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  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

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    An art exhibit commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Attu - the only ground battle of WWII to take place on American soil.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 2:00 PM

    Climb aboard a majestic 151-foot (46 m), four-masted schooner and hoist sails in search of wildlife and history.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Explore the connections between people and the sea with a scenic tour of Somes Sound and a visit to the Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM

    Park staff and volunteers will greet you on the front lawn of ANP Headquarters. They will provide you with tools, gloves, training, and transportation to the work site for the morning’s project.

  • Acadia National Park

    Marine Touch Tank, Schoodic

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 2:00 PM,2:30 PM

    Meet some marine creatures and learn about their adaptations to constantly changing conditions between the tides, 30 minutes

  • Acadia National Park

    Junior Ranger Program, Schoodic

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Learn about Acadia National Park, join a ranger for a fun and interactive hour geared towards children. Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 8:00 PM

    See postings at campground for program title listings, topics vary.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Stop by the Junior Ranger Station at Carroll Homestead with your completed book and take the Junior Ranger oath to get your badge.

  • Acadia National Park

    Touch Tank Talk, Family Program

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 1:30 PM,2:00 PM,2:30 PM,3:00 PM

    Meet a park ranger, get up close and personal with intertidal creatures, and learn how to safely explore along Acadia's rocky shorelines. (20 minutes) NO PROGRAMS ON JULY 4

  • Acadia National Park

    Super Sand Sleuths, Family Program

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 9:00 AM

    Explore all the things that make this sandy beach so unique. All ages. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Stars Over Sand Beach

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 9:00 PM

    Sit back and learn about Acadia’s night sky. Dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Ocean Path Walk

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 3:30 PM

    Learn about unique aspects of this island park while walking along a scenic section of Acadia's rocky shoreline. 2 hours

  • Acadia National Park

    Fire Tower Open House

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Drop by anytime during this two-hour window to enjoy the views and visit with a park ranger at Beech Mountain Fire Tower. Get there on your own on a 0.4-mile moderate hike beginning from the parking lot at the end of Beech Hill Road.

  • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

    A Day in the Life: Working on the Railroad

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Daily summer programs at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site.

  • Arches National Park

    Evening Program

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

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    Join a ranger to explore Arches' history, ecology, or geology. Topics change nightly. Programs begin around sunset and last 45-60 minutes.

  • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

    Allegheny Portage Railroad Van Tour

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 1:00 PM

    Join a Park Ranger for a free van tour of the old Portage Railroad.

  • Badlands National Park

    Badlands Heritage Celebration

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM,10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Celebrate the area's history and culture during this two day event. Saturday activities will be in the Cedar Pass Area. Sunday will be in the White River Visitor Center area.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Works in a variety of media from 23 artists will be on display. The show is titled Recombinant because it is a new combination of old elements.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Biscayne National Park Institute provides eco-adventures; snorkeling at a shipwreck and colorful coral reefs, cruises to Boca Chita Key, sailing, exploring the wonders of Jones Lagoon, and more!

  • Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

    Trails and Rails Trips

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Narrated excursions aboard Amtrak's Southwest Chief from La Junta, Colorado to La Vegas, New Mexico on Fridays and Sundays May 12 to September 2, 2018.

  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Battlefield Tour

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Weekday tours are also offered when staffing levels allow. PLEASE NOTE: A tour will not be offered on Saturday, August 11th. Please attend the battle commemoration ceremonies instead.

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