DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, April 21

Spring Storywalk |  Snowman - Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations

Enjoy a story as you stroll along a trail. This spring's StoryWalk® is Snowman - Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations. "Math meets metaphor in this eye-opening...

STORYWALK: Curious George Makes Maple Syrup

Mt. Pisgah State Park invites you to enjoiy reading "Curious George Makes Maple Syrup" while walking along a portion of the Oh! Susanna Trail. This Storywalk...

Spring Egg Hunt

This is a self-guided activity and will be up until June 1, 2023. Spring has sprung at Greenwood Furnace! Get outside and enjoy the park while searching for...

Environmental Education Programs and Field Trips for Schools

Teachers, consider having an environmental education specialist visit your classroom, or welcome you onsite, to provide standards-based presentations that...

Bald Eagles

Stop by the Eagle Watch at Little Pine State Park to learn about the bald eagle, and use binoculars and a spotting scope (provided) as we hope to see some of...

Earth Day Clean-Up

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Dust off your work gloves & team up with other volunteers for a day of park beautification! We will be on the lookout for litter...

Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide...

Nature for Toddlers: Birds!

Friday, April 21 10:00am - 11:30am Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? Join the...

Stories in the Garden: Pollinators and Flowers (Southampton)

This program will take place at the Southampton Free Libray. Learn all about gardening with educators from Tyler State Park and The Southampton Free...

Birding Walk

Join the park naturalist for an afternoon bird walk around Memorial Lake to see what feather friends live and are passing through our park. Whether you've...

Homeschool Day: Herps and Habitats

Join us for a free afternoon of learning and fun! Students will learn all about reptiles and amphibians through self-guided and staff led endeavors. There...

Pick Up Pennsylvania Park Clean Up Day

In honor of earth day come join Join the park naturalist and help keep our park pristine! We will have gloves and vests available while supplies last.

Waterfall to Waterfall Hike

Waterfalls invoke a sense of wonder and adventure. Come find your adventure side with the park naturalists on a 3-mile hike to see three waterfalls in the...

Slag & Water Walking Tour

Join local historian Andre Weltman to see the furnace “head race” and “slag heap,” a man-made mountain of waste products from smelting iron. Meet at the Old...

Light Station Tour

Tour the Presque Isle Light Station and climb the tower. Partake in a special presentation of seldom seen Light Station artifacts and replicas. Wear...

Shad Run!

These fish started some serious fights in the 1700's and are still causing controversy. American shad have an amazing life cycle and an important place in...

 Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock: Preregistration is required

Join the park educator, Lisa Meadows. Spring is in the air as one of PA's most unusual birds starts its fascinating mating rituals by performing aerial...

Amphibian Adventure

Join us for a hike to one of our vernal pools where we'll search for and learn about frogs, salamanders, and other creatures that dwell in these seasonal...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Watch

The evening of April 21 is the peak for the Lyrid Meteor Shower. Join us as we lay back, relax and watch meteors. Preregistration required. Details on...

Night Sky Tour - Goodbye Orion, Hello Planets

Experience the wonder of the night sky at Cherry Springs State Park through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. Get in your last looks at Orion...

Public Sky Watch

Get a glimpse of the night sky with your own telescope or use the telescopes of the Starlight Astronomy Club as they scan the heavens. For more information,...

Through Our Telescopes: Planets and Star Clusters

Look through park telescopes at the wonders of the springtime sky: including Mars, Venus, and maybe even a few star clusters. Under the guidance of our...

Friday, April 21