DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, July 20

DiscoverE - Outdoor Explorers

Explore, Experience, Enjoy – One family kickoff night and two additional evenings, for 6-8 year olds who want to learn more about Native Woodland Cultures....

Neshaminy State Park Storybook Trail - Sendero de Storybook

A bilingual story leads visitors along the Logan Garden Trail Loop. Come and enjoy this self-guided tour. (Note: the trail’s not on the park’s map yet so the...

William Penn State Forest Storybook Walk -Sendero de Storybook

Enjoy the (bilingual) “Smokey Bear Story” as you stroll in the William Penn’s Gibraltar Tract. The storybook trail is on natural dirt surface and may be...

Story Book Trail: Water Rolls, Water Rises

Introducing Marsh Creek's Second Storybook trail! The book: water rolls water rises will be up for your viewing pleasure. Located at the playground by the...

Storybook Trail: I Know the River Loves Me

Introducing French Creeks first Bilingual story book trail Last year the book was I know the river loves me at the tier parking lot heading towards Hopewell...

Tree Identification

Join the park naturalist for a walk to determine what trees we have in and around the day use area and how to identify them. We will meet at the park office,...

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...

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...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers - Forest Scientists!

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

FULL - DiscoverE:  Hide 'N Seekers

**This camp is now FULL** Hide-N-Seekers camp includes hands-on outdoor explorations that stimulate environmental awareness within each child. The...

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:...

Friends of Beltzville Tree Planting

The Friends of Beltzville State Park will be replacing invasive species with native shrubs and plants. All are welcome to join in!

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...

Outdoor Explorers DiscoverE! Camp

Join us as we take off into the high flying world of things with wings and learn about how birds, bats, and insects are uniquely adapted to rule the air...

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...

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 location in what we...

Art in the Park

This weeks theme is about PEPE LEPEW. This program is run by volunteers and meets in the Falls Pavilion.

Childrens DiscoverE Program: "Fascinating Fossils"

Children ages 6 and up will learn how fossils are formed, then go on a fossil hunt to find one for their very own.

History by Pontoon

Join the Park Naturalists for a pontoon ride as we share some of the rich history to Presque Isle State Park, Presque Isle Bay, and the city of Erie. Learn...

Watercolor Wednesday

Join other adults for a watercolor program at McDanels Launch on the north shore. Supplies will be available or bring your own. Open to all skill levels....

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...

Meet CATE - Unidad móvil de salud

La unidad móvil de salud de Pennsylvania y Latino Connection estarán presentes con vacunas de COVID-19 gratuitas, recursos educativos sobre COVID-19,...

Summer Fun, Tracks and Traces!

Bring the kids up for a walk through the woods to see what the animals of Sam Lewis have been up to. Can you figure out who was out and about and what they...

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...

GOPA Summer Camp Ages 10-15

Sign up for Prince Gallitzin’s Get Outdoors Kids Camp!!! This camp is for kids ages 10 to 15. This camp will be Wednesday July 20 through Friday July 22 from...

Hike for Health

Get moving after work with a brisk hike at Jacobsburg! These guided monthly hikes are 2 to 2.5 miles over uneven terrain. Dogs are welcome to hike on a...

Discover Porters Cove Paddle

Discover Porters Cove Paddle – Wednesday, July 20, 2022 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Porters Cove Boat Launch – Moraine Join park staff on a guided ecotour of...

Wildlife Watchers on the Water

Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges....

Wellness in the Woodlands

Join us for a mindful outdoor experience with guide, Faith Sartori. Enjoy a mindful walk with opportunity for contemplation and reflection to embrace and...

DiscoverE: Owl Prowl

Come learn about owls and what makes them so interesting! Part of this program will be spent dissecting owl pellets and learning about what owls eat. The...

Wednesday, July 20