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Detweiler Park

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1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
717-221-0292 www.DauphinCounty.org

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March 2018

Free

Blue Moon Hike

March 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Have you ever heard of or seen a Blue Moon? Join a park naturalist at Dauphin County's newest park - Detweiler Park - to hike and look at the night sky! Learn about moon folklore and take a look at constellations, stars, planets and possibly shooting stars that may be visible while we watch the Blue Moon rise. The walk will be a total of 1.5 miles. Dress for the weather; bring a blanket to sit on and a flashlight.…

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April 2018

Free

Detweiler Park Hike

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Check out Dauphin County's newest and largest Nature Park! Dauphin County's Parks and Recreation Director will lead the hike on the woodsy dirt trails. Meet at the park trail head located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018. Dauphin County employees can earn 15 Wellness Rewards points for this hike.

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June 2018

Free

Detweiler Park Hike

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Check out Dauphin County's newest and largest Nature Park! Dauphin County's Parks and Recreation Director will lead the hike on the woodsy dirt trails. Meet at the park trail head located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018. Dauphin County employees should sign in to receive 15 Wellness Rewards points.

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July 2018

Free

Detweiler Park Hike

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Check out Dauphin County's newest and largest Nature Park! Dauphin County's Parks and Recreation Director will lead the hike on the woodsy dirt trails. Meet at the park trail head located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, dauphin, PA 17018. Dauphin County Employees can earn 15 Wellness Reward points.

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June 2019

$10.00

Yoga at Detweiler Park

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Check out Dauphin County's newest and largest park! Join Shannon Peffley of Yogi Expeditions as he leads a peaceful morning of yoga. Meet at the park trailhead located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin PA 17018. Register online at www.detweilerpark.org. $10.00 per person.

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$5.00

Fireflies and Moths

June 15, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Join Wildwood Park Naturalists for an evening of bug exploration at Detweiler Park. The evening will include a small hike on variable terrain to one of Detweiler's open fields. Kids and adults will get to spend time catching fireflies and handling moths up-close. Background information on both moths and butterflies will be provided in addition to fun facts about fireflies - their flash colors and frequency. Space is limited. Details and registration at www.detweilerpark.org.

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August 2019

Free

Detweiler Park Volunteer Day

August 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Take this opportunity to work outside and help improve Detweiler Park's trails and trees with various enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves provided. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining. Registration is required for groups of six or more. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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Free

Detweiler Photo Hike

August 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Experience the natural beauty and ecology of Detweiler Park while practicing the art of photography. Guided by a knowledgeable photographer and naturalist, beginners will learn how to apply outdoor photography concepts including aperture and composition; intermediate and advanced photographers are welcome. This tow-mile hike begins at the gravel parking lot of the Dauphin County Agriculture and Natural Resources center. Bring your camera. Details and registration at www.detweilerpark.org.

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$10.00

Yoga at Detweiler Park

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Check out Dauphin County's newest and largest park! Join Shannon Peffley of Yogi Expeditions as he leads a peaceful morning of yoga. Meet at the park trailhead located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin PA 17018. Register online at www.detweilerpark.org.

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September 2019

$25.00

Forest Bathing – Seniors

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Forest bathing is viewed as a restorative wellness practice. Japanese studies on the wellness benefits of shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) have provided actual data that documents wellness benefits. We will be walking slowly and stopping for periods of time in order to explore, interact, and connect with the environment through our senses. There will be several stops along the trail for exploring nature and we will not be walking the entire time. Participants should bring personal drinking water, a light snack,…

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$25.00

Forest Bathing – Adults

September 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Forest bathing is viewed as a restorative wellness practice. Japanese studies on the wellness benefits of shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) have provided actual data that documents wellness benefits. We will be walking slowly and stopping for periods of time in order to explore, interact, and connect with the environment through our senses. There will be several stops along the trail for exploring nature and we will not be walking the entire time. Participants should bring personal drinking water, a light snack,…

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October 2019

Free

Fall Foliage Hike

October 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Take a leisurely hike with a focus on trees. Become familiar with a variety of species and learn why leaves change color. Pre-registration is not required.

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November 2019

Free

National Take a Hike Day

November 17, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Detweiler Park, 1451 Peters Mountain Road
Dauphin, PA 17019 United States
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Grab your hiking boots, family and friends, and some water - it's National Take a Hike Day! Get outdoors for some fresh air, scenery, and exercise. Join a naturalist for a hike at Detweiler Park, or take a hike at your own pace on various terrain exploring the trails and wildlife at your local Dauphin Cunty Park. All ages are welcome. Pre-registration is not required.

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