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  • Acadia National Park

    Seabirds at Seawall

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Stop by between 2:30 and 5:30 pm to look for and learn about Acadia's sea ducks and coastal 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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    Sunday, September 24, 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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    Sunday, September 24, 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

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Enjoy the views from Beech Mountain Fire Tower. Hike from parking lot at the southern end of Beech Hill Road, 0.4 mile one way. 

  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

    Alibates Quarries Tour

    Sunday, September 24, 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

    Sunday, September 24, 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

  • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

    Heritage Hike: Hollidaysburg Canal Basin

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM

    Join a Park Ranger for a hike of the Hollidaysburg Canal Basin.

  • Biscayne National Park

    Mangrove Coast photography exhibit

    Sunday, September 24, 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.

  • Sunday, September 24, 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.

  • Arches National Park

    Guided Walk

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Join us for a one-mile guided walk on an easy to moderate trail. All ages are welcome. Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat.

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    Aftermath of Battle Living History Weekend

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

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    Living history weekend with the U.S. Sanitary Commission display and camp. There will also be wet plate photography demos throughout the weekend.

  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Battlefield Tour

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Weekday tours are also offered when staffing levels allow. NOTE: A tour will not be offered on Saturday, August 5th. Please attend the battle commemoration ceremonies instead.

  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Deck Talk

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

    These half-hour long programs take place on the deck at the visitor center with a commanding view of the entire battlefield. Weekday talks are offered when staffing levels allow. NOTE: Deck talks will not be offered on Saturday, August 5th.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Geology Walk

    Sunday, September 24, 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.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Chasm View Ranger Talk

    Sunday, September 24, 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.

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Listen to old-time, mountain music in the breezeway of the visitor center.

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Mabry Mill Sunday Concerts

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The Southern Highlands have a rich and varied tradition of old-time string band music, ballad singing and bluegrass. Experience authentic music of the mountains by joining us on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a free concert.

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Cone Manor: Upstairs Tours

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM,11:00 AM,2:00 PM,3:00 PM

    Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required.

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Southern Highlands have a rich and varied tradition of old-time string band music, ballad singing and bluegrass. Experience authentic music of the mountains by joining us on Sundays at the Roanoke Mountain Picnic Area to enjoy a free concert.

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:15 PM

    Join us for a series of brief presentations about George Washington's canal.

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Time: 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM

    Join us for some old fashioned fun! Test your strength and teamwork skills in a rowdy game of tug of war, or tease your brain with one of our many mind puzzles.

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