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Winter 2016 / 2017



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Mammoth Hot Springs


Mammoth Hot Spring Winter Ranger Programs
Mammoth Winter Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mammoth Snowshoe Discovery (December 26–March 4th)
Experience winter beauty on a guided snowshoe walk with a park ranger. Snowshoes can be rented at the Bear Den ski shop next to the Mammoth Hotel, or bring your own. Come prepared with warm, layered clothes, sunglasses, and water. Meet at the Upper Terrace Drive entrance parking area two miles south of Mammoth. Note: If there is a lack of snow, this will become a walk without snowshoes. Moderately Strenuous. Beginners welcome! 2 hours.
  1:00 pm
12/26-02/27
  1:00 pm
12/28-03/01
    1:00 pm
12/31-03/04
Ecology of Yellowstone's Northern Range (Dec 18 - Mar 03) Accessible Accessible
The Northern Range of Yellowstone has always been a premier place to watch wildlife. Learn about how all forms of life interact here and how this ecosystem has changed since the restoration of wolves. This 20-minute talk will be followed by an hour-long wildlife video. Meet in front of the Albright Visitor Center theater. 30 minutes. Accessible.
2:00 pm
12/18-02/26
  2:00 pm
12/20-02/28
  2:00 am
12/22-03/02
2:00 pm
12/23-03/03
 
Evening Programs (Dec 24 - Mar 04) Accessible Accessible
Join a park ranger for an illustrated program that highlights a fascinating aspect of Yellowstone's natural, cultural, or scenic wonders. Program descriptions will be posted in the Albright Visitor Center. Meet at the Yellowstone Forever bulding, at the corner of Park Street and 3rd Street. Use side entrance. Lasts: 1 hour. Accessible.
            7:30 pm
12/24-03/04
Holiday Specials! Programs in Gardiner (Dec 23 - Feb 19) Accessible Accessible
Special evening programs on the Christmas, New Year’s, MLK, and President’s Day holiday weekends. Join a park ranger for a program that highlights a fascinating aspect of Yellowstone’s wonders. Meet at the Yellowstone Forever building, at the corner of Park Street and 3rd Street. Use side entrance. Lasts: 1 hour. Accessible.
7:30 pm
01/15 - 02/19
        7:30 pm
12/23-12/30
 

The Albright Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day. Call: 307-545-2750 for information.
Sign language If you need a sign language interpreter for National Park Service interpretive programs, please make arrangements three weeks in advance by calling: 307-344-2251.


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Mammoth Hot Springs Winter Ranger Led Programs

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The Albright Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day. Call: 307-545-2750 for information.
Sign language If you need a sign language interpreter for National Park Service interpretive programs, please make arrangements three weeks in advance by calling: 307-344-2251.




Old Faithful Winter Ranger Programs


Old Faithful Winter Ranger Programs
Old Faithful Winter Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Geysers Galore (Dec 15 - Mar 15) Accessible Accessible.
Discover more about Yellowstone geysers. Meet a park ranger at the benches in front of Old Faithful. Inquire at Visitor Center.
Free Program. 20 minutes. Accessible.
12/18-3/12 12/19-3/13 12/20-3/14 12/21-3/15 12/15-3/9 12/16-3/10 12/17-3/11
Evening Programs (Dec 16 - Feb 26) Accessible Accessible
Explore a fascinating aspect of Yellowstone’s natural, cultural, or scenic wonders. Meet at the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Enter via the main doors on the parking lot side. Weekly program descriptions and locations will be posted in the visitor center and the Snow Lodge. Free Program. 45 minutes. Accessible.
7:30 pm
12/18-02/26
7:30 pm
12/19-02/20
      7:30 pm
12/16-02/24
7:30 pm
12/17-02/25

The Old Faithful Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
December 15, 2016 - March 15, 2017.
Call: 307-344-2751 for information.
Sign language If you need a sign language interpreter for National Park Service interpretive programs, please make arrangements three weeks in advance by calling: 307-344-2251.


Old Faithful Winter Ranger Led Activities

The Old Faithful Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm December 15, 2016 - March 15, 2017.
Call: 307-344-2751 for information.
Sign language If you need a sign language interpreter for National Park Service interpretive programs, please make arrangements three weeks in advance by calling: 307-344-2251.



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West Entrance Winter Ranger Programs


West Entrance Winter Ranger Programs
West Entrance Winter Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Snowshoe Walk (Dec 17 - Mar 05)
Discover Yellowstone's fascinating winter ecology while wearing snowshoes. Join a ranger for a two-mile walk into Yellowstone National Park along the Riverside Trail. Meet at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center at the corner of Yellowstone Avenue and Canyon Street in West Yellowstone, Montana. No experience necessary. Bring your own snowshoes, plus water and a snack. For information, please call 307-344-2876. Free program. 2 hours
10:00 am
12/18-03/05
          10:00 am
12/17-03/04
Afternoon Talk in West Yellowstone (Dec 17 - Mar 05) Accessible Accessible
Join a park ranger for an program highlighting an aspect of Yellowstone's natural, cultural, or scenic wonders. Weekly program descriptions are posted in the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center and at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center at 201 South Canyon Street. Meet at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Free Program, but there is a fee to visit the rest of the center, which is an educational bear and wolf preserve. 45 minutes. Accessible.
2:00 pm
12/18-03/05
          2:00 pm
12/17-03/04

The West Yellowstone Visitor Center is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday year-round.
Call: 307-344-2876 for information.
Sign language If you need a sign language interpreter for National Park Service interpretive programs, please make arrangements three weeks in advance by calling: 307-344-2251.


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Yellowstone National Park Junior Ranger Winter Programs


Yellowstone National Park Junior Ranger Winter Programs
Junior Ranger Winter Activities
Children ages 4 and older can become a Yellowstone Junior Ranger. Get the Junior Ranger activity book for $ 3.00 at a visitor center and ask for the free winter supplement. Hike, ski or snowshoe a trail, attend a ranger-led program, and complete fun activities in the Junior Ranger book to earn an official Junior Ranger patch.
Expedition: Yellowstone! Teachers and their classes are invited to participate in this curriculum-based residential program. Through field investigations, hikes, creative dramatics, journal writing, and group discussions, students learn about natural and cultural resources. Find out more at www.nps.gov/yell/forteachers

Junior Ranger Winter Programs

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Winter Services in Yellowstone National Park


Services Schedule for Winter 2016/2017 for Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park Winter Map
Yellowstone National Park Ranger Led Activities
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 Winter Activities



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