Nescopeck State Park Lists Programs Offered In September

The following programs will be offered in September 2017. For programs that require registration, please register by using our online events calendar at: http://events. dcnr. 570-403-2006 unless

otherwise listed.

Saturday, September 9

PA Fish & Boat Commission Basic Boating Course; 8 a. m. –4 p. m.

Registration required by calling WCO Aaron Lupacchini at 570-406-4041.

This is a classroom course offered by the PA Fish & Boat Commission at Nescopeck State Park. More information on this course can be found by visiting the Commission’s website at

Saturday, September 16Volunteer Work Day; 9 a. m.

Registration required for planning projects and equipment accordingly.

Come join others in giving a little time back to the public lands you enjoy all year long! We will be holding a volunteer work day to help with a variety of projects and can always use an extra hand or two. Meet at the park office. Please specify if you’re bringing younger helpers such as scouts when you register.

Sunday, September 17

Mushroom Fair; 11 a. m.–4 p. m. Free. No registration required.

Join us in welcoming the Wyoming Valley Mushroom Club who will be hosting a mushroom fair at Nescopeck State Park. Club members will be on hand in the park office to answer people’s questions about wild mushrooms, and to help identify mushrooms that people bring to the event. Meet at the park office.

Thursday, September 21

Hiking Series: Bear Creek Preserve; 9 a. m.

Free. No registration required. TRAIL: Bear Creek Preserve,

the length is 3 -4 miles, and the terrain is most difficult. The group will meet at Bear Creek Preserve’s Shades Creek Parcel at 47 Rabbit Run Ln, Bear Creek, PA 18602. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water for this hike. Hike may be cancelled due to inclement weather. When in doubt, please call the Nescopeck State Park Office at 570-403-2006.

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.