trail to reroute a steep and rutted portion of Mountain View Trail to make it more user friendly, fun, and sustainable. ...

Art in the Park: Woodpecker Edition

Do woodpeckers get concussions? How long do they peck for? What types of critters do they eat? How many woodpecker species there are in PA? What are some of...

Guided Sunset Rocks 7-mile figure 8 hike (2 Part- 3.5 Mile Hike)

Part 1: Have you ever wondered where the original halfway point is on the Appalachian Trail? Register and join in for this guided hike where we will see Camp...

Art in the Park: Blue Jay edition

Feeling artsy? Or maybe you just want to know a little more about Blue Jays? Join in as we learn how to draw a Blue Jay and talk some common Blue Jay knowledge!

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...

Natural History Walk

Join us at Sizerville State Park for a nature walk through an old growth forest. Learn about invasive tree species as well as blights that affect our native...

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...

Autumnal Equinox

Join park staff to learn about the autumnal equinox, what it is and why it occurs. We will also discuss what the equinox meant to people in the past. This...

Public Mushroom Foray: Hike and Discussion

Join the Wyoming Valley Mushroom Club for a public foray to learn about the array of edible, poisonous, and interesting fungi in Northeast Pennsylvania. Dave...

Sunday Paddle

Enjoy a little exercise and peace of mind while kayaking on the Doubling Gap Lake. Kayaking times begin at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm. Kayaks are...

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...

Guided Sunset Rocks 7-mile figure 8 hike (2 Part- 3.5 Mile Hike)

Part 1: Have you ever wondered where the original halfway point is on the Appalachian Trail? Register and join in for this guided hike where we will see Camp...

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...

Fossils: Portraits of the Past

Beltzville State Park has 8 types of Devonian period fossils (brachiopods, clams, bryozoans, crinoids, coral (solitary & colonial), cephalopods, snails & ...

Migrating Monarchs

Sunday, September 19, 2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Learn about our wonderful migrating monarchs. Diet, life cycle, and their...

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...

Waynesboro Walk with a Doc

This free, low intensity walk being led by Dr. Ludwick will take you around Waynesboro's Memorial Park and if up for it, the longer walk will take you to the...

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.

Kids Story Time and Nature Walk

Join the Sinnemahoning State Park educator for a book reading, simple craft, and outdoor activity based on the book, Chipmunk Song by Joanne Ryder. Program...

PSU Intern Wildlife Rehab

Do you ever wonder what happens to sick, injured or orphaned wild animals? If so, join us to learn about wildlife rehabilitation, and what to do if you find...

Autumnal Equinox

Join park staff to learn about the autumnal equinox, what it is and why it occurs. We will also discuss what the equinox meant to people in the past. This...

Harvest Moon Hike

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

Journey Back in Time

A geologic adventure of the changing earth and animals over the past 540 million yeatrs.

Sunday, September 19