Kids & Youth

A family looks at Cub Lake



Rocky Mountain National Park is a natural playground for kids and families. The park is dedicated to helping each generation become more connected to the outdoors. Teaching families how to explore the natural world on their own can inspire a lifetime of wonder and discovery in our wilderness areas.

Families walk on a tundra path

Rocky: An Outdoor Playground

FREE programs geared for kids happen all around the park. Junior Ranger Headquarters is a great place to start.

Kids with Junior Ranger vests smile

Become a Junior Ranger!

Learn how you can earn your own ranger badge.

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Explore WebRanger

Visit national parks anytime you want and connect with other Junior Rangers around the world!

Elk lie on tundra grass with mountain backdrop


Do you wonder what makes Rocky so special? Explore our nature section to find out.

Abert's squirrel

Fun Facts

Have squirrely questions about the park? See if they can be answered through some of these fun facts.

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