Mansion Open House and Tours
DCNR is loosening COVID-19 restrictions now that vaccination numbers are climbing and case numbers are declining. Mansion Open Houses and Tours will resume on Sunday, August 1st and continue the first Sunday of every month unless otherwise noted here or on the Facebook page.
Pagoda Pacers: Run For The Ages
Sunday, June 27, 2021 is race day at Nolde Forest. For race details and registration, click the button below.
Updates to the FAQ page
To see the updates, click the button below.
The position description and further details for these Education and Outreach Interns is below.
Deadline for application is May 10th, 2021.
The two vacant Semi-Skilled Laborer (SSL) positions for Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center will post on Thursday, March 18, 2021 and close on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Find that post at the link below. And good luck! The Friends of Nolde Forest look forward to meeting the new SSLs.
Nolde is on the list!
If you ordered ceramic turtles from Nolde Pottery they are ready to go! You will get a call from the park secretary or Nolde Pottery to let you know they are ready for pickup. And thank you for supporting the Friends of Nolde Forest!
Check out the additions to the FAQ page for details on metal detecting, ice skating, and flying drones in the park.
Word came from DCNR of the cancellation of ALL in-person events - staffed and volunteer - beginning on December 6 (Sunday) until further notice as a result of spiking COVID numbers. This does include all First Day Hikes.
DCNR Press Release
Due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, new protocols are in place for all PA state parks until 1/15/2021 with the potential for these to be extended.
1. Open Houses must cease until after January 15th, 2021.
2. Partner meetings, which include Friends Group meetings, may not be held in person within the park until after 1/15/2021.
The FAQ page has also been updated to reflect the newly instituted protocols.
Thanks all and stay safe!