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  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Adventures at Sea: Life Aboard a 19th Century Sailing Ship

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    Guided tour of the historic sailing ship BALCLUTHA. More

    Time:
    2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    On BALCLUTHA
    Fees:
    Vessel Admission: $10, Free for visitors 15 and younger
  • Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton Guided tour

    Monday, February 27, 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
  • Biscayne National Park

    ENCOUNTERS: Friend or Foe? - Tropical Botanic Artists

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    Tropical Botanic Artists - ENCOUNTERS: Friend or Foe? More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Pipestone National Monument

    Walk the 3/4 mile Prairie Circle Trail

    Monday, February 27, 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
  • Fort Bowie National Historic Site

    Ranger Guided Hike

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Join a ranger at the Apache Pass Trailhead to hike the 1.5 mile trail into fort. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Apache Pass Trailhead
    Fees:
    No fee
  • Keweenaw National Historical Park

    CopperDog 150

    Friday, March 3, 2017

    The CopperDog 150 sled dog race brings the communities surrounding Calumet, MI, together for three days every February. More

    Time:
    6:30 PM
    Location:
    Calumet, MI
    Fees:
    Free
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, March 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
  • Chiricahua National Monument

    Faraway Ranch House Tour

    Saturday, March 4, 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
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

    Filene Center Backstage Tour

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Join us for a backstage tour of the Filene Center. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Filene Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

    Foothills Feature

    Saturday, March 4, 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, March 4, 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
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Guided Mountaintop Hike

    Sunday, March 5, 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
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Lowell Women's Week

    Sunday, March 5, 2017

    Lowell Women's Week is an annual celebration of women in the Lowell community- both the women who have come before us and the women of today. More

    Location:
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    Fees:
    See Women's Week website for information
  • Channel Islands National Park

    From Shore to Sea Centennial Lecture Series

    Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Dwarfism in Channel Islands Reptiles by Amanda Sparkman More

    Location:
    Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • Biscayne National Park

    "Meet the Artist" Reception

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Tropical Botanic Artists - ENCOUNTERS: Friend or Foe? - Artist Reception More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Dante Fascell Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Tuzigoot National Monument

    Bird Walk

    Saturday, March 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

    Encouraging the Next Generation

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Program on George Washington Carver as a mentor. More

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

    Leave No Trace

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Join a park ranger on a talk and video on the principles of Leave No Trace More

    Location:
    Greenbelt Park Ranger station near the campground
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Using Global Positioning System (GPS) in the Forest 101 - A Working Woodlands Workshop

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Learn how to navigate through your landscape and forest using the Global Positioning System, GPS with Adam Kozlowski, National Park Service Data Manager/Biologist for the Northeast Temperate Network. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Forest Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Steam-Powered Donkey Engine Demonstration

    Sunday, March 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
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

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

    Saturday, March 18, 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
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, March 18, 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
  • Natchez Trace Parkway

    Junior Ranger Program: Boatmen of the Natchez Trace

    Saturday, March 18, 2017

    Did you know in the early 1800s men would walk all 444 miles of the Natchez Trace? Join at Park Ranger to discover what these men might have carried on their journey home. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Location:
    Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266, near Tupelo MS
    Fees:
    Free
  • Natchez Trace Parkway

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

    Saturday, March 18, 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
  • Lowell National Historical Park

    Your City Saturday Family Programs

    Saturday, March 18, 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
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Rangers in the Rig

    Sunday, March 19, 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
  • Tuzigoot National Monument

    Bird Walks

    Saturday, March 25, 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
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Freaky Funky Furs

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    This is a free Ranger- led program that will focus on fur and pelt identification local to the area More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area

    History Comes Alive with Juana Briones at El Polín Spring

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Join us on a stroll to El Polín Spring. At El Polín we will experience a day in the life of Juana Briones a legendary woman of the Presidio’s past. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    In front of the Officers’ Club building 50 Moraga Avenue in the Presidio
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Natchez Trace Parkway

    Pioneer Day

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo MS, milepost 266
    Fees:
    Free