THIS WEEK: June 29 to July 5, 2016
Wednesday Bog Walks, a 2.5-hour trek on floating platforms into the unique environment of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog, 552 Cherry Lane Road, Stroudsburg. 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 7. $6. Reservations: 570-629-3061.
Discover Ricketts Hike, two easy miles on the Highland and Bear Walk trails. Meet at Beach Lot #2, Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 1 to 3 p.m. July 1. 570-477-7780.
Celebration with a Bang, a Family Nature Getaway Weekend with nature hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, fireworks, campfires and more. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. July 1 to 4. $225 includes three nights lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. 570-828-2319.
Skull Stand at the Beach House. Stop by to see if you can correctly identify the different animal skulls. Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 1 to 3 p.m. July 2 to 4. 570-477-7780.
Basic Kayaking Course, with kayaks, paddles and personal flotation devices provided. Tuscarora State Park, 687 Tuscarora Road, Barnesville. 3 p.m. July 2. $10; $3 if you bring your own watercraft and equipment. Registration: 570-467-2506.
Nature Walk and Talk, a hike along the Lakeshore Trail to check out plants and animals. Meet in the boat rental parking lot, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. 4 p.m. July 2. 570-696-3525.
Wonders of Waterfalls, learning about the park’s many waterfalls. Meet at Ganoga Falls, Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 4 to 6 p.m. July 2 to 4. 570-477-7780.
Live Animal Show, reptiles, mammals and more presented by the Pocono Snake and Animal Farm. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. 7 p.m. July 2. 570-696-3525.
Lackawanna State Park Hike, nine moderate miles through the park trails. Bring lunch and water. Meet at the Park & Ride, Route 315 and Oak Street, Dupont. 9:45 a.m. July 3. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-806-1754.
Keystone Active Zone Passport, the 10th year of the program which attempts to inspire people of all ages and abilities to get active outside while exploring nearby parks, trails and outdoor events. To participate, sign up at KAZpassport.org, visit as many of the passport stops through Oct. 1 and log them in to win prizes. More info at 570-714-1953.