DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Forbes State Forest

September 21 - October 21, 2019

Thursday, September 26

Little Leaves

Little Leaves explores the wonder of nature with children and their guardians. Each hour-long exploration includes a story, short hike, and craft....

Little Leaves

Little Leaves explores the wonder of nature with children and guardians. Each hour-long exploration includes a story, short hike, and craft Recommended for...

Friday, September 27

Tree ID + Tea

Fall is here and the leaves are beginning to change! Learn the basics of tree ID including the science behind fall foliage. Hot tea will be provided after...

Saturday, September 28

Laurel Mountain Volunteer Group Work Day

Join our volunteers for our final work day of the 2019 season! Projects will include brush work, trail rearmoring, and much more. Meet at the Laurel Mountain...

Thursday, October 3

Little Leaves

Little Leaves explores the wonder of nature with children and their guardians. Each hour-long exploration includes a story, short hike, and craft....

Little Leaves

Little Leaves explores the wonder of nature with children and guardians. Each hour-long exploration includes a story, short hike, and craft Recommended for...

Saturday, October 5

Beyond Beginner Backpacking

Join forest and state park staff for a primitive backpacking experience on the Laurel Ridge. This program includes two days of hiking (6-8 miles/day) and...

Sunday, October 6

Beyond Beginner Backpacking

Join forest and state park staff for a primitive backpacking experience on the Laurel Ridge. This program includes two days of hiking (6-8 miles/day) and...

Friday, October 11

Fall Foliage for Beginners

Take in the fresh, crisp air and beautiful scenery of the autumn forest with a 1 mile, family-friendly hike to Beam Rocks. Learn about the unique...

Saturday, October 12

Forbes Fall Foliage

Explore Wolf Rocks during this moderately paced, 4.5 mile hike. Learn about the seasonal changes that occur during fall and enjoy a scenic vista along the...

Friday, October 18

Mountain Mysteries Hike

Explore the forest in the dark on a guided night hike on Laurel Mountain, and learn about the odd and mysterious past of the Laurel Highlands. S’mores will...

Sunday, October 20

Nature Navigation

In the age of GPS it’s easy to overlook the map and compass. This beginner orienteering workshop will equip participants with the compass and map-reading...