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Canyon Village Ranger Led Activities
Spring and Summer 2016



Canyon Ranger Led Activities - Yellowstone National Park
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Canyon Rim Walk (May 28 to September 5)
Explore the ecology, geology, and history of the canyon while walking along the South Rim Trail. Capture stunning views of the Yellowstone River, Lower Falls, and the gorgeous colors of the canyon walls. Meet at Uncle Tom's Parking Lot on the South Rim Drive. Moderate walk. 1 mile. 1½ hours.
9:00 am

5/29-9/4
9:00 am

5/30-9/5
9:00 am

5/31-8/30
9:00 am

6/1-8/31
9:00 am

6/2-9/1
9:00 am

6/3-9/2
9:00 am

5/28-9/3
Canyon Talks at Artist Point (May 28 to September 5)
Enjoy Lower Falls, the Yellowstone River, and the spectacular colors of the canyon from a classic viewpoint, while learning about the area's natural and human history. Discover why artists and photographers continue to be drawn to this special place. Join a ranger on the lower platform at Artist Point on the South Rim Drive for this short talk. *11 am talk designed for families with children of Junior Ranger age. 20 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

5/29–9/4
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

5/30–9/5
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

5/31–8/30
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

6/1–8/31
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

6/2–9/1
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

6/3–9/2
10:30 am
*11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

5/28–9/3
Experiencing Wildlife in Yellowstone (May 28 to Sep 5)
Whether you’re hiking a backcountry trail, camping, or just enjoying the park’s amazing wildlife from the road, this quick workshop is for you and your family. Learn where to look for animals and how to safely enjoy your wildlife watching experience in this interactive demonstration. Meet in front of the Canyon Visitor Education Center. 15 minutes. Accessible. Handicapped Accessible
9:00 am
4:00 pm

5/29–9/4
9:00 am
4:00 pm

5/30–9/5
9:00 am
4:00 pm

5/31–8/30
9:00 am
4:00 pm

6/1–8/31
9:00 am
4:00 pm

6/2–9/1
9:00 am
4:00 pm

6/3–9/2
9:00 am
4:00 pm

5/28–9/3
Canyon Evening Program (June 5 to September 5)
Ranger Campfire Programs - Yellowstone National ParkLearn more about a fascinating aspect of Yellowstone's natural or cultural wonders in a nightly slide presentation. Inquire locally on bulletin boards and at the Canyon Visitor Education Center for program titles and descriptions. Meet at the Canyon Campground Amphitheater. 45 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
9:30 pm
6/5–7/31

9:00 pm
8/7–9/4
9:30 pm
6/6–8/1

9:00 pm
8/8–9/5
9:30 pm
6/7–8/2

9:00 pm
8/9–8/30
9:30 pm
6/8–8/3

9:00 pm
8/10–8/31
9:30 pm
6/9–8/4

9:00 pm
8/11–9/1
9:30 pm
6/10–8/5

9:00 pm
8/12–9/2
9:30 pm
6/11–8/6

9:00 pm
8/13–9/3
Wildlife Olympics for Kids (June 8 to August 24)
During this Summer Olympics year, test your skills and compare your abilities to animals in Yellowstone. How far can you jump? How well can you see and smell? Take part in Yellowstone Wildlife Olympics on scheduled Wednesdays between noon and 3:00 pm. Stay for as little or as long as your plans allow. Near Canyon Visitor Education Center.
      12:00 pm
to
3:00 pm

6/8–8/24
     
Yellowstone for the Young (June 12 to August 20)
Discover the wonderful geology, history, or wildlife of Yellowstone and celebrate the Centennial with us. This interactive program is designed for families with children of Junior Ranger age (5–12). Meet in front of the Canyon Visitor Education Center. 20 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
3:00 pm

6/12–8/14
3:00 pm

6/13–8/15
3:00 pm

6/14–8/16
3:00 pm

6/15–8/17
3:00 pm

6/16–8/18
3:00 pm

6/17–8/19
3:00 pm

6/18–8/20
Ranger Adventure Hike (June 17 to September 4)
Enter the wilderness world of Yellowstone's backcountry on a half–day guided hike. These free hikes vary from easy to strenuous. Some hikes are not recommended for people with heart, breathing, or serious medical conditions. All children (15 and under) must be accompanied by an adult. Descriptions available at Canyon Visitor Education Center. Reservations required—in person, or call 307–344–2550. 5 hours.
8:00 am

6/19–9/4

Mount
Washburn

Limit 20
        8:00 am

6/17–9/2

Cascade
Lake

Limit 15
8:00 am

6/18–9/3

Ribbon
Lake

Limit 15
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

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