January/February Programs and Events
Celebrate the New Year by joining the First Day Hike on Tuesday, January 1st from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a two-mile hike over fairly level trails.
On Saturday, January 12th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., attend the Tracks & Traces: Family Discovery program as a family to uncover the mysteries left behind by animals around us.
Kick off the Project Feeder Watch on Saturday, January 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to help collect data on the winter birds visiting the feeders at Kings Gap and construct a bird feeder of your own.
On Sunday, January 27th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., get moving and learn about lichens during the Lichens Winter Hike.
Join the staff at Kings Gap once again on Saturday, February 9th and 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for the Birds and Beverages: Project Feeder Watch and enjoy hot tea, cocoa, or coffee while we spend time watching our birdfeeders and collecting count data.
Join the Sweetheart Sunset Hike and Campfire on Sunday, February 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for a hike followed by s’mores around a campfire.
Bring your family to the Mammals of Pennsylvania: Family Discovery program on Sunday, February 24th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to learn about the mammals that call our state home.
For more information, check out the January/February Programs and Event flyer.
Garden Harvest Day 2019
On Sunday, October 6th from noon to 5:00 p.m. celebrate the bounty of autumn with the Friends of Kings Gap, Cumberland County Master Gardeners, and Kings Gap staff. Admission is free although nominal fees will be charged for all “make and take” items. A variety of activities for all ages will feature:
- Kettle-Cooked Chicken Corn Soup
- Apple Cider Pressing
- Apple Butter Making
- Pumpkin Painting
- Bird Feeder Building
- Children’s Games and Crafts
- Hay Rides
- Mum and Pumpkin Walk
- And more…
Bring your appetite and spend an afternoon in the fresh mountain air. All activities will be held in and around the mansion area
Holiday Open House 2019
On Sunday, December 1st and Sunday, December 8th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day, enjoy this once-a-year opportunity to explore the Cameron-Masland Mansion, a gracious mountain stone villa built in 1908 as a summer home. Take a self-guided tour of both floors of the mansion in seasonal decor. Enjoy music of the season along with light refreshments including hot spiced cider and a variety of delicious cookies, which will be offered throughout the afternoon each day. All ages are welcome to attend this free event. Please join us for the festivities! Learn more
Calendar of Events
Go to the Kings Gap State Park Event Calendar for a more detailed listing of events at the park. Use the calendar on the right to view other months. You can also use various filters to narrow the results. For additional information or to register for a specific event, e-mail the park or call (717) 486-3799.