DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, April 23

Flat Naturalist Walks

Throughout the month of April go for a walk with Presque Isle’s very own flat naturalists. Much like the Flat Stanley in schools, Presque Isle will have Flat...

Spring StoryWalk: Daniel Finds A Poem

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods. This season’s story, Daniel Finds A Poem, can be found on the paved White Oaks Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow...

Story Book Trail - Little Red Riding Hood

Take a walk and read a story at the same time. Throughout the month of April 2022, visit Presque Isle State Park for a self-guided story walk along the North...

A Jennings Original Storybook Trail:  “Welcome to My Prairie”

Come to Jennings and follow the Storybook Trail featuring Welcome to My Prairie. The Storybook Trail is a fun, educational, outdoor activity that places the...

Presque Isle Spring Cleanup

Volunteers are needed to pick up litter in all areas of the park. Come to the Rotary Pavilion on April 23, 2022 anytime between 7am and 10am to sign up and...

Bioblitz at Kings Gap! Part 2:  Bioblitz in the Park(attend on your own)

Have you ever wondered how many different species of living things call Kings Gap home? So do we! To help us find out, join our Bioblitz—an event where you...

STORYWALK: If You Give a Pig a Pancake- Recurring Event Self Guided

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods on a section of the Oh! Susanna Trail. The walk starts near the parking lot behind the the pool and ends at the...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

Adopt A Highway Spring Clean-up

The Friends of Nockamixon SP will be having their spring clean up in order to beautify the area around the park. The event will take place rain or shine. ...

Arbor Day Tree and Wildflower ID Hike

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a fun program about trees, their parts, how they function, their importance in nature and how to recognize some that grow...

Bygone Town of Ricketts Tour

Discover where the lumber town of Ricketts used to stand and learn some history along the way! Good boots are recommended for walking. Please bring your...

Earth Day

Help beautify Black Moshannon State Park by completing projects throughout the park. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the park office at...

Earth Day Celebration

Come celebrate Earth Day in the park! We will be holding several clean-up and beautification projects throughout the day, with projects that people of all...

Earth Day Celebration

Join the Friends of Laurel Hill to become a conservation volunteer and celebrate Earth Day! Volunteers are needed to help build a nature play space at the...

Earth Day Event: Six Penny Cleanup

Calling all dedicated Volunteers: French Creek State Park will be hosting an earth day event at the Six Penny day use area. It is hard to imagine, but...

Earth Day Park/Shoreline Clean up Preregistration required

Come celebrate Earth Day by helping us keep Yellow Creek State Park beautiful! We need volunteers to access different parts of the park to pick up litter. ...

Earth Day Volunteer Day

Come out and volunteer for Earth Day at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Register and help with one of three projects; litter pick up, trail maintenance, or...

Grove Run Ramble

Stop and smell the spring wildflowers on this challenging yet rewarding hike in the Laurel Mountain Area of Forbes. This strenuous 3.5 mile hike will...

Park Spring Cleanup Day

We need volunteers for this annual spring workday. We clear trails, cut up downed trees, split logs, stack firewood, rake lawns and flowerbeds, clean the...

Spring Clean-Up

Let's get the park ready for summer! Join the Friends of Codorus State Park as they help get the park ready for the summer season! Grab a friend and meet...

Woodsy Owl

Our annual volunteer clean up/spruce up work day. Free camping to those who participate in the work day.

"I Kid A Rod"

Celebrate Earth Day by visiting the park and participating in the "I Kid A Rod"! The "I Kid A Rod" is a program developed to teach young people the art of...

Clean Up Day at Frances Slocum

Volunteers are needed to help with Earth Day clean up at Frances Slocum State park. Possible projects will include litter pick up, and removing limbs and...

Earth Day 2022: Park Clean-Up

Celebrate the 52nd Earth Day at Lackawanna State Park on Saturday Aprl 23, by lending us a hand! We are looking for volunteers - individuals, families, or...

Earth Day Celebration at Clarks Ferry Tavern

Join us for a very first Perry County Earth Day Celebration at the Clark's Ferry Tavern! Enjoy good food, a silent auction, and various educational displays...

Earth Day Clean-Up

Celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day by helping to spruce up Bendigo State Park! Groups and individuals are welcome and the park will provide buckets and...

Work on the Streamside Study Station

Come out to help us during our first volunteer work day of 2022 to celebrate Earth Day. During the event, we will have several projects we will be working...

Spring Shoreline Cleanup

Join park staff and Friends of Goddard (FRoG) for a park cleanup event. Meet on Saturday morning at the Launch 3 Pavilion. Boats are not necessary, but they...

Spring Wildflower Walk

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Wildflower Hike: Spring Ephemerals

The Great Gorge Trail is alive with nature’s adornment after a long winter sleep. Many plants and flowers bloom to mark the beginning of spring. In...

Wildflower Walk

Take a walk to look for early spring ephemerals and learn about these amazing native wildflowers. Walk will be 1-2 miles over uneven terrain. Some...

Earth Day Clean Up

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference around this year’s Earth Day? Join the park naturalist to help clean up Oil Creek State Park! We’ll...

Spring Clean-Up

Let's get the park ready for summer! Join the Friends of Codorus State Park as they help get the park ready for the summer season! Grab a friend and meet...

Spring Wildflower Walk

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Earth Day/Wildflowers

Happy Earth Day!! Come join our staff and learn about some of the wildflowers you may see visiting elk country. Attendees will receive a PA Wildflower Seed...

Buchanan Memorial at Buchanans Birthplace State Park

Join the park naturalist for a look at the life of James Buchanan, the fifteenth President of the United States as we observe his birthday. We will cover his...

Wildflower Wander

Come see the jewels of the forest and learn about their adaptations for survival. From defenses to attractive coloration and tempting bait, we’ll see how...

April Skies of Sinnemahoning - Presentation

Discover what constellations and other celestial objects are visible during April. PowerPoint presentation. Meet in Wildlife Center Classroom.

April Skies of Sinnemahoning - Stargazing

Experience the wonder of the park at night through a laser-guided tour of the night sky and learn how to use a star chart. If weather conditions permit,...

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...

Star Tour

Join the Penn State, DuBois Campus Astronomy Club on a tour through the night sky to discover constellations and other visible objects. Humans have watched...

Saturday, April 23