DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, September 23

Breakfast with Birds

Bring your coffee and a picnic breakfast and meet the naturalist at the south parking lot. From there we'll head to a great spot for birding and enjoy their...

Sunrise on Graveyard Pond

Join the Park Naturalists for a morning hike on Graveyard Pond Trail and hope to see some early morning wildlife. Bug spray is recommended. Please wear shoes...

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...

Project Learning Tree Pre K - 8 Workshop

POSTPONED TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST This workshop will introduce teachers PreK through 8 to the Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity...

PA Biodiversity Educator Workshop

Find new ways to incorporate biodiversity into the classroom! The PA Biodiversity Educator Workshop provides 12 wildlife-based environmental education...

Monarch Butterfly Tagging; A citizen science program.

Saturday, September 3 Thursday, September 15 Friday, September 23 Friday, September 30 10:00am - 11:30am The Monarch Butterfly is arguably one of the...

McConnells Mill Historic Gristmill Autumn Hours

Thursdays through Sundays - 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at...

Monarch

If you are a homeschool student, you are invited to come out and help us catch and tag Monarch butterflies! Come out to learn about these amazing...

Geology Talk and Walk

Simeon Suter, Geologist for the Pennsylvania Geological Survey will give a presentation on the "Geology of Waterfalls" at the Visitor Center. Then we will go...

Introduction to Kayaking

Always wanted to try kayaking? 9-acre Lake Frances is the perfect lake for beginners. This 1.5-hour session is for those who have NEVER kayaked before....

Monarch

If you are a homeschool student, you are invited to come out and help us catch and tag Monarch butterflies! Come out to learn about these amazing...

Introduction to Kayaking

Always wanted to try kayaking? 9-acre Lake Frances is the perfect lake for beginners. This 1.5-hour session is for those who have NEVER kayaked before....

Meet the Park EES

The Park EES (Environmental Education Specialist) will be set up at the Park Office on Friday afternoon from 3-6pm. He will have the program guide to the...

Pontoon Boat Tour (Registration Required)

Pontoon Boat Tour (Registration Required) Take a scenic ride on the lake and learn about the historical and natural features of the park. Donations will be...

Evening Paddle

Come enjoy a relaxing paddle and unwind after your work day! We'll paddle leisurely around 9-acre Lake Frances and chat about the park's wildlife. You should...

Fall Evening Paddle

Join the park naturalist for a special guided evening paddle on the lake as we learn about the changes that our park will go through as autumn turns to...

Pontoon Boat Tour (Registration Required)

Pontoon Boat Tour (Registration Required) Take a scenic ride on the lake and learn about the historical and natural features of the park. Donations will be...

Astronomy by Kayak

Take a moment to look at the stars - while sitting in a kayak. All equipment (kayaks, paddles, vests) will be provided, but please dress appropriately for...

Jay Smar Presents Folklore and Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast

An informative yet musical and historical program with original and documented songs of this region during the early 1900's, highlighting the everyday...

The Bridge and the Milky Way

it will be hard to find a more unique experience than this! Join McKean County Photographer Bart Barton of the Twin Tier Camera Club on an incredible...

Pennsylvania Spiders; Facts, Fears and Fascination

An in depth look at identification, adaptations and life styles of the common spiders of Pennsylvania.

Camouflage and Mimicry

Most animals would be considered “Professional Hide-and-Seekers". Stop by the Campground Amphitheater to find out why! Expect to play a game (or two)...

Private Dark Sky Telescope Tour: Gods in the Sky

Back in a time before television, internet, video games, and graphic novels there was the splendor and drama of the night sky. Gods followed their whims,...

Astronomy & the Night Sky

When was the last time you looked up at the stars? Did you know, that when you're looking up, you're actually looking into the past? Come on out to the pet...

Night Sky Tour: Dark Sky Night

***Please be advised, due to technical issues with the registration system for this event, we are not requiring registration at this time. PLEASE NOTE- The...

Stargazing

Spend an evening in the park gazing up at the night sky. Learn some simple tools and skills that your entire family can use to enjoy stargazing. Learn how to...

Friday, September 23