DCNR Calendar of Events

Maurice K. Goddard State Park

The 2,856-acre Maurice K. Goddard State Park features the 1,860-acre Lake Wilhelm, which is very popular with anglers. Many recreational activities attract visitors in all seasons. The large lake, abundant wetlands, old fields and mature forests provide a diversity of habitats for wildlife, especially waterfowl, eagles and ospreys.

684 Lake Wilhelm Road, Sandy Lake, PA 16145-2310








Mark Scarpitti



Upcoming Events

Virtual Trail Camera Presentation

Join the park naturalist for a virtual program about trail cameras and what they capture. All of the trail camera pictures have been collected from...

5/26 6pm
Family Fishing

Join park naturalist for a fun day of fishing at Goddard State Park. Equipment will be provided. Registration is limited to 20 participants. To register...

5/30 9am
National Trails Day Bike Ride

Join park staff to celebrate National Trails Day as we bike the twelve-mile paved trail along the shoreline of Lake Wilhelm. The John C. Oliver Multi-Purpose...

6/5 9:30am
Penn's Adventurers: Fishing

Join the park naturalist for this summer series of outdoor programs geared toward youth 9-12 years old. In this session, participants will learn basic...

6/17 6pm
Hide N Seekers: Bluebird Nest Check!

Are you interested in setting up a family bluebird box? Join us for some discovery based programs for ages 4 – 5. The program will include a story, hands on...

6/18 6pm

Recent Events

Fly Fishing 101


Walker Run Hike


Recent Activity

Dustin Noel

Dustin Noel left a positive review 6/23/2018

I took my Wife and 5 daughters ages ranging from 11 to 3. They all dressed in prairie dresses and would love to start reenacting. We loved the opportunity to come out to this and look forward to other things.

Kim Hughes

Kim Hughes left a positive review 10/21/2017

This was fun, well organized, and informative. Both of our park rangers did an outstanding job!

Kim Hughes

Kim Hughes left a positive review 10/22/2017

I loved this! very informative, and the director walked around with each bird so we could get a close up look at these magnificent birds.