DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, February 5

Self-Guided Winter Tree ID Walkabout

Despite the missing leaves, it is still possible to identify trees in winter. Enjoy a winter walk as you learn the tips and tricks of winter tree ID along...

StoryWalk: No Two Alike

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods. This season’s story, No Two Alike, can be found on the paved Whispering Pines Trail in the Pine Plantation Day...

FULL - Winter Women in the Wilds

SORRY, BUT THE REGISTRATION AND WAITLIST FOR THIS EVENT ARE NOW FULL. Registration for the Summer Women in the Wilds will open on open on Friday, April...

StoryWalk®

Enjoy a calm stroll starting at the pavilion across the road from the visitor center. Proceed to follow the story down the path to read Over and Under the...

Friends Trail Day

Join the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park trail crew on their monthly trail maintenance excursions where they care for park trails, remove invasive plants...

Presque Isle Family Ice Fishing

Bring the kids down and join the educators and members of the SONS of Lake Erie for an introduction to ice fishing on February 5, 2022 from 9:00-11:00am....

FULL Family Ice Fishing Program

This program is FULL. Please follow the registration link to be added to the wait list. This program will be led by Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission...

Getting Started in Maple Syrup

Have you ever considered making your own maple syrup, or want to know how it’s made? Getting Started in Maple Syrup will provide the basic information...

Maple ID & Tapping

Join us for one of 3 sessions on how to identify and tap a maple tree! We will go over the basic types of maple taps, how to appropriately tap a tree, and...

Snowshoeing for Beginners

Celebrate winter by getting into the woods and learning how to snowshoe! We’ll provide the snowshoes and poles and get you started, then we’ll head out for a...

The Salamanders Are Coming - Virtual!

***Pre-registration is required: please click the green "register" button to sign up for this program. Zoom link will be provided to registered...

Winterfest 2022

Family-friendly activities to include ice fishing basics, geocaching, flint knapping, Where in the Park is Yeti?, and many more. Please bring a GPS unit or...

Cross Country Ski Demos

As part of Winterfest this year we have moved Cross Country ski demonstrations to the Train Station in Ohiopyle at 11:00am and 12:30pm. We will provide...

Snowshoe Demos

As part of Winterfest this year we have moved snowshoe demonstrations to the Kentuck Campground Amphitheater. We will get you set up with snowshoes and send...

Winterfest

Winterfest is our annual winter celebration held at McDanels Launch on the North Shore of the park. It is a free family event that features activities one...

Winterfest

We are hosted a scaled back version of our Winterfest this year at Ohiopyle. Sledding, wagon rides(by donation and riding with family groups only) and a...

Winter Fun Day

Enjoy Winter Outdoors during our "Winter Fun day"! Many things to do and see! Held in cooperation with the MJ2KB Trail Club! Call the park office for more...

Mysteries of the Great Lakes on the Big Green Screen

The Big Green Screen movie theater at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center presents Mysteries of the Great Lakes every Saturday in February at 1pm. Mysteries...

Elk Basics

New to learning about elk, join us for the basic breakdown as we learn about elk history, elk ecology and elk behavior. Are you a seasoned “Elkspert?” We bet...

Maple ID & Tapping

Join us for one of 3 sessions on how to identify and tap a maple tree! We will go over the basic types of maple taps, how to appropriately tap a tree, and...

the Art and Science of Snow

How do snowflakes form? How can snow be wet or dry? Come to this fun family program to learn about the science of snow and put your hands to the test as we...

Saturday, February 5