For Kids

A park ranger and six students sit in a circle on the beach, drawing in the sand
Junior Rangers learning about oceans through field activities at the beach

NPS Photo - Allyce Andrew

Welcome, kids!
Do you live in Alaska? Florida? The moon? From just about anywhere you can make mammoth discoveries about Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and become a Junior Ranger.

Junior Ranger Book
Would you like to proudly wear the Bering Land Bridge Jr. Ranger patch? Download the Junior Ranger Book to become an official Bering Land bridge Jr. Ranger. When you are done send it to us via email or snail mail and we'll award you with your hard earned patch and certificate.

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, most NPS employees are at home—many are teleworking—and are not reporting to NPS headquarters or the visitor center. Mail will be checked once employees return to work. You may send us your booklet to However, you may not get a Jr. Ranger patch or badge until normal operations resume.

Looking for a little extra fun?

The Megafauna of the Ice Age

Imagine living amongst woolly mammoths, steppe bison, and giant bears. The creatures of the Ice Age made humans look like tiny ants. Learn more about yesterday's giants and what made them so special.

Explore the Serpentine Hot Springs area with Martin the Woolly Mammoth

Join Martin the Woolly Mammoth at Serpentine Hot Springs! He'll show you the tallests of tors to the tiniest lichen, digitally of course!

Alaska Animal Adaptations

Adaptations help plants animals and plants survive. Learn more about the arctic adaptations needed to survive cold Alaska temperature?

Arctic Animal Discovery!

Dig a little deeper and check out our newest game: Arctic Animal Discovery! Find the animals on the landscape to learn more about their amazing abilities to survive in their natural environment.

Last updated: May 3, 2021

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