DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, September 24

Story Walk: Bear Came Along

Self-Guided August-September on the Oh! Susanna Trail. Walk a portion of the Oh! Susannah Trail and enjoy reading a cheerful and action-packed adventure...

Flying WILD!:  Educator Workshop

Flying WILD! A cross-curricular, standard-based program designed to introduce school students to bird conservation through classroom activities and bird...

Marsh Creek Dam walk

Join park staff for a leisurely walk along the Marsh Creek Dam. Along this relaxing walk participants will learn about park history and ecology while...

PA's WILD Diversity Educator Workshop

Join the staff of Brandywine Conservancy’s Penguin Court and DCNR's Keystone State Park for a Pennsylvania WILD workshop like no other! This hands-on...

Science & Stories (Preschool-Kindergarten Edition)

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

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...

Black Walnut Shells - Swatara State Park

Before synthetic dyes were widely available, people were coloring fiber and other materials with what was in their surrounding environment! Park staff will...

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...

Virtual History of Presque Isle

There are so many things to talk about when it comes to Presque Isle! From the French, to the Native Americans, to the building of Perry’s famous fleet, Joe...

Monarch Madness in the ELC

Take part in a crash-course all about Monarch butterflies with the park naturalist at the Environmental Learning Center! Not only will you learn about the...

Lumbering of Hyner Run

Step back into time and experience the culture of the lumbermen in the late 1800’s. Topics will include the local history and prehistory of the area, the...

Art in the Park: Blue Jay Edition

Are blue jays actually blue? What do they sound like? What do they eat? Join the park educator at the nature center, as we learn about and draw this ...

Walk with a Doc - Advancing Wellness through Nature

The opportunity to walk with physicians from Lehigh Valley Hospital Health and Wellness Center - Hazleton who will describe the health benefits of a healthy...

Birding at Hyner Run

Join the naturalist for some birding at Hyner Run State Park. Topics will include the different birds that live at Hyner Run and also how to identify them. ...

Mammal Mania

A potpourri of many unique adaptations and trivia of Pennsylvania mammals.

Owl Prowl at North Shore

What goes hoot in the night? Do you know which owl was mistaken for a ghost back in colonial times? Join Park Educator, Lisa Meadows, to learn all about owls...

Campfire Tales: Tales of Autumn

Join the park naturalist for some mild ghostly tales of autumn. Can you tell which ones are real and which ones are made up. But be careful, you may just...

Family Fun Night: OWLS!

Join the park naturalist for an evening hoot! We will see if we can hear any owls that might be in the park on a short walk and then learn even more about...

Night Hike

What goes “bump” in the night at the Blood Farm? Come find out on this ½ mile, easy hike around the Blood Farm Interpretive Trail at the Blood Farm...

Thru-Hiking from Georgia to Maine

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...

Friday, September 24