Junior Rangers

Many National Parks offer visitors the opportunity to join the National Park Service Family as Junior Rangers. Interested students complete a series of activities during their park visit, share their answers with a park ranger, and receive an official Junior Ranger badge or patch and Junior Ranger certificate.

A list of parks offering Junior Ranger Programs appears below.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, KY

Acadia National Park, ME

Adams National Historical Park, MA

African Burial Ground National Monument, NY

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, NE

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, TX

Anacostia Park, DC

Andersonville National Historic Site, GA

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, TN

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, VA

Arches National Park, UT

Aztec Ruins National Monument, NM

Badlands National Park, SD

Baltimore-Washington Parkway, MD

Bandelier National Monument, NM

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, CO

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, AK

Big Bend National Park, TX

Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Big Hole National Battlefield, MT

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, KY,TN

Big Thicket National Preserve, TX

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, MT,WY

Biscayne National Park, FL

Booker T Washington National Monument, VA

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, MA

Boston National Historical Park, MA

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, KS

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Canaveral National Seashore, FL

Cane River National Heritage Area, LA

Canyonlands National Park, UT

Cape Cod National Seashore, MA

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, NC

Cape Lookout National Seashore, NC

Capulin Volcano National Monument, NM

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, NC

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, AZ

Castle Clinton National Monument, NY

Catoctin Mountain Park, MD

Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Central High School National Historic Site, AR

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, NM

Chamizal National Memorial, TX

Channel Islands National Park, CA

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, SC

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

Chickasaw National Recreation Area, OK

City Of Rocks National Reserve, ID

Congaree National Park, SC

Constitution Gardens, DC

Coronado National Memorial, AZ

Cowpens National Battlefield, SC

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, OH

De Soto National Memorial, FL

Death Valley National Park, CA,NV

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ,PA

Denali National Park & Preserve, AK

Devils Postpile National Monument, CA

Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, WA

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, PA

Effigy Mounds National Monument, IA

Eisenhower National Historic Site, PA

El Malpais National Monument, NM

El Morro National Monument, NM

Ellis Island National Monument, NJ,NY

Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, CA

Everglades National Park, FL

Federal Hall National Memorial, NY

Fire Island National Seashore, NY

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, CO

Fort Davis National Historic Site, TX

Fort Donelson National Battlefield, TN

Fort Frederica National Monument, GA

Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, MD

Fort Necessity National Battlefield, PA

Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, NC

Fort Scott National Historic Site, KS

Fort Smith National Historic Site, AR,OK

Fort Stanwix National Monument, NY

Fort Sumter National Monument, SC

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, OR,WA

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, DC

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, VA

Gateway National Recreation Area, NY,NJ

General Grant National Memorial, NY

George Mason Memorial, DC

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, IN

George Washington Memorial Parkway, DC, MD, VA

Gettysburg National Military Park, PA

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, NM

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, AK

Glacier National Park, MT

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, AZ,UT

Glen Echo Park, MD

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA

Golden Spike National Historic Site, UT

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Grand Portage National Monument, MN

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, MT

Great Basin National Park, NV

Great Falls Park, VA

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, CO

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC,TN

Greenbelt Park, MD

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX

Gulf Islands National Seashore, FL,MS

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, ID

Haleakalā National Park, HI

Hamilton Grange National Memorial, NY

Hampton National Historic Site, MD

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV,VA,MD

Harry S Truman National Historic Site, MO

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, IA

Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site, NY

Homestead National Monument of America, NE

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, OH

Hot Springs National Park, AR

Independence National Historical Park, PA

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN

Isle Royale National Park, MI

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, MO

Jewel Cave National Monument, SD

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, GA

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR

John Ericsson National Memorial, DC

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site, MA

John Muir National Historic Site, CA

Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, GA

Keweenaw National Historical Park, MI

Kings Mountain National Military Park, SC

Klondike Gold Rush – Seattle Unit National Historical Park, WA

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, AK

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, ND

Korean War Veterans Memorial, DC

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, TX

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA

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

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, OR,WA

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, IN

Lincoln Memorial, DC

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, MT

Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site, MA

Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park, TX

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Manassas National Battlefield Park, VA

Manzanar National Historic Site, CA

Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park, VT

Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, GA

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial, DC

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, DC

Mesa Verde National Park, CO

Minute Man National Historical Park, MA

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, SD

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area, MN

Missouri National Recreational River, SD,NE

Monocacy National Battlefield, MD

Montezuma Castle National Monument, AZ

Morristown National Historical Park, NJ

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, SD

Muir Woods National Monument, CA

Natchez Trace Parkway, AL,MS,TN

National Mall, DC

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, MA

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, LA

New River Gorge National River, WV

Nez Perce National Historical Park, ID,MT,OR,WA

Ninety Six National Historic Site, SC

Niobrara National Scenic River, NE

North Cascades National Park, WA

Obed Wild & Scenic River, TN

Oklahoma City National Memorial, OK

Olympic National Park, WA

Oregon Caves National Monument, OR

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ

Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm, MD

Ozark National Scenic Riverways, MO

Padre Island National Seashore, TX

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, TX

Parashant National Monument, AZ

Pea Ridge National Military Park, AR

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, OH

Petersburg National Battlefield, VA

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, MI

Pipestone National Monument, MN

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, CA

Prince William Forest Park, VA

Rainbow Bridge National Monument, UT

Redwood National and State Parks, CA

River Raisin National Battlefield Park, MI

Rock Creek Park, DC

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Roger Williams National Memorial, RI

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, NY

Saguaro National Park, AZ

Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, WI,MN

Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site, NY

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, NH

Salem Maritime National Historic Site, MA

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, CA

San Juan Island National Historical Park, WA

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, CA

Saratoga National Historical Park, NY

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, MA

Scotts Bluff National Monument, NE

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, CA

Shenandoah National Park, VA

Sitka National Historical Park, AK

Stones River National Battlefield, TN

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, AZ

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, KS

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, PA

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, NY

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, DC

Thomas Stone National Historic Site, MD

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve, FL

Tonto National Monument, AZ

Tumacácori National Historical Park, AZ

Tuzigoot National Monument, AZ

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site, MO

Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, NY,PA

Valley Forge National Historical Park, PA

Vicksburg National Military Park, MS

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, DC

Virgin Islands National Park, VI

Voyageurs National Park, MN

Walnut Canyon National Monument, AZ

Washington Monument, DC

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, OK

White Sands National Monument, NM

Whitman Mission National Historic Site, WA

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, MO

Wind Cave National Park, SD

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, VA

World War II Memorial, DC

Wrangell – St Elias National Park & Preserve, AK

Wright Brothers National Memorial, NC

Wupatki National Monument, AZ

Yellowstone National Park, ID,MT,WY

Yorktown National Battlefield, VA

Yosemite National Park, CA

(National Parks with Junior Ranger Programs)

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