Become a Junior Ranger

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Welcome to the C&O Canal National Historical Park

  • We are glad you want to become a Junior Ranger at the C&O Canal! Go on outdoor adventures, complete creative challenges, unlock treasured history, and even learn life-long skills to leave no trace in nature.
  • Continue to find Junior Ranger books from the C&O Canal and other National Parks, start the newest Virtual Junior Ranger Programs, and explore links to even more fun. Are you ready to start your challenge?

Get Your Junior Ranger Activity Book

  • Activity Books are available in any of our Visitor Centers. Call ahead to check for availability: Great Falls (301) 767-3714, Williamsport (301) 582-0813, and Cumberland (301) 722-8226.
  • You can also request a copy by calling (301) 714-2213 or following the link below:
    Send Email Request
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Junior Ranger Books

Check out these special interest Junior Ranger Books that you can download to do at home or at your favorite National Park.

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Virtual Junior Ranger

There is so much to discover at the C&O Canal – right from the comfort of your own home! Become a Virtual Junior Ranger.


Last updated: April 24, 2021

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Mailing Address:

142 W. Potomac St.
Williamsport, MD 21795



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