Events

Events

July 19 - August 17, 2019

Saturday, July 20

Kids With Kayaks

The Friends of Mt Pisgah presents invite the youngsters (and their adults) to come out for a day of paddling. Learn a new skill and cool off at the same...

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...

Music on the Beach

The summer concert series returns to Whipple Dam State Park for another great year. Come out and enjoy some great live, local music from your kayak, the...

Sunday, July 21

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,...

History Tours at Pine Grove Furnace (Ironmaster's Mansion)

Friends of Pine Grove Furnace chair Andre Weltman is a font of historical knowledge on this historic place. Get the full benefit of his expertise with a tour...

Monday, July 22

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...

Informational Meeting - Friends of Colonel Denning

After making it through a couple years of renovation and rehabilitation in the campground and park, the Friends of Colonel Denning are ready to make another...

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, July 24

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, July 25

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, July 27

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...

Volunteer for Worlds End Day

Volunteers Needed For Worlds End Day!! What started last year as a way to honor the Loyalsock for its selection as the Pennsylvania River of the Year...

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...

Small Foot Trail Run

The Smallfoot Trail Fest was created to inspire kids 12 and under to get outdoors, try the sport of trail running, and boost their confidence in outdoor...

Dutch Oven Dinner with the Friends of Lyman Run

Go Dutch with your oven! Come and learn the skills needed to prepare and entire dinner in your Dutch oven over a campfire from fire master John Halter. The...

Sunday, July 28

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,...

History Tours at Pine Grove Furnace (Ironmaster's Mansion)

Friends of Pine Grove Furnace chair Andre Weltman is a font of historical knowledge on this historic place. Get the full benefit of his expertise with a tour...

Monday, July 29

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...

Wednesday, July 31

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...

Thursday, August 1

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...

Saturday, August 3

Susquehanna Island Hopper Sojourn

The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) invites you to join them for the Susquehanna Island Hopper Sojourn—a 12-mile paddle on the Susquehanna River! In...

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...

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...

History Tours at Pine Grove Furnace (Furnace Historic Area)

Friends of Pine Grove Furnace chair Andre Weltman is a font of historical knowledge on this historic place. Get the full benefit of his expertise with a tour...

Sunday, August 4

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,...

Brunch at the Marina

The Friends of Shikellamy are known for providing music and food - a winning combination any time! Come to Pavilion 3 for the festivities. June 2: Music by...

History Tours at Pine Grove Furnace (Ironmaster's Mansion)

Friends of Pine Grove Furnace chair Andre Weltman is a font of historical knowledge on this historic place. Get the full benefit of his expertise with a tour...

Monday, August 5

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 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...

Tuesday, August 6

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, August 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...

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, August 8

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...

Music and Wine Tasting at the Shikellamy Overlook

A warm evening, soft music, wine from a local vintner, a long river view. That's summer and the Friends of Shikellamy have your personal invitation waiting...

Saturday, August 10

Music at the Marina

The name is self-explanatory and the fun is contagious. Two days of live music on the Lake Wilhelm Marina at M.K. Goddard State Park. Keep an eye on the...

Michaux Volunteer Day

Summer is heating up and we would like to inform you of an upcoming Michaux State Forest volunteer work day. This will be the first official Friends of...

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...

Sunday, August 11

Music at the Marina

The name is self-explanatory and the fun is contagious. Two days of live music on the Lake Wilhelm Marina at M.K. Goddard State Park. Keep an eye on 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,...

History Tours at Pine Grove Furnace (Ironmaster's Mansion)

Friends of Pine Grove Furnace chair Andre Weltman is a font of historical knowledge on this historic place. Get the full benefit of his expertise with a tour...

Monday, August 12

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...

Wednesday, August 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 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...

Thursday, August 15

Trail Maintenance Workshop

The Friends of Buchanan State Forest and the Pennsylvania Equine Council have joined together to offer a two-day trail maintenance workshop with a focus on...

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,...

Friday, August 16

Trail Maintenance Workshop

The Friends of Buchanan State Forest and the Pennsylvania Equine Council have joined together to offer a two-day trail maintenance workshop with a focus on...

Saturday, August 17

Music on the Beach

The summer concert series returns to Whipple Dam State Park for another great year. Come out and enjoy some great live, local music from your kayak, the...

July 19 - August 17, 2019