Be A Junior Ranger
The park has a free Junior Ranger program, with activity booklets for ages 5-7, 8-10, and 11+.Junior Ranger candidates must visit the site to see the park film and tour the historic home and museum, in addition to completing several activities from their booklet to earn their very own Junior Ranger badge and certificate.
You may also download and print PDF versions of the booklets through the links below and bring them with you when you visit the site to earn the badge and certificate.
Junior Ranger Booklet for ages 5-7 Junior Ranger Booklet for ages 11+
NEW! The site now offers a Junior Ranger patch, available for $1.95, to those children completing the Junior Ranger activities at the site. Ask at the Visitor Center desk if you wish to purchase the patch after finishing the Junior Ranger program.
Did You Know?
The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant (Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant) weren't published until 1975, nearly 80 years after Mrs. Grant wrote them. They were considered too close to the private life of her husband to be published in the 1890s.