Outdoors Listings

Outdoors Listings: May 17 to 23

Outdoors Listings: May 17 to 23

THIS WEEK: May 17 to 23 Pocono Environmental Center (PEEC), moderate 8.5-hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club, meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 9:45 a.m. May 21 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring snack and water. Leader 570-806-1754. FUTURE Angel Falls and Kettle Creek at Loyalsock, difficult 8-mile […]

Outdoors Listings: May 3 – 9

Outdoors Listings: May 3 – 9

THIS WEEK: May 3 – 9 Graffiti Clean-Up, takes place in Hickory Run State Park boulder field. Graffiti removal tools, fresh water, gloves and snacks provided. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes, long sleeves and long pants. Children may assist with picking up liter. 1 to 4 p.m. May 3. Registration requested, 570-403-2006. Gaffiti Clean-Up, takes place […]

Outdoors Listings: April 26-May 2

Outdoors Listings: April 26-May 2

THIS WEEK: April 26-May 2 Rain Barrel Workshop, learn how to save stormwater with the Lackawanna River Conservation Association. Elm Street Park, 261 Elm St., Dickson City. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29. $25 per family. Limited to 20 families. 570-347-6311. Promised Land State Park, moderate 7- mile hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking […]

Outdoors Listings: April 19-25

Outdoors Listings: April 19-25

THIS WEEK: April 19-25 Hawley Earth Fest, a three-day celebration of Earth includes a cleanup of Route 6, dinner specials, live entertainment, shopping sales, demonstrations, book readings, nature education, hikes and more. Takes place at various sites in Hawley. April 22 to 24. Contact Jason Merrill at 570-862-2453. Birding in the Kirby Park Natural Area, […]

Outdoors Listings: April 5-11

Outdoors Listings: April 5-11

THIS WEEK: April 5-11 Cherry Run Trail-Connector (Little Cherry Run), moderate 6-mile hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club at Ricketts Glen State Park. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 10:45 a.m. April 9 and leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. 570-388-4060. Salamanders, Frogs and More! A program to […]

Outdoors Listings: March 22 to 28, 2017

Outdoors Listings: March 22 to 28, 2017

THIS WEEK: March 22 t0 28, 2017 Forgotten Spruce Forest Birds. Biologist Doug Gross will teach about the state’s endangered and rare bird species that live in the mountain conifer forests. Learn how and why it is important to protect the forest habitats. The event starts at 7 p.m. March 24 at Nescopeck State Park. […]

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 15 to 21, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 15 to 21, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 15 to 21, 2017 Winter Wonderland Family Getaway, with cross-country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, snow tubing, campfires and more. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Feb. 17 to 20. $225 includes three nights lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Reservations: 570-828-2319. Sugar Notch Mountain Hike, […]

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017 Eagle Watch, a field trip for seniors and retirees through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in search of wintering and resident bald eagles. Includes van transportation with stops along the way including lunch in Milford. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 9 a.m. to […]

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017 Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail, beginner cross-country ski lessons with all equipment provided. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 4. Free. Registration: 570-828-2319. WinterFest, wintertime fun including children’s activities, snowshoe demonstrations, warming fire, hot food and beverages. Nescopeck […]

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 25 to 31, 2017 Eagle Watch, a field trip to the upper Delaware River to search for bald eagles. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 27. $32. Pack a lunch and binoculars. Registration: 570-629-3061. Cross Country Skiing. Learn the basics of cross-country […]