DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Cowans Gap State Park

May 18 - June 17, 2024

Saturday, May 18

May Volunteer Workday

Join us for our monthly Volunteer Workday of the year. Projects will include work on the extension of the Three-mile Trail, work on the Nature Center...

Climate Change and Us

What is climate change? It’s more than just global warming. Join the park naturalist for a look at climate change and see how we as humans can affect the...

Saturday, May 25

Black Bears

Join the park naturalist as we explore the black bear. During the program you will learn about reducing the chances of a bear encounter and what to do if you...

Bats: Myths vs. Facts

Join the park naturalist as we look at the bat and separate fact from myth. Learn why bats are important here at Cowans Gap. Join us afterwards for our...

Sunday, May 26

Drop in the Bucket

Come to the amphitheater to learn why it is important to protect our water. See why we can truly say that every drop that is conserved is a drop in the bucket.

Campfire Tales: Soldier Stories

Join us this Memorial Day weekend in honoring those who gave their lives for our country. Join the park naturalist around the campfire to hear some soldier...

Monday, May 27

Learning at the Beach: Animal War Heroes

Join the park naturalist at the beach and learn about some of our furred and feathered war heroes as you hear their stories.

Friday, May 31

A Day in the Life: Early Western PA Pioneers

Would you have liked being one of the early settlers in western PA? Join the park naturalist for a look inside the life of the early settlers of western PA. ...

Saturday, June 1

Campfire Tales: Tales from the Trails

Join the park naturalist around the campfire to hear some mild ghost tales of from the trails in the surrounding area. Beware, you may just learn something...

Sunday, June 2

Learning at the Beach

Come join the park naturalist at the nature table at the beach to see what he brought today. You never know what you might learn.