• Aerial view of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in the fall

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

For Kids

Be a Junior Ranger

Junior Rangers explore, learn about, and protect national parks. You can earn your own Junior Ranger badge by coming to Junior Ranger Day or completing an activity book.


Let's Move Outside

Kids need at least one hour of exercise every day to stay physically and mentally fit. What better way to do that than by playing outside in your national park?


Park Fun

Join a ranger for a kid-friendly programs, like Junior Ranger Day, Learn to Ride, or Lighthouse Life.

Please visit the Arlington House, Clara Barton National Historic Site, Glen Echo Park, Great Falls Park, and Theodore Roosevelt Island webpages for information about Junior Ranger badges at those sites.

Did You Know?

Box Turtle

Box turtles are one of the 21 species of reptiles that call the George Washington Memorial Parkway home. You can help protect these turtles by observing them from afar and not removing them from the wild. More...