Be A Junior Ranger
The Junior Ranger Program is an exciting opportunity for children and their families to learn about the park. Becoming a Junior Ranger helps youngsters understand the park's ecosystems, the cave, and the animals. It also helps them learn how they can help protect all parts of our environment. Junior Ranger booklets are available at the bookstore or as a printable version below. There are activities for children up to age 12.
Wind Cave National Park's complete Junior Ranger book (3 mb) can be dowloaded here. Individual pages can be found below.
Discover Wind Cave page 4 - to complete this page research a topic from the park's website and give a brief summary of what you learned.
Fire Ecology page 10 You must do pages 10 and 11.
Park Protectors page 12 You must do pages 12 and 13.
Did You Know?
Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...