DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, August 10

Flat Naturalist Walks

Go for a walk with Presque Isle’s very own flat naturalists. Much like the Flat Stanley in schools, Presque Isle will have Flat Naturalists meet you on a...

Story Book Walk – Tucker and Ripley’s Adventure on Presque Isle 

Take a walk and read a story at the same time. Throughout the month of July and August 2022, visit Presque Isle State Park for a self -guided story walk...

CANCELED - PLT: Energy & Society Educator Workshop

CANCELED Every day we are faced with any number of choices about energy use. Most of these affect us individually, but they also affect society in general....

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...

Working Together Conservation Exhibit 

The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) and the Presque Isle State Park complex house many agencies, organizations, partners, and volunteers that play a...

Beautiful Beltzville Hiking Series: Cove Ridge Trail

Join the park naturalist on a leisurely 3 to 3.5-mile hike along the beautiful Cove Ridge Trail, with a side detour to the Wild Creek Falls. We’ll discuss...

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...

Outdoor Explorers DiscoverE Day Camp

REGISTRATION begins at 10 a.m. on FRIDAY, JUNE 10! Outdoor Explorers (ages 6-8) August 10-12 from 9-11 a.m. What's Growing in the Garden Campers will...

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...

*Registration FULL* DiscoverE Penns Adventurers (Ages 9-12 Only) 

Outdoor Skills & Adventures - Penns Adventurers Day Camp will be held on three consecutive Wednesdays: July 27, August 3 & 10, 2022. 9-12 year olds are...

Art in the Park

This week's theme is Nature's Carpenters, AKA Beavers. come out to the Falls Pavilion and join us for this fun and morning in the park.

Science & Stories (K-3rd grade Edition)

Join park staff for this scientific exploration of the forest told through an age appropriate story! In this session for learners in kindergarten through...

The Colors of Butterflies

Why are butterflies so brightly colored? It doesn't seem like a good idea for a large, slow, tasty bug to be so easy to see, but here are some good reasons...

DiscoverE -  "Hide-N-Seekers"

Children ages 4 - 7 will enjoy a story and fun activities!

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...

Bluebird Walk

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

Petroleum Centre Tour

Take a trip back in time at Petroleum Center to see what life was really like in this 1860's oil boom town. The park naturalist will take you on a guided...

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...

Hike for Hounds

A weeknight walk with furry friends! You may bring your own dog or choose to walk along side dogs residing at the Humane Society of Somerset County. Please...

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...

Dispute Moon Paddle

Come join the park naturalist for a night-time paddle on the lake to learn about this month’s full moon. Learn why some of the Scots-Irish would refer to the...

Wednesday, August 10