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Be A Junior Ranger


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The Junior Ranger Program

A program for young visitors! Talk to a ranger to get your own activity booklet. Complete the booklet to earn your very own junior ranger badge. Print a junior ranger book now to get a head start!

Kids can also complete a special "March on Washington" Junior Ranger booklet, available here, to earn a special badge. This booklet has activities that encourage kids to explore the importance of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Check the Schedule of Events for upcoming Junior Ranger events!

Did You Know?


The formal National Mall is the strip of green space between the Washington Monument and the Capitol Building. The area of the park west of 17th Street that incorporates the Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, and other memorials, is formally West Potomac Park.