Summer Ranger Programs

Join a park ranger for an interpretive program and learn about different themes in the park.

2018 Summer Ranger Programs

  • Behind the Scenes: A Backstage Tour: Join Ranger Will as we wander into the woods to see and hear what goes into a Theatre-in-the-Woods performance!

  • Birds of Wolf Trap: Join Ranger Tyler or Ranger Jonathan for a fun and interactive exploration of the birds that live in the woods of Wolf Trap!

  • How Does Your Garden Grow?: Join Ranger Tyler on a visit to the gardens of Wolf Trap to learn about how a garden and plants grow;and how to begin one in your very own yard!

  • Invisible Animals of Wolf Trap: Join Ranger Carolyn as we explore how animals stay hidden during the day and what they do after we all go home!

  • The History of Wolf Trap: Join Ranger Jonathan as we journey through time to learn the story of Wolf Trap!
  • Out on a Limb - Trees of Wolf Trap: Join Ranger Carolyn for a walk through the woods as we explore what kinds of trees grow in Wolf Trap and learn how to identify them in your own backyard!

Two different Ranger Programs are offered at 11:45 am and 12:00 pm, every Tuesday through Saturday during our Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods season*. Programs meet at the kiosk in the meadow and are about 20 minutes in length. Find the schedule of Ranger Programs at the Footbridge or below. For future dates call (703) 255-1824 to find out which Ranger Programs will be available on the day of your visit. Programs are free and recommended for kids five and older.

*Ranger programs are canceled for rain or if the day has been determined to have "Code Red" Air Quality.

Last updated: June 18, 2018

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