DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, June 3

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...

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

Hiking Series #3

Join a naturalist from Hickory Run State Park Complex at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for interpretive hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s...

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...

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...

Pennsylvania Butterflies

Stop by the park between 11:00am and 2:00pm to learn about native butterflies and the wildflowers that attract them. The park naturalist will be out in the...

Mountain Laurel Hike           

Did you know that the Mountain Laurel is Pennsylvania's State flower. Explore the beauty of this evergreen shrub on this 2 mile hike with our Environmental...

PA Mammals Past & Present

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...

Virtual Nature's Textures

Have you ever taken a close look at the textures of everyday objects that you may see while out hiking in your favorite park? Textures of natural or manmade...

4 people with float tubes

Program Canceled. Celebrate National Donut Day with an inner tube float on the First Fork Sinnemahoning Creek. Limited number of inner tubes provided or...

Tremendous Trees

Learn how to identify the trees that grow in the park. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more...

Live at the Park

Join us at Sizerville's pool for a program on live species found throughout the park.

Digging Into Point's Past

Join park staff for an easy walk on level terrain around the park to learn about what archeological work has been done in the park and what has been found so...

Insect Safari

Join the park naturalist and learn some of the characteristics of an insect and also go on a walk to look for different insects and their cousins. There...

BYOKayak Wyerough Boat Launch

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...

Pollinator Series: What’s all the buzz about bees?

BBBZZZ! In case you did not already know, bees are truly the bee’s knees. Bees are one of our top pollinators. They are responsible for one-third of the food...

A Day in the Life: Civilian Conservation Corps

Join the park naturalist for a look at life in the Civilian Conservation Corps here at Cowans Gap. Learn the importance of the program to parks and the...

Birds of Blue Knob

Come learn about all the amazing birds of our area and their unique adaptations through viewing beautiful, mounted birds and participating in an activity. ...

Bones in the Stones

Have fun finding out about dinosaurs and identifying fossils older than dinosaurs!

Medicinal Plants of Pennsylvania

Learn how many of the plants found at our park were traditionally used as medicine or a healthy food source.

Nature Hike

Learn about the wonders of the woods as you hike along the 1.7 mile LaHO Trail.

Turtle Time

Turtles are out and about and on a mission. Learn what makes a turtle a turtle, meet Pennsylvania's 13 species of turtles, and the do's and don't of turtle...

Black Bear Trivia

Come on out to the nature center to celebrate National Black Bear Day! Did you know cubs stay with their mothers for about 2 years to learn how to hunt &...

Lumbering of Hyner Run

Step back into time and experience the culture of the lumbermen in the late 1800’s. Topics will include the local history and prehistory of the area, the...

Opossum Trivia!

What are baby opossums called? How fast can these little critters run? Come play some opossum trivia with the park naturalist to test your random knowledge...

Amphitheater Show & Tell

Join us at Sizerville's Amphitheater for a short film on monarch butterflies. Learn about their anatomy and the role they play in our environment.

A Squirrel’s Guide to Success

This family of rodents has adapted to living across the globe. Watch and learn about the ways some squirrel species survive in various habitats. Whether it...

Gifford Pinchot Conservation Heritage Video

Gifford Pinchot was an American forester and politician. Pinchot served as the first Chief of the United States Forest Service from 1905 until 1910, and was...

Movie Night - Foxes

Grab your popcorn and head to the campground amphitheater where we'll be watching a 1-hour informational movie on foxes! Afterwards, the park naturalist will...

Wild Cats

Bobcats have long roamed the forests of Pennslyvania, but they wern't always alone. Mountain Lions once also called our area home. Learn about the biology...

Wilderness Safety in the Appalachians

The Caledonia naturalist will give a live presentation on being safe as you explore our Appalachian Mountains. This advice may not be applicable in other...

Friday, June 3