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

*CANCELD DUE TO RAIN* Take a Hike Tuesday

Hiking the Cherry Run Trail. This is a 5-mile advanced hike. Park and meet at the Visitor Center.

9/25 8:30am
Intro to Kayaking

Here’s your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills before heading out on the water. Ages 12 and up. Wear...

9/28 9am
Fall Paddle

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the seasonal changes. Park and meet at the Western Boat Launch in Ricketts Glen State...

9/28 10am
Take a Hike Tuesday

Hiking the Mountain Springs Trail. This is a 4-mile advanced hike. Wear fluorescent orange. Park and meet at the Visitor Center. Contact Rhiannon Summers at...

10/2 8:30am
Fall Paddle

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the seasonal changes. Park and meet at the Western Boat Launch in Ricketts Glen State...

10/5 2pm

Recent Events

Kayak Lake Jean

9/20/2018

Intro to Kayaking

9/20/2018

Recent Activity

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

Sandra Prevuznak

Sandra Prevuznak left a positive review 7/19/2016

I can't say enough about this wonderful camp. My grandsons attended and loved every second of it. Rihanna was the instructor and she did an awesome job! They learned so much. I would highly recommend it!

Tonia Jordan

Tonia Jordan left a positive review 5/25/2015

Fascinating! We learned so much from Park Ranger Judy about ancient forests and the native plants and trees on the Evergreen Trail!