DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, August 3

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...

Kayak Camp

Participants ages 10-15 are invited to learn the basics of paddling and how to do it safely. Please plan to attend all 3 days. The same camp is being...

Penn's Adventurers Nature Camp:THIS CAMP is FULL

Young people ages 9-11 will learn all about insects through outdoor exploration and hands on activities. They will put together a small insect collection....

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...

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

Join us for a FREE 3-day summer camp for kids ages 9-13 at Oil Creek State Park and Two Mile Run County Park. We will meet each day at 10:00am, but the...

First Wednesday Walks

Join us for 1st Wednesday Walks at Pinchot. Led by park volunteer Glen Dunbar, explore the trails in the Conewago Day Use area on an approximately 1.5-hour...

Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays

Join the Presque Isle Environmental Educators for a virtual program on the wildlife activity at Presque Isle State Park. Experience the variety of wildlife...

DiscoverE - Hoot, Hoot, Hoo-ray!

Children ages 8 - 12 will learn about owls and dissect an owl pellet.

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...

Little Naturalist Story Time - Registration Full

Come out to the park to get a head-start knowing all about nature! Designed for children ages 3-6, we will read nature-inspired children's literature and tie...

VIRTUAL - Invasive Species

What are invasive species? Where do they come from? What makes them so bad? Join us for a virtual lunchtime session where we'll learn all about the biology...

Kayak Camp

Participants ages 10-15 are invited to learn the basics of paddling and how to do it safely. Please plan to attend all 3 days. The same camp is being...

Little Naturalist Story Time

Come out to the park to get a head-start knowing all about nature! Designed for children ages 3-6, we will read nature-inspired children's literature and tie...

Snakes Alive

Snakes are awesome! We’ll discover the snakes of Pennsylvania and how to tell the difference between a venomous snake and a non-venomous snake, then we’ll...

DiscoverE -  "Bat Mania"

Children will learn about nature's only flying mammal through hands-on activities and games.

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...

Wellness in the Woodlands

Join us for a mindful outdoor experience with guide, Faith Sartori. Enjoy a mindful walk with time for reflection. A journal and sit pad or towel are...

Wednesday, August 3