Sunrise in Yosemite Valley looking onto El Capitan and Cathedral Rocks. Courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films. Photographer: Barbara MacGillivray

‘National Park Adventure,’ camping 101 and more at Fernbank’s Ranger Day

Fernbank Museum is celebrating the release of “National Parks Adventure” by hosting Ranger Day this weekend.

Fernbank visitors can watch the film in the museum’s IMAX Theatre and participate in a series of other nature-related events on Feb. 20..

“National Parks Adventure” allows viewers to visit 30 national parks in less than an hour. The film was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. It is showing at Fernbank through June 16.

Family-friendly activities include a camping 101 demonstration from the Georgia State Park Rangers, water safety demonstration and "Live Animal Encounters," which will feature a few of Georgia’s native reptiles.

Additionally, a Junior Ranger program will teach kids to “learn and live by the Junior Ranger promise and [Martin Luther King Jr.’s] six principles of nonviolence through fun activities to earn a Ranger Badge,” according to a press release.

For a full list of Ranger Day activities, visit Fernbank’s website.

If You Go: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 20. Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road, Atlanta. Cost: $8 (members), $22 (non-member child), $24 (non-member senior), $26 (non-member adult). Fernbankmuseum.org. 404-929-6300.

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