Be A Junior Ranger

Gila Cliff Dwellings Junior Ranger badge.
The design on the Jr. Ranger badge is from classic Mimbres black and white pottery.

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Junior and Senior Ranger Program at Gila Cliff Dwellings

Junior Rangers

Visitors of any age can pick up a Junior Ranger booklet at the Gila Visitor Center or Trailhead Museum. To become a Junior Ranger you must complete at least four specific activities while visiting the park. Upon completion of the program, the new Junior Ranger is awarded a Junior Ranger badge.

If you'd like to get an early start on the booklet before you arrive, it is available to download and print..

Junior Ranger Program booklet: "Welcome To Our Home in the Gila"
(PDF) (5.76 MB)

Senior Rangers

This program is for those visitors of any age who are looking for a challenge or who have already completed the Junior Ranger program. Complete five activities of your choice. Once complete have a ranger at either the Gila Visitor Center or Trailhead Museum look it over. They will swear you in and give you a Senior Ranger patch for your hard work.

Senior Ranger Program booklet: "Discover Cliff Dweller Canyon"
(PDF) (10.8 MB)

Last updated: April 17, 2020

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26 Jim Bradford Trail
Mimbres, NM 88049

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