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Aug 22, 2014
Friday

Start time: 7:15 PM
End time: 8:15 PM

Beaver Hike
Take a .75 mile hike along the Mid-State Trail, to see an active beaver lodge! Learn about their history , management, and role in our park. Meet between campground loop C and D. Great hike for the whole family.

Hills Creek State Park, Tioga County

Hills Creek State Park 111 Spillway Road
Aug 24, 2014
Sunday

Start time: 1:00 PM
End time: 3:00 PM

Butterfly Walk
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00-3:00pm $5 Learn about the wonderful world of butterflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around the ponds for butterflies and dragonflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast!

Meeting Place: Pocono Environmental Education Center

Contact: Pocono Environmental Education Center    Email: peec@peec.org    Phone: 570-828-2319
Dingmans Ferry

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Aug 27, 2014
Wednesday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Hiking Series (8)
Join PA State Park staff at 9 AM at the Hickory Run State Park Office for a most difficult, 4 mile hike on Sand Spring, Fireline, Switchback and Hickory Run Trails. The entire series will cover 40+ miles of trails on our public lands including state parks and local preserves. Come out to get some exercise, learn about the area's rich history and nature, and relax in the fresh air. Please call the park office (570-403-2006) or visit the PA State Parks' Calendar of Events (www.visitpaparks.com) for more information and detailed directions to meeting locations. Trail: Sand Spring, Fireline, Switchback, Hickory Run Length: 4 miles Terrain: most difficult Meet: Hickory Run State Park Office

Contact: Megan Fedor, Environmental Education Specialist    Email: nescopecksp@pa.gov    Phone: 570-403-2006
Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County

Hickory Run State Park RR 1 Box 81
Aug 27, 2014
Wednesday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Hiking Series (8)
Join PA State Park staff at 9 AM at the Hickory Run State Park Office for a most difficult, 4 mile hike on Sand Spring, Fireline, Switchback and Hickory Run Trails. The entire series will cover 40+ miles of trails on our public lands including state parks and local preserves. Come out to get some exercise, learn about the area's rich history and nature, and relax in the fresh air. Please call the park office (570-403-2006) or visit the PA State Parks' Calendar of Events (www.visitpaparks.com) for more information and detailed directions to meeting locations. Trail: Sand Spring, Fireline, Switchback, Hickory Run Length: 4 miles Terrain: most difficult Meet: Hickory Run State Park Office

Contact: Megan Fedor, Environmental Education Specialist    Email: nescopecksp@pa.gov    Phone: 570-403-2006
Nescopeck State Park, Luzerne County

Hickory Run State Park
Sep 06, 2014
Saturday

Start time: 7:00 AM
End time: 7:00 PM

Susquehanna Super Hike & Ultra Trail Run
Keystone Trails Association’s sixth annual Susquehanna Super Hike & Ultra Trail Run will begin at Pequea Creek Campground in Lancaster County, PA at 7:00 AM on September 6, 2014. The 29.6-mile "Ultra Trail Run" will start at Pequea Creek Campground, head south on the Conestoga Trail, cross the Susquehanna River at the Norman Wood Bridge, and continue north on the Mason Dixon Trail, finishing with a loop around Otter Creek Campground. The 23.4-mile "Super Hike" will follow the same route, but end prior to the loop at Otter Creek. Both events will finish at Otter Creek Campground. Participants of both mileage options must complete the course in less than 12 hours.

Meeting Place: Pequea Creek Campground

Contact: Curt Ashenfelter    Email: ktahike@verizon.net    Phone: 717-238-7017
Pequea, Lancaster County

Lancaster/York County
Sep 07, 2014
Sunday

Start time: 10:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Introduction to Canoeing
Introduction to Canoeing Sunday, September 7 – 10:00am-12:00pm $5 Enjoy one of the last days of summer with a canoe paddle across our pond! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know. Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call to reserve your spot in a canoe.

Meeting Place: Pocono Environmental Education Center

Contact: General Information    Email: peec@peec.org    Phone: 570-828-2319
Dingmans Ferry

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Sep 25, 2014
Thursday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Hiking Series (10)
Join PA State Park staff at 9 AM at the parking lot 5 miles north of Blakeslee on Route 115 for a most difficult, 5 mile hike on the Bear Creek Preserve. The entire series will cover 40+ miles of trails on our public lands including state parks and local preserves. Come out to get some exercise, learn about the area's rich history and nature, and relax in the fresh air. Please call the park office (570-403-2006) or visit the PA State Parks' Calendar of Events (www.visitpaparks.com) for more information and detailed directions to meeting locations. Trail: Bear Creek Preserve Length: 5 miles Terrain: most difficult Meet: Parking lot 5 miles north of Blakeslee on PA-115

Contact: Megan Fedor, Environmental Education Specialist    Email: nescopecksp@pa.gov    Phone: 570-403-2006
Nescopeck State Park, Luzerne County

Bear Creek Preserve
Sep 28, 2014
Sunday

Start time: 2:00 PM
End time: 4:00 PM

Wilderness Skills Hike
Wilderness Skills Hike Sunday, September 28 – 2:00-4:00pm $20 Join Mike Dennis of Traditional Earth Skills for a fun afternoon in the fields and forests. Build a shelter, try your hand at fire making, and learn other useful skills for survival. All ages welcome.

Meeting Place: Pocono Environmental Education Center

Contact: General Information    Email: peec@peec.org    Phone: 570-828-2319
Dingmans Ferry

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Oct 08, 2014
Wednesday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Hiking Series (11)
Join PA State Park staff at 9 AM on the trailhead on Route 437 in Mountain Top for an easy, 8 mile hike on the Black Diamond Trail. The entire series will cover 40+ miles of trails on our public lands including state parks and local preserves. Come out to get some exercise, learn about the area's rich history and nature, and relax in the fresh air. Please call the park office (570-403-2006) or visit the PA State Parks' Calendar of Events (www.visitpaparks.com) for more information and detailed directions to meeting locations. Trail: Black Diamond Trail Length: 8 miles Terrain: easiest Meet: Trailhead on PA-437 in Mountain Top We'll hike 8 miles downhill to the Middleburg Road crossing and shuttle back to our starting point.

Contact: Megan Fedor, Environmental Education Specialist    Email: nescopecksp@pa.gov    Phone: 570-403-2006
Nescopeck State Park, Luzerne County

Black Diamond Trail
Oct 18, 2014
Saturday

Start time: 6:00 PM
End time: 8:00 PM

Nature at Night
Nature at Night Saturday, October 18 – 6:00-8:00pm $5 A cool fall evening is the perfect time to head outside. Take a walk in the woods to listen for owls, look at stars, and enjoy the music of the night. Enjoy fun activities that test your night vision.

Meeting Place: Pocono Environmental Education Center

Contact: General Information    Email: peec@peec.org    Phone: 570-828-2319
Dingmans Ferry

Pocono Environmental Education Center
 
 

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