DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Tuesday, August 9

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...

Tuesday Morning Birds & Coffee

Join park naturalist and expert birder Rob Bergstresser for some morning coffee and birding! We'll enjoy some bird-friendly, certified organic, shade-grown...

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8): The Transformers

This program is full and we are no longer accepting registrations for the waitlist. Registration will be online only. We are not able to accept walk-in or...

DiscoverE Penn’s Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

Registration will be online only. We are not able to accept walk-in or phone registrations at this time. Join us for a camp full of adventure and...

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...

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...

DCNR Exploring Careers Outdoors (ECO) Days – State Parks

Students in 9-12th grade are invited to spend the day at beautiful Hickory Run State Park to learn about several careers in the outdoors. Sign up for one or...

Family Story Time

Join Conservation Volunteer and elementary school teacher Amanda for a story and activity designed for ages 3-10. Bring a blanket for your family to sit on!...

Little Learners

10:00 am – 11:15 am Alternating Tuesdays 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, 8/23, 9/6 Families with...

Second Tuesday Story Time

Children ages 3-7 and their accompanying adult are invited to learn about nature. Join park staff as we read a story and then explore the forest and mansion...

Discover-E: "Nature Art"

Kids ages 8 - 12 will create an art project using natural materials.

Thaddeus Stevens Blacksmith Shop

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

PA Mammals Past & Present

While we don’t have any buffalo (despite our name!) there sure are a lot of other furry creatures to be found here. Come test your skills of identifying furs...

Intro to Kayaking

Are you new to kayaking and don't know where to begin? If you are thinking about getting into kayaking, join us for a crash course in the basics of kayaks....

Tuesday, August 9