Please remember to practice social distancing with a smile!
Registration is required. Call 717-964-3808 to register no later than 24 hours before an event or e-mail the park at email@example.com and leave your name and phone number.
THE CENTER OPENS MARCH 6 AT 10:00 A.M.!
March 7, 8:00 a.m. Free
Get out of the house for an invigorating hike of 4 or 5 miles to fill your lungs with fresh air and get your heart pumping!
!!FULL!! PA Fish and Boat Commission Basic Boating Course
March 13, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This course meets the PA requirements for boating safety certificates which are required of anyone who operates a personal water craft. The course is open to anyone 10 years old and older. A donation will be requested. Bring a lunch. The course is full, but we will add your name to our waiting list and will call you if we have a cancellation.
!!FULL!!PA Fish and Boat Commission Basic Boating Course
March 20, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
See description above. This course is full, too. We will add your name to our waiting list.
!!FULL!!Narrow-gauge Railroad Hike
March 20, 10:30 a.m. $5 Members; $10 Not-yet-Members
Follow the path of the narrow-gauge railroad that once ran from Mt. Gretna to a wooden tower where the current tower stands. Learn the history of the area and just try to imagine a train chugging through what is now mature forest.
Open House for the "Forest Fable" Art Project
March 21, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Free
Join our Artist-in-Residence Karen Beall of KRB Ceramics to celebrate the installation of "Forest Fable" in the Environmental Center, a celebration of art and trees. This is a "drop-in" event. Stop by anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 to visit, meet our artist, and learn about the spring art project coming up in May.
Golden Eagle Hikers
March 28, 1:30 p.m. Free
Calling all hikers age 50 and older! Come on out for a 2- to 3-mile hike at a gentler pace! There are hills and the trails can be rocky. Make sure to register - if the footing is icy or too muddy, the hike will cancel.
2021 SOLSTICE RUN
June 20, 5:00 p.m. (race start)
Show your support for Governor Dick Park by taking part in a fundraising run and celebrate the start of summer at the same time! Click on the button below for a link to more information and to register.