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A new Junior Ranger poses with a Park Ranger
Become a Junior Ranger at Kenai Fjords National Park

Hey Kids!

Interested in becoming a Junior Ranger? Would you like to learn more about the park for a school project? Are you just preparing for a visit? Get the information you need right here!

Become a Junior Ranger

Learn more about how to complete a Kenai Fjords' Junior Ranger Adventure Guide (ages 4-12) and Explorer Journal (ages 13+) whether at the park or at home!

A new Junior Ranger poses with a Park Ranger
Ask about Art for Parks and Discovery backpacks when you visit Exit Glacier.

Visiting Kenai Fjords

  • Check out an Art for Parks or a Discovery backpack. They are available at the Exit Glacier Nature Center. Kids and their families can use it to explore their artistic or scientific side while visiting the park. Ask a ranger or volunteer about earning the Junior Glacier Ranger patch.

  • Junior Fjord Ranger walks are available for visitors (ages 8-12) at the Kenai Fjords Visitor Center in the summer. All participants will have the opportunity to earn a Junior Fjord Ranger patch. Check the visitor center for current dates and times.


Learn more about the park from home

Many people are looking for information about their national parks. The following documents have it all. Whether it's acreage, staffing, or budget, it's there!

  • Fact Sheet - (PDF) Need some facts or figures about the park? From the size of the Harding Icefield to annual visitation, this fact sheet is for you.
  • Student Report - (PDF) Looking for a combination of images and information for that next school paper? This four-page document is for you!

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    Last updated: February 6, 2024

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