Event Calendar

Founder's Day

By Date

  • Channel Islands National Park

    Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by national park volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. If they are not available to lead hikes, self-guided interpretive trail booklets are available.

  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Sherman Tree Talk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    Meet at the General Sherman Tree for this ranger-led talk.

  • Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve

    Summer Walks and Talks

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    Our regularly scheduled Summer Walks and Talks will not be offered during the eclipse period from June 16-24 so we may offer a variety of special events. These programs will be offered again beginning June 25.

  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Investigation Station

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Examine a cart full of touchable objects to learn more about the parks' wild plants and animals.

  • Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

    Fort Clatsop Programs

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 AM

    Step back in time and discover the life of an explorer. Learn how to start a fire with flint and steel, write with a quill pen, make candles from animal fat, sew clothing from elk or learn how to navigate and map your way through the woods.

  • Olympic National Park

    Hurricane Ridge Terrace Talk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:30 AM,4:00 PM

    Ranger-led 20-minute talk

  • Olympic National Park

    Hurricane Ridge: Meadow Walk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM,11:30 AM

    Join this easy one-hour guided walk to explore life in the mountains. Discover wildlife, wildflowers and other features of the Olympic landscape.

  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Summer 2017 Daily Ranger Program

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM

    Come join a Park Ranger to learn more about Point Reyes National Seashore's natural and cultural history.

  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Foothills Feature

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM

    Take a close-up look at the oak woodlands with a ranger.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    Check the Schedule for Days and Times

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Join a park ranger for a nature walk (45 minutes to 1-hour long); meet at the Lady Bird Johnson Grove Trailhead. Program subject to change.

  • Everglades National Park

    Everglades Exploration

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    The Everglades story is a complex tale of plants, animals, water, and history. Join us for a short talk and get an in-depth glimpse of the Everglades.

  • Olympic National Park

    Hurricane Ridge: Astronomy Program

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    Meet Master Observer John Goar for a one-hour astronomy program with telescopes. Look for the rings of Saturn or a distant galaxy! Call (360)565-3131 for program times and weather status.

  • Denali National Park & Preserve

    Sled Dog Demonstration

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time:

    Denali's most popular program is a demonstration in the park sled dog kennels. Learn about the history of the park dogs and watch a ranger ride a sled pulled by a small dog team.

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore

    Bayou Nature Walk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Meet behind the William M. Colmer Visitor Center for this 30-minute guided program. This program is accessible.

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore

    All About Amazing Alligators

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    This 30-minute guided program meets at the Nature's Way Loop Trail. This program is accessible and great for families with small children.

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore

    Fort Pickens: Guardian for Freedom

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Meet a national park ranger or volunteer at the entrance to Fort Pickens for this walking program about the history of this incredible fort.

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore

    Creature Feature

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

    Meet a national park ranger or volunteer at the Fort Pickens Bookstore for this family fun program. This program is accessible.

  • Effigy Mounds National Monument

    Ranger / Interpreter Guided Programs

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Hikes, walks, and talks presented daily. Call for the day's activities/schedule.

  • Virgin Islands National Park

    Annaberg Historic Site Cultural Demonstrations

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    The subsistence lifestyle is presented with gardening skills as demonstrated by native St. Johnians. A walk around the ruins allows allow visualization of the colonial "sugar" era.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    Astronomy Evening Programs

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 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)

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