Be A Junior Ranger
Be a Junior Ranger in the Park
Junior Rangers who want to explore more can earn Ocean, Valley, and Mountain Junior Ranger pins. Earn your pins by going to programs listed in the Outdoors Calendar of Events. After earning all three pins, you are a Mountain Junior Ranger, the highest ranking Junior Ranger in the Santa Monica Mountains!
Visit one of our Visitor Centers to get your FREE book.
Be a Junior Ranger on the Web
Want to learn about other parks as well? Then become a Web Ranger by exploring other parks and playing games. See what makes our parks so much fun. You can even build your own ranger station!
Click start to begin your journey an earn the awesome Web Ranger patch. START>>>
Did You Know?
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area was established in 1978, but the National Park Service did not own public parkland in the area until 1980. National Park Rangers devised clever ways to promote the national park goals without land by creating thriving partnerships with many agencies.