DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Hickory Run State Park

July 3 - August 2, 2022

Sunday, July 3

Basic Botany Walk

Take a hike with park staff in search of interesting plants. At stops along the flat and easy 1/4 mile route, learn identification tips, folklore and each...

Boulder Field Basics

Meet park staff for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field from Route 534.

Amphibians of PA

Come check out the snakes, skinks, and turtles that call our state home! Discover some of the unique features and learn basic identification for many of our...

Star Spangled Astronomy Tour

Join park staff for a guided tour of our night skies! Enjoy a bit of historic astronomy, some prominent visible features, and guided basic navigation of the...

Monday, July 4

For Kids: Fish Prints

Stop by the park visitor center side porch and make a fish print to take home with you!

Boulder Field Basics

Meet park staff for a brief talk on the history and significance of this geologic wonder. Please allow 20 minutes to drive to Boulder Field from Route 534.

Gone Fishing

Today is Fish for Free Day, bring your own bait to the CCC Dam pond in the campground and borrow a fishing rod during this family fishing time (first come...

Our Sustainability Story

Take a tour of the new center with park staff to learn about the sustainable features and how you can implement sustainability in your own home.

Friday, July 8

Hiking Series #5

Join a naturalist from Hickory Run State Park Complex at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for interpretive hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s...

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

Tuesday, July 12

DCNR Exploring Careers Outdoors (ECO) Days - Forestry

Students in 9-12th grade are invited to spend the day at beautiful Hickory Run State Park to learn about several careers in the outdoors. Sign up for one or...

Friday, July 15

Volunteer Garden Crew

Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they weed and/or mulch the native plant landscaping at the Visitor Center. We provide instruction, tools,...

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

Friday, July 22

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

Friday, July 29

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

Tuesday, August 2

DCNR Exploring Careers Outdoors (ECO) Days - Geology

Students in 9-12th grade are invited to spend the day at beautiful Hickory Run State Park to learn about several careers in the outdoors. Sign up for one or...