DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

December 2, 2021 - January 1, 2022

Sunday, December 5

*Dog-friendly* Bring your furry friend for a hike at Nolde Forest. Ugly Sweaters or holiday costumes for your four-legged friends are strongly encouraged -...

Now serving as the first Environmental Education Center in the state, the Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer. The mansion now...

Saturday, December 11

Join park staff for this scientific exploration of the forest told through an age appropriate story! In this session for learners in 1st-3rd graders and...

Join Dr. Susan Munch on a scientific plant-identification walk though the Nolde Forest. This is a hands-on botany walk through the woods, so please dress for...

Tuesday, December 14

*2.5 miles - medium difficulty - trails include slight incline and uneven terrain* Come feel the peace of the winter forest in this early afternoon hike. ...

Saturday, December 18

Families, join local student, artist, and children’s author Joey Strain for a reading of his work The Whacky Woodland Alphabet Book. In the book, Joey takes...

Sunday, December 19

Join your friends from Nolde Forest and the Mifflin Library for this very special family story time! We will read the classic book "Owl Moon" by Jane Yolen...

Tuesday, December 21

Take a moment to celebrate and appreciate the shortest day of the year with a quiet walk in the forest. This 1- to 1.5-mile-long hike will wind through the...

Come embrace the season with a long and contemplative hike through the winter forest. This is a moderately difficult hike with inclines and uneven terrain...

Saturday, January 1

Description: *2 miles - slight difficulty - trails include some incline and uneven terrain* Start the new year off on the right foot by taking part in the...

Description: *3 miles - moderate difficulty - trails include incline and uneven terrain* Start the new year off on the right foot by taking part in the...