Junior Ranger Family Programs

  • Currently, for the summer of 2020, all Family Ranger-led Programs are on hold until further notice. Please continue to monitor the park's website for any changes in the availability of ranger programs.
  • If you would like to learn about the park, please check out one of the videos, podcasts, virtual tours or other media available on the park's website for a virtual learning experience. Visit https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/photosmultimedia/index.htm
Park ranger leading a family group down an unpaved trail with trees in the background
Park ranger leading a group of hikers into Grand Canyon

Once ranger-led programs are able to start up again in a safe manner, exploring with a ranger is a great way to learn about the park.

A child smelling the bark of a large Ponderosa Pine tree
A child smelling the vanilla-like fragrance of a Ponderosa Pine tree

Exploring the world around you with all your senses is a great way to connect with nature in your backyard.

Behind a silhouetted Ranger is a twilight sky after sunset
Behind a silhouetted park ranger is a twilight sky after sunset.

Experiencing the outdoors after the sun goes down introduces you to the beauty of the night skies and to the nocturnal creatures who like to be out when it's dark.


More information about Becoming a Junior Ranger

Last updated: April 2, 2021

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Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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