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National Park Service: Fossil Discovery Walk Ranger Program

This Summer, join a ranger at 9 am for a 45 to 60 minute fossil discovery walk. This is a fun, family-friendly activity.

The program is a favorite of Junior rangers who are able to explore a fossil bed and discover brachiopods, sponges, and other marine creatures preserved here in limestone for millions of years.

Meet the ranger at 9 am by the Bright Angel Trailhead sign (near Kolb Studio and Bright Angel Lodge). From the trailhead, it’s a short (0.25 mile) guided walk along the Canyon Rim Trail to the fossil site.

The program is free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The Fossil Discovery Walk is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or when lightning danger is present.

https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/nature/fossils.htm

 

Free with Park Fee

  • Audience: Adult, Kids (6 - 8 years), Teens (14 - 18 years), Tweens (9 - 13 years)
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Field Trip/Outdoor Activity, Tour/Walk
  • Date Custom: 06/20/2024
  • Allowed Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
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Date

Jun 20 2024

Time

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Cost

Free with Park Fee

Labels

Coconino STEM Hub

Location

Grand Canyon National Park - South Rim
8 S. Entrance Rd., Grand Canyon Village, AZ, 86023
Website
https://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm

Organizer

National Park Service
Website
https://www.nps.gov/index.htm
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