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Junior Ranger Music

Ranger Jeff on stage with Secretary of Interior and Director of the National Park Service and lots of kids
Ranger Jeff, lots of kids, the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the National Park Service sing "Humps, Hooves, and Horns"

What could be more fun than music, national parks, and becoming a Junior Ranger? Well, as it turns out, the National Park Service has made music just for Junior Rangers. So get ready for a musical journey and click on the link below:

Listen to Junior Ranger Radio

Watch Videos of Junior Ranger Music

Download Junior Ranger Music

Learn about "Songs for Junior Rangers," the Junior Ranger Music Album

Play games and become a Webranger

Did You Know?

FLFO_palm frond

Although there are few known palm fronds from Florissant fossil beds, microscopic palm pollen has also been discovered. Palms are indicators of climate and suggest that the Eocene mean annual temperature was no less than 50°F.