Be A Junior Ranger

Welcome to the Golden Gate National Parks! Here at Golden Gate we have five opportunities for you to participate in the National Park Service's Junior Ranger Program. There are four locations: Muir Woods National Monument, the Marin Headlands, Alcatraz Island and Fort Point National Historic Site. There is also a Beach Buddies Jr. Ranger book that can be filled in at any beach in the park. Feel free to download and print a copy of your Jr. Ranger booklet prior to your visit or pick one up at a visitor center. Enjoy!

 
Cover image of the new Junior Ranger Beach Buddies Booklet, featuring Petey Plover.

Beach Buddies Jr. Ranger Booklet

The full color Beach Buddies Jr. Ranger booklet features Petey Plover as he guides you through fun activities throughout the park.

 
Junior Ranger Activity Book: Alcatraz Island

Junior Ranger Activity Book—Alcatraz Island (PDF, 6 MB)

Explore the mysteries of one of the most famous prisons in the United States. Uncover the different layers of histories that can be found during your visit. Are you ready to take the oath to become an Alcatraz Jr. Ranger?

 
Illustration: Junior Ranger Activity Book—Marin Headlands

Junior Ranger Activity Book—Marin Headlands
(PDF, 2.08MB)

Explore the wonders of nature in the Marin Headlands just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Learn about ocean ecology as well as the history of the inhabitants of years past, while taking up the oath to become a Jr. Ranger of the park.

 
Cover of Jr. Ranger book with two young people on a trail in the redwods

Jr. Ranger Activity Book: Muir Woods NM
Welcome to Muir Woods National Monument. Here at Muir Woods, you have an opportunity to participate in the Junior Ranger Program. Feel free to download and print a copy of your Jr. Ranger booklet prior to your visit or pick one up at our visitor center. Enjoy!

Jr Ranger Book with aeriel illustration of Fort Point
Jr. Ranger Activity Book: Fort Point NHS

Welcome to Fort Point National Historic Site! Here at Fort Point, you have an opportunity to participate in the Junior Ranger Program. Feel free to download and print a copy of your Jr. Ranger booklet prior to your visit. Enjoy!

Last updated: November 15, 2018

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Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022

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