Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
Living History Encampment
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site will host an instructional "Living History Encampment" June 5 -9, 2013. This popular living history event will provide pre-paid and registered participants the unique opportunity to learn about 1840s life by living it! You will be immersed in the role of trader, trapper-hunter, laborer, blacksmith, carpenter, Army Topographical Engineer or domestic cook. You will gain a much deeper understanding of the realities of the fur trade era in the American West. Participants will be provided study materials and lessons on interpretive skills, fur trade and living history. Living historians will teach and direct participants in use of 19th century work techniques and social skills. Visitors are encouraged to come and visit on June 8.Location: Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site Fee Information: $3.00 for adults, 6-12 year olds $2.00 and under 6 are free.
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Program
This monthly program on second Sundays is aimed at bringing together the members of the Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to explore the park's beautiful trails. This month's 3.5-mile round-trip walk explores the summit area of the park.
Hike through rain forest rich with native plant and bird life, watch volcanism in action at Steam Vents and Steaming Bluff, plus smell the volcanic gases and see the multi-colored mineral deposits at Sulphur Banks. Along the way, get great views of Mauna Loa, Pele's home at Halema'uma'u Crater, and Kīlauea Caldera, one of the most active volcanoes on earth.
Starting and ending at the Kīlauea Visitor Center, we will follow Crater Rim Trail to Byron Ledge Trail, Halema'uma'u Trail, 'Iliahi Trail, and Sulphur Banks Trail. Total round-trip distance is approximately 3.5 miles with a 400' vertical descent and ascent.
This event is presented by the Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Program cost is FREE for Friends members. Non-members are welcome to join the Friends in order to attend. Park entrance fees apply.Location: Kīlauea Visitor Center, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free to Friends members - Park entrance fees apply Contact Name: Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Phone Number: 808-985-7373