DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, June 10

DIY State Park BioBlitz Competition

How many species can you identify in the park? Use iNaturalist app to help the park. The Seek app can help you identify and post your finds to the...

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...

State-Wide June Bio Blitz

If you are a mushroom hunter, fisherman, birder, or just like walking the trails and discovering the diversity of our parks, we need YOU! To help us learn...

State-Wide June Bio Blitz!

Calling all self-proclaimed naturalists! If you are a mushroom hunter, fisherman, birder, or just like walking the trails and discovering the diversity of...

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...

Growing Up Wild: Birds

Friday, June 10 10:00am - 11:30am Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? Join the...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Salamander Safari

Salamander Safari - Friday, June 10, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Meet at the Hells Hollow Trail Parking Lot – McConnells Mill Join the park naturalist for...

Trail Care

We need your help! Raccoon Creek State Park has over 44 miles of trails that are primarily maintained by volunteers. Join us as we help in the upkeep of this...

Waterfall Wonders Walk & Talk

Join a park naturalist and DCNR Professional Geologist Supervisor Sim Suter for a discussion about waterfalls. Along the tour we will take a closer look at...

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...

History of the Point

Join park staff for an easy walk on level terrain around the park to learn about the history of the Point, from the time of Fort Pitt up to what the land was...

State Park BioBlitz: How to Participate

Sinnemahoning and many other PA State Parks are holding a BioBlitz throughout the month of June to document the diversity of plants and animals living in our...

Nature Bugs

Join the park Naturalist at Sizerville State Park for an arts & crafts program building your own bug. Using glue and items from nature imagination is the limit!

Walk the Buttonball

Join the naturalist for a hike on the Buttonball Trail. Some of the flora and fauna will be discussed. All children must be accompanied by an adult in...

Laurel Lake Kayak tour

Take a guided kayak tour of Laurel Lake. Space is limited to 12 participants. Participants must be 8 or older and be able to swim to register....

PA Mammals Past & Present

Can you tell the difference between a mink and a fisher? Or have you ever felt the fur of a fox? We will have a table set up at the campground to learn about...

History Of Mount Pisgah

Bradford County Historical Society Executive Director, Matthew Carl, will present a power point presentation about the history of the hotel and observation...

Campfire Tales

Join us by the campfire to hear stories of the park and local folklore. Bring a story to share if you wish!

Footpaths to Highways

Learn about the history of transportation through the area of the park from the days of the old Native American and traders’ paths through the Forbes Road...

From the Teeth of Dinosaurs

The program starts from dinosaurs then looks at modern critters.

Indigenous People of Southcentral PA Kids Program

Learn about the people who originally lived in Pennsylvania before the area was settled by Europeans and make a craft to celebrate their culture.

Misunderstood Mammals

Do porcupines throw their quills? Do Fishers eat fish? Are opossums a kind of rat? Come to this fun and interesting program to find out the answers to...

Owls of Pennsylvania Amphitheater Program

Learn about owls that frequent the park. Listen to the book “Good-night Owl!” by Pat Hutchins, and complete a birds of prey word search. Learn about the...

Spotted Lantern Fly-An Unwanted Invasive Insect

Join Ethan Park with USDA and J.T. Bandzuh with Blair Co. Conservation District to learn about the invasive species making its way through PA, the Spotted...

Black Bear Talk

It’s that time of year we are most likely to see black bears out and about! Come find out why that is, and how we can keep them out of our campgrounds.

CCC Camp S-129

Join the park naturalist and learn about the work the Civilian Conservation Corps did in the 1930's and 1940's in the area, the culture in these camps, and...

2022 Bat Count

Take part in our annual bat count. After a short talk, we will get a count of our resident bats as they emerge from their maternal roost. Meet at the old...

Sunset Wildlife Walk

A variety of different creatures come out to play in the evening! We will take a walk to look for some of our more wary wildlife that isn’t normally seen...

Turkey Vulture Trivia

These birds are often viewed as disguising, dirty, and ugly critters of the natural world. They are important members of nature’s clean up crew though. Come...

Monuments on the Gettysburg Battlefield

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,...

Moon—Phases, Eclipses, etc.

June 14 is a super moon – just what does that mean? Learn about moon phases, how a lunar eclipse happens (solar eclipse too), blue moon, black moon, and so on.

Timber Rattlesnake

Explore the biology, management, and myths through video, artifacts, and demos highlighting the state’s largest venomous snake.

Night Hike

Many animals travel through the night without flashlights. Tonight we’re going to give it a try. We will go on a one-mile hike through the woods and use our...

Friday, June 10