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Mammoth Ranger Led Activities
Spring and Summer 2017


Mammoth Ranger Led Activities - Yellowstone National Park
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Experiencing Wildlife in Yellowstone (May 27 to Sep 4)
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. Park rangers will help you learn where to look for animals and how to safely enjoy your wildlife watching experience. Meet in for of the Albright Visitor Center. 20 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

5/28–9/3
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

5/29–9/4
* Not Available 8/21 *
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

5/30–8/29
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

5/31–8/30
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

6/1–8/31
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

6/2–9/1
10:00 am
&
4:00 pm

5/27–9/2
Hot Springs Terraces Walk (June 11 to September 4)
Explore Yellowstone’s powerful geologic past and present while meandering around the Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces. Learn how these dynamic travertine formations are unique among the park’s thermal features. Meet at the entrance to the Upper Terrace Drive, two miles south of Mammoth Village. 1.5 hours.
9:00 am

6/11–9/3
9:00 am

6/12–9/4
* Not Available 8/21 *
9:00 am

6/13–8/29
9:00 am

6/14–8/30
9:00 am

6/15–8/31
9:00 am

6/16–9/1
9:00 am

6/17–9/2
Wraith Falls Hike (June 19 to September 1)
Experience the diversity of the northern range of Yellowstone as you hike through open sagebrush and forest to the foot of Wraith Falls on Lupine Creek. This is an easy 1-mile hike. Meet at Wraith Falls trailhead, 5 miles east of Mammoth Hot Springs. 1–1½ hours.

9:00 am

6/19–8/28
* Not Available 8/21 *

9:00 am

6/21–8/30

9:00 am

6/23–9/1

Junior Ranger Wildlife Olympics (June 9 to August 25)
Kids can test their skills and compare their abilities to the animals of Yellowstone. How far can you jump? How well can you see and smell? Stay for as little or as long as your plans allow. Meet in front of the Albright Visitor Center.
            12:00 pm
to
3:00 pm

6/9–8/25
Calling in the Cavalry Walk (June 4 to September 4)
In its early days, Yellowstone National Park was protected by the U.S. Army. Learn about important historic park events and discover the role the military played in protecting Yellowstone on this short, relaxed walk around Fort Yellowstone. Meet in front of the Albright Visitor Center. 1 hour. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
6:00 pm

6/4–9/3
6:00 pm

6/5–9/4
6:00 pm

6/6–8/29
6:00 pm

6/7–8/30
6:00 pm

6/8–8/31
6:00 pm

6/9–9/1
6:00 pm

6/10–9/2
Stars Above Yellowstone (Jun 24, Jul 22, Aug 19, Sep 16, Sep 23)
Explore Yellowstone’s pristine night sky. Meet at Forces of the Northern Range parking area. Look for "Self-Guiding Trail" sign on Mammoth to Tower Road approximately 8 miles east of Mammoth Hot Springs and 10 miles west of Tower Junction. Accessible. 2 Hours.
Handicapped Accessible






10:30 pm
6/14, 7/22

9:30 pm
8/19

8:30 pm

9/16, 9/23
Citizen Science at Yellowstone (June 20 to Sep 2)
Use your observation skills and technology to aid the park in collecting scientific data on ecological changes over time. Program is in the Mammoth Area. Reservations required. Inquire at the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth to sign up, or call 307–344–2263. Limit is 20 participants. 2 hours.
    8:00 am

6/20–8/29
    8:00 am

6/24–9/2
 
Mammoth Evening Program (June 12 to September 4)
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 Albright Visitor Center for program titles and descriptions. Meet at the Mammoth Campground amphitheater. 45 minutes. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
9:30 pm
6/12–7/30

9:00 pm
8/6–9/3
9:30 pm
6/13–8/31

9:00 pm
8/7–9/4
9:30 pm
6/14–8/1

9:00 pm
8/8–8/29
9:30 pm
6/15–8/2

9:00 pm
8/9–8/30
9:30 pm
6/16–8/3

9:00 pm
8/10–8/31
9:30 pm
6/17–8/4

9:00 pm
8/11–9/1
9:30 pm
6/18–8/5

9:00 pm
8/12–9/2
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat


Stars Above Yellowstone - Evening Program - Stars Over Yellowstone - Mammoth Hot Springs Area
Place Mammoth - Forces of the Northern Range parking area - Dress warmly and bring a flashlight
Title Stars Above Yellowstone
Description Explore Yellowstone’s pristine night sky.
Dates Jun 24th, Jul 22nd, Aug 19th, Sep 16th, Sep 23rd - Saturdays - Accessible. 2 Hours.
Time 10:30 p.m. (Jun 24, Jul 22) - 9:30 (Aug 19) - 8:30 pm (Sep 16, Sep 23)
Location Description Look for "Self-Guiding Trail" sign on Mammoth to Tower Road approximately 8 miles east of Mammoth Hot Springs and 10 miles west of Tower Junction.


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