Join the Conversation
To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs
Earth Science Week activities
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a variety of programs in recognition of National Earth Science Week in October.
The schedule is:
- Saturday, Oct. 8: Fossil-collecting trip to New Ringgold, Schuylkill County, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $5 per person or $15 per family. Registration: 428-1961 or JeriJones@yorkcountypa.gov.
- Sunday, Oct. 9: Nixon Park geology hike, 2:30-4 p.m. through the southern portion of the park.
- Monday, Oct. 10: Kid’s geology hike for ages 8 and older, 9-11 a.m. at Rocky Ridge County Park.
- Tuesday, Oct. 11: Dusk to Dark geology hike, 6-8 p.m. at Rail Trail County Park, Brillhart Station parking area.
- Wednesday, Oct. 12: Geology of Glen Rock, 4:30-6 p.m. Heritage Rail Trail County Park, Glen Rock parking area.
- Thursday, Oct. 13: Park excursion rides, 10 a.m. and 2 and 5 p.m. at Rail Trail County Park, Brillhart Station parking area. Cost: $10. Registration: 840-7440.
- Friday, Oct. 14: Geology along the Northern Extension Heritage Rail Trail bike ride (8.2 miles), 1-3:30 p.m. from John Rudy County Park.
- Saturday, Oct. 15: Chickies Rock geology hike, 10 a.m.-noon from Breezy View parking area. Cost: $3. Register by noon Friday, Oct. 14: 295-2055.
For more information, call Jeri Jones at 840-7226 or visit www.yorkcountyparks.org.