Events

Events

May 26 - June 24, 2019

Sunday, May 26

Kids' Carp Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any carp they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, May 24, 2019 thru 11 am on...

Parks & Forests Week

PPFF SUGGESTS: celebrate the 126th anniversary of your state parks and forests. A quasquicentennial plus one!

Pennsylvania State Park and State Forest Week

By 2018 proclamation of Governor Wolf, the week of May 23 (date of the establishement of the first Pennsylvania Forestry Commission in 1893) to May 30 (date...

Children's Decorated Bicycle Parade at Crooked Run Campground

Join us for a Red, White & Blue theme weekend in the campground! Children's Decorated Bike Parade: Children are invited to decorate their bicycles and go on...

Monday, May 27

Kids' Carp Fishing Derby

The Friends of Shawnee invite kids 15 years of age and under to enter any carp they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, May 24, 2019 thru 11 am on...

Memorial 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...

Parks & Forests Week

PPFF SUGGESTS: celebrate the 126th anniversary of your state parks and forests. A quasquicentennial plus one!

Pennsylvania State Park and State Forest Week

By 2018 proclamation of Governor Wolf, the week of May 23 (date of the establishement of the first Pennsylvania Forestry Commission in 1893) to May 30 (date...

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...

Tuesday, May 28

Parks & Forests Week

PPFF SUGGESTS: celebrate the 126th anniversary of your state parks and forests. A quasquicentennial plus one!

Pennsylvania State Park and State Forest Week

By 2018 proclamation of Governor Wolf, the week of May 23 (date of the establishement of the first Pennsylvania Forestry Commission in 1893) to May 30 (date...

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...

Wednesday, May 29

Parks & Forests Week

PPFF SUGGESTS: celebrate the 126th anniversary of your state parks and forests. A quasquicentennial plus one!

Pennsylvania State Park and State Forest Week

By 2018 proclamation of Governor Wolf, the week of May 23 (date of the establishement of the first Pennsylvania Forestry Commission in 1893) to May 30 (date...

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, May 30

Parks & Forests Week

PPFF SUGGESTS: celebrate the 126th anniversary of your state parks and forests. A quasquicentennial plus one!

Pennsylvania State Park and State Forest Week

By 2018 proclamation of Governor Wolf, the week of May 23 (date of the establishement of the first Pennsylvania Forestry Commission in 1893) to May 30 (date...

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, June 1

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...

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, June 2

Monday, June 3

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, June 4

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, June 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 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, June 6

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, June 8

Kids' Fishing Tournament

Calling all young fisherfolk! The Friends of Nockamixon will celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with a learn to fish tournament for ages 5-14. Visit the...

Sunday, June 9

Kings Gap Heritage Day

Join us to celebrate the history and heritage of Kings Gap. Enjoy tours of the Carriage House and the Cameron-Masland Mansion. Bring a blanket for a lunch...

Monday, June 10

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, June 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 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, June 13

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, June 14

Saturday, June 15

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...

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, June 16

Monday, June 17

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, June 18

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...

Wednesday, June 19

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, June 20

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, June 22

Sunday, June 23

Monday, June 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 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...

May 26 - June 24, 2019