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  • River Raisin National Battlefield Park

    204th Commemoration of the Battles of the River Raisin

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Tactical Demonstration of the Battles, Commemoration Ceremonies and Presentations More

    Time:
    10:30 AM
    Location:
    Battlefield
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Animal Tracking Program - A Working Woodlands Workshop

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Come and learn the tracks and signs of many common Vermont mammals. Along with whose tracks, learn how fast they are moving, their mood, their most recent meals and so much more with National Park Service Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Forest Center @ Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    On the first and third Saturdays of each month, walks will take place at Montezuma Well, beginning in the picnic area. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Montezuma Well Picnic Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton Guided tour

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Castle Clinton tour More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM,12:00 PM to 12:30 PM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM,4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Clinton NM
    Fees:
    free
  • Chiricahua National Monument

    Faraway Ranch House Tour

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Tour the historic Faraway Ranch House and property Thursday - Sunday at 11am and 2pm. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Faraway Ranch House Benches
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Foothills Feature

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

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

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    Location:
    Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Historic Waterfront Walking Tour

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Park Ranger-led, hour long tour of San Francisco`s northern waterfront. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Argonaut Hotel Lobby
    Fees:
    Free
  • Natchez Trace Parkway

    The Natchez Trace String Band to Perform at the Parkway Information Cabin

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    The Natchez Trace String Band, a small group of local acoustic musicians, will fill the cabin with the sounds of traditional folk, country, and bluegrass music. More

    Location:
    Parkway Information Cabin, milepost 102.4 in Ridgeland, MS
    Fees:
    Free of charge
  • Pipestone National Monument

    Walk the 3/4 mile Prairie Circle Trail

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Pipestone National Monument offers a ¾ mile walking path. As a visitor you will be able to explore the natural resources of the tallgrass prairie, which come alive with wildflowers during the summer months. More

    Location:
    Pipestone National Monument
    Fees:
    Included in Park Entrance Fee
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Your City Saturday Family Programs

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Your City Saturday free family programs offered on the third Saturday of every month. This month- Meet at the Pollard Library for a pop-up museum, hands-on activities, and story time. Get your free copy of our new children's book! More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Lowell NHP & Downtown Lowell
    Fees:
    Free
  • Greenbelt Park

    Campfire Program- Urban Forest Wildlife

    Sunday, January 22, 2017

    This presentation will discuss the characteristics and needs of the birds and small animals that call this special place home. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Location:
    Ranger Station near the campground
    Fees:
    FREE
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Rangers in the Rig

    Sunday, January 22, 2017

    Join park rangers on board the sailing ship Balclutha for an aloft demonstration. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Balclutha
    Fees:
    Ship Admission: $10, Free for 16 and under
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Timucuan Science and History Symposium

    Friday, January 27, 2017

    The symposium will connect natural and cultural researchers, community residents and National Park Service pesonnel. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM
    Location:
    The Ribault Club
    Fees:
    $35.00 Registration Fee
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    "Commonalities Amongst the Common Soldiers of the Union and Confederacy"

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    This is a Ranger- led program that explores the commonalities between the Civil War soldiers of the North and South More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    African-American Trailblazers

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Program on African-American innovators. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Tuzigoot National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, walks will take place at Tavasci Marsh, beginning at Tuzigoot National Monument’s parking lot. Due to holidays, walks on November 26 and December 24 are cancelled. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Tavasci Marsh Trail
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument

    Winter Star Party

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Join a Cedar Breaks Ranger for one of our winter star parties! The party kicks off at Brian Heads Navajo Lodge, rangers provide telescopes, but visitor are encouraged to bring their own as well! More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Brian Head: Navajo Lodge
    Fees:
    Free
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Guided Mountaintop Hike

    Sunday, January 29, 2017

    This is a Ranger led hike to the top of Big Kennesaw Mountain More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    On the first and third Saturdays of each month, walks will take place at Montezuma Well, beginning in the picnic area. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Montezuma Well Picnic Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    Expressions of the Soul

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Program on George Washington Carver and art. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Greenbelt Park

    Invasive Plant Removal

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Come help preserve Greenbelt Park for future generations More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Sweetgum Picnic Area
  • Channel Islands National Park

    From Shore to Sea Centennial Lecture Series

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    The Rise and Fall of Commercial Abalone Fishing in California byTodd Braje More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Robert J. Lagomarsino Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Tuzigoot National Monument

    Bird Walk

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, walks will take place at Tavasci Marsh, beginning at Tuzigoot National Monument’s parking lot. Due to holidays, walks on November 26 and December 24 are cancelled. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Tavasci Marsh Trail
    Fees:
    FREE
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    Carver Laboratory Demonstrations

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    George Washington Carver & lab demostrations in the science classroom. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Steam-Powered Donkey Engine Demonstration

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

    Join park staff for a demonstration and ranger talk about the park’s steam powered donkey engine. This program involves steaming up the boiler and operating this historic piece of machinery. The engine will be running 11:00-4:00. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Entrance to Hyde Street Pier
    Fees:
    Free
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    George Washington Carver: Interracial Understanding

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Program of Carver and his work on interracial understanding. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Kingsley Heritage Celebration

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    We will celebrate with musical acts, speakers, and living history on the last two Saturday's in February. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Kingsley Plantation
    Fees:
    Free
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park

    Park-to-Park Hike

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Hike with friends between Tumacácori and Tubac on the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Catch the free shuttle back to your starting point. More

    Time:
    8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve

    Fee Free Day

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    There are 10 fee free days to visit your national parks in 2017 More

    Location:
    All National Parks!
    Fees:
    Fee Free!
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    President's Day Fee-Free Boott Cotton Mills

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Fee-Free Day at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum in honor of Presidents' Day and as part of Lowell Kids Week. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Boott Cotton Mills Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park

    Washington's Birthday Party

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Celebrate the 285th birthday of America’s first President. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free