• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

For Kids

Junior Ranger Badge

Junior Ranger badge

National Park Service

Become a Junior Ranger!

Looking for a way to explore a national park? Become a Junior Ranger! Children will earn a certificate and a Junior Ranger patch or badge when they participate in this fun and engaging activity.

Richmond National Battlefield Park has two Junior Ranger booklets, one for the Tredegar Iron Works and one for the battlefields. Come join us and become a National Junior Ranger!

 
Tredegar Iron Works Junior Ranger book

Tredegar Iron Works

To become a Junior Ranger at Historic Tredegar, come to the visitor center at 470 Tredegar, Richmond 23219, pick up a Junior Ranger activity booklet and start your quest to explore, learn and discover more about Richmond and the Civil War. Once you have completed the booklet, return to the visitor center to receive your Junior Ranger Badge.

 
Junior Ranger booklet at Richmond National Battlefield Park

Richmond National Battlefield Park

Pick up a Junior Ranger book at the Tredegar, Cold Harbor or Chimborazo visitor center. Explore the battlefields to discover stories of courage, loss and bravery. Return the completed booklet to any Richmond NBP to receive a badge or patch.

Did You Know?

Black troops during the Civil War

As part of a major assault against Richmond’s defenses fourteen African American soldiers received the Medal of Honor for heroic conduct at the battle of New Market Heights, September 29, 1864.