NPS: 500+ Direct Links to Download Junior Ranger Program Booklets So You Can Earn Badges From Home! (2021 Updated Version – In Order By State!)

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On this list below, you will find almost 500 Junior Ranger Booklets directly linking to a pdf version you can download and complete in the comfort of your own home!

Then, just mail your completed book in to receive a REAL certificate and badge!

And, best of all, IT’S FREE!

Enjoy!


In the midst of COVID-19, limited badge supplies and reduced park staffing may affect the availability and timing of parks issuing Junior Ranger Badges through the mail.

If you have any questions, please contact each park individually before you send your booklets!

Patience is key right now, but most importantly, continue to enjoy these activities with your family!

Stay safe!


National Junior Ranger Program Booklets **

NPS Junior Archeologist

NPS Junior Cave Scientist

NPS Junior Paleontologist Program

NPS Junior Ranger Night Explorer Program

NPS Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer Program

NPS Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer Program – En Espanol

NPS Junior Ranger Let’s Go Fishing Program

NPS Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer

NPS 2016 Centennial Junior Ranger Activity Book

NPS / NASA Junior Ranger Spaceflight Explorer Program

Cherry Blossom Festival at the National Mall (DC)

Discovering the Underground Railroad Junior Ranger Program

Historic Preservation Junior Ranger – National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 – 50 Year Anniversary

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN OH NY WI)

Midwest Archeological Center Junior Ranger Archeology Program

BLM My Public Lands Junior Ranger Program – Citizen Scientists at Work!

USDA Forest Service Junior Forest Ranger

USDA Forest Service Junior Forest Ranger – En Espanol

USDA Forest Service Junior Snow Ranger

Wilderness Explorer Junior Ranger – 50th Anniversary Edition

World Heritage Junior Ranger Program

** These programs are only available in certain parks. On hand supplies of books and badges may be limited. SPGFAN recommends verifying badges are in stock before visiting or mailing your completed books to a specific park.


Individual Park Listings for Junior Ranger Booklets Available Online

Most National Park units have programs available onsite. However, we have compiled a list of parks that have Junior Ranger Booklets available online. Each link below will take you directly to the pdf version of the actual Junior Ranger Activity Book!

Many of these parks will allow you to redeem your completed booklet via mail for your badge. Others may require an actual park visit to earn the badge. Please verify directly with each park on their individual requirements.

As of 2021, many parks are revising Junior Ranger Programs to be more accessibility compliant. Check back for more links as parks update their online program links!

We’ve added dozens of new programs to the list below since we first published this list in 2019!

If you’d like a list of Downloadable Junior Ranger Program Books in Alphabetical Order by Park Name, CLICK HERE!


Click on the Park Name below to be taken straight to a pdf download of that park’s Junior Ranger Program Booklet!

Click on the State Name for a list of ALL the National Parks in each state! Whether you want to plan a trip, or learn more, all the info you need is right at your finger tips with SPGFAN!


Russell Cave National Monument

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


Aleutian World War II National Historic Area

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve – Western Arctic National Parklands

Cape Krusenstern National Monument – Western Arctic National Parklands

Denali National Park & Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

Katmai National Park & Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park – Explorer Journal Ages 13 and Up

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (AK WA)

Kobuk Valley National Park – Western Arctic National Parklands

Mendenhall Glacier in Tongass National Forest

Noatak National Preserve – Western Arctic National Parklands

Sitka National Historical Park

Wrangell – St Elias National Park & Preserve


Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (AZ UT)

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Ironwood Forest National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Petrified Forest National Park

Pipe Spring National Monument

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument

Wupatki National Monument


Arkansas Post National Memorial

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Book (AR OK)

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Wayside Walkabout Activity Book (AR OK)

Hot Springs National Park

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

Pea Ridge National Military Park Ages 4 – 9

Pea Ridge National Military Park Ages 10 – 18


Cabrillo National Monument

Cesar E. Chavez National Monument

Channel Islands National Park – Visitor Center Junior Ranger Book

Channel Islands National Park – Visitor Center Junior Ranger Book – En Espanol

Channel Islands National Park – Island Junior Ranger Book

Channel Islands National Park – Island Junior Ranger Book – En Espanol

Death Valley National Park (CA NV)

Devils Postpile National Monument

Fort Point National Historic Site

Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Beach Buddies

Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Alcatraz Island

Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Marin Headlands

Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Muir Woods National Monument

Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Fort Point National Historic Site

Joshua Tree National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Mojave National Preserve

Muir Woods National Monument

Pinnacles National Park

Point Reyes National Seashore

Redwood National and State Parks – English

Redwood National and State Parks – En Espanol

Redwood National and State Parks – Korean

Redwood National and State Parks – German

Redwood National and State Parks – Chinese

Redwood National and State Parks – Vietnamese

Redwood National and State Parks – Russian

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park


Colorado National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument (CO UT)

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Hovenweep National Monument (CO UT)

Mesa Verde National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 5 and Under

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 6 – 8

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 9 and Up

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 5 and Under – En Espanol

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 6 – 8 En Espanol

Rocky Mountain National Park Ages 9 and Up En Espanol

Santa Fe National Historic Trail (CO KS MO NM OK)


Upper Farmington Wild and Scenic River

Weir Farm National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Letterboxing Part I

Weir Farm National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Letterboxing Part II

Weir Farm National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Letterboxing Part III

Weir Farm National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Pond Pack Part I

Weir Farm National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Pond Pack Part II


Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)


Big Cypress National Preserve

Biscayne National Park

Canaveral National Seashore

Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

De Soto National Memorial

Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Fort Caroline National Memorial Ages 7 and Under

Fort Caroline National Memorial Ages 8 and Up

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve – Fort Caroline Ages 7 and Under

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve – Fort Caroline Ages 8 and Up

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve – Kingsley Plantation Ages 7 and Under

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve Kingsley Plantation Ages 8 and Up


Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Wee Ranger Ages 4 – 6

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park – En Espanol

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


Haleakala National Park

Hawai‘i Island Junior Ranger Adventure Book

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Ages 6 and Under

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Ages 7 – 12

Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park – Honu Helper Ages 3 – 6

Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park Ages 6 – 12

Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park – Kupuna Ranger Ages 13 and Up


Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 1 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 2 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 3 (ID MT OR WA)

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)


Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial


Effigy Mounds National Monument

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)


Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Little Junior Ranger Part 1

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Little Junior Ranger Part 2

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Little Junior Ranger Part 3

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Advanced Junior Ranger Part 1

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Advanced Junior Ranger Part 2

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Advanced Junior Ranger Part 3

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Advanced Junior Ranger Part 4

Fort Scott National Historic Site – Advanced Junior Ranger Part 5

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Santa Fe National Historic Trail (CO KS MO NM OK)

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve


Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area (KY TN)

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area En Espanol (KY TN)

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY TN VA)

Fort Donelson National Battlefield (KY TN)

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


Cane River Creole National Historical Park

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park



Antietam National Battlefield Ages 6 and Under

Antietam National Battlefield Ages 6 – 8

Antietam National Battlefield Ages 9 – 12

Antietam National Battlefield – National Cemetery Junior Ranger

Assateague Island National Seashore (MD VA)

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Catoctin Mountain Park

Clara Barton National Historic Site – (1/2) – Traveling Clara Barton Page

Clara Barton National Historic Site – (2/2) – Junior Ranger Worksheet

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (DC, MD, WV)

Fort Washington Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Fort Hunt Park (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Glen Echo Park Civil Rights Junior Ranger Activity Book

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Glen Echo Park Lil’ Junior Ranger Activity Book

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Let’s Move! Junior Ranger (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Theodore Roosevelt Island (DC MD VA)

Glen Echo Park – George Washington Memorial Parkway Lil’ Junior Ranger Activity Book

Glen Echo Park – George Washington Memorial Parkway Civil Rights Junior Ranger Activity Book

Hampton National Historic Site Ages 5 – 7

Hampton National Historic Site Ages 8 – 10

Hampton National Historic Site Ages 11 – 13

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park – Discovering the Underground Railroad

Star-Spangled Banner Trail National Historic Trail (DC MD VA)

Theodore Roosevelt Island – George Washington Memorial Parkway (DC MD VA)

Thomas Stone National Historic Site


Adams National Historical Park Ages 6 – 8

Adams National Historical Park Ages 9 and Up

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – Georges Island

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – Spectacle Island

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – Peddocks Island

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – Camping Islands

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – Boston Harbor Islands

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – En Espanol

Boston National Historical Park

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site

Lowell National Historical Park

Minute Man National Historical Park Ages 4 – 7

Minute Man National Historical Park Ages 8 – 11

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Springfield Armory National Historic Site


Isle Royale National Park

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Keweenaw National Historical Park Ages 4 – 7

Keweenaw National Historical Park Ages 8 and Up

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore


Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway (WI MN)

Voyageurs National Park


Vicksburg National Military Park


Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site

George Washington Carver National Monument – The Plant Doctor

George Washington Carver National Monument – The Scientist

Harry S. Truman National Historic Site Ages 5 – 8

Harry S. Truman National Historic Site Ages 9 – 12

Jefferson Expansion National Memorial

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Santa Fe National Historic Trail (CO KS MO NM OK)

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site Ages 8 – 10

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site Ages 11+


Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (MT WY)

Glacier National Park

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 1 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 2 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 3 (ID MT OR WA)

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)


Homestead National Monument of America

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Niobrara National Scenic River


Death Valley National Park (CA NV)

Great Basin National Park


Lamprey River National Wild and Scenic River


Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ PA)

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area – Appalachian National Scenic Trail Adventure Guide for Teens – The Appalachian Trail in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (NJ PA)

Gateway National Recreation Area – Jamaica Bay Junior Ranger Program (NY NJ)

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ NY PA)

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Junior River Ranger (NJ NY PA)

Morristown National Historical Park

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ PA)


Bandelier National Monument

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Ages 7 – 12

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Ages 13 and Up

Carlsbad Caverns National Park – Junior Bat Biologist

Fort Union National Monument

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument – Junior Ranger Program

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument – Senior Ranger Program

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos, NM Site (NM TN WA)

Santa Fe National Historic Trail (CO KS MO NM OK)

White Sands National Monument Ages 5 and Under

White Sands National Monument Ages 6 and Up


African Burial Ground National Monument

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Federal Hall National Memorial

Fort Stanwix National Monument

Gateway National Recreation Area – Jamaica Bay Junior Ranger Program (NY NJ)

Governors Island National Monument

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Hamilton Grange National Memorial

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ NY PA)

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Junior River Ranger (NJ NY PA)

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Ages 5 – 8

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Ages 9 and Up

Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site

Statue of Liberty National Monument – Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty National Monument – Ellis Island

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Women’s Rights National Historical Park


Appalachian National Scenic Trail Adventure Guide for Teens – The Appalachian Trail Along the Blue Ridge Parkway (CT GA MA MD ME NC NH NJ NY PA TN VA VT WV)

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site – En Espanol

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)


Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

James A Garfield National Historic Site

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial Ages 6 – 9

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial Ages 10 – 12


Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Book (AR OK)

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Wayside Walkabout Activity Book (AR OK)

Oklahoma City National Memorial

Santa Fe National Historic Trail (CO KS MO NM OK)

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site


Crater Lake National Park

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site (OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 1 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 2 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 3 (ID MT OR WA)

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve Ages 6 and Under

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve Ages 7 – 10

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve Ages 11 and Up


Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Adventure Guide for Teens – The Appalachian Trail in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (CT GA MA MD ME NC NH NJ NY PA TN VA VT WV)

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail – Susquehanna River at the Zimmerman Center for Heritage (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ PA)

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area – Appalachian National Scenic Trail Adventure Guide for Teens – The Appalachian Trail in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (NJ PA)

Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Gettysburg National Military Park

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Independence National Historical Park

Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ NY PA)

Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River – Junior River Ranger (NJ NY PA)

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Monument

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River – Delaware River Junior Ranger River Safety Activity Book (NJ PA)

Valley Forge National Historical Park


Roger Williams National Memorial


Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Cowpens National Battlefield

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park – Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park – Fort Moultrie

Kings Mountain National Military Park


Badlands National Park

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Ages 6 and Under

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Ages 7 – 11

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Ages 12 and Up

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Wind Cave National Park


Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area (KY TN)

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area En Espanol (KY TN)

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY TN VA)

Fort Donelson National Battlefield (KY TN)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Oak Ridge, TN Site – English (NM TN WA)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Oak Ridge, TN Site – En Espanol (NM TN WA)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Oak Ridge, TN Site – Japanese (NM TN WA)

Obed Wild & Scenic River

Obed Wild & Scenic River – En Espanol

Stones River National Battlefield

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (AL AR GA IL KY MO NC OK TN)


Amistad National Recreation Area

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Big Bend National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park – Senior Ranger Program

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area Updated Version

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area 2004 Version

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Waco Mammoth National Monument


Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Ages 3 – 5

Bryce Canyon National Park Ages 6 and Up

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument (CO UT)

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (AZ UT)

Hovenweep National Monument (CO UT)

Natural Bridges National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument


Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park


Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Harpers Ferry (CT GA MA MD ME NC NH NJ NY PA TN VA VT WV)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Adventure Guide for Teens – The Appalachian Trail Along the Blue Ridge Parkway (CT GA MA MD ME NC NH NJ NY PA TN VA VT WV)

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Arlington House – The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Assateague Island National Seashore (MD VA)

Booker T Washington National Monument

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail – Susquehanna River at the Zimmerman Center for Heritage (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (DC, MD, WV)

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY TN VA)

Fort Monroe National Monument

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park – Book 1: Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park – Book 2: Chancellorsville

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park – Book 3: The Wilderness

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park – Book 4: Spotsylvania Courthouse

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Fort Hunt Park (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Let’s Move! Junior Ranger (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Theodore Roosevelt Island (DC MD VA)

Great Falls Park Ages 5 – 7

Great Falls Park Ages 8 – 12

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Petersburg National Battlefield – Web Ranger Program

Petersburg National Battlefield – Ecology Web Ranger Program

Prince William Forest Park

Richmond National Battlefield Park

Shenandoah National Park

Star-Spangled Banner Trail National Historic Trail (DC MD VA)

Theodore Roosevelt Island – George Washington Memorial Parkway (DC MD VA)


Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve – Junior Ranger Activity Sheets

Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve – Junior Ranger Book

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site (OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 1 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 2 (ID MT OR WA)

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail – Megaflood Adventure Part 3 (ID MT OR WA)

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park (AK WA)

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (ID IL IA KS MO MT NE ND OR SD WA)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Hanford, WA Unit – B Reactor National Historic Landmark (NM TN WA)

Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Hanford, WA Unit – Pre-Manhattan Project History (NM TN WA)

Olympic National Park – Ocean Stewards Program

Pinnacles National Park

San Juan Island National Historical Park


Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Harpers Ferry (CT GA MA MD ME NC NH NJ NY PA TN VA VT WV)

Bluestone National Scenic River

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Gauley River National Recreation Area

New River Gorge National River


Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book (IN MI MN NY OH WI)

Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway (WI MN)


Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (MT WY)

Devils Tower National Monument

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park – John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway


Anacostia Watershed – National Capital Parks East

Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC DE MD NY PA VA)

Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site – National Capital Parks East

Chesapeake Bay (DC MD NY PA VA WV)

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (DC, MD, WV)

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site

Fort Circle Parks – East – National Capital Parks East

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site – National Capitol Parks East

George Mason Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Fort Hunt Park (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Let’s Move! Junior Ranger (DC MD VA)

George Washington Memorial Parkway – Theodore Roosevelt Island (DC MD VA)

Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens

Korean War Veterans Memorial National Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

Lincoln Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

National Mall & Memorial Parks

National Mall & Memorial Parks – Ford’s Theatre

National Mall & Memorial Parks – Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality Junior Suffragist Activity Book

President’s Park

President’s Park – On This Spot

Rock Creek Park Ages 6 – 8

Rock Creek Park – Advanced Junior Ranger Book Ages 9 and Up

Star-Spangled Banner Trail National Historic Trail (DC MD VA)

Theodore Roosevelt Island – George Washington Memorial Parkway (DC MD VA)

Thomas Jefferson Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book

World War II Memorial – National Mall and Memorial Parks Junior Ranger Activity Book


National Park of American Samoa – English

National Park of American Samoa – Samoan


War In The Pacific National Historical Park


San Juan National Historic Site


Other Printable Educational Resources for National Parks!

NPS Career Crossword Puzzle

NPS National Constitution Month Word Puzzle

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site Family Self-Guided Activity Book

Boston Harbor Islands – Georges Island Crossword Puzzle

Boston Harbor Islands – Gallops Island Secret Codes

Boston Harbor Islands Word Search

Boston Harbor Islands – Spectacle Island History Detective

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site – Celebrating Black History Month Crossword Puzzle

Cedar Breaks National Monument – Make a Paper Pika Project

Cedar Breaks National Monument – Pika Coloring Page

Cedar Breaks National Monument – Columbine Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – W.E.B. DuBois Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Paul Laurence Dunbar Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Booker T. Washington Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Cathay Williams Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Charles Young Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Ada Young Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Youngsholm Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – NPS Arrowhead Coloring Page

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Junior Ranger Crossword Puzzle & Clues

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Junior Ranger Crossword Puzzle Answer Key

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Challenging Crossword Puzzle

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Challenging Crossword Puzzle Clues

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument – Challenging Crossword Puzzle Answer Key

Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site – Junior Ranger Challenge

Glacier National Park – Glacier Wildlife Coloring Book

Glacier National Park – Tree Coloring Book

Glacier National Park – Wildlife and Shrub Coloring Book

Glacier National Park Glacier Plants and Animals Alphabet Book

Glacier National Park – Glacier Plants and Animals Alphabet Coloring Book

Glacier National Park – Tree Identification Guide

Harry S. Truman National Historic Site – Word Search

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site – Maggie Walker at Work Coloring Sheet

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site – St. Luke Penny Savings Bank Coloring Sheet

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site – The Walker House Coloring Sheet

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site – Independent Order of St. Luke Juvenile Cadet Coloring Sheet

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area – Blue Gill Coloring Page

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area – Largemouth Bass Coloring Page

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area – Channel Catfish Coloring Page

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area – Mottled Sculpin Coloring Page

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area – Walleye Coloring Page


Other Unique Badges and Honors to Earn!

Master Junior Ranger Patch

Fort Frederica Master Junior Ranger 

Complete Fort Frederica’s Junior Ranger Challenge plus the Underwater Explorer and Junior Archaeologist Programs and you will receive three badges plus a Fort Frederica Master Junior Ranger Patch.


South Florida Trifecta National Park Patch

Earn your badges at Biscayne National Park, Everglades National Park, and Big Cypress National Preserve to earn your South Florida National Park Trifecta Honors!


Junior Civil War Historian Patch

Earn a Junior Ranger Badge at 3 participating Civil War National Park sites, and earn your Junior Civil War Historian Patch.


Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Rocker Patch Set

Earn All 4 Rocker Patches for Your Complete Battlefield Patch Set! Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wildnerness, Spotsylvania Courthouse


Gateway National Recreation Area Patch and Badge Trio

Gateway NRA has 3 separate Junior Ranger Programs to earn, with a badge and a patch for each unit! Staten Island Junior Ranger Program, Sandy Hook Junior Ranger Program, and Jamaica Bay Junior Ranger Program! (Staten Island and Sandy Hook not currently available online.)


Hawai’i Island National Parks Junior Ranger Adventure Program

Use the Hawai‘i Island Junior Ranger Adventure Book to earn up to five Junior Ranger badges and great Junior Ranger awards as you explore, learn, and protect the magnificent Hawai‘i Island parks! Complete ALL of the activity pages for any given park and you will receive a badge for that park and special Junior Ranger awards. The more park badges you earn, the higher the level of awards you will receive!

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site


Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail Junior Ranger Program

As you earn your Junior Ranger badges in the National Parks that interpret the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and you can also participate in the Overmountain Victory Junior Ranger Program!

King’s Mountain National Military Park (SC)
Cowpens National Battlefield (SC)
Ninety Six National Historic Site (SC)


Arizona Explorer Junior Ranger Program

The Arizona Explorer Junior Ranger Program, introduced in 2018, allows junior rangers the opportunity to explore all 22 parks and monuments in Arizona. Discover what links each park together and what makes them all unique. Ask about this program in an Arizona NPS visitor center.


Oklahoma Outdoor Ranger

Challenge yourself to the next level by earning your OK Outdoor Ranger Badge. After coming to Oklahoma City National Memorial, visit the two other National Park sites in Oklahoma; Washita Battlefield National Historic Site and Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Complete the appropriate sections of the Oklahoma Outdoor Ranger booklet along the way and, once you are finished, you will earn a special badge!


Sagamore Hill Junior Ranger Patch

Any Junior Ranger completing three or more activities will earn a special Sagamore Hill Junior Ranger Patch!


Thomas Edison NHP Junior Ranger Badge and Patch

Successful Junior Rangers will take the official Junior Ranger pledge and receive a Junior Ranger badge. Work hard like Thomas Edison, complete the Bonus Questions and attend a Ranger led talk to also receive the Thomas Edison National Historical Park patch


Other Parks with Junior Ranger Programs, Not in the NPS System

Greenwich Point Junior Ranger Program (CT)

W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir – US Army Corps of Engineers Junior Ranger Book (NC SC)


Junior Ranger Apps for iPhones and iPads!

Independence National Historical Park (PA)

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (MA)


Other Unique Programs Available Only Onsite

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (IN) – Available at the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center (DBMVC)

• Beachcombers — for families just spending a day at the beach. Bring this booklet to the DBMVC to receive your junior ranger badge.

• Maple Sugar Time — for children learning about the maple sugaring process in March.


Isle Royale National Park (MI)

  • Wilderness Ranger Program – Complete the Wilderness Ranger booklet during an overnight backcountry stay. Upon completion, youth will receive a Wilderness Ranger badge.

Monocacy National Battlefield (MD)

  • Explorer Ranger Program – If you are 18 or older, and the kind of person who never gets tired of learning, then Monocacy National Battlefield has a challenge for you! Become an Explorer Ranger.

    You will learn about the cultural and natural history of Monocacy National Battlefield, one of America’s 417 National Parks. Explore the park to learn about the Battle of Monocacy or discover the beauty of nature while hiking a battlefield trail.

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (TX)

  • Junior Birder Program – Do you have a little amateur naturalist in your family? We’ve got just the thing for you. Ask for a Junior Birder booklet at the front desk and start discovering the birds of Palo Alto. Be sure to ask about earning a patch for completing the booklet.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (NY)

  • Theodore Roosevelt and His Sagamore Hill Home – Covers general information about TR and is best completed after a tour of the Roosevelt home.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Museum History Hunt – Kids complete a scavenger hunt based on the exhibits at the Old Orchard Museum. Ask for the activity at the front desk of the museum.
  • The Wonderbook of Nature – Covers the natural setting of Sagamore Hill and requires the close observation of the site’s plants and animals.

Additional Junior Ranger activities may be available based around special exhibits and events. Ask a ranger about special activities in addition to those listed above!

A logo of a bunny wearing a park ranger flat hat encircled by the text "Bunny Ranger, Explore, Learn, Protect
  • Bunny Ranger Program (Ages 4-7) – Sagamore Hill also offers a Bunny Ranger activity for children ages 4-7. Ask for the booklet at the Old Orchard Museum and earn a special badge!

Yellowstone National Park (ID MT WY)

  • Yellowstone Winter Junior Ranger – Visit Yellowstone in winter and participate in the Junior Ranger program to earn a snowflake patch. Some winter activities require the use of a thermometer and hand lens, so ask to check out a Junior Ranger snowpack. Snowpacks are available at both the Albright and Old Faithful visitor centers, and snowshoes may be checked out at the Albright Visitor Center.

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