Walk Among the Stars and Fireflies at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: June 29, 2015

Homestead National Monument of America will be hosting a ranger led night hike on the restored tallgrass prairie on the evening of Saturday July 11, 2015 at the Heritage Centerat 8:30 p.m. Learn about the nocturnal animals such as bats, fireflies, and owls that make Homestead their home. Following the hike will be a star gazing party with rangers in the Heritage Center parking lot. Bring your telescopes and binoculars and see the stars like never before! Also, insect repellent and lawn chairs are highly recommended.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/index.htm.


The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

Last updated: June 30, 2015

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8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


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