DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Friday, May 10

The Buzz about Bees

We're not just talking honey bees! Pennsyvania is home to hundreds of species of these vegitarian wasps., all with unique life cycles and ecological...

Self-Guided Spring Wildflower Walkabout

Wildflowers have been admired for their beauty and usefulness as foods and medicines for many generations. Every wildflower, from the elegant lady’s slipper...

Bird Walk

Join the park naturalist on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State Park. Good boots are recommended for walking. Please bring your...

Bird Walk

Come take a walk around the lake and look for birds along the way. This walk will be 2 miles in length. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and dress for the...

Birding with Bluebirds!

It is nesting season for a variety of birds that inhabit the park! Join us for a short talk and walk around our meadow to identify the variety of birds using...

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...

VIRTUAL - Tree of the Month: Flowering Dogwood

Trees are used for a variety of things from landscaping, to feeding wildlife, to... international relations? Join us for a virtual session where we'll learn...

Pymatuning Birding Weekend

Join State Park Educators from the PA and Ohio side for two fun filled days of activities focused on birding. From pontoon boat tours, to hikes, to kayaking...

Sizerville State Park Pavilion #5 with bridge over the West Branch Cowley Run stream..

Come out to Sizerville State Park for an evening hike to see what we can find! Join the park educator for a short nature hike on the Campground Trail. The...

Fishy Friends

Come out and enjoy a program about the different types of fish and aquatic organisms found throughout the lake. We will discuss how to identify them and...

The Great Spring into Summer Camp-out!

Come camping at Canoe Creek! Yes, we know, we don’t have a campground but we want to invite people to tent or RV camp for this special camping event. For...

Wildflower Weekend

An easy, 2 mile hike along the creek at Kooser State Park. Please meet at the Kooser State Park Office. For more information, please call the Laurel Hill...

Spring Night Paddle and Campout on the Beach

Join us for a night paddle and campout on the parks beach. We'll finish out the evening around a campfire watching stars. Registration is required by May 7. ...

Nature at Night

Coming to a Night Sky Program, but arriving early? Join park staff for a family friendly Nature at Night Program! These programs feature fascinating...

Night Sky Tour and Telescopes

Experience the wonder of the night sky at Cherry Springs State Park through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. If conditions allow, we'll take a...

Wooden Appalachian Sign

People from all over the world come to hike this global treasure. Most people do only a few miles. How much do you know about this wonder of the world?

Friday, May 10