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Madison Ranger Led Activities
Spring and Summer 2018



Madison Ranger Led Activities - Yellowstone National Park
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Madison Evening Program (June 10 to September 3)
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
6/10–7/29

9:00 pm
8/5–9/2
9:30 pm
6/11–7/30

9:00 pm
8/6–9/3
9:30 pm
6/12–7/31

9:00 pm
8/7–8/28
9:30 pm
6/13–8/1

9:00 pm
8/8–8/29
9:30 pm
6/14–8/2

9:00 pm
8/9–8/30
9:30 pm
6/15–8/3

9:00 pm
8/10–8/31
9:30 pm
6/16–8/4

9:00 pm
8/11–9/1
Experiencing Wildlife in Yellowstone (Jun 3 to Sep 3)
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
9:30 am

6/2–9/2
9:30 am

6/4–9/3
9:30 am

6/5–8/28
9:30 am

6/6–8/29
9:30 am

6/7–8/30
9:30 am

6/8-8/31
9:30 am

6/9–9/1
Flames of Renewal Activity (June 25 to Sep 1)
This activity-based program that talks about the essential role that wildland fire plays in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Meet at the Madison Information Station at Madison Junction. 30 minutes. Accessible with assistance.
Handicapped Accessible
  2:30 pm
6/25–8/27
2:30 pm
6/26–8/28
2:30 pm
6/27–8/29
2:30 pm
6/28–8/30
  2:30 pm
6/30–9/1
Terrace Springs Walk (Jun 17 to Sep 2)
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
3:00 pm
6/17-9/2
           
Harlequin Lake Walk (June 15 to August 31)
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.
          11:00 am

6/15–8/31
 

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Madison Spring and Summer Ranger Led Activities

* * Star Talks in the Madison Area * *


Enjoy Yellowstone's unpolluted night sky. The Museum of the Rockies (Bozeman, Montana) has partnered with Yellowstone since 1999 to offer this educational program series. Enjoy programs about astronomy, find constellations, hear stories, and view celestial objects through telescopes, weather permitting.


Ranger Campfire Programs - Yellowstone National Park
Night Sky Observing - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Information Station Parking Lot - Dress warmly and bring a flashlight.
Title Night Sky Observing
Description Find the Milky Way, planets, craters on the Moon, the center of the Galaxy, star clusters, and nebula.
Telescopes available.
Dates June 15th & June 16th and July 13 & July 14 - Friday and Saturday
Time 10:30 p.m.

Cosmic Update - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - Dress warmly and 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 and July 13th - Friday
Time 9:30 p.m.

Destination Mars - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone
Place Madison Amphitheater - dress warmly and bring a flashlight
Title Destination Mars
Description A look at this summer’s Mars opposition, current and future explorations, and how it may have started out like Yellowstone. Presented by Mr. Jim Manning, science education consultant and former Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Dates June 16th - Saturday and July 14th - Saturday
Time 9:30 p.m.

Star Talks Spring and Summer Ranger Led Activities


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Fishing Bridge Mammoth West Thumb
Grant Norris West Yellowstone
Indian Creek Old Faithful Wildlife Olympics




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