DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Cowans Gap State Park

October 27 - November 26, 2021

Wednesday, October 27

Story Time at Cowans Gap

Registration required. Join the Fulton County Library and Cowans Gap State Park for Story Time. Register by calling the library at 717-485-5327 or emailing...

Friday, October 29

Campfire Tales: Ghosts in the Park

Join the park naturalist for some mild haunting tales from around the park. Be careful, you may just learn something new. Bring a chair or blanket and snacks...

Saturday, October 30

Fall Photography Tips Hike

Come learn some fall photography tips from the park naturalist and then enjoy a walk along the Lakeside Trail to practice what you have learned.

Finding the Constellations

Join the park naturalist at the amphitheater for a program on finding the constellations. Afterwards, we will move to the beach for a stargazing session....

Sunday, October 31

The Death of Jack

Come learn about the death of Jack O. Lantern. We will try to answer the question of who cut him up what happened to the body?

Friday, November 5

Campfire Tales: Politics and Tragedy

Join the park naturalist for some mild haunting tales of politics and tragedy from the area. But be careful, you may just learn something new. Bring a chair...

Saturday, November 6

A Day in the Life: Western PA's Pioneers

Join the park naturalist for a look inside the life of the early settlers of the area. We will look at several aspects of their lives from daily activities...

A Visit with Mr. Cowan

Come join Mr. Cowan around the campfire as he tells you the story of how the Cowan family came to Cowans Gap. Bring a chair or blanket and a snack if you...

Friday, November 12

Campfire Tales: Animal War Heroes

Join the park naturalist for some as we celebrate our veterans with some tales of feathered and furry war heroes. But be careful, you may just learn...

Saturday, November 13

Thanksgiving Campfire Cooking Demo

Come join the park naturalist for a Thanksgiving inspired camp cooking demonstration. There will be snacks and some hot drinks. Enjoy some samples while...