2017 Events

 
Saturday May 20, 2017 at 10:30 am
Live Animal Presentation with a Naturalist: Owls of NH
Who calls in the night? Who glides on shadowy wings in silent flight? What makes owls such extraordinary night hunters? A Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist will introduce you to three of our state's owls to help you find out what is myth or fact about these amazing nocturnal birds. This naturalist presentation is included with your admission and takes place out at the tree house at 10:30 am.


Saturday May 20, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Saturday May 27, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Sunday May 28, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Saturday June 3, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Saturday June 10, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Saturday June 17, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 10:30 am
Live Animal Presentation with a Naturalist: New Hampshire Wildlife
Are you curious about the critters that inhabit the Granite State? Join a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist to meet three wild animals that you could encounter in our forests, fields, or wetlands.  Discover what makes them well-suited for life in New Hampshire. This naturalist presentation is included with your admission and takes place out at the tree house at 10:30 am,


Saturday June 24, 2017 at dusk
Guided Evening Lantern Tour
Explore Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps.  This guided evening tour begins at dusk, takes about 1.5 hours, and is followed by a special treat - s'mores around the campfire.  All reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8031.  Please note: Lantern Tours are recommended for ages 5 and up. Click here for more info.


Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 10:30 am
Live Animal Presentation with a Naturalist: Why Do Animals Do That?
Why do animals throw up when they're not sick? Why do they gnaw on wood if they don't eat it? With a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist and three live animal ambassadors we'll explore some of wildlife’s unusual behaviors and reveal the benefits of these peculiar habits. This naturalist presentation is included with your admission and takes place out at the tree house at 10:30 am,


Wednesday August 23, 2017 at 10:30 am
Live Animal Presentation with a Naturalist: Animal Athletes
Animals are truly amazing athletes. Did you know a mountain lion can leap 15 feet in the air or that a peregrine falcon can reach speeds of 240 mph? Join a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, along with three wild animal athletes (no mountain lions though), to learn how speed, strength, and agility help them to survive. You ’ll even be able to compare your own athletic abilities to some of New Hampshire’s wild athletes! This naturalist presentation is included with your admission and takes place out at the tree house at 10:30 am,


Saturday September 9, 2017 at 10:30 am
Live Animal Presentation with a Naturalist: Marvelous Mammals
From herbivores and insectivores, to carnivores and omnivores, mammals serve a range of functions in the natural world. Join a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist and three live native New Hampshire mammals to gain insight into the marvelous lives of mammals. This naturalist presentation is included with your admission and takes place out at the tree house at 10:30 am,


 

Lost River Gorge is a smoke-free environment and designated service dogs are the ONLY animals allowed in the gorge.