• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

Be A Junior Ranger

Colorful red bunch berry adorns the forest floor.

Bunch berry

NPS photo

Junior Ranger Activity Book

Are you in kindergarten through sixth grade? Would you like to have even more fun during your visit to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore?

If so, just ask a Park Ranger at the Interagency Visitor Center in Munising or Grand Sable Visitor Center in Grand Marais for a free Junior Ranger Activity Book.

In it you will find ideas for fun games and explorations in and around the national lakeshore. Complete the activities and earn your official Junior Ranger badge and certificate. Once you fill out the questions for your grade group, take the booklet back to the visitor center. If you have completed your portion, you'll earn a Junior Ranger Badge!

So c'mon ... join in the fun! Become a National Park Junior Ranger! We need your help taking care of our national treasures. You'll enjoy learning about and taking pride in America's National Parks.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Junior Ranger Booklet (pdf) - New in 2013. Prints best on 11x17 paper; double sided

PRNL Junior Ranger Book (pdf) - 1990s black and white version; with apologies for inferior copy quality

 
Additional Junior Ranger Activities

NPS Web Rangers
www.nps.gov/webrangers

NPS Junior Ranger Programs
www.nps.gov/kids/jrRangers.cfm

NPS Geological Resources Division
Junior Paleontologist Program (pdf)
www.nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/jrpaleo.cfm

NPS Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network
Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Booklet
(pdf)

NPS Midwest Archeological Center:
Junior Ranger Archeology Program (pdf)
www.cr.nps.gov/mwac/juniorranger.html


NPS Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division
Junior Ranger Night Explorer (pdf)

NPS Submerged Resources Center
Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer Activity Guide (pdf)
www.nps.gov/submerged

NPS Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Discovering the Underground Railroad Junior Ranger Activity Book (pdf)
www.nps.gov/subjects/ugrr/education/ranger_booklet.htm

USDA-Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service, National Park Service
Wilderness Explorer Junior Ranger Activities (pdf)
educators.wilderness.net

 

Did You Know?

Dune grass thrives on the Grand Sable Dunes near Grand Marais, Michigan, in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

On October 6, 1972, ceremonies in Munising marked the establishment of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, America's first national lakeshore. To symbolically link the park's two gateway communities of Munising and Grand Marais, water was poured from two glass containers into a third. More...