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  • Fort Point National Historic Site

    Centennial InstaMeet

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Connect with local photographs as we explore Fort Point! More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Point
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Evening Program

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Join us at the Fruita Campground amphitheater near Loop C for "A Capitol Reef Evening" program that is an excellent overview of what you can experience in Capitol Reef National Park. More

    Time:
    8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Campground Amphitheater
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Families of the Forest Ramble

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Join a ranger on a hike through Big Stump Basin... More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Kings Canyon National Park, Big Stump Picnic Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Four for Fourth: Every Kid in a Park Activity Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in 2016, and we're inviting kids to come have fun with us! April 16, 2016 is Junior Ranger Day and the spotlight is on kids. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Hi-Desert Nature Museum (57116 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284)
    Fees:
    free
  • Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

    Great American Cleanup

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Around 100 volunteers will participate in the 2016 Great American Cleanup at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument April 16. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 AM
    Location:
    End of Jones Blvd.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Sagamore Hill will have a special Centennial Junior Ranger Activity at the Old Orchard Museum. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Orchard Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Independence National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

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

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Independence Mall next to the Liberty Bell Center, between 5th and 6th, and Chestnut and Market Streets
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Earn your special edition Centennial Junior Ranger Badge and patch while exploring the heritage of Downtown Lowell! More

    Location:
    Lowell National Historical Park
    Fees:
    Complementary
  • Arches National Park

    Junior Ranger Day - Hands on Fun!

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Earn a junior ranger badge and join rangers for free hands-on activities at the Arches Visitor Center. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM to 5:45 PM
    Location:
    Arches Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Kids Take the Lead Day at Tsongas Industrial History Center

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Kids Take the Lead is a special day for students who have visited the Tsongas Industrial History Center to bring their families to experience the programming the center offers. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Tsongas Industrial History Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

    National Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Complete an activity booklet to be sworn in as a Junior Ranger. More

    Location:
    601 Riverfront Dr, Omaha, NE 68102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Obed Wild & Scenic River

    National Park Week

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Celebrate National Park Week by learning about and exploring a variety of National Parks. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Obed Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    National Park Week

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    During National Park Week, April 16-24, 2016, Capitol Reef National Park will be offering a variety of interpretive programs. Check at the visitor center for times and locations. More

    Location:
    Check at Visitor Center for times and locations in Capitol Reef National Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    National Park Week

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary and “Find Your Park” on Long Island during National Park Week, April 16 through 24. More

    Location:
    Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site

    National Park Week 2016: Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Earn a Centennial Junior Ranger badge by completing fun, hands-on Centennial activities. Pick up a Junior Ranger book at the Lincoln Home Visitor Center. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Lincoln Home National Historic Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Statue Of Liberty National Monument

    National Park Week Junior Ranger Day Program: Searching for Liberty's Symbols

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    The Statue of Liberty is made up of many symbols. In this program, children learn about many of these symbols and collect child-friendly versions of them off the lawn before discussing their favorite symbols. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM,3:00 PM
    Location:
    Lawn behind the Gift Pavilion
    Fees:
    Free
  • Join us for a celebration to kick off National Park Week. Fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Peaks of Otter Lodge Parkway Milepost 86 (near Bedford/Buchanan, VA)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Fort Frederica National Monument

    National Park Week: Landscapes For The People!

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    A special 45 minute presentation on the work of NPS photographer George Alexander Grant, first Chief Photographer of the National Parks, by authors Ren and Helen Davis. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center Theatre
    Fees:
    free
  • Pipe Spring National Monument

    National Parks Week Celebration

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service with free admission to Pipe Spring National Monument all week between April 16th and April 24th. Join rangers and volunteers for a series of special events and fun activities. More

    Location:
    Pipe Spring Visitor Center and Grounds
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site

    NPS Centennial Videos

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Yellowstone National Park & Manzanar National Historic Site videos More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Lincoln Home NHS Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Advice of a Sequoia

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Learn secrets from the largest trees on the planet... More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Sequoia National Park, Giant Forest Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Big Tree Talk

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    One of the largest trees on Earth... More

    Location:
    Base of General Grant Tree, Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Buena Vista Hike

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Buena Vista Hike More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Kings Canyon Visitor Center, Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Capitol Reef Geology Talk

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Join Ranger Rick for an overview of the park's geology. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
  • Fort Pulaski National Monument

    Centennial Series: 19th Century Baseball

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Play baseball like it was 1862! More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Pulaski
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Day

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    San Francisco Maritime will host a free Junior Ranger Day event on Sunday, April 17, from 10 AM and 4 PM, geared toward children ages 5-12 and their families. Normal admission fees to board our historic ships will be waived on this day for all visitors. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Hyde Street Pier
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Nature Goes High Tech

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

    Bring your GPS and smartphone to discover how you can use technology to learn more about the natural world. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM
    Location:
    Sagamore Hill Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    April PLAYcation Week 2016

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    Lowell PLAYcation brings free family fun to local families during Massachusetts school vacation week, April 18-22, 2016. More

    Location:
    Lowell National Historical Park and partner organizations
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Capitol Reef Geology Talk

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    Join Ranger Cindy for an overview of the park's geology. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
  • Bryce Canyon National Park

    National Park Week

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    Prairie Dog and Wildlife Connections More

    Location:
    Visiting Area Schools
  • Statue Of Liberty National Monument

    National Park Week: Liberty Island InstaMeet

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    This program is designed to encourage participants to share photos of their tour of Liberty Island on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Begins at Flagpole
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Petroglyph Talk

    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Join a ranger at the petroglyph panel, 1.1 mi (1.7 km) east of the visitor center on Highway 24 for a talk on the past cultures who lived in Capitol Reef. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Petroglyph panel on Hwy. 24
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Creole Music Concert

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Discover Louisiana's Creole heritage through a free concert. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    Fees:
    free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Geology Hike

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Meet Ranger Sophie at the Hickman Bridge trailhead, 1.9 miles (3.0 km) east of the visitor center on Hwy. 24 and take a 1.8 mile (2.8 km) roundtrip hike to Hickman Bridge and learn about the geological history of the park. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Hickman Bridge trailhead
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Daytime Astronomy Talk

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    Join Ranger Allison for a talk about daytime astronomy and explore our solar system. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Earth Day Volunteer Event

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    You are invited to volunteer in the parks on Earth Day... More

    Location:
    Sequoia National Park, lower picnic area behind Foothills Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Fruita History Walk

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    Join Rangers Rick and Lynne to learn about the lives of the Mormon Pioneers that settled the Fruita area. 1.5 hour easy walk. Meet at the Picnic Area, 1 mile (1.6 km) south on the Scenic Drive. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Picnic Area
  • Yosemite National Park

    Full Moon Photography Walk by Centennial Partner REI

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    NPS Centennial Find Your Park sponsor REI will be hosting special activities in Yosemite during National park week! On Friday, April 22, join REI staff for a full moon photography walk! More

    Location:
    In front of Valley Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Yosemite National Park

    150th Anniversary of the California State Park Ranger

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    The California State Parks are commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the first State Park Ranger in 2016. Galen Clark, Yosemite’s first guardian, began his role protecting the park in 1866. More

    Location:
    In front of Valley Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

    Alfred Runte

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Alfred Runte, noted historian and author, will travel to the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area to speak about the close relationship of the railroads and the National Park Service on Saturday, April 23rd. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters - Omaha, NE
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Animal Skulls of the Sierra Touch Table

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Learn more about the animals of the parks... More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Kings Canyon National Park, Kings Canyon Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Arches National Park

    Art in the Parks

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join Community Artist in the Parks Madeline Logowitz as she celebrates the NPS Centennial and National Park Week at Garden of Eden Viewpoint. Bring your art supplies, or just come to chat. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Arches Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Battle Road Heroes

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Listen to the personal stories of residents who lived along the Battle Road on April 19, 1775. This special evening of theater and history is presented by The Guild of Historic Interpreters, The Center for 18th Century Life at Minute Man NHP. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Hartwell Tavern
    Fees:
    $5.00 per person, $10.00 per family
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Bringing the Park to the People Series at Roberto Clemente Park

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    In celebration of the National Park Service's 100 Birthday, Lowell NHP is Bringing the Park to the People with a series of co-hosted community outreach events at neighborhood parks. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Roberto Clemente Park, 803 Middlesex Street
    Fees:
    Free
  • Yosemite National Park

    Campfire Dessert: S'mores and Beyond by Centennial Partner REI

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    NPS Centennial Find Your Park sponsor REI will be hosting special activities in Yosemite during National park week! On Saturday, April 23, join REI staff for a campfire dessert program! More

    Location:
    Fire Circle in front of Yosemite Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Earth Day - Birds of Prey

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join a skilled handler from the Sweetbriar Nature Center to observe the power and beauty of raptors with live birds on display. More

    Time:
    11:30 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Earth Day - How Big is Our Solar System?

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join Tom Carey, Astronomy Professor at Suffolk County Community College, on an exercise to find out just how big our solar system is with a 1000-yard walk of the Sagamore Hill grounds. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Yosemite National Park

    Earth Day Festival and Junior Ranger Day

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    You and your family are invited to the Yosemite National Park Earth Day Festival featuring National Junior Ranger Day and California State Park Ranger 150th Anniversary. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    In front of Yosemite Valley Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Evening Program

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join special guest Darius Nabors for a presentation on his 59-week trip to visit all 59 National Parks and celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. More

    Time:
    8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fruita Campground Amphitheather
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Film: "My Louisiana Love"

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Enjoy a free screening of this Louisiana-based documentary and talk with one of the filmmakers. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    Fees:
    free
  • Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River

    HAM Radio Operator Event

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    The park is partnering with the Wayne County Amateur Radio Club to educate people about the fascinating operation of HAM radios. Join us for a demonstration by amateur radio operators that brings together people, technology, and communication. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Milanville Ranger Station, Milanville PA
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Junior Ranger Day at the Giant Forest

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Kids and families are invited to come to Giant Forest Museum for a special Junior Ranger program. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Giant Forest Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Junior Ranger Day in Grant Grove

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join us in celebrating the Junior Ranger mission: Explore, Learn, Protect! Learn about the big trees and become a certified "tree friend." More

    Location:
    Varies--Ask at the visitor center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Junior Ranger Day in the Foothills

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join us in celebrating the Junior Ranger mission: Explore, Learn, Protect! Visit exploration stations and collect stamps to earn your patch. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Sequoia National Park, Picnic Area across from the Foothills Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Lowell Earth Day 2016

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Enjoy a variety of Earth Day themed family activities throughout the city of Lowell, including a parade beginning at our Visitor Center. More

    Location:
    Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Canyonlands National Park

    National Park Week InstaMeet

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join a ranger for an InstaMeet as we celebrate National Park Week and the centennial of the National Park Service. Bring your smartphone, and take pictures at Pothole Point at The Needles. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Pothole Point - Needles district
    Fees:
    Free
  • Fort Frederica National Monument

    National Park Week: A Buffet for Butterflies

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Lend a hand as volunteers plant a butterfly garden adjacent to the Visitor Center. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site

    NPS Centennial InstaMeet

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Lincoln Home NHS InstaMeet More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Lincoln Home NHS Neighborhood
    Fees:
    Free
  • Arches National Park

    Ranger Adventures: The Tools We Use

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    See for yourself the wide range of people caring for Arches, and try out the cool tools we use. Open to all, especially Junior Rangers and holders of the Every Kid in a Park 4th grade pass. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Arches National Park (various locations)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Rhythms of Nature Talk

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join Ranger Amanda for a talk about the phenology (cyclic and seasonal changes) in Capitol Reef National Park. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Sagamore Hill Instameet

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Join a ranger and, maybe, a special presidential guest at the visitor center for a special digital grounds walk. More

    Time:
    2:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Tree Friend Certificate Activity

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

    Become a tree's new friend... More

    Location:
    Kings Canyon National Park, Kings Canyon Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

    Celebrate National Park Rx Day with a Walk at Mound City

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Take a step towards getting healthy in your National Park by joining a ranger-led walk at the Mound City Group Earthwork. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Hopewell Culture National Historical Park Mound City Group Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Capitol Reef National Park

    Fruita History Walk

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Join Rangers Rick and Lynne to learn about the lives of the Mormon Pioneers that settled the Fruita area. 1.5 hour easy walk. Meet at the Picnic Area, 1 mile (1.6 km) south on the Scenic Drive. More

    Time:
    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Picnic Area
  • Arches National Park

    National Park Week Instameet

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Stop by Balanced Rock on the afternoon of Sunday, April 24, for an InstaMeet! Meet rangers and other Instagram users, and take beautiful pictures and video. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Balanced Rock
    Fees:
    Free
  • Fort Frederica National Monument

    National Park Week: Bike With a Ranger

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    April 24th is National Park Rx Day. Bring your own bike and take a 2 hour ride with Park Rangers to explore Fort Frederica’s historical connections to Cannon’s Point Preserve. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM
    Location:
    Starts at Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Park Rx Day

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Join park rangers for healthy fun in the swamp sunshine. More

    Time:
    12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    Fees:
    free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Park Rx Day at Sagamore Hill

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Make history come alive through stories that promote fitness, resilience, stress-management and socialization. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    Park Rx Day! Workouts With Wayne

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Give yourself the gift of good health by getting outdoors and getting a workout at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park on National Park Rx Day, Sunday, April 24, 2016, from 2:00-4:00 PM. More

    Location:
    33 William Street. New Bedford, MA 02740
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

    Point-to-Point Walk

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Join us as we travel back in time on our Point-to-Point Walk and create your pathway to a healthy mind, body and spirit. Make history come alive through stories that promote fitness, resilience, stress-management and socialization. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free