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October 2021

Big Sit Friday

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

On October 8 from 10 AM to 2 PM, join the park naturalist for birdwatching as part of Bird Watcher’s Digest Big Sit for 2021. The Big Sit is an international non-competitive challenge, organized as a citizen science project to assist ornithologists world-wide by counting and identifying different bird species. The data collected from each site is uploaded into a global database to aid in important avian research. Whether you are a seasoned birder or looking to get into the hobby, bring a chair and plan to spend a relaxing time at the park's Big Sit birding circle! Registration is…

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Fall Foliage Float (At Capacity)

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Update: This event has reached capacity.  On October 15 from noon to 2:30 PM, team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must be 12…

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Wednesday Evening Healthy Hike

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. At 5:30 PM on October 20, join the park naturalist for a quick-paced 2.5-mile hike along park trails. Prepare yourself by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Friday Morning Fall Bird Walk

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. On Friday, October 22 from 10 to 11:30 AM, join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way you may never have before: through wildlife observation!…

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Fall Foliage Float (At Capacity)

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Update: This event has reached capacity.  On October 29 from noon to 2:30 PM, team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must be 12…

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November 2021

Friday Fall Bird-walk Series

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way that you may never have before, through wildlife observation! To register for any of these walks, please…

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Veteran’s Day Hike

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

For Veterans and their partners/families only Join us as we honor all who have served our country with a hike along the paths of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal State Park Towpath.  During this 1.5 mile guided walk for Veterans and their loved ones, the Park Naturalist will be on hand to answer nature questions and to point out unique observations along the way! Hikes are rain or shine but will be cancelled for severe weather. You will be contacted if the program is cancelled due to a severe weather forecast. To register and receive the meeting…

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Friday Fall Bird-walk Series

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way that you may never have before, through wildlife observation! To register for any of these walks, please…

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Friday Fall Bird-walk Series

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way that you may never have before, through wildlife observation! To register for any of these walks, please…

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Thanksgiving Eve Healthy Hike

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! Join the park naturalist for a quickly paced 2.5 mile hike along the trails of WCHP. Prepare yourself for the day by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather! To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov.

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