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  • Acadia National Park

    Marine Touch Tank (2 pm)

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Drop by between 2 and 3 pm to meet some marine creatures and learn about their adaptations to constantly changing conditions between the tides. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Mountain Hike (2:30 pm)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832
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    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM

    Ascend a rocky trail to one of Acadia’s summits on a guided hike exploring the geology and plant life along the way. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Hawk Watch

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Weather and wind permitting, look for and learn about migrating raptors. Additional programs may be added when conditions are favorable for migration; follow us on facebook to find out when we'll be watching for migratory birds.

  • Acadia National Park

    Frenchman Bay Cruise

    • Fees: $42 adults, $39 seniors (65+), $32 ages 6–11, $7 ages 2–5, infants free. Group rates (15+) are available.
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    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM

    Climb aboard a schooner and hoist sails in search of wildlife and history. Two hours.

    • Fees: $31 adults, $29 seniors (65+), $18 ages 5–11, $7 ages under 5.
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    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Explore the connections between people and the sea with a visit to the Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island. 2 hours 45 minutes

  • Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM

    Topics vary

  • Acadia National Park

    Mr Rockefeller's Bridges (9 am)

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM

    Follow tree-lined carriage roads to explore stories behind John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s gift to Acadia on this 1.5-mile (2.4 km) walk. 2.5 hours

  • Acadia National Park

    Sundew Phenology Hike (3 pm)

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM

    Join a ranger on this moderate, uneven trail to monitor local plants using Nature’s Notebook. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Acadia National Park

    Photo Walk

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832.
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    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM

    Bring your camera and learn valuable tips and techniques to capture Acadia’s beauty. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Stars Over Sand Beach (8:30 pm)

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 8:30 PM

    Sit back and learn about Acadia’s night sky. Dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Mountain Hike (8 am)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832
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    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM

    Ascend a rocky trail to one of Acadia’s summits on a guided hike exploring the geology and plant life along the way. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

    Alibates Quarries Tour

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Tour Alibates Flint Quarries, the first National Monument in the state of Texas.

  • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

    A Day in the Life: Working on the Railroad

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Daily summer programs at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Friday, September 15, 2017

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    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Friday, September 15, 2017

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    POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of remembrance and hope for the speedy and safe return of American Prisoners of War, and those still Missing in Action. It also seeks the return of the remains of fallen soldiers.

  • Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Biscayne National Park Institute provides in-depth recreational and educational experiences through guided boat tours and programs from the Dante Fascell Visitor Center.

  • Biscayne National Park

    Mangrove Coast photography exhibit

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Award-winning South Florida photographer Barry Fellman is the latest artist featured in the Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Astronomy Evening Programs

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM

    Join Sky Rangers and astronomers from the Black Canyon Astronomical Society. Rangers will present an illustrated program in the South Rim Campground Amphitheater followed by Night Sky Observation by telescope. (weather permitting)

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Campground Evening Program

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Learn more about the park with a ranger-led illustrated program on a wide variety of topics. Specific topics are posted at the South Rim Visitor Center and South Rim Campground. Times will be earlier in late summer.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Chasm View Ranger Talk

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Join a park ranger to explore more of the Black Canyon, from plants and animals to geology. Specific program topics posted at the South Rim Visitor Center.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Geology Walk

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Meet a ranger at the visitor by 10am for this 1 hour hike on the Rim Rock Trail to learn more about the fascinating geology of the Black Canyon. Pets are not permitted on this hike.

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