DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Ricketts Glen State Park

September 23 - October 23, 2023

Tuesday, September 26

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...

Wednesday, September 27

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Mountain Springs Trail. This is a 4-mile advanced hike. Good boots are recommended for walking and bring water. Wear fluorescent...

Friday, September 29

Full Moon Astronomy

Learn about our moon and take a closer look with our telescope. Don't forget your flashlight and bug spray! Park and meet at the Visitor Center. This...

Wednesday, October 4

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Cherry Run Trail. This is a 5-mile moderate hike. Good boots are recommended for walking. Bring water and wear fluorescent orange. Park and...

Saturday, October 7

Translating Topo Maps

Learn how to read land features, determine distance, and access these helpful maps when preparing for your hiking or hunting trip. Materials provided. Basic...

Intro to Kayaking

Last one of the season! Here's your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills before heading out on the...

Sunset Paddle

Last one of the season! Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the sunset. Park and meet at the Western Boat Launch. If you are brining...

Tuesday, October 17

VIRTUAL Ferns and Clubmosses Talk

This program will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams; it will NOT take place face-to-face in the park. Dr. George Chamuris, Professor Emeritus of Biology...