Be A Junior Ranger
Become a Junior Ranger at Guadalupe Mountains National Park! Pick up a workbook at the Headquarters Visitor Center, then choose from a variety of fun and educational activities. Learn about the park's colorful history, study its unique fossils, and take a close look at its native plants and numerous animal inhabitants. Other activities, such as attending a ranger program, taking a hike, or visiting the stage ruins, may substitute for an activity in the workbook. Complete any 3 activities to earn a certificate and a badge, complete 6 activities and receive a certificate, badge, and a patch!
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Guadalupe Mountains is an amazing place to explore the night skies and its constellations. Check out the Junior Ranger Night Explorer Booklet to learn more about the dark skies that are protected by the National Park Service!
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park contains 46,850 acres of wilderness land. Find out what makes this land so special and what it means to you with the Wilderness Explorer Junior Ranger Program. You can earn a certificate and patch by completing activities for your age group.
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If you like to be active during your visits to the National Parks check out the Let's Move Outside Junior Ranger program at participating parks. It is your chance to get outside and earn a sticker just for having fun!