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Madison Ranger Led Activities
Spring and Summer 2017



Madison Ranger Led Activities - Yellowstone National Park
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Madison Evening Program (June 4 to September 4)
Ranger Campfire Programs - Yellowstone National ParkLearn more about Yellowstone’s natural and cultural history in this presentation highlighting one of Yellowstone’s wonders. Inquire locally on bulletin boards and at the Madison Information Station for program titles and descriptions. Meet at the Madison Amphitheater. 45 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
9:30 pm
5/24–7/19

9:00 pm
7/26–9/6
9:30 pm
5/25–7/20

9:00 pm
7/27–9/7
9:30 pm
5/26–7/21

9:00 pm
7/28–9/1
9:30 pm
5/27–7/22

9:00 pm
7/29–9/2
9:30 pm
5/28–7/23

9:00 pm
7/30–9/3
9:30 pm
5/29–7/24

9:00 pm
7/31–9/4
9:30 pm
5/30–7/25

9:00 pm
8/1–9/5
Experiencing Wildlife in Yellowstone (May 28 to Sep 4)
Whether you’re hiking a backcountry trail, camping, or just enjoying the park’s amazing wildlife from the road, this workshop is for you and your family. In this interactive demonstration, park rangers will help you learn where to look for animals and how to safely enjoy your wildlife watching experience. Meet at the Madison Junior Ranger Station. 20 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
9:00 am

5/26–9/3
9:00 am

5/29–9/4

* Not Available 8/21 *
9:00 am

5/30–8/29
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
Junior Ranger Station Activities (June 3 to Sep 4)
Learn about Yellowstone's wonderful wildlife, geysers, history and much more! This is a great opportunity to complete the ranger–led activity required to earn your Junior Ranger patch. These family programs are geared towards kids of Junior Ranger age (5-12). Meet at the Junior Ranger Station at Madison Junction. 30 minutes. Accessible with assistance.
Handicapped Accessible
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/4–9/3
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/5–9/4

* Not Available 8/21 *
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/6–8/29
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/7–8/30
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/8–8/31
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/9–9/1
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm

6/3–9/2
Terrace Springs Walk (June 13 to August 22)
Ramble through one of Yellowstone’s lesser-known thermal areas to learn about life on the edge of an active volcano. Meet at the Terrace Springs parking lot, 1 mile north of Madison Junction. Accessible with assistance. 45 minutes.
Handicapped Accessible
    2:00 pm

6/13–8/22
   
 
Harlequin Lake Walk (June 12 to August 14)
This moderately easy 1.5-mile round trip hike will introduce you to a beautiful and secluded home for waterfowl and beaver. Meet at the third pullout, 1.5 miles west of Madison Junction on the west entrance road, opposite the Harlequin Lake Trailhead. Bring water, raingear, good hiking shoes and a snack. 2 hours.
  10:00 am

6/12–8/14
         

Madison Spring and Summer Ranger Led Activities

* * Also see Star Talks in the Madison Area * *



Cosmic Update - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - Dress warmly; bring a flashlight.
Title Cosmic Update by Mr. Jim Manning - science education consultant and former Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Description What's up, what's new, what's hot in the larger universe today.
Date June 16th - Friday
Time 9:30 p.m.

Exploring Ocean Worlds - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - dress warmly and bring a flashlight
Title Exploring Ocean Worlds - Presented by Mr. Jim Manning, science education consultant and former Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Description A look at worlds with water and their prospects for life.
Dates June 17th - Saturday
Time 9:30 p.m.

Touring Yellowstone's Night Sky - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - Dress warmly; Bring a flashlight.
Title Touring Yellowstone's Night Sky - Presented by Ryan Hannaboe, Chairman of the Board for the Montana Learning Center.
Description A tour of Yellowstone's night sky, enjoy a journey of the Milky Way including stops at various objects that you can observe.
Date July 21st - Friday
Time 9:30 p.m.

The Great American Eclipse - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - dress warmly and bring a flashlight
Title The Great American Exlipse - Presented by Ryan Hannaboe, Chairman of the Board for the Montana Learning Center.
Description On August 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse will pass across the United States. Learn about the Sun and how to safely observe the eclipse.
Dates July 22nd - Saturday
Time 9:30 p.m.

Ranger Led Activities by Area
Bridge Bay Lake Tower Fall
Canyon Madison Visitor Centers
Fishing Bridge Mammoth West Thumb
Grant Norris West Yellowstone
Indian Creek Old Faithful Wildlife Olympics
Junior Ranger Star Talks  




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