Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, August 18, 2019

August 18, 2019

Kenilworth Gardens Bird Walk

Join a ranger for a birding excursion to view and learn about the various types of birds that populate Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens,

Washington, DC

August 18, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 18, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 18, 2019

War of 1812 Remembrance Day at Hancock's Resolution

Commemorate the War of 1812 with the singing of sea chanteys, artillery demonstrations, infantry drill and more!

Pasadena, MD

Monday, August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

Shenandoah Stories in Stone Hike

Learn how ancient volcanic activity shaped Shenandoah and still affects life here.

Marksville, VA

August 19, 2019

Appalachian Trail Hike, Shenandoah National Park

Take a short journey on the most famous long-distance hiking trail in the world.

Stanley, VA

August 19, 2019

Hike with the Patuxent Refuge Manager

Join the refuge manager on a short and easy hike to see where wildlife live.

Laurel, MD

August 19, 2019

Free Evening Paddle at Rocky Gap

Free self-guided paddle from North Beach (in the Day Use Area). First come, first served.

Flintstone, MD

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019

Exploring Dutch Gap by Bike and Boat

Ride your fat-tire bike (or hybrid bike) and paddle kayaks to explore the Dutch Gap Conservation Area.

Chester, VA

August 20, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 20, 2019

Pedal Power at Tuckahoe State Park

Enjoy a 10-mile bike ride that's perfect for beginners.

Queen Anne, MD

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Mount Marshall Hike

Hike 1.5 miles south along the historic Appalachian Trail to a spectacular Shenandoah Valley view.

, VA

August 21, 2019

Shenandoah Stories in Stone Hike

Learn how ancient volcanic activity shaped Shenandoah and still affects life here.

Marksville, VA

August 21, 2019

Susquehanna Heritage Guided Bicycle Trail Tour

Enjoy the sights of Lancaster County’s Northwest River Trail on a 2-hour bike tour in the company of a local guide from Susquehanna Heritage.

Columbia, PA

Thursday, August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 22, 2019

GPS Treasure Hunt, James River SP

Learn about different kinds of caches, the best ways to search for them and how to use handheld GPS receivers. Then go for a hike and find a geocache.

Gladstone, VA

August 22, 2019

Sandy Point Bat's Night Hike

Lean about bats lives, then go on a night hike to see if we can view them in action.

Annapolis, MD

Friday, August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

Dutch Gap Lighthouse Paddle

Enjoy a 3.5 hour paddle from southern Mathews County to New Point Comfort Lighthouse.

Chester, VA

August 23, 2019

Tour the Shore Kayak, Wye Island

Join the Miles-Wye Riverkeeper for a paddle that explores the peaceful coves around Wye Island Natural Resource Management Area.

Queenstown, MD

August 23, 2019

American Indian Museum Ladybug Release

Children and adults are invited to the release of ladybugs into the museum’s field of corn, squash and beans.

Washington, DC

August 23, 2019

Henricus Forge Ahead Fridays

Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.

Chester, MD

August 23, 2019

Shenandoah Stories in Stone Hike

Learn how ancient volcanic activity shaped Shenandoah and still affects life here.

Marksville, VA

August 23, 2019

Kayaking Holman Lake

Join the Little Buffalo State Park naturalist to kayak Holman Lake in Newport, Pennsylvania

Newport, PA

August 23, 2019

Kayak Tour-Sunset over Riverbend

Experience day's end with an upper Potomac River tour suitable for beginners.

Great Falls, VA

Saturday, August 24, 2019

August 24, 2019

Widewater Rising Sun Kayak Tour

Watch the sun peek over the treetops of Widewater State Park as you float along the Aquia Creek.

Stafford, VA

August 24, 2019

Peaks of Otter NatureFest

Join the National Park Service and partners to celebrate and learn about the rich natural history and biodiversity of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Bedford, VA

August 24, 2019

Richmond National Battlefield Park Bus Tour - 1619 To The Civil War

The park is offering a free late summer Civil War to Civil Rights Bus Tour Series.

Richmond, VA

August 24, 2019

Irvine Center Native Plant Seminar & Sale

Don't miss this day of native plant seminars, workshops and native plant vendors.

Owings Mills, MD

August 24, 2019

400th Anniversary of African Arrival Commemorative Weekend

Commemorate the arrival of the first slaves in the United States at Fort Monroe with two full days of history, music, storytelling and more.

Fort Monroe, VA

August 24, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 24, 2019

Digging for Clams at Leight Park

Dig into the mud of Otter Point Creek to harvest clams and then dig into the finer points of steaming and consuming clams!

Abingdon, MD

August 24, 2019

SERC Science Saturday

Discover how the atmosphere interacts with land and water.

Edgewater, MD

August 24, 2019

Patuxent Research Refuge Conservation and Recreation Day

Explore and enjoy being in nature through children’s crafts, family adventure scavenger hunts, live animals, fly tying and more.

Laurel, MD

August 24, 2019

Shenandoah NP Mount Marshall Hike

Hike along the historic Appalachian Trail to a spectacular Shenandoah Valley view.

, VA

August 24, 2019

Theodore Roosevelt Island Safari

Join a ranger for a guided walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island to explore aspects of the presidential memorial, and the rich history of the island.

Washington, DC

August 24, 2019

Antietam Confederate Living History Weekend

Confederate Living History Weekend- Living history volunteers will provide demonstrations of cannon and musket firing throughout the weekend.

Sharpsburg, MD

August 24, 2019

Steamtown Tobyhanna Excursion

On Saturday, August 24, make Tobyhanna your destination for the day!

Scranton, PA

August 24, 2019

Battle of Bladensburg Encampment

The encampment returns with a bang as War of 1812 troops ready the cannon and prepare for battle.

Riverdale Park, MD

August 24, 2019

Allegheny Portage Railroad Van Tour

Travel back in time with a park ranger on a free van tour of the historic route of the Allegheny Portage Railroad.

Cresson, PA

August 24, 2019

Caledon Fossil Find Kayak Trip

Search for fossils as you beachcomb parts of our shore that are not accessible by land.

King George, VA

August 24, 2019

Jug Bay Mysteries of the Marsh Evening Canoe

Paddle up some of the smaller branches of the Patuxent to look for beavers, birds, and flowering wetland plants.

Lothian, MD

August 24, 2019

Jug Bay Wetlands Beaver/Otter Hike

Early evening is a good time to look for beavers and otters!

Lothian, MD

August 24, 2019

Night Hike at Pohick Bay

Join a Mason Neck ranger and see the woods in a whole different light.

Lorton, VA
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