DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 25

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...

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Little Cherry Run Loop Trail to see our hidden gem waterfalls. This is a 6-mile moderate hike. Good boots are recommended for walking. Park...

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,...

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...

Wildflower Walk

Explore some of the late summer blooms along the bike trail at Oil Creek State Park with the park educator. We’ll walk out and back along the paved bike...

Catching and Identifying Small Water Critters

There are many aquatic insects that call Parker Lake home. Learn how to catch and identify those that live here. A limited number of aquatic nets will be...

Little Naturalist Story Time

Bring your preschool aged kids along with a park naturalist as we read a nature themed story and then, do a hands-on activity or craft afterwards. Today we...

Science & Stories (Preschool/Kindergarten Edition)

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

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...

August Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by clicking on the links below. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. The PA Fish and Boat Commission...

Fairy Rings, Fae, and Other Fungi Folklore

Have you ever made a crown out of flowers? Chosen that one special stick on the ground to be your magic wand? Do you see a mushroom and imagine fairies and...

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...

Trail Challenge Hikers

Can you hike every trail at Kings Gap? With 25+ miles of trails throughout the property, Kings Gap has an extensive hiking system. This challenging monthly...

Thursday, August 25