DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, May 30

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...

Disc Golf

Want to learn to play disc golf? We can help you learn the basics! All you need to bring is your readiness to learn.

Mammals of PA

While we don’t have any buffalo (despite our name!) there sure are a lot of other furry creatures to be found here. Come test your skills of identifying furs...

Memorial Day Paddle

Finish the holiday weekend with a relaxing paddle on Shawnee Lake! Learn about the park and the wildlife we see while learning to kayak. All equipment is...

Paddle Lackawanna Lake

Grab a paddle and enjoy a guided trip around the southern portion of Lackawanna Lake! As we paddle along, we'll relax and discuss the park and its wild...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

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. Pontoon boat...

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...

War Stories from the Cemetery

Have you ever wondered what day-to-day life may have been like for soldiers in the 1800's? Join us this Memorial Day as we discuss who we honor during this...

Art in the Park- Bluebird Edition

These bright birds are one of the most recognizable flyers around. Did you know that they also lay blue eggs as well! Join the park educator in the...

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...

A Look Inside the Hive!

Stop by the park office to take a look inside our new observation hive. Our hive has all the essential roles and materials to work as a fully functioning...

Birding for Beginners

Join a park naturalist as we take a walk and explore the world of birding. We will discuss the basics needed to get into this ever-popular activity: the...

CCC Camp Tour

The Civilian Conservation Corps created Raccoon Creek State Park from 1935-42. Join us for a indoor presentation and short walking tour as we discuss the...

Eco-Tour of Keystone Lake

Join the park naturalist for a tour of Keystone Lake. Spend your Memorial Day on your paddleboard, canoe, or kayak and view some wildlife. Learn the lake's...

Frogs and Polliwogs

Join the search for frogs and polliwogs! Along this walk, learn to identify frogs by sight and sound and explore their unique habitat. Please meet at the...

Geology Hike

Take a stroll and learn how geology played an important role in developing beautiful, cool, and legendary features within the park. Hike will be 2 miles...

Tree ID Hike

Did you ever wonder as you were walking through Ohiopyle’s fabulous forest which trees were which? Join us to hike along and learn how to identify many of...

Veteran Venture Paddle

Service members and their families and/or friends are invited to join us for a paddle along the lakeshore. Bring your own kayak or canoe and gear or borrow...

Wetland Wander

Come learn about the fasinating world of the wetlands at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Participants will have a chance to view both natural and man-made wetlands....

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...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

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. Pontoon boat...

Susquehanna Riverlands

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey from Tuscarora State Park for a hike at the Riverlands in Berwick on Monday, May 30, 2022. The trail is 5 miles in length and...

Memorial Day Colonial Cooking

Learn how to cook like they did during Colonial Times! There will be a demonstration on what the soldiers of the Revolutionary War would have cooked with...

Pontoon Boat Rides

Pontoon Boat Rides Take a ride on the pontoon boat to see beautiful views of the lake. Each ride will have a specific topic, which are listed below. ...

Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir

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. Pontoon boat...

Special Order # 11

To commemorate Memorial Day, join us for a brief history about "Remembrance Day" and the reading of a portion of General Logan's Special Order # 11. Meet...

Birding Walk

Join the park naturalist for a morning bird walk along the Buffalo Ridge and Fisherman’s Trails to see what feather friends live and are passing through our...

Climate Crusades

Join the crusade and see if you can traverse our climate change game at the beach! Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more...

Eagles of Codorus

Join the park educators at one of our new teaching stations to learn about Bald Eagles and see what they are up to.

Fishing: SMART Angler

Join the park naturalist as they show you what it means to be a SMART angler. This intro to fishing is great for beginners and we will have some time to do a...

Leap into Herpetology

Join guest speaker, April Claus, and the park naturalist as we discover the reptiles and amphibians that call our park home! Meet some of these critters...

Pole Steeple Bike and Hike

Pole Steeple Bike and Hike Join the Park Educator on a 3.5 mile bike trek along the hiker biker trail and a 1.5 mile moderate hike up to Pole Steeple vista....

Woodland Wildflower Walk

There will be no internet needed to access this WWW, because this WWW is a Woodland Wildflower Walk! Come along on a 2-mile hike on the Turkey Ridge Trail as...

History Hike

Take a short walk back into history to learn the connection between geology, industry, railroad and daily life. We’ll start at the education center to get a...

Boulder Field Basics

Meet park staff for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field from Route 534

Monday, May 30