Cindy Tower paints the flows
July 25, 2012
Contact: Visitor Center staff
As summer winds down please join us for a Ranger guided walk or special presentations and events:
Daily - Ranger guided Walks and Talks:
Climb a volcano, explore a lava tube or join us for an evening presentation in the campground. Walks and talks are offered daily throughout the summer. Look for a detailed schedule at: http://www.nps.gov/crmo/planyourvisit/events.htm
Daily - "Flows and Spills" Art Show: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cindy Tower was Crater's first "Artist in Residence". Her highly textured oil paintings were created on site during the summer of 2010 and in 2011. View her interpretation of the Craters of the Moon landscape at a special exhibit in our Visitor Center Theater. For more information about the artist and her work visit: http://www.cindytower.com/
August 4 - Full Moon Walk: 7 p.m.; 4 miles, 3 hours
Explore this unearthly landscape under an almost-full moon. Cooler temperatures make this moderate, 4-mile evening hike pleasant. Wear sturdy shoes, and bring snacks, water, and a light jacket. Reservations are available by calling 208-527-1335. Meet at the Tree Molds Parking Lot
August 5 - Mars and Craters of the Moon - similar worlds: 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. & 4:15 p.m.
The Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover will land on Mars late in the evening of August 5. Join our Astro-Ranger on the visitor center patio to learn about similarities between the red planet and Craters of the Moon and NASA's next major exploration effort. Opportunities to safely view earth's nearest star (a.k.a. the sun) will also be offered during the afternoon.
August 10 - Fire Prevention Education Team: 8 p.m. Jr. Rangers / 9:00 p.m.
Members of the BLM Wildland Fire Prevention Education Team will provide special evening presentations this night including a Young Firefighter activity during the Junior Ranger program and the evening campground presentation. Meet in the campground amphitheater for both events.
August 18 - Sage-grouse Talk: 9 p.m.
Join Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist, Dave Musil for an entertaining and thought provoking presentation about the spectacular Sage-grouse. Find out why this bird species is being monitored closely at Craters of the Moon and throughout its range. Meet in the campground amphitheater.
August 25 - Founder's Day: 1 p.m.
Join us for refreshments as we celebrate the 96th anniversary of the National Park Service.