DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Forbes State Forest

February 18 - March 20, 2019

Friday, February 22

Tree Pruning 101

Join Forbes’s staff for a morning of learning the fundamentals of tree pruning. We’ll dive into the different methods and reasons for pruning then hit the...

Saturday, February 23

Rise N’Shine Snowshoe

Wake up, bundle up, and head to the forest for an early morning snowshoe.. This moderately-paced hike will take us to a scenic vista to enjoy the sun rise....

Friday, March 1

Sunset Snowshoe

Enjoy the peace of the forest as the sun sets on this easy to moderate, 2 mile hike. After the hike warm up with a cup of locally roasted coffee. Please come...

Saturday, March 2

Roaring Run Ramble

Explore the northern portion of the Roaring Run Natural Area during this 8-mile day hike. Learn about the unique history and natural features scattered...

Friday, March 8

Snowshoeing for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of snowshoeing during this family-friendly program at Forbes. After brief instruction, participants will be able to test out snowshoes...

Saturday, March 9

Tree ID + Tea

Learn the basics of winter tree identification on a brisk, 2 mile hike on Laurel Mountain. Warm up after the hike with a cup of hot tea. Registration is...

Saturday, March 16

Boots and Brews

Avoid the crowds and head to the North Woods of Forbes for a special St. Paddy’s Day hike! This moderate, 6 mile hike will showcase the North Wood’s...