Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Fall In The National Parks: Some Great Activities To Put On Your Calendar

Sure, it's still August, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start penciling some fall events and activities in the National Park System onto your calendar. Here's a start, and we'll keep adding to it as we hear of events.

It's "Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site," Not "Beautiful Collection Of Late-Victorian Furniture National Historic Site"

It’s called Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site. It isn’t called “Beautiful Collection of Late-Victorian Furniture National Historic Site. The theme is the open range cattle era. The theme is not how much the paneling in the dining room cost.

Holiday Celebrations Planned At Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Delaware Water Gap

Opportunities to experience either a Victorian Christmas celebration or one more attuned to the Old West are coming up in December at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site.

Join The Pumpkin Party At Grant -Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

There's at least one unit of the National Park System that will be celebrating the fall harvest: Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, where a pumpkin party on October 16 allows you to give back to the community.

Summer Special: Ten Cultural-Historical Parks That Don't Get Enough Love

These ten cultural-historical parks deserve a darn sight more attention than they've been getting.

A Year in the Parks

The past year was very kind to me in terms of getting out to visit some of the incredible units of our National Park System. Here's a look back at a year in national parks.

Mark Your Calendars: Holiday Open House At Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Interested in ringing in the holidays in a sprawling ranch house, complete with wagon rides out back through a vestige of the Old West? Then mark December 5 down and head to Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site to christen the season.

National Park Mystery Photo 28 Revealed: Where the Cowboys Slept At Grant-Kohrs Ranch

Bunkhouse Row at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Montana is the answer to the Traveler's latest Mystery Photo.

Great Excuses To Visit The National Park System This Fall

No one really needs an excuse to visit a national park in the Fall, one of the most glorious seasons across the National Park System. Still, the Traveler offers up the following if you feel you need one!

Longhorn Calves At Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site Get Names: Laverne and Shirley

Perhaps it's a nod to the aging Baby Boomers, but a pair of longhorn calves born earlier this year at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site have been named after the two female leads from a 1970s sit-com.

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site Offers Window Into the 19th Century

A signature triple-note staccato rings sharply across the ranch compound from the smithy's anvil in the blacksmith shop, signaling another creation from fire and iron. Though only symbolic these days, the hammering at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site recalls perhaps the greatest cattle baron America ever produced.

In A Rare Feat, Twin Longhorn Calves Born at Grant-Kohrs National Historic Site

It's not every day twin calves are born in the ranching world, and it's rarer still to have the twins be longhorn calves. But that's the situation at Grant-Kohrs National Historic Site in Montana.
Some might find it hard to believe, but the National Park Service actually runs its own cattle operation. Up in Montana on the Grant-Kohrs National Historic Site the agency preserves a slice of the 19th Century cattle industry.

National Park Quiz 24: Old, Older, Oldest

Are you chronologically challenged? Take this week’s quiz and find out. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write 100 times on the whiteboard: “Isotopic stratigraphy, a branch of chemostratigraphy, should not be confused with lithostratigraphy or cyclostratigraphy”.
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