DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, September 6

Self-Guided Mid-June through mid-September Visit the Watershed Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use area to enjoy a story...

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...

*This program is FULL* Here's your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills before heading out on the...

The historic Frankfort Mineral Springs complex began in the early 1800s and thrived for nearly a hundred years as a popular resort, best known for its...

Join the park naturalist for a leisurely hike as we celebrate the unofficial end of summer! We will take a 3.5-mile hike down the Woapalanne trail and back....

This hike is aimed at ages 8 and up. Take a leisurely 2-mile (round-trip) hike with a park naturalist to explore one of our best trails to view butterflies....

Wake up with a relaxing paddle around the coves of Lake Marburg. Boats will be available to borrow. Beginners welcome. Must be 12 years or older to...

American Beaver

Work up an appetite before your Labor Day picnic! We are going to take on the entire length of Lackawanna Lake on this moderately-paced, 5-mile paddle....

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...

***Pre-registration REQUIRED: Please click the green registration button to sign up for this program.*** ***Program Location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

It’s National Hummingbird Day! Flutter on out to the nature center to learn about these beloved birds. They are the tiniest birds in the world, yet they...

***Pre-registration REQUIRED: Please click the green registration button to sign up for this program.*** ***Program Location: High Rocks Overlook Parking...

This is a program featuring the history of the Kinzua Bridge! Meet out on the skywalk.

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the wildlife. You will need to bring your own boat, US Coast Guard Life Jacket, & have a current...

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey from Tuscarora State Park for a hike near Swatara State Park on Monday, Sept 6, 2021. The trail is 5 miles in length and easy....

Stop by the park office anytime during the time slot to chat with the Naturalist about the local wildlife of French Creek. Handouts include animal tracks and...

Enjoy a meandering trail hike that goes through fields and woods and makes the most of the Canoe Creek scenery. Wear hiking shoes and bring a snack and...

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey from Tuscarora State Park for a hike near Swatara State Park on Monday, Sept 6, 2021at 10:30 am. The trail is 5 miles in...

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...

Enjoy a ride on the pontoon boat. PFD’s will be provided. This is a first come first serve program due to limited seats. We will be able to take up to 17...

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...

Come marvel at the fantastic world of fungi as we embark on a 2-mile hike to search for and learn about the mushrooms along our trails. Any questions about...

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...

It’s National Hummingbird Day! Flutter on out to the campground amphitheater to learn about these beloved birds. They are the tiniest birds in the world, yet...

How would you like to work down in the ground, with only the dim flicker of a candle to light your way. That’s how they mined ore at Greenwood Furnace. Come...

Join the park naturalist for a demonstration on cooking with a Dutch oven. You will also learn about caring for your Dutch oven. There will be a limited...

Discover the history of the area and the park as we hike a section of the Mary Ann Furnace Trail.

Learn basic water safety and paddling techniques while enjoying games and activities to improve kayak skills. Ages 10 to adult, experienced kayakers only....

Of all the jobs at the furnace, none were dirtier than that of charcoal making. What was life like for a charcoal maker? How was charcoal made? Come and...

Help us celebrate the return of Music in the Park with Chris Woodward and Shindiggin. Chris Woodward & Shindiggin are a country music band hailing from...

Pick up a Family Scavenger Hunt in the office anytime from Friday (September 3) to Sunday (September 5). Complete this family activity by Sunday, September...

Monday, September 6