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Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger Activity Book
De Soto National Memorials "New" Junior Ranger Activity Book!
Cover Art by Hermann Trapman

The New Junior Ranger Activity Book is Here!

Visitors can obtain the Junior Ranger activity booklet from the Visitor Center between 9-5 daily. To earn a free Junior Ranger Badge, kids have to complete six activites as well as a park map activity. Kids get a free book with a pencil and compass to help them complete the activities. We also have "official" Junior Ranger hats available in our bookstore.

Download the entire Junior Ranger Book in PDF format by clicking here!

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Tourists visiting De Soto National Memorial in Bradenton, Florida, sent the leaves of the sea grape through the mail as postcards until the U.S. Post Office stopped delivering them in the 1970s. The sea grape leaf was used as writing paper by explorers and early settlers. More...