Be A Junior Ranger

kq-carpenters
Kids as carpenters

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Upon your arrival at the fort, request a Junior Ranger booklet from an Interpreter dressed in period clothing. Fill out the pages and receive your Bent's Old Fort Junior Ranger Badge. Visit the park and experience the fort using the booklet and receive a Junior Ranger Badge.

 
Junior Ranger Day logo, nps.gov/kids, girl wearing a ranger hat, boy looking through binoculars, group of kids and adults with ice tongs and ice block
Junior Ranger Day banner

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National Junior Ranger Day Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day by learning why national parks matter and how you can be a part of the team that helps keep parks healthy.
 
Two children working on activities in a Junior Ranger book
Two children working on activities in a Junior Ranger book.

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Junior Ranger Online Find interactive and printable Junior Ranger activities.
 
Blank arrowhead where you can design your own park logo
Blank arrowhead where you can design your own park logo

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Make your Own Park and Logo Design your own park logo on your own arrowhead.
 
Game Board labelled Find Your Park with a Start and Finish
Game Board

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Games and Challenges Test your knowledge or learn a little more about parks with a series of games and challenges.
 
Junior Ranger Archeology Book showing a child with a trowel digging.
Junior Ranger Archeology Book showing a child with a trowel digging.

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Become a Junior Archeologist Dig into the activities and puzzles to explore ways that archeologists make interpretations from evidence.
 
Lucy the Listening Owl
Lucy the Listening Owl

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Become a Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer
  • Explore sounds you hear in parks.
  • Learn the science of sound and why sound is important to parks.
  • Protect sounds you hear in parks and at home.

Last updated: April 20, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

35110 State Highway 194 E.
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone:

(719) 383-5010

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