DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, June 30

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...

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 - Box Turtle At Long Pond

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods! You can find Box Turtle at Long Pond on the Whispering Pines Trail (#2) in the Pine Plantation use area as...

StoryWalk - My Happy Year

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods! You can find My Happy Year by E. Bluebird on the Nature Trail (#16) outside the Education Building. Share...

Storywalk - Can He Keep It?

Enjoy a walk thru nature while reading a story. The story is located on Adams Run Trail, is less than 1/2 a mile, and handicap accessible. Parking is...

WILD About Bears🐻Educator Workshop

Wednesday, June 29, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm AND Thursday, June 30, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; You must attend both days. In-Person at the PA Game Commission Southwest...

Birding by Boat

Grab your kayak or canoe and join us to learn more about our feathered friends that live around Raccoon Lake. Participants will need a kayak or canoe and a...

Weekly Weeders

Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds, divide plants,...

FULL- DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp

Outdoor Explorers campers increase their awareness while gaining factual knowledge of the natural world through hands-on activities. This year’s theme:...

FULL- DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12) Penn's Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving...

Pileated woodpecker

Come anytime between 9am and noon to watch and ID some birds around the park office with our educator or on your own. Don't have any binoculars? We have...

Outdoor Adventure Day:THIS CAMP IS FULL!

Young people ages 12-15 will sample various outdoor recreation activities. This may include archery, tomahawk throwing, kayaking, and flint/steel fire...

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...

Watershed Education & MWEE Ambassador Training for K-12 Educators

Are you a Pennsylvania educator or school administrator passionate about bringing relevant and real watershed education and environmental literacy to your...

Professional Development for Educators: Flying WILD Teacher Workshop

We are excited to offer a virtual teacher workshop on the Flying Wild curriculum, which supports and compliments the Project WILD materials. This program...

*FULL* Kids Kayak Camp

The registration for this event is FULL. Time: 10:00 AM—2:00 PM each day (day camp only; no overnight) Description: Pymatuning State Park in partnership...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers- Seeing the Forest AND the Tree - Morning Session

DiscoverE is a hands-on day camp experience that allows children to explore nature while building confidence, curiosity of the natural world and social...

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...

Junior Naturalist

Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join us for the Junior Naturalist Program Series where we will read an age-appropriate nature themed story, and then do a...

What's Missing Hike

Come join Samuel Cowan as he looks at the changes that have taken place from the time his wife and he came to the gap. The hike is over mostly flat terrain...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers- Seeing the Forest AND the Trees - Afternoon Session

DiscoverE is a hands-on day camp experience that allows children to explore nature while building confidence, curiosity of the natural world and social...

Blue Bird Walk

Take a walk along our bluebird trail to help us monitor what they are up to in their cavity nesting boxes.

The Great Railway Escape

The Western Maryland Railway along with the B & O were the “Life blood” of Ohiopyle in the early 1900’s. The Western Maryland line was located in what we now...

Family Fishing Program

The Family Fishing Program is for families with little or no fishing experience. Participants learn basic fishing skills and to practice those skills while...

Kayaking into Dusk

CANCELLED - Due to extreme heat, this program is cancelled. However, the 8:30-10pm "Astronomy by Kayak" is still GO. The world keeps spinning, and why not...

Purple Martin Mania

Join us to discover all the excitement surrounding the Purple Martin houses! Meet our cavity-nest monitor Bill Wenger to learn about these native songbirds...

Purple Martin Mania

Join us to discover all the excitement surrounding the Purple Martin houses! Meet our cavity-nest monitor Bill Wenger to learn about these native songbirds...

Mammal Mania

A lively look at many of the weird and interesting adaptations of our furry friendss.

Campfire on the Beach

Join the Park Nauralists for a campfire on Beach 11.The Park Naturalists will share current happenings on the park and share stories of the wildlife on the...

Astronomy by Kayak

Take a moment to look at the stars - while sitting in a kayak. All equipment (kayaks, paddles, vests) will be provided, but please dress appropriately for...

Magic Meteors

Come celebrate National Meteor Watch Day with nature’s celestial fireworks! Often confused as shooting stars, but meteors are actually not stars at all....

Thursday, June 30