DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

January 19 - February 17, 2021

Tuesday, January 19

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Self-Guided Hike - The Little Buffalo Quest

Learn the history of the Little Buffalo Valley by taking our self-guided hike, The Little Buffalo Quest! Start at the Blue Ball Tavern (shown in the photo)...

VIRTUAL January Book Club

This event will be held virtually via Zoom in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park; it will NOT be face-to-face in the park. Museum...

Wednesday, January 20

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Grouse & Pheasant

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. New for the month of January, join the park...

Thursday, January 21

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Friday, January 22

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Flat Naturalist Self-Guided Walks

Looking for something novel to do? Get outside and take a flat naturalist for a walk. Throughout the month of January 2021, visit Presque Isle and Erie...

Virtual- Winter Birding for Beginners

These programs will be held virtually via Microsoft TEAMS and will NOT take place in the park. Please register for a specific program(s) by emailing Zach...

Virtual Turtles of Presque Isle

Erie – Right now, the turtles of Presque Isle are hibernating under water awaiting the warmer temperatures of Spring. It won’t be long before they are seen...

Virtual- Owls of Pennsylvania

These programs will be held virtually via Microsoft TEAMS and will NOT take place in the park. Please register for a specific program(s) by emailing Zach...

Saturday, January 23

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Barred Owl

Join us on Skype for story time on the wild side! Our program introduces young children to nature through books and art. We will read stories all about owls...

Sunday, January 24

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Self-Led Bird Bingo

Calling birders of all experience levels! Winter time bird watching is the perfect way to spend some time outdoors this month! Washington Crossing Historic...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Monday, January 25

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Black Bears

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. New for the month of January, join the park...

Tuesday, January 26

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Trivia Tuesday : Bats!  Virtual Program

Join us online to test your knowledge of bats! This interactive virtual program is a great way to learn a bit about these night-time flyers or to find out...

Wednesday, January 27

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Furbearers

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. New for the month of January, join the park...

Thursday, January 28

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Webinar: DCNR’s Grant Funding for Partnership Projects

This webinar is designed for those interested in obtaining grant funding to support public recreation, conservation, or heritage initiatives across a...

MWEE Virtual Learning Workshop Series for Classroom Teachers

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Thursday, February 18, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Thursday, March 11, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: Free!...

MWEE Virtual Learning Workshop Series for Classroom Teachers

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Thursday, February 18, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Thursday, March 11, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: Free!...

Friday, January 29

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Flat Naturalist Self-Guided Walks

Looking for something novel to do? Get outside and take a flat naturalist for a walk. Throughout the month of January 2021, visit Presque Isle and Erie...

Virtual- Bluebirds

These programs will be held virtually via Microsoft TEAMS and will NOT take place in the park. Please register for a specific program(s) by emailing Zach...

No Leaves? No Problem! Winter Tree ID! - Virtual

Just because the leaves have fallen doesn't mean trees are unrecognizable, so join us online for a crash course into winter-time tree identification! We'll...

Virtual Biomimicry Basics

Erie – Mother Nature is the ultimate Engineer. Many new inventions have been brought about simply because someone looked at how Nature accomplished a similar...

Virtual- Elk in Pennsylvania

These programs will be held virtually via Microsoft TEAMS and will NOT take place in the park. Please register for a specific program(s) by emailing Zach...

No Leaves? No Problem! Winter Tree ID! - Virtual

Just because the leaves have fallen doesn't mean trees are unrecognizable, so join us online for a crash course into winter-time tree identification! We'll...

Saturday, January 30

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Sunday, January 31

January’s Self-led Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Mammal Mystery

A mystery Pennsylvania mammal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to...

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for...

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Monday, February 1

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Wildlife in Winter

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Ever wonder how animals can survive the extreme...

Tuesday, February 2

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Little Naturalist Story Time - Virtual

Join us on Skype for story time on the wild side! Our program introduces young children to nature through books and art. And, today is Groundhog Day!...

Trivia Tuesdays: Groundhogs  Virtual Programs

It's Groundhog Day! Join us online for an interactive virtual trivia game to learn and test your knowledge of the mammal of the day! Please register here...

Little Naturalist Story Time - Virtual

Join us on Skype for story time on the wild side! Our program introduces young children to nature through books and art. And, today is Groundhog Day!...

Virtual Groundhogs

There is no better time to learn about groundhogs than on Groundhog Day! Join an Environmental Educator virtually via Skype for Business on Tuesday, February...

Wednesday, February 3

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Mammals of PA

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. In this program we will focus on the "other"...

Thursday, February 4

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Friday, February 5

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

First Friday Walks

*In response to the rising cases of Covid-19, all in-person programs have been cancelled until further notice.* Join us for First Friday Walks at Pinchot....

Virtual Beach Ecology

There’s a lot more to Presque Isle’s beaches than meets the eye! They are amazing ecosystems that are often the beginning to many of life’s untold stories....

Winter Women in the Wilds

2021 Winter WITW event has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please mark your calendars for next year's event, which will be held February 4-6,...

Saturday, February 6

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Ice Fishing

Have you ever wondered what it is like to catch a fish on the hard water? Ice that is, ice fishing! Join us on February 6, 2021 from 10:00-11:00am for a...

Sunday, February 7

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Nolde Mansion Open House

**Due to CDC and PA COIVD-19 Guidelines, Open Houses on Dec 6th and Jan 3rd are CANCELED** Please check back for updates on all future Open House dates. ...

Soldiers of Color in George Washington's Army

VIRTUAL - IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FRIENDS OF WASHINGTON CROSSING PARK THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM, NOT IN-PERSON. Log -in information will be...

Monday, February 8

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Hawks & Eagles

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Have you ever witnessed a bird of prey whisping...

Tuesday, February 9

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Trivia Tuesday: Bald Eagles Virtual Program

Join us on-line for an interactive program where you can test your knowledge, or learn something new, about Americas symbol -the Bald Eagle. Please...

Wednesday, February 10

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Owls

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Owls are fascinating creatures that are common but...

Thursday, February 11

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Friday, February 12

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Barred Owl

Owls are beginning to hoot and holler as the days become longer, so join us for this online presentation to see exactly how they can catch food in the...

Virtual State Symbols

What do the Eastern Hemlock and the Ruffed Grouse have in common? If you didn’t already know, they are two of the many State Symbols that Pennsylvania has...

Barred Owl

Owls are beginning to hoot and holler as the days become longer, so join us for this online presentation to see exacly how they can catch food in the darkest...

Saturday, February 13

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Presque Isle and Erie Bluffs State Parks as Seen by Camera Traps

The education staff uses a variety of techniques to monitor the wildlife on both Presque Isle and Erie Bluffs State Parks. Join us on February 13, 2021 from...

Sunday, February 14

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Monday, February 15

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Wildlife Traces

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. What does a bobcat track look like? How can I tell...

Animals in Winter Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something new and different that the whole family can participate in while social distancing? How about participating in a scavenger hunt inside...

Tuesday, February 16

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

A Virtual Exploration of Making Real Maple Syrup

Virtually explore how real maple syrup is made at Jennings Environmental Education Center during this live virtual program on February 16 at 10 am. Meant...

VIRTUAL February Book Club

This event will be held virtually via Zoom in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park; it will NOT be face-to-face in the park. Museum...

Wednesday, February 17

Snowman Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun and free to do with the family? Come out and try to find all 9 of our wooden snowmen! They are scattered throughout the park on several...

Winter Self-Guided Hike - LaHo Trail

Learn a bit about what is around you while you enjoy the LaHo trail! Pick up a brochure at the trailhead or by the front door at the park office, then...

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Endangered Animals

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. There are sadly many endangered plants and animals...

Cooking Cultures of Southeastern Pennsylvania for adults - Virtual (Wednesdays)

Six virtual classes on Wednesdays Feb 17, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 Southeastern Pennsylvania is the perfect place to taste and savor many lasting influences on...

January 19 - February 17, 2021