B.A.R.K. Ranger

A black and white image of a man in a suite and fedora walking next to a fence and a dog
President Eisenhower walks outside of the White House with his own B.A.R.K. Ranger, the White House dog, Heidi. After the Eisenhower's left Washington, Heidi joined them at their Gettysburg farm.

Eisenhower Presidential Library

Interested in Becoming a B.A.R.K. Ranger?

All well-behaved pets are welcome at Eisenhower National Historic Site. If you and your furry friend are interested in becoming a B.A.R.K. Ranger, you can follow the steps below. Its easy!

Step 1

When visiting Eisenhower National Historic Site, ask a Park Ranger or volunteer for a copy of our B.A.R.K. Ranger activity booklet. Complete the activities while exploring the site, and follow these B.A.R.K. Ranger principles:

B-Bag Your Waste and Be Safe
A-Always Wear a Leash
R-Respect Wildlife
K-Know Where You Can Go

Step 2

Once you've completed the activities in the B.A.R.K. Ranger booklet, and have demonstrated the principles of a good B.A.R.K. Ranger, take the official pledge.

Step 3

Recieve your B.A.R.K. Ranger badge!

Step 4

Put your official title to good use, and help our Park Rangers keep Eisenhower National Historic Site a safe and clean resource, unimpaired for future generations!

For more information on our B.A.R.K. Ranger program at Eisenhower NHS, contact us here .

Last updated: August 16, 2023

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