Events

Events

September 15 - October 14, 2019

Sunday, September 15

Patriots in the Park

The Friends of Mt. Pisgah invite all active duty military personnel, veterans and their families are invited to enjoy a day in the outdoors beginning at the...

Yoga on the Terrace

Start your summer and fall Sunday with Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Kings Gap Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels,...

Monday, September 16

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Rothrock

The plans for trails in the Rothrock are big and imaginative. Join in! The Friends split their meetings between the Patton Township Library and Shavers...

Friends of Kings Gap

The Friends of Kings Gap meet at the Mansion on the hill on the third Monday each month. The view is beautiful and the group energetic. It's not mile high so...

Tuesday, September 17

Toddler Tuesdays at Kings Gap

*All program sessions are now full. You may contact us to be put on the waiting list.* In this free program for children aged 2 - 4 with a...

Friends of Goddard

The park was named for Doc Goddard, the Father of Pennsylvania's state parks, and the FRoGs take their stewardship seriously. All while having fun, of...

Friends of Michaux

Another big forest with an energetic ambitious friends group. Check in with them on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Forest District office...

Wednesday, September 18

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Worlds End

Come join in the ambitious plans of this ambitious group. Builders, planters, and do-ers wanted!

Thursday, September 19

Friends of Beltzville Walking Group

The Friends invite you to a series of free weekly one-hour walks to give you an opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of other adults without the...

Friends of  Yellow Creek

The Friends of Yellow Creek meet at the park's Environmental Learning Center on the third or fourth Thursday of each month. From mountain biking to sailing,...

Saturday, September 21

Paddle Against Pollution

Friends of Keystone State Park will host a Paddle for Pollution Saturday September 21st. Meet at the boat house parking lot at 10AM. Bring your canoe or...

Sunday, September 22

Yoga on the Terrace

Start your summer and fall Sunday with Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Kings Gap Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels,...

Open House at the London Tract Meeting House

The tract house will be open Sunday afternoons for public visits of the nature center collections, Come check out the taxidermy aviary, preserved butterflies...

Monday, September 23

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Lyman Run

The Friends of Lyman Run meet on the 4th Monday of the month (except in January and February) at the Park's maintenance building. This little northern...

Wednesday, September 25

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Prince Gallitzin

The Friends of Prince Gallitzin meet in the park office conference room (which can be accessed at the rear of the building) on the 4th Wednesday of each...

Thursday, September 26

Friends of Beltzville Walking Group

The Friends invite you to a series of free weekly one-hour walks to give you an opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of other adults without the...

Garden Work Days - Connect with Nature

The Friends of Beltzville have created a pollinator garden and are looking for folks who like to be outdoors and garden. Come out and help maintain this...

Saturday, September 28

Volunteer Day at Cowans Gap

The Friends of Cowans Gap invite you to a stewardship day in the park. You never know what projects will come up, but projects always come up! Stop by the...

Worlds End Fall Classic - Volunteer Opportunity

The Worlds End Fall Classic is a challenging half marathon that explores Worlds End State Park and Loyalsock State Forest in the Endless Mountains of...

2019 River Valley Ride

In celebration of PA Trails Month, join the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) on September 28th for the 2019 River Valley Ride. This 10.5-mile bike ride...

Friends of Colonel Denning Volunteer Day

The Friends are getting ready for another great season in the campground. Come out and help make it happen! July 11: Firewood prep (only working until...

National Public Lands Day

Every day America's public lands provide treasured moments to millions. Help protect and restore them on National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands...

National Public Lands Day Volunteering and Volunteer Appreciation at Pine Grove Furnace

Volunteers around the nation pitch in on National Public Lands Day to show appreciation for the nation’s valuable and beautiful public lands. Join the...

Volunteer Work Days at Kings Gap

Kings Gap needs volunteers to help with park projects. Projects may include: leaf clean-up, fence work, painting, gardening, stair work, invasive removal,...

Laurel Mountain Volunteers

The volunteers who work in the Laurel Mountain region of Forbes State Forest have three regular work days scheduled this summer and fall. Meeting places...

Story Hour at Mount Pisgah

Conducted by Bradford County Library and sponsored by the Friends of Mount Pisgah, this children's story hour will be held at the Environmental Learning...

Sunday, September 29

Yoga on the Terrace

Start your summer and fall Sunday with Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Kings Gap Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels,...

Open House at the London Tract Meeting House

The tract house will be open Sunday afternoons for public visits of the nature center collections, Come check out the taxidermy aviary, preserved butterflies...

Monday, September 30

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Tuesday, October 1

Toddler Tuesdays at Kings Gap

*All program sessions are now full. You may contact us to be put on the waiting list.* In this free program for children aged 2 - 4 with a...

Friends of Parker Dam

The Friends of Parker Dam meet on either the first Sunday or first Tuesday in alternating months. Great park, fun group. You should join them!

Friends of Buchanan

The Friends of Buchanan meet to plan trails, trails, and more trails. It's what they love and if it's what you love, then this is definitely the group for you!

Wednesday, October 2

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Nolde Forest Meeting (1st Wednesdays)

The Friends of Nolde Forest meet once a month to discuss business and plan events and fundraising activities. Interested in joining the Friends of Nolde...

Thursday, October 3

Friends of Beltzville Walking Group

The Friends invite you to a series of free weekly one-hour walks to give you an opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of other adults without the...

Friends of Cowans Gap

The Friends meet on the first Thursday of the month at the park's Brightbill Interpretive Center. Except in January, February, March, and December that is!...

Friends of Nockamixon

Come join the Friends for their monthly meeting at the Environmental Education Center. Learn about projects the Friends are working on and how you can...

Friday, October 4

Pymatuning Spooktacular

Get ready for the annual event held at Jamestown Campground on the first two weekends in October including costume contest, pumpkin derby, hay rides, and...

Legislative Tour - Frances Slocum State Park

The Legacy of Pennsylvania's State Parks and Forests: The Future is in Our Hands infrastructure report began the conversation about $1 billion in maintenance...

Garden Harvest Dinner

A special dining experience at the Cameron Mansion precedes Sunday's Garden Harvest Day. Details will be shared here or on the Friends of Kings Gap website...

Saturday, October 5

Pymatuning Spooktacular

Get ready for the annual event held at Jamestown Campground on the first two weekends in October including costume contest, pumpkin derby, hay rides, and...

Monthly Trail Day with the Friends of Ridley Creek

The Friends of Ridley Creek are out on the first Saturday each month, rain or shine, keeping the park's trails ship-shape. All are welcome! The Commitment:...

Monthly Volunteer Trail Day with the Friends of Ohiopyle

Join the Friends of Ohiopyle for a day of working on the park's many beautiful trails. Please bring a lunch, work gloves and something to drink. We will...

Volunteer Work Days at Kings Gap

Kings Gap needs volunteers to help with park projects. Projects may include: leaf clean-up, fence work, painting, gardening, stair work, invasive removal,...

Beltzville Trail Maintenance

The Friends assist in maintaining the hiking trails at the Park. Come join the group on the first Saturday of the month through October and help keep the...

Sunday, October 6

Yoga on the Terrace

Start your summer and fall Sunday with Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Kings Gap Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels,...

Monday, October 7

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Legislative Tour - Neshaminy State Park

The Legacy of Pennsylvania's State Parks and Forests: The Future is in Our Hands infrastructure report began the conversation about $1 billion in maintenance...

Friends of Beltzville Membership Meeting

The Friends of Beltzville invite their members to a bimonthly get together at the park's Environmental Center. Plan walks, kayak clean-ups, paddle...

Friends of White Clay Creek

The Friends have a beautiful place to meet in the historic London Tract Meeting House at the park. That alone should make you curious about what they are...

Wednesday, October 9

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Black Moshannon

Though they take a few months off in the winter (to enjoy the snow), the Friends meet on the second Wednesday each month at the park office. With big events...

Friends of Caledonia

This historic park on the outskirts of Gettysburg and South Mountain boasts beautiful scenery and hiking, a playhouse and golf course, and an annual crafts...

Thursday, October 10

Friends of Beltzville Walking Group

The Friends invite you to a series of free weekly one-hour walks to give you an opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of other adults without the...

Friday, October 11

Pymatuning Spooktacular

Get ready for the annual event held at Jamestown Campground on the first two weekends in October including costume contest, pumpkin derby, hay rides, and...

Trunk of Treats Halloween Weekend

THIS EVENT IS INTENDED FOR THOSE CAMPING AT CROOKED RUN CAMPGROUND ONLY With hayrides and fun for the whole family, there's no reason not to reserve your...

Saturday, October 12

Art in the Park

Artist & former DCNR designer Nancy Mendes will help you to create a landscape painting of Cowans Gap State Park. She will lead you step-by-step through the...

Cranberry Festival

Enjoy the autumn activities at the Cranberry Festival with the Friends of Black Moshannon. Take a hike to find out where you can pick cranberries in the bog,...

Friends of Nockamixon Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up

The Friends of Nockamixon has adopted a portion of a highway near the park to keep clean in order to beautify the area around the park. Our section of...

Pymatuning Spooktacular

Get ready for the annual event held at Jamestown Campground on the first two weekends in October including costume contest, pumpkin derby, hay rides, and...

Trunk of Treats Halloween Weekend

THIS EVENT IS INTENDED FOR THOSE CAMPING AT CROOKED RUN CAMPGROUND ONLY With hayrides and fun for the whole family, there's no reason not to reserve your...

Sunday, October 13

Pymatuning Spooktacular

Get ready for the annual event held at Jamestown Campground on the first two weekends in October including costume contest, pumpkin derby, hay rides, and...

Yoga on the Terrace

Start your summer and fall Sunday with Maggie Stonecash of Simply Well for Yoga on the Kings Gap Mansion Terrace. Class is appropriate for all levels,...

Friends of Beltzville State Park Hikes

Everyone is welcome to come and join the Friends of Beltzville as we hike along the trails at Beltzville State Park. These hikes will vary in length. Well...

Monday, October 14

Friends of Nockamixon Trail Maintenance Crew

The trails of Nockamixon are this chapter's pride and joy and a twice weekly maintenance day during the warm weather keeps them in tip-top shape. Come out...

Friends of Mount Pisgah

One of the park system's sweet little day use parks is guided by an energetic group of Friends - and the Hilltop Pavilion is a lovely place to meet in warm...

September 15 - October 14, 2019