Places of Wonder and Discovery

National parks are great places to explore anything kids can imagine. Go on an outdoor adventure. Walk in the footsteps of famous people. Take in unique scenery. Explore new interests. Experience real places you may have only heard about. But most of all, national parks are places where you can have fun and create memories that last a lifetime.

Three kids hold up their 4th Grade Pass

Every Kid Outdoors for 4th Graders

Introducing 4th graders to national parks and other public lands and waters.

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Special Invitation for 5th graders

5th graders have free access to national parks through August 2021.

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Explore Junior Ranger Activity Books

Nearly every park has a Junior Ranger activity.

An iPad displays a comic book style online junior ranger activity with printed badge and scissors.

Junior Ranger Online

Explore online activities, virtual tours, and more. Check back for new items as parks across the country post new things you can do online.

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Visit Parks With Kids

You never know what you might see and do at a national park near you.

Last updated: May 19, 2021