Winter Field Trip Schedule (Grades 3 to 5)
Flexibility for weather conditions, bus problems, etc…is essential to having an enjoyable visit to the park. No two school programs are exactly alike, but the following schedule represents a typical trip.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Travel to the Park
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Meet Park Rangers at Designated Site
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Snow Stations
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Wrap-Up Snow Stations and Eat Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Snowshoe Hike
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Snowshoes Off and Bathroom Breaks
1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Bus Leaves the Park
Did You Know?
Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.