DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Parker Dam State Park

September 16 - October 16, 2021

Friday, September 17

History Walk

Take a walk around Parker Lake as we discuss the development of this area to the park that it is today. We will hike part of Laurel Run Trail and traverse...

Wednesday, September 22

1st Day of Autumn Hike

We will be hiking the Trail of New Giants, including the vista spur, to celebrate the first day of Autumn. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

Thursday, September 23

Know Your Tree

Learn to ID common species of trees by their leaves, bark, or other characteristics. Discussion will include what various trees are ‘good’ for. We’ll also...

Saturday, September 25

Pennsylvania Elk: Reclaiming the Alleghenies

The original PGC Elk video in its entirety – 85 minutes. Learn about our Pennsylvania elk in this thorough documentary of the history, reintroduction, and...

Thursday, September 30

Souder's Trail Hike

Enjoy this hike along the park’s shortest trail loop. Varied habitats, interesting scenery, and short.

Saturday, October 16

Parker Dam’s 15th Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Float

Come celebrate the traditions of autumn. The main festival runs all afternoon with opportunities to learn heritage skills, watch folks practice their...