DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, February 11

StoryWalk: Winter Dance

Enjoy a story as you walk through the woods. This season’s story, Winter Dance, can be found on the paved Whispering Pines Trail in the Pine Plantation Day...

Winter Wreath Hunt

This is a self-guided activity. Get outside and enjoy the park while searching for wreaths. Each wreath has been decorated with an animal and their tracks....

Home Sweet Home: Backyard Maple Sugaring

Here’s an opportunity for adults who want to try making their own tasty maple syrup! From choosing appropriate trees through tapping, collecting and...

Coffee with the Birds

Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa, INDOORS, as we participate in a Project Feeder Watch bird count and learn to identify the birds visiting the feeders...

Maple Sugaring

It’s Sugar Time! Discover the history and science of making maple syrup during this interactive program where you will help tap a tree and see how syrup...

Project FeederWatch:  Birds & Beverages

Join us for Project FeederWatch at Kings Gap! This community science project collects data on birds visiting feeders in the winter. Enjoy hot tea, cocoa,...

Snowshoeing for Beginners

Celebrate winter by getting into the woods and learning how to snowshoe! We’ll provide the snowshoes and poles and get you started, then we’ll head out for a...

Through the Pines Hike

Join us for a frosty morning hike along sections of Heritage and the Cross-Country Ski trail. Highlights will be several areas of Pines, Hemlocks and our...

Citizen Science: Tree Measuring

Join us to help measure and inventory the tall trees of Ferncliff. No previous ability required. The program will begin with a tree measuring tutorial. If...

Forests and Fungi – a Network

Much is being brought to light about how our forests depend on fungi, and how fungi depend on forests. Learn about some of these interactions during this...

Fun In The Snow At Black Mo

Enjoy a winter day outdoors! Try out ice mini golf and bowling on the lake. Take a hike to look for signs of animals! If there is no snow/no ice, this...

Hygge Hike

Hygge (Hoo-gah) is the Danish principle, feeling, and lifestyle that encompasses wellness, comfort, and coziness. This hike series will explore the concept...

Snowshoeing Basics

Snowshoeing is a great way to explore your favorite trails in winter. New to the sport? No problem! Park staff will help you get started. Snowshoes and...

Valentine’s Day Special - Archery for Couples

Have you been hit by Cupid’s arrow? Join us for a two-hour intro-to-archery program where you will learn to accurately shoot a bow and spend quality time...

Winter Blast!

Join us anytime from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Prince Gallitzin Marina for a fun-filled day of free winter activities for the whole family! Activites to...

Winter Fun Day

Join us for Winter Fun Day and celebrate winter at the park. Visitor's can enjoy a variety of activities throughout the day. Ice Fishing Tournament: ...

Learn to Ski Demo Days

Stop by to try cross country skiing! Brief instruction will be followed by a short trek on skis. All equipment will be provided. Be sure to dress for the...

Maple Sugaring

It’s Sugar Time! Discover the history and science of making maple syrup during this interactive program where you will help tap a tree and see how syrup...

Winterfest 2023

Just because it’s cold and blustery outside doesn’t mean you can’t have fun - so, join us at Lackawanna State Park for Winterfest 2023! Try out snowshoes,...

Cross-Country Ski Basics

Learning to cross-country ski can have roadblocks – most of the time you have to already have the equipment to see if you even like it. Parker Dam allows...

Dinosaur Fossils at Little Buffalo!

Come face to face with the past! Taylor McCoy is a paleontology volunteer with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and will be bringing his traveling...

Maple Sugaring

It’s Sugar Time! Discover the history and science of making maple syrup during this interactive program where you will help tap a tree and see how syrup...

Valentine’s Day Special - Archery for Singles

Don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day? That’s okay! Meet other singles at this two-hour intro-to-archery program where you will learn the steps to shooting...

Animals in Winter

Enjoy stories, a craft, and educational activities all about Animals in Winter! This program is best suited for children ages 3-8, but all families are...

Saturday, February 11