• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

For Kids

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Kids If You Are Planning to Visit
Kids ages 6 to 12 who will be visiting Bighorn Canyon in person can become Junior Rangers.

The Junior Ranger program booklets can be picked up at the Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center, Crooked Creek Contact Station, Afterbay Contact Station or Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center.

Kids Who Are Not Planning a Visit
Can also become by clicking here and finding the downloadable Junior Ranger booklet in PDF form. Complete the book to the best of your ability. Look around this website and you will find many of the answers.

After you are done, mail the completed program back to:
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
c/o Interpretation
20 Highway 14A East, Lovell, WY 82431

Web Rangers
Become a Junior Ranger online through the National Park Service's Web Ranger Program.

For more fun: Be A WebRanger on-line

This is the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you. If you are new to our National Parks, we hope this site helps you experience how wonderful they can be.

Did You Know?

View of Abercrombie from Horseshoe Bend boat ramp

There are over 350 Abandoned Mineral land sites recorded in Bighorn Canyon, and even more are being discovered. These sites are the result of a mining boom, caused by the search for uranium in the production of nuclear weapons during the Cold War. Even with research the names of the companies responsible for the test sites have not been found. More...