Pipe Spring National Monument

Star Party This Friday At Pipe Spring National Monument In Arizona

A star party will be held Friday at Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizona, where the importance of the stars overhead to ancient cultures will be discussed.

Pipe Spring National Monument Has Busy Fall Schedule

Through the month of November the staff at Pipe Spring National Monument in northern Arizona will be celebrating National American Indian Month.

Bat Programs On Summer Calendar At Pipe Springs National Monument In Arizona

Bats come out at night in the skies around Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizona, so it's only natural for the monument staff to offer you programs on those creatures of the night.

Tour Winsor Castle At Pipe Spring National Monument Under Starlight on December 4

To mark the holiday season, the folks at Pipe Spring National Monument are offering tours of historic fort Winsor Castle by lanterns and starlight on December 4.

Mark Your Calendars: Bat Viewing At Pipe Spring National Monument

Though our recent feature on Pipe Spring National Monument by Lee Dalton focused on the historical aspects of the monument in Arizona, there's quite a bit to say about creatures flitting about overhead there.

Exploring The Parks: Pipe Spring National Monument

A tiny waystation in Arizona took hold thanks to its precious commodity -- water. Today, visitors to Pipe Spring National Monument can explore the wondrous history of this place that dates to 300 B.C.

March Activities At Pipe Spring National Monument Aimed At Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month

Arizona culture and heritage will be on display at Pipe Spring National Monument in March as the park celebrates Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month.

Mark Your Calendar: Bats To Be Featured At Pipe Spring National Monument On September 30

Bats, their benefits to the landscape and their behaviors, will be the topic of discussion this Friday at Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizona.

Pipe Spring National Monument Will Celebrate Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month During March

During March the staff at Pipe Spring National Monument will be celebrating Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month with some great talks ranging from prehistoric pottery to blacksmithing and John Wesley Powell's explorations of the Southwest.

In Honor of Labor Day: "Other Duties as Assigned" at Winsor Castle

Winsor Castle at Pipe Spring.
Have you ever stopped to consider the wide variety of duties performed by employees at a national park? In honor of Labor Day, here's a peek back to a bygone era at some of the duties for the first NPS employee assigned to take care of Winsor Castle.

National Park Quiz 53: Castles

Castles here, castles there, castles everywhere. If you know your national park castles, you’ll do just fine on this week’s quiz. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “Medieval castle walls have visually distinctive battlements featuring alternating crenels and merlons.”

National Park Quiz 47: Spring

Spring arrived at 11:44 UT last Friday, March 20, so let’s make spring the key word for this week’s quiz. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write on the whiteboard 101 times: “The celestial coordinate system that employs the vernal equinox as the origin of the ecliptic longitude is known as the ecliptic coordinate system.”
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