DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 18

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration is an opportunity for families to learn together in the living lab of Jennings' one-of-a-kind prairie...

Open Bird Watch

Come on down to the park office for open bird watch. Show up anytime from 9-12 and you can either join the educator or run off on your own. Don't have a...

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...

EXPLORE ARCHERY!

Have you ever wanted to learn the exciting sport of archery or to improve your skills? People ages 9 - 90 will learn how to shoot a compound bow with...

Educational Escapades: Outdoor Summer Series

Enjoy Fiction, Facts, & Outdoor Fun with Youngsville Public Library and Chapman State Park. Target Audience: ages 4 - 12 but all are welcome! Themes: July...

GPS Basics

We seem to take Global Positioning Systems for granted these days, but how does it work? And what is this recreation called “Geocaching”? Learn what fun can...

Explore Pinchot!

Join the park naturalist and park volunteers as we explore the park! This program is for ages 5 and up, and will involve hands-on learning and exploring of...

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...

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration is an opportunity for families to learn together in the living lab of Jennings' one-of-a-kind prairie...

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration

Family Science Outside: Prairie Ecosystem Exploration is an opportunity for families to learn together in the living lab of Jennings' one-of-a-kind prairie...

Learning to Kayak

Join the park naturalist for a beginner’s kayaking lesson. After the lesson you will have a chance to paddle on the lake with the naturalist. ...

Nature Story

This program is for children ages 3-6. Bring the kids to the Amphitheater to enjoy a nature themed story and participate in an activity or craft. Contact...

Monarch Madness

Join the park naturalist at the outdoor classroom to learn about the magnificent monarch butterfly. What makes them so captivating? Why are they so unique?...

Summer Book Club for Adults

**The September 15 session of Book Club has been canceled. ** Join us at the historic Kings Gap mansion for a summer book club series...

Forest Bathing

Come and learn a new light meditative technique that induces a deeper feeling of relaxation and connection to the surrounding forest. You can register for...

Forest Bathing

Come and learn a new light meditative technique that induces a deeper feeling of relaxation and connection to the surrounding forest. When you arrive we will...

Thursday, August 18