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







Upcoming Events

Goddard-McKeever Hike

Let’s hit the trail to kick off PA Hiking Week on the Goddard-McKeever Hiking Trail. Join the park naturalist for an evening hike that will start at the dam,...

5/31 6pm
National Trails Day Bike Ride

Come celebrate National Trails Day by biking the John C Oliver Multi-Purpose Loop Trail with the park naturalist and Fish and Boat Commission educator. This...

6/1 1pm
Summer Story Hour: Frogs

Rrrribit! It is time to jump on a lily pad and join the park naturalist for summer story hour at the park. After the story, learn about the frogs of...

6/6 10:30am
Star Party

Meet the park naturalist under the summer night sky for a party with the stars. You will learn how to use a star map to guide your way across the night sky....

6/7 8:30pm

Come out to the park at night and watch the night light up with flickers from fireflies. Learn about this unique little beetle and why they are so special...

6/14 8pm

Recent Events

SUP Paddle


Archery 101


Spring Wild Teas


Recent Activity

Sara Wettekin

Sara Wettekin left a positive review 7/25/2023

It was great . Rebecca the Ranger was very informative ! I took my youth conservation crew and they learned a lot and said that was the best part of their day.

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.