Beaver at Long Pond & Beaver Lodge Hike: Homeschool Program

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Meet at Environmental Learning Center Join us for a fun storytime “Beaver at Long Pond" and walk to see how beaver change their environment. We will view a lodge to see the work of nature’s busy engineers. We’ll learn about …

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk at Yellow Creek

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Dana Driscoll - Learn more about in-season fall plants growing in our region. Dana will cover 18-25 plants and trees that grow at Yellow Creek and discuss their edible and medicinal uses in this interactive presentation. Participants will take a …

Hemlock Conservation: Protecting Hemlocks from Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), the state tree of Pennsylvania, plays several important ecological roles in our landscape, for example, cooling headwater streams for trout and other aquatic life and providing critical habitat, structure, and thermal cover for many wildlife species. …

What’s in Owl’s Belly? Owl Storytime & Owl Pellet

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Join us for Owl Storytime with Owls by Kevin J.  Holmes!  Then we will explore the puzzle of what's owl's belly by examining/dissecting owl pellets.  We will work together to figure out the puzzle of what Owls has eaten.    …

The PA Dept of Health (DOH) offering COVID-19 Vaccines

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

As part of a State Park Initiative COVID-19 vaccines will be given July 22 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Yellow Creek State Park. For more information: pfox@pa.gov    

The Bear Out There – Preregistration is required

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Join us to learn about one of Pennsylvania's most sought after mammals: The Black Bear. JD Walker from the PA Game Commission will present a hands-on presentation to dispel the myths and shed some light on one of PA's largest …

Nature Pontoon Ride – Registration is required

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Enjoy a relaxing morning on touring Yellow Creek State Park lake on one our lovely pontoon boats from Yellow Creek Rental & Supply.   Enjoy nature from the boat!  This program is for adults, teens, and children age 9 & up.  …

Wild, Wild Western Pennsylvania

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Katie Gaudreau & Joe Hildebrand - In the 18th century, western Pennsylvania was the frontier, and life certainly wasn't easy for people trying to settle here. Attend this living history program to learn more about how they managed to build …

Salamander Safari

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Join the park educator, Lisa Meadows, to explore Laurel Run for salamanders and other critters. Wear shoes that can get wet. It's great fun for the whole family. Program is weather dependent. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required by …

Fish for Free Day

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED. All other fishing regulations still apply. Fish-for-Free Days are great ways for families to “catch” the fun of fishing!    

Spring Wildflower Stroll

Yellow Creek State Park 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Melissa Reckner - Spring ephemerals are wildflowers that complete their life cycle before the plants around them flush out. Join us for a leisurely stroll to spot these beauties and learn more about them. Space is limited, so pre-register by …

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