Be A Junior Ranger

Buffalo River Junior Ranger Booklet
Buffalo National River Junior Ranger Handbook


Buffalo National River Junior Rangers explore the park and investigate the resources that make it special: the plants, the animals, the natural and cultural landscapes, the history, and the connections among all of these things. Junior Rangers strive to help protect the park, and they share their knowledge with others. Today's Junior Rangers are tomorrow's public land stewards.

Would you like to be a Junior Ranger?

Online: There are many online ways to learn and discover about the Buffalo National River. Complete an activity below to begin your journey!


If you would like to become a Buffalo National River Junior Ranger during your visit to the park, stop by the Tyler Bend Visitor Center, Buffalo Point Ranger Station, or Steel Creek Ranger Station to pick up your free junior ranger handbook! You can also email us to get a copy mailed to you.

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Last updated: November 21, 2021

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