DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Sunday, May 5

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...

Veterans Fishing Derby

Heath Township invites you to their 3rd Annual Veterans Fishing Derby here at Clear Creek State Park. Registration and stocking begin at 8:00 AM Fishing...

Animal Tracks and Scat: Who Pooped In The Park?

Join your DCNR Park Naturalist to play detective and explore the world of wildlife tracking. While most of our native mammals lead secretive nocturnal lives...

Birding Basics!

Join the park naturalist as we go over the basics to get you into birding! We’ll be learning how to use our binoculars, as well as talking about tips and...

Intro to Kayaking

If you are registered, please check your email for a rescheduled date! Are you new to kayaking and don't know where to begin? Come out and learn the...

Mindful Walking Meet-Ups 2024

Led by Robert Sarnoski (Mind Body Simple, LLC), the mindful walking meet-up promotes inner peace, focus, and connection with the surrounding environment....

Women in the Wild - Guided Hike with Yoga and Meditation

*This event has been sponsored by the Friends of Nolde Forest* Enjoy a 2 mile guided hike with several stops off-trail for yoga stretches and guided...

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...

Chess Cemetery Hike

Greene County is home to dozens of small cemeteries. At Ryerson Station, we have the Chess Cemetery. Take a stroll back in time as we walk the grounds that...

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...

Elk Country Rocks (featuring PA songbirds)

It’s time for arts and crafts at the Elk Country Visitor Center! Join our staff in painting a rock of your choosing to create, a one-of-a-kind, souvenir of...

Thaddeus Stevens Blacksmith Shop

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

Kid's Craft: Tree Collage

Spring has sprung! Trees are finally getting their leaves! Come celebrate spring with a fun tree craft.

Nolde Mansion Open Houses 2024

Now serving as the first Environmental Education Center in the state, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. The mansion now...

Pond / Lake Management Program

Having problems managing your pond or lake, or do you just have a few questions on the overall health of your lake or pond. Join the park naturalist for an...

Walk with a Ranger: Bird Watching

Militia Hill is an excellent birding spot even outside of migration season. With a nice view of the Delaware Valley, and welcoming woods, songbirds and...

Wildflower Walk

Experience the beauty of McConnells Mill with a walk in the lovely Hell’s Hollow valley. Despite the name, it is one of the most charming places to...

Mindful Walking Meet-Ups 2024

Led by Robert Sarnoski (Mind Body Simple, LLC), the mindful walking meet-up promotes inner peace, focus, and connection with the surrounding environment....

Stream Study

Come explore the quality of our stream by looking at creatures that call it home! The park will provide strainers, containers, and magnifying glasses to view...

Prehistoric Native Americans of Pennsylvania

Using artifacts and demonstrations, we will look at the Paleo, Archaic and Woodland cultures of prehistoric Pennsylvania.

Sunday, May 5