If you're between the ages of 5-12, you can become a Junior Ranger! Here's how:
You can become a Junior Ranger at any time of year, but during spring, summer, and fall, ranger-led Junior Ranger programs are offered especially for children. Read through the schedule of ranger-led programs to find these special Junior Ranger programs.
Want to get your Junior Ranger booklet before coming to the park? Booklets can be purchased online:
Junior Ranger: Blacksmithing
Want to see what Junior Ranger programs are all about? Watch a video of the Junior Ranger Blacksmith program at the Mountain Farm Museum.
Online Opportunities to Explore National Parks
Can't visit the park in person? Explore the Great Smoky Mountains and other national parks through the following online games and activities:
Take an electronic field-trip to the park!
Become a World Heritage Junior Ranger!
Last updated: February 8, 2020