• The long vistas are part of a Blue Ridge Parkway experience

    Blue Ridge

    Parkway NC,VA

For Kids

Ranger program with owl

Activities with a ranger are exciting and educational!

NPS photo

Becoming a Blue Ridge Parkway Junior Ranger is exciting and rewarding! Pick up your Junior Ranger folder and instructions at any park visitor center.

Rangers are typically available from Memorial Day through October. Then travel the Parkway to get activity sheets that are connected to the stories and the places along your journey.

You may also get a copy of the folder by clicking below. Enjoy your trip and thanks for your interest in becoming a Blue Ridge Parkway Junior Ranger!

Junior Ranger Folder

Worksheets for individual places along the Parkway.

Appalachian Trail Junior Ranger Program.

National Park Service Web Rangers.

Teen Activity Guide for the Appalachian Trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Check out kidsinparks.com for more activities related to the Parkway.



Did You Know?

Image of trail winding through the forest

Much of the forests surrounding the Parkway are made up of stunted oak and oak-hickory trees. More Flora includes various grasses, shrubs (including Rhododendrons and Dogwoods), hemlock, mixed-oak pine forests and spruce-fir forests.