National Park Week

Prairie Walk

Celebrate and support your national parks - get out and enjoy them during National Park Week, April 19-26! Homestead National Monument of America will have many activities both indoors and out throughout the week.

On April 26, to wrap up the week, several extra special events will be going on that you won't want to miss. This year, for the first time, we are featuring a scavenger hunt on the trails as our "Get Out, Get Fit" event. The Prairie Prowl Scavenger Hunt will challenge the whole family to trace clues and find treasures and activities around the park. You're sure to learn some neat facts and have a fun adventure! To help celebrate National Junior Ranger Day, rangers will also lead a special scavenger hunt adventure for kids at 10 a.m. See a special screening of "Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit," a new 25 minute documentary by Ken Burns. Lastly, enjoy a rare opportunity to hike the park at night on a ranger-led Under the Stars Trail Walk!

Saturday, April 26 National Park Week Events:

9 a.m.-3 p.m. - Prairie Prowl Scavenger Hunt for all ages
10 a.m. - Ranger Led Scavenger Hunt Adventure for Junior Rangers
1 p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m. - Special Screening: "Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit" by Ken Burns
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. - Under the Stars Trail Walk

 
Heritage Center with stars
Homestead is a spectacular place to view the stars.

Tim Graff

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Mailing Address:

8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310

Phone:

(402) 223-3514

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