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

Take a Hike Thursday

Hiking the Old Bulldozer Rd Trail. This is a 5-mile advanced hike. Wear fluorescent orange. Park and meet at the Rt. 118 Trailhead Parking Lot. Then we...

10/17 9am
Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

10/22 8am
Intro to Autumn Waterfall Photography

Ever wondered how to capture a breathtaking waterfall photo during the beautiful autumn season? Join volunteer Nicole DuMond as she teaches us how to do just...

10/22 1pm
Halloween Hike

Hiking the Little Cherry Run Loop Trail to see our hidden gem waterfall. This is a 6-mile moderate hike. Wear fluorescent orange. Park and meet at Beach...

10/31 9am

Recent Events

Full Moon Astronomy

10/12/2019

Sunset Paddle

10/4/2019

Intro to Kayaking

10/4/2019

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