DCNR Calendar of Events

Ricketts Glen State Park

Ricketts Glen harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. The 94-foot Ganoga Falls is the highest of 22 named waterfalls. Old growth timber and diverse wildlife add to the scenic area. Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most scenic areas in Pennsylvania. This large park is comprised of 13,050 acres in Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties.

695 State Route 487, Benton, PA 17814

Phone

570-477-5675

Website

dcnr.state.pa.us

Region

East

Manager

Scott Wilson

Email

rickettsglensp@pa.gov

Upcoming Events

Intro to Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. Beginning July 14, 2020, the PA Fish and Boat Commission staff...

8/4 12pm
DiscoverE Kids Program: Amphibians vs Reptiles

This program is for children ages 6-9 and parents must remain with their children. DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers will learn how to distinguish amphibians from...

8/8 2pm
Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Evergreen Trail to see Adams Falls. This is a 1-mile easy hike. Park and meet at the Evergreen Parking Lot along Route 118 at the bottom of the...

8/8 4:30pm
Sunset Paddle

Bring your paddle boat for a guided tour of Lake Jean while watching the sunset. You will need to bring your own boat, US Coast Guard Life Jacket, & have a...

8/8 7pm
Intro to Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. Beginning July 14, 2020, the PA Fish and Boat Commission staff...

8/11 12pm

Recent Events

Yoga on the Beach

7/30/2020

Recent Activity

Phil Pratt

Phil Pratt left a positive review 8/30/2019

We loved it. Instructor was great and it was wonderful to see Saturn and Jupiter.

Phil Pratt

Phil Pratt left a positive review 8/31/2019

The instructor was great as always. My family and I had a blast. It was very informative.

Phil Pratt

Phil Pratt left a positive review 8/31/2019

The instructor was great as always. My family and I had a blast. It was very informative.

John J Booterbaugh

John J Booterbaugh left a positive review 6/26/2019

MIssed it - looking forward to the next one

John J Booterbaugh

John J Booterbaugh left a positive review 6/28/2019

Extremely informative and very interesting! Loved it! Questions went on for an additional 1/2 hour

susie Styer

susie Styer left a positive review 10/2/2018

It was fantastic! We learned some history, hiked a trail we never have before and got some exercise in the process. We never would have attempted that trail without a guide.

Sharon Wunner

Sharon Wunner left a positive review 9/28/2018

Fantastic kayaking event guided by Rhiannon DCNR on Lake Jean

susie Styer

susie Styer left a positive review 9/11/2018

Another challenging hike! Great company along the way!

susie Styer

susie Styer left a positive review 9/6/2018

Beautiful views , a challenging hike along with a pleasant guide. What's not to love?

Irene Wendoloski

Irene Wendoloski left a positive review 7/6/2018

It was beautiful. The evening was perfect and our guide was a lovely young woman. We had a very nice time