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  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Foothills Feature

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Take a close-up look at the oak woodlands with a ranger. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    Location:
    Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Jewel Cave National Monument

    Exlpore Our National Parks Weekend

    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Get the 101 on all 15 parks within approximately 300 miles of Rapid City, South Dakota in preparation for free admission during National Park Week. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Journey Museum & Learning Center
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Battle Road / Parker's Revenge Battle Demonstration

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Battle Road 2017 will feature musket firing, battle demonstrations, family activities and more. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Minute Man Visitor Center, Rt 2A Lexington
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Kids and families of all ages are invited to play at Tumacácori's Junior Ranger Day. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Tumacácori mission grounds
    Fees:
    No entrance fees
  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Join us to celebrate Junior Ranger Day with fun family-friendly activities. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Pearson Air Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Independence National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Enjoy our Junior Ranger Day celebration with games, living history, and more! More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Franklin Court and Independence Mall next to the Liberty Bell Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park

    Mission tour

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Normal mission tours will extend into April for special National Park Week celebration. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Tumacácori mission grounds
    Fees:
    Normal entrance fees apply
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park

    National Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    During National Park Week, National Parks across the nation will honor and welcome new Junior Ranger. Come spend the day and earn your patch! More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
    Location:
    Sign in at the Visitor Center
    Fees:
    None
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    National Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Programs designed to help children and families connect with parks in ways that engage them in exploring, learning, and practicing stewardship. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Eisenhower National Historic Site & Gettysburg National Military Park
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

    National Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Join Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in celebrating National Junior Ranger Day on April 15, 2017 as a part of National Park Week. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Ranger Station
    Fees:
    Free
  • Olympic National Park

    National Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    2017 Junior Ranger Day Celebration More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mount Angeles Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98362
    Fees:
    Free
  • Scotts Bluff National Monument

    National Park Week

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    All National Parks are free on the 15, 16, 22 & 23 More

    Time:
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Scotts Bluff National Monument
    Fees:
    Weekends are fee free
  • Steamtown National Historic Site

    National Park Week 2017

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Enjoy National Park Week 2017 at Steamtown NHS with two entrance-fee free weekends in April! More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St, Scranton, PA
    Fees:
    Daily entrance fee (only) waived on April 19 and 20!
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Warlike Preparations at the Colonel James Barrett House

    Sunday, April 16, 2017

    Visit the Barrett House and experience the intense military preparations that helped launch America into the Revolutionary War. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Col. James Barrett House, 455 Barrett's Mill Road, Concord
    Fees:
    Free
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Patriot's Day at Minute Man NHP - North Bridge Commemoration and Concord Parade

    Monday, April 17, 2017

    Join park staff and volunteers for a morning of commemorations and celebrations marking the 241st anniversary of the start of the American Revolutionary War. More

    Time:
    8:45 AM
    Location:
    North Bridge, Concord
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    They Made a Difference

    Monday, April 17, 2017

    Join a park ranger for special National Park Week programs which will connect Harpers Ferry's civil rights stories to other national park sites. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Lower Town, John Brown Museum, Allies for Freedom Room
    Fees:
    Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Arrival of the Sudbury Militia

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    The Sudbury Companies of Minute and Militia will make their annual march to North Bridge in honor of their fellow townsmen who made the same march in 1775. They will fire volleys from North Bridge in soldierly salute. More

    Time:
    11:30 AM
    Location:
    North Bridge, Concord
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Dawn Salute

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    The Concord Minute Men and the Concord Independent Battery observe the anniversary of the April 19th battle with commemorative speeches and a 21 gun salute. More

    Time:
    5:45 AM
    Location:
    North Bridge, Concord
    Fees:
    Free
  • Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site

    Woodson Home Tours during National Park Week

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    The Woodson Home will be open for tours during the last weekend of National Park Week (April 21-23). More

    Location:
    1538 Ninth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001
    Fees:
    Free