DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, April 19

Guided Bird Walk

Join us, as we walk through Big Elk Creek State Park, to observe the birds as they stop by for Spring Migration! Please bring binoculars and wear...

Waterfowl Walk

Spring is the time to welcome back all of our migrating birds. We will drive to various points around Ricketts Glen to look for waterfowl and other water...

Birding at Eagle Watch

Stop by the Eagle Watch at Little Pine State Park to see what birds are out, and also how to identify them. Please bring your own binoculars and other bird...

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...

Morning Nature Hike

Join us on a laid-back morning hike to see what flora and fauna we might discover along the way. Hikes are typically 2-3 miles long. No registration...

Signs of Spring Hike

The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer! Join the park naturalist as we take an easy 2-mile hike around our Day Use Area, and enjoy...

Kayak Cleaning Day

Kayak Cleaning Day – Friday, April 19, 2024 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Meet outside Park Office (South Shore) – Moraine Anyone want to help out? Spring has...

Stories in the Garden: All About Vegetables (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...

Vernal Pool Discovery Walk

Learn about the ecology of a vernal pool before walking a short distance to one found here at Pinchot Park. Once we get there, we will explore and discover...

Friends of the Parks/Penguin Court Fourth Annual Native Plant Sale Online

This is no fooling-the Friends of the Parks/Penguin Court Fourth Annual Native Plant Sale site is now active and ready for your orders. The website will be...

DiscoverE Backpack Loaner Program

April 12, 2024 – October 7, 2024 Locust Lake State Park will be offering a new program this year. DiscoverE is a program offered at PA state parks by the...

Big Brown Bat - Bat Conservation International (Photo Credit)

Join us to celebrate the wonder world of bats, the planet's only true flying mammal! Learn all about our furry winged friends that devour tons of harmful...

Virtual:  Pond Community

Learn how several different species come together to form a pond community. A link to the program will be sent out the day before the program. Registration...

Earth Day Celebration

Join us to learn about how you can recycle here at the park, and how you can incorporate it into your daily life. We only have one Earth, so we need to help...

Intro to Archery

Come get a bullseye with us! Join park staff to learn the basics of archery, including safety, technique, and proper use of equipment. The park will provide...

Earth Day Weekend Evening Hike

Come kickoff the Earth Day weekend by joining the park naturalist for a 2.25-mile hike. The hike will be a loop that combines part of the Goddard-McKeever...

Owl-Venture

Venture to Presque Isle State Park to learn all about owls. Indoor learning plus a short outdoor owl prowl through the woods. Recommended for ages 7 and...

Toad Patrol

Spring is a time of year when toads, salamanders, and other critters migrate from their winter hideouts to vernal pools. Sometimes they need a little help...

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,...

Friday, April 19