Programs Set At Nescopek State Park This Month

The following programs will be offered in July 2017 at Nescopeck State Park. For programs that require registration, please register by using our online events calendar at: http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/orcall 570-403-

2006 unless otherwise listed.

Thursday, July 20-Hiking Series #4: Hickory Run State Park; 9 a. m.

Free. Hickory Run, Switchback, Gould Trails, runs 3 ½ mile, it’s the most difficult terrain.

Meet at Large Gould Trailhead parking lot on PA-534, west of the Hickory Run State Park office. Strap your boots on for a challenging hike at Hickory Run State Park! Bring water and a snack for this hike.

Tuesday, July 25-Volunteer Workday: Office Landscaping; 8:30–10:30 a. m.

Registration required to plan equipment and projects accordingly. Spend a summer morning helping to spruce up the landscaping around the park office. Wear long sleeves and sturdy shoes. Meet at the office.

Wednesday, July 26-Kayaking: Level One –Introduction; 3 p. m. Registration required by phone. Ages 9 & up. $5.00 per person (exact change, please).

If you’ve never been in a kayak before, now’s your chance. 9-acre Lake Frances is the perfect lake for ‘getting your feet wet.’ This hour-long session is an introductory course for folks who have never kayaked

before. Wear shorts (absolutely no blue jeans!) and shoes that can get wet. Meet staff at Lake Frances.

Wednesday, July 26-Kayaking: Level Three –After Work Paddle; 5:30 p. m.

Registration required by phone. Ages 9 & up, with experience. $5 per person (exact change, please). You should have attended our level

one course or have experience to

register for this session. Wear shorts

(absolutely no blue jeans!) and shoes that can get wet. Meet staff at Lake Frances.

Wednesday, July 26-Kayaking: Level Three –Evening Paddle; 7 p. m. Registration required by phone. Ages 9 & up, with experience. $5.00 per person (exact change, please). You should have attended our level

one course or have kayak experience

to register for this session. Wear

shorts (absolutely no blue jeans!) and shoes that can get wet. Meet staff at Lake Frances.

Thursday, July 27-Nature Play Day; 5–7 p. m. Free. If you haven’t already found our kid-friendly play area, now is the time to do it. Come prepared to dig in the dirt, build a stick fort, or put on an impromptu musical concert! Meet in the Nature Discovery Area near the park office.

If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park or make inquiries through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-888-537-7294 (TTY).

Bureau of State Parks Staff will gladly discuss how to accommodate your needs. With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.