DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Saturday, April 22

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...

Sunrise

Enjoy the rising sun from the vantage point of a kayak. All equipment (kayaks, paddles, vests) will be provided, but please dress appropriately for the...

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...

Hyner View Trail Challenge

This is not a park led event. This event has been listed for your information and planning purposes. For more information, please visit...

Hyner View Trail Challenge

This is not a park event. This event has been listed for your information and planning purposes. For more information, please visit...

Saturday Morning Birding Series

Saturday Morning Birding Walks at Hills Creek Saturdays in April and May All 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Meet at the Hills Creek State Park Office prior to 8am...

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...

Kayak tip

Listen to a morning bird chorus sing for you while floating in a kayak. All equipment (kayaks, paddles, vests) will be provided, but please dress...

Making the Most of Your Piece of Nature: Sustainable Backyard Workshop

Learn how to take care of your piece of nature during this informative workshop. Learn about everything from managing fruit trees to ticks and everything in...

Earth Day

Help beautify Black Moshannon State Park! Projects will include tree planting, gardening, painting, and trail maintenance. Lunch will be provided and free...

Earth Day Beautification

Join us on Earth Day for a Park Office flower bed clean up. We will rake the leaves, trim the shrubs and bushes, pull any early season weeds, edge beds and...

Earth Day Hearth Tender Trail Workday

April 22nd 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Followed by a cookout provided by Friends of Michaux at Pine Grove State Park. Celebrate Earth Day working to build a new...

Lesser Celandine (Ranunculus ficaria), a highly invasive weed. Photo: gms

The Christina River Watershed Committee, Wilmington Trails Club, and the Friends of White Clay Creek Preserve are hosting an Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup to...

Earth Day Volunteer Clean-Up

Join us in tidying up the park with a volunteer clean-up day! There will be a variety of projects suitable for all age groups, so bring out the entire...

French Creek Earth Day

Join volunteers and park staff and help complete a variety of tasks throughout the park. The work will be on nearby trails spreading dirt and gravel. This is...

Pulling Together: Earth Day Invasive Species Hike

Invasive plants pose a huge threat to the biodiversity of native flora and fauna in ecosystems throughout the world. Celebrate EARTH DAY by joining your DCNR...

Spring Clean Up

Join the Friends of Codorus State Park as they help get the park ready for the summer season! Grab a friend and meet at Pavilion # 1...we will provide...

Spring Spruce Up!

Please join us, on Earth Day, to show appreciation for Whipple Dam. Work will include leaf raking, spreading mulch, and picking up sticks in the picnic...

Spring Spruce Up!

Pleas join us, on Earth Day, to show appreciation for Whipple Dam. Work will include leaf raking, spreading mulch, and picking up sticks in the picnic areas....

Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species

Celebrate spring by helping to restore native habitats at Jennings. Invasive plants are a major factor in the decline of native plant species and also impact...

Volunteer Lake Clean-up

Bring a friend and your kayak/canoe and join the park naturalist in a lake clean up. All kayaks/canoes must be registered. Life jackets will also need to be...

Woodsy Owl

A variety of projects at various skill levels will be available for volunteers to work on. Volunteers are welcome to come out just for the day, but on...

Wildflower Wander

Come see the jewels of the forest and learn about their adaptations for survival. From defenses to attractive coloration and tempting bait, we’ll see how...

CANCELLED!    I Kid A Rod"

Celebrate Earth Day by visiting the park and participating in the "I Kid A Rod"! The "I Kid A Rod" is a program developed to teach young people the art of...

Clean Up Day at Frances Slocum

Volunteers are needed to pick up litter, remove debris from lawns and trails, and help get the park spruced up for summer. Please stop at the main park...

Earth Day 2023: Park Clean-Up

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate our one and only planet as we all do our part to keep our environment clean from litter and dumping. We are looking for...

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 and picking...

Earth Day Park Cleanup

Join park staff and Friends of Goddard (FRoG) for an Earth Day park cleanup event. Meet on Saturday morning at the Launch 3 Pavilion. Please bring a water....

Earth Day Spring Clean-up Day

Come celebrate Earth Day this year at Moraine State Park, by helping the park look its best. Bring sturdy shoes, work clothes, work gloves and a friend. Our...

Earth Day Tree Planting

Sign up to celebrate Earth Day with us! Choose an hour-long time slot and meet us in front of the visitor center at the hour you have chosen. You will have...

Earth Day Volunteer Work Day

Help us celebrate Earth Day. Join us for our first scheduled Monthly Volunteer Workday of the year. Projects have yet to be determined. Please check back...

Earth Day is Off the Hook

Come celebrate Earth Day at Memorial Lake State Park with fishing and a stream study, co-hosted by Visit Lebanon Valley! Nothing makes you appreciate nature...

Pennsylvania Black Bears

PA Game Commission Wardens will give a presentation all about black bears and, if they are lucky enough to trap one, will process (weigh and tag) a live...

Spring Wildflower Hike

The Great Gorge Trail is alive with nature’s adornment after a long winter sleep. Many plants and flowers bloom to mark the beginning of spring. In...

Spring Wildflower Walk on Earth Day

Spring has finally arrived and with it the long anticipated and spectacular spring wildflowers. Join park educator for a guided tour of these short-lived...

Earth Day Tree Planting!

Looking for a special way to spend your Earth Day? Grab you family and friends and come out to help beautify Poe Valley State Park! This Earth Day, park...

Earth Day Hike

Enjoy Earth Day in the great outdoors! Earth Day is an annual event celebrated all around the world to demonstrate support for the environment. Celebrate...

Earth Day Nature Walk

Celebrate Earth Day 2024 with a walk in Pinchot's woods. Led by the park naturalist, explore the trails in the Conewago Day Use area on an approximately...

Earth Day Tree Planting

Sign up to celebrate Earth Day with us! Choose an hour-long time slot and meet us in front of the visitor center at the hour you have chosen. You will have...

Arbor Day Tree and Wildflower ID Hike

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist for a fun program about trees, their parts, how they function, their importance in nature and how to recognize some that grow...

Earth Day Tree Planting

Sign up to celebrate Earth Day with us! Choose an hour-long time slot and meet us in front of the visitor center at the hour you have chosen. You will have...

Live PA Birds of Prey with Tamarack Wildlife Center

Come and enjoy a presentation by Tamarack Wildlife Center following the Earth Day Park Cleanup. Tamarack will be bringing a few of their live animals to...

Earth Day BYOK Kayak/Canoe Clean up Preregistration required. Weather Dependent

Thank you for helping Keep Yellow Creek Beautiful! We need your help to keep our lake and shorelines healthy and free of trash. Many of these areas are only...

Earth Day Tree Planting

Sign up to celebrate Earth Day with us! Choose an hour-long time slot and meet us in front of the visitor center at the hour you have chosen. You will have...

Earth Day at the Museum

Join us on Earth Day at the Masker Museum. We will spruce up the grounds around the museum. We will have several projects going on. Raking the leaves and...

Knot in my Park!

Help get rid of a common invasive…while learning a bit of herbalism! Join a local herbalist and park staff as we eliminate Knotweed and harvest some for...

The Beauty of Botany

Join Dr. Susan Munch on a scientific plant-identification walk though the Nolde Forest. This is a hands-on botany walk through the woods, so please dress for...

Earth Day Spring Nature Hike

Take in the beauty of Spring and enjoy the signs of the season as we take a short stroll to appreciate our park for Earth Day.

Birding on Earth Day

Grab your binoculars and join us to learn more about our feathered friends. Participants will learn the basics of birding, basic binocular use, and...

Earth Day Tree Planting

Sign up to celebrate Earth Day with us! Choose an hour-long time slot and meet us in front of the visitor center at the hour you have chosen. You will have...

Spring Wildflower Wander

Stroll along a woodland trail with the park educator to discover the lovely wildflowers that bloom for only a brief time in the Spring. Learn their...

Every Day Needs a Night - Earth Day Program

Many animals active during the day depend on the cover of night. Learn about the surprising, secret lives of migrating birds, hungry moths, and well-traveled...

Nightscape Photo Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph...

CANCELLED - Night Sky Tour - How Dark are Your Skies?

CANCELLED - Due to anticipated rain and cloud cover. --- Just how dark is it here at Cherry Springs, really? How dark is it where you’re from? ...

CANCELLED - Through Our Telescopes: Planets and Star Clusters

CANCELLED Due to significant cloud cover and anticipated rain -- Look through park telescopes at the wonders of the springtime sky: including Mars, Venus,...

Saturday, April 22