It's never too early to think about heading outdoors -- especially now that we have more sun to enjoy! Especially after daylight savings goes into effect on March 8! I'll update this throughout March and let you know if anything new comes up.
Wee Ones Walk
Wednesday, March 4 from 10 am to 11:30 am
Come to the Hawk Mountain Visitors Center for an outdoor hike, craft, story and nature activity for ages 3 to 5. $5 for member and $10 for nonmembers. To register contact them at 610-756-6961 or hawkmountain.org/events
Frackville Grade Grinder
Saturday, March 7 from 10 am to 2 pm
Meet at Walmart for this 6 mile hike rated moderate. Led by HIker Jim E., this hike will explore the old Reading and Pennsylvania rail beds
Bear Valley Hike
Sunday, March 22 from 9 am to 2 pm
Meet at Route 125 west of Good Springs (intersection of Gap Street and Bear Valley Road) for this 9.5 mile hike rated moderate. This dog friendly hike with Sojourner Steve on the Bear Valley Loop includes : old mines, Adams Rock and Bear Valley Swamp. 717-451-7042
Governor Dick State Park in Mt. Gretna
Saturday, March 28 beginning at 8:30 am
Meet at carpool lot on Route 901 and I-81 for this 6 mile hike rated easy. 570-527-7748
What's Invading My Backyard?
Wednesday, March 18 at 6 pm
Meet at the Sweet Arrow Lake County Park clubhouse to learn about the Spotted Lanternfly from Kyle Schutt of the Schuylkill Conservation District. Bring your question! FREE
Navigating the Outdoors
Sunday, March 22 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Meet at the large pavilion near the Sweet Arrow Lake County park clubhouse to learn about survival skills every walker or hiker should know. Retired forester Frank Snyder will explain the workings of a compass, how to read a map and planning a route. Dress for the weather. All ages welcome. FREE
Tree Planting Workshop
Sunday, March 29 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Meet at Waterfall Pavilion of Sweet Arrow Lake County park
Learn how to choose and plant your ideal tree during this free workshop.