Events

Events

August 23 - September 21, 2019

Saturday, August 24

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...

Sunday, August 25

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...

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 26

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, August 28

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 State Park Shore Line/Kayak Clean Up

Friends of Beltzville State Park invite you to grab your kayak to join us on the water and Paddle with a Purpose and help keep Beltzville Lake Clean. What...

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, August 29

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...

Friday, August 30

Kid's Catfish Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any catfish they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, August 30, 2019 thru 11 am...

Saturday, August 31

Camper Appreciation Day

The folks in Prince Gallitzin's Crooked Run Campground do a lot for the campground and the park. This is the weekend the Friends say thank you. If you are...

Kid's Catfish Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any catfish they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, August 30, 2019 thru 11 am...

Kayak Tour and Dessert with the Friends of Lyman Run

A perfect summer evening? Take a little paddle on Lyman Lake and then enjoy a little dessert. $10/person, pre-pay, preregistration required at...

Sunday, September 1

Kid's Catfish Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any catfish they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, August 30, 2019 thru 11 am...

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...

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...

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!

Monday, September 2

Kid's Catfish Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any catfish they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, August 30, 2019 thru 11 am...

Labor Day Bake Sale

A few homebaked goodies are good for the soul - and for the coffers of the Friends of Laurel Hill. It's not a holiday in the Highlands if the Friends are not...

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 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, September 3

Toddler Tuesdays at Kings Gap

In this free program for children aged 2 - 4 with a parent/guardian, participants will have the opportunity to explore a different topic on the first and...

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, September 4

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 - French Creek 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...

Legislative Tour - Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

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 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, September 5

Legislative Tour - Nockamixon 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 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, September 7

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, September 8

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 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 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, September 11

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, September 12

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, September 13

Kayak Tour and Dessert with the Friends of Lyman Run

A perfect summer evening? Take a little paddle on Lyman Lake and then enjoy a little dessert. $10/person, pre-pay, preregistration required at...

Saturday, September 14

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...

Outdoor Heritage Festival

Friends Of Ryerson Station State Park- 8th Annual Outdoor Heritage Festival featuring demonstrations, educational programming and more.

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

In this free program for children aged 2 - 4 with a parent/guardian, participants will have the opportunity to explore a different topic on the first and...

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...

August 23 - September 21, 2019