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Many parks offer guided hikes and walks with a park ranger. These experiences are generally free of charge and provide an in-depth look at natural and cultural topics with the company of other visitors. Use the tool below to search for ranger-led opportunities throughout the National Park Service.

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  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Battlefield Tour

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Weekday tours are also offered when staffing levels allow. PLEASE NOTE: A tour will not be offered on Saturday, August 11th. Please attend the battle commemoration ceremonies instead.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Meet at the Big Hole National Battlefield's lower parking lot.
    • Fees: Free and open to the public
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

    Exit Glacier Ranger-Led Walk

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Everyday

    Join a ranger for a guided hike to the Exit Glacier Overlook.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM,11:00 AM to 12:30 PM,1:00 PM to 2:30 PM,2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Exit Glacier Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve

    GUIDED HIKE: La Jara

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Everyday

    Cerro La Jara tells a fascinating story about the history and ecology of Valles Caldera - join a guided hike with a park ranger to learn what it has to say!

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Valle Grande Entrance Station (39201 NM State Route 4, Jemez SPrings, NM 87025)
    • Fees: Free
  • Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    Guided Walk - Two Worlds Collide

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Learn about the rich 9,000-year history of the Kettle Falls area in a 1-hour, ¼-mile hike.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: St. Paul's Mission / Mission Point
    • Fees: free
  • Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    Guided Walk - What is Home? A Walking Tour

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Explore a small part of the Fort and learn about the various living quarters of the soldiers while they were here. The distance is approximately 0.6 miles fairly flat terrain.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,12:00 PM to 1:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM,3:00 PM to 4:00 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Spokane Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore

    Horse Sense and Survival Tour

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Join a Park Ranger for a glimpse into the world of the wild horses of Shackleford Banks.

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    • Location: Shackleford Banks, NC
    • Fees: Ferry Fee Only
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

    Marmot Meadows Ranger-Led Hike

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Everyday

    Join a ranger for a nature hike to Marmot Meadows along the Harding Icefield Trail.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Exit Glacier Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Everyday

    Check the Schedule for Days and Times

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    • Location: Haleakalā Visitor Center (9,740 ft)
    • Fees: No Fee
  • Fort Monroe National Monument

    Walking Tours

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Everyday

    Join us for a daily guided walking tour of Fort Monroe. Tours will explore themes of Fort Monroe, or African American experience.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Casemate Museum Entrance
    • Fees: No Fee
  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Battlefield Tour

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Weekday tours are also offered when staffing levels allow. PLEASE NOTE: A tour will not be offered on Saturday, August 11th. Please attend the battle commemoration ceremonies instead.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Meet at the Big Hole National Battlefield's lower parking lot.
    • Fees: Free and open to the public
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

    Exit Glacier Ranger-Led Walk

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Join a ranger for a guided hike to the Exit Glacier Overlook.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM,11:00 AM to 12:30 PM,1:00 PM to 2:30 PM,2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Exit Glacier Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    Fitness Walk & Talk

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Get your exercise and chat with a ranger as you walk the campground. Meet at the Kettle Falls Campground amphitheater.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Location: Kettle Falls Campground
    • Fees: free
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Guided Hike - Junior Ranger Hike

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    An off-trail hike exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park's rugged badlands.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: North Unit - Little Mo Nature Trail
  • Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve

    Guided Hike of Big Tree Trail

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Join Ranger Brett for an interpretive hike of the Big Tree Trail to learn about the people, plants, and animals of the Siskiyou Mountain Range.

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    • Location: Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve
    • Fees: Free
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve

    GUIDED HIKE: La Jara

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Cerro La Jara tells a fascinating story about the history and ecology of Valles Caldera - join a guided hike with a park ranger to learn what it has to say!

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Valle Grande Entrance Station (39201 NM State Route 4, Jemez SPrings, NM 87025)
    • Fees: Free
  • Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    Guided Walk - What is Home? A Walking Tour

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Explore a small part of the Fort and learn about the various living quarters of the soldiers while they were here. The distance is approximately 0.6 miles fairly flat terrain.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,12:00 PM to 1:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM,3:00 PM to 4:00 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Spokane Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

    Marmot Meadows Ranger-Led Hike

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Join a ranger for a nature hike to Marmot Meadows along the Harding Icefield Trail.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Exit Glacier Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Check the Schedule for Days and Times

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    • Location: Haleakalā Visitor Center (9,740 ft)
    • Fees: No Fee
  • Fort Monroe National Monument

    Walking Tours

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Join us for a daily guided walking tour of Fort Monroe. Tours will explore themes of Fort Monroe, or African American experience.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Casemate Museum Entrance
    • Fees: No Fee
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

    Exit Glacier Ranger-Led Walk

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Everyday

    Join a ranger for a guided hike to the Exit Glacier Overlook.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM,11:00 AM to 12:30 PM,1:00 PM to 2:30 PM,2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Exit Glacier Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve

    GUIDED HIKE: La Jara

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Everyday

    Cerro La Jara tells a fascinating story about the history and ecology of Valles Caldera - join a guided hike with a park ranger to learn what it has to say!

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Valle Grande Entrance Station (39201 NM State Route 4, Jemez SPrings, NM 87025)
    • Fees: Free
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