Category: Junior Ranger Program

We love the Military themed National Parks for so many reasons, but here’s our top 5: 1. They honor our fallen soldiers Every U.S. military serviceman or servicewoman is worth remembering. These parks do a great job of commemorating them. 2. They bring history alive It is important to remember history, but sometimes it’s hard …

National Trail Junior Ranger Programs

National Trail Junior Ranger Programs These Junior Ranger Programs can span multiple states and regions of the United States. Watch for opportunities to complete these programs at NPS sites within the associated states. Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail (HI) Appalachian National Scenic Trail (CT, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, …

National Junior Ranger Programs

National Junior Ranger Programs These Junior Ranger Programs are available at multiple NPS sites across the nation based on the site themes. These represent opportunities to earn multiple Junior Ranger badges and/or patches at the sites that offer these. Climate Change Junior Ranger Junior Archeologist Junior Paleontologist Junior Ranger Cave Scientist Junior Ranger Night Explorer …

Lists of Junior Ranger Programs by Region and State

There are over 400 National Park Service sites offering Junior Ranger Programs. If you’re on a expedition to complete more Junior Ranger programs to earn more badges and patches then you don’t want to miss opportunities to complete those programs when you’re visiting each area of the country. These lists are organized by region and …

Begin Preserving Your Junior Ranger Adventure Memories Now with the Ranger Trek™ Expedition Journal A unique keepsake to store, protect and display your completed National Park Service (NPS) Junior Ranger booklets, certificates and photo and journaling memories of your Junior Ranger adventures. Do you enjoy visiting the U.S. National Parks?  While visiting the parks do …

The Junior Ranger Program – Creating an Engaging and Fun Experience for Children Visiting the U.S. National Parks When I was a kid my parents took me on a road trip every summer.  Our destinations included national parks like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Glacier National Park, etc.  As a …