Schedule of Events
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Both Dickey Ridge (mile 4.6) and Byrd (mile 51) visitor centers are open. Here you'll find exhibits and information.
Both Visitor Centers
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Touch Table -
Get a feel for nature's diversity.
Uniform Try -
On Station for Kids - Suit up and imagine being a national park ranger!
Indoor Scavenger Hunt -
Look for clues to answer fun questions about the park.
Dickey Ridge Visitor Center
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Bells and Whistles!
Check out our fire truck and join a firefighter holding the business end of a working fire hose.
10:30 to 11 a.m. The Wild Side of Shenandoah.
Join a park ranger for a short talk about one of Shenandoah's amazing animals.A
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Fox Hollow Trail Hike.Explore a natural world of forest and flowers while discovering the story of people who lived and farmed here years ago. 1.2 mile.
Byrd Visitor Center
10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Owl Be Seeing You!
Meet a live eastern screech owl and learn about the role owls play in our ecosystem. Meet at Big Meadows amphitheater, in picnic area. A, AL
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bells and Whistles!
Get a close-up view of the variety of equipment that law enforcement rangers use to keep you safe.
1:00 to 1:30 p.m. The Wild Side of Shenandoah
Join a park ranger for a short talk about one of Shenandoah's amazing animals. A, AL
1:30-3:00 p.m. More Bells and Whistles!Check out our fire truck and join a firefighter holding the business end of a working fire hose.
1:30-2:30 p.m. "John Muir - University of the Wilderness"Join us for this special Centennial music event featuring Ed Willet and original "nature forged" chamber music for voice, cello, violin, and percussion, inspired by the writings of John Muir. Byrd Visitor Center Auditorium, A
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Junior Ranger Program
Discover Shenandoah at this hands-on program designed for children ages 7 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Less than a mile walk. AL