DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Ricketts Glen State Park

July 4 - August 3, 2022

Monday, July 4

Pennsylvania Bald Eagles

Learn about our national symbol and how they came back from the brink of extinction. Park and meet at the amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at...

Thursday, July 14

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...

Nature Story

This program is for children ages 3-6. Bring the kids to the Amphitheater to enjoy a nature themed story and participate in an activity or craft. Contact...

Friday, July 15

DiscoverE Kids Program: Geology Rocks

This program is for children ages 5-8 and parents must remain with their children. Kids will learn about rocks and minerals. Park and meet at the Visitor...

Saturday, July 16

Our Star the Sun

Take a look at the sun through our solar telescope and learn more about our star. Park and meet at the Western Boat Launch. Contact Rhiannon Summers at...

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...

Sunset Paddle

Join us for a leisurely paddle on Lake Jean to observe the sunset. Park and meet at the Western Boat Launch. If you are bringing your own boat, no need...

Wednesday, July 20

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...

Tremendous Trees

Learn how to identify the trees that grow in the park. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more...

Friday, July 22

Project WILD Educator Workshop

*This workshop is FULL, but there is a waiting list in case somebody cancels* Project WILD is an interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum which...

Wednesday, July 27

Compasses, Maps, and You!

Learn how to use compasses and maps. Materials provided. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at 570-477-7780 or rhsummers@pa.gov for more...

Compass Course

Put your compass skills to the test by navigating our compass course. Materials provided. Meet at the Amphitheater. Contact Rhiannon Summers at...

Explore Archery

If you’ve ever thought about shooting a bow and never had the chance, then this program is for you. Stop by, get some basic instruction, and then actually...

Thursday, July 28

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...

Nature Story

This program is for children ages 3-6. Bring the kids to the Amphitheater to enjoy a nature themed story and participate in an activity or craft. Contact...

Friday, July 29

DiscoverE Kids Program: Geology Rocks

This program is for children ages 9-12 and parents must remain with their children. Kids will learn about rocks and minerals. Park and meet at the Visitor...