DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, May 20

Family Fun Night: Who were the Susquehannocks?

The Susquehannocks arrived on the Lower Susquehanna not long before Captain John Smith. Who were they and what impact did they have on the area? We will meet...

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...

STORYWALK: Mama Built a Little Nest- Recurring Event Self Guided

Mt. Pisgah State Park invites you to enjoy reading "Mama Built a Nest" while walking along the Oh! Susanna Trail by Stephen Foster Lake between the pool area...

Volunteer Workday

Join the McConnells Mill park staff to perform improvements to the gristmill, fountain, and trail at McConnells Mill State Park. Work may include staining...

Endangered Species Day

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a special exhibit along the Multi-Use Trail about endangered species. Learn about both global and local species that are...

Healthy Hike

May 20, 29 10:00am - 11:30am Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! Join the park naturalist for a quickly paced 2 mile hike...

DiscoverE -  "Hide-N-Seekers"

Children ages 4 & 5 are invited to join in educational and fun nature explorations into the world of amphibians & reptiles, songbirds, honeybees, squirrels,...

Historic Gristmill Summer Hours

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park is open mid-May through...

Botanical Sketching

In the days before cameras, naturalists had to rely on their own artistic abilities to capture the likeness of flora and fauna. At Raccoon Creek, we'll be...

Live at the Park

Join us at Sizerville State Park for a program on live species found throughout the park. Show & Tell will take place at the Environmental Building across...

BYOKayak Killbuck Cove

Join a naturalist for a guided paddle onto the lake. A variety of areas and topics will be explored. All participants need to supply their own equipment and...

Family Science Night - Compass Course

Learn how a compass works by creating your own simple compass! We'll also learn how to navigate using a compass and practice on our own mini orienteering...

Hopewell Lake Evening Paddle

Join park staff for a relaxing evening on the water. Learn about park history, wildlife, and on the water basics. This event is catered to those who are new...

Night Sounds of the Gap

Come join the park naturalist as we learn about those sounds in the night here at the park through the eyes and ears of the Forest family. Access for...

Amphitheater Show & Tell

Join us at Sizerville's Amphitheater for a short film about black bears and the role they play in PA's ecosystem.

monument to General Lewis Armistead

With 200,000 soldiers engaged over three days in 1863, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all of the monuments to states, corps, divisions, brigades, companies,...

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Around the World in 80 Minutes

In the United States the Greek Constellations and their associated mythological stories are the most well-known. However, for thousands of years humans of...

Friday, May 20