• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

June Ranger Programs at Bighorn Canyon

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Date: May 31, 2010
Contact: Christy Fleming, 1-307-548-5406

Rangers at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area have a variety of campground programs and guided tours planned for the month of June on both the North End of the park and the South End of the park.  There is a program for everyone this month.  Times vary depending on the type of program.  Please mark your calendars for these June programs:

·         June 5, Ranger Staebler will be presenting “A Slice Through Time” at the Amphitheater in Loop B at Horseshoe Bend at 9:30 pm. 

·         June 12, Ranger Staebler will be presenting “The Undiscovered Jewel” at the Amphitheater in Loop B at Horseshoe Bend at 9:30 pm. 

  • June 12th, Ranger Wilkinson will be presenting “The Greatest River Trip You Never Heard Of: Doc Barry and the Voyage of the Edith” at the Afterbay Campground Amphitheatre at 9:30

·         June 13, Ranger Fleming will be leading a guided tour of the Lockhart Ranch.  The tour will meet at the outhouse near the ranch at 1:00 pm. 

·         June 18, Ranger Staebler will be presenting “Journey Through Bighorn Canyon and the Yellowtail Dam by a Drop of Water” at the Amphitheater in Loop B at Horseshoe Bend at 9:30 pm.    

·         June 19, Ranger Staebler will be presenting “A Slice Through Time” at the Amphitheater in Loop B at Horseshoe Bend at 9:30 pm. 

  • June 19th, Ranger Tobin will be presenting Fly Fishing 101 at the Afterbay Contact Station at 11 am.
  • June 19th, Ranger Joyce will be presenting “Exactly the Right Place: Crow Legends And Bighorn Canyon” at the Afterbay Campground Amphitheatre at 9:30 p.m.

·         June 20, Ranger Staebler will be leading a guided Geology walk.  The tour will meet at the Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center at 9:00 am and carpool into the park.       

·         June 25, Ranger Staebler will be presenting “Our National Parks” at the Amphitheater in Loop B at Horseshoe Bend at 9:30 pm. 

  • June 26th, Ranger Joyce will be presenting “Bears And Bighorn Canyon: Beware, Be Aware and Be Safe” at the Afterbay Campground Amphitheatre at 9:30 p.m.

·          June 27, Ranger Fleming will be leading a guided tour of the Hillsboro Ranch.  The tour will meet at the Hilmont in the Barry’s Landing parking area at 1:00 pm. 

If you have questions, need directions or arrangements made for accessibility, please call Christy Fleming at 307-548-5404 or Chris Wilkinson at 406-666-2351 in advance. 

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