Junior Ranger Adventures
Complete activities with a park ranger that will help you learn about this special national park and earn you a Junior Ranger Badge! The program is for ages 7-12. Here at the park we offer both a self-guided junior ranger book and a series of ranger-guided junior ranger programs Tuesdays & Saturdays June 27 - Aug 22. See our Calendar of events for more details or call 802-457-3368 x222.
Junior Ranger Self Adventure
Stop at the Carriage Barn Visitor Center to receive your free Junior Ranger book or download the pdf version (1.9 MB). To earn your badge hike the Junior Ranger Loop around the mansion and through the forests. Complete activities along the way, interview a park ranger, and return to the Visitor Center to be sworn in as a Junior Ranger.
Attend a Junior Ranger Program
Throughout the summer join a park ranger for a special kids' program with topics exploring everything from art to bugs and orienteering to flowers. Please call the park visitor center (802) 457-3368 ext. 222 to find out about programs or for our summer calendar listing of events click here.
Every Kid in a ParkThe Every Kid in a Park Initiative calls on agencies to help get all children to visit and enjoy the outdoors and inspire a new generation of Americans to experience their country's unrivaled public lands and waters. Every fourth-grader in the Nation will receive an "Every Kid in a Park" pass that's good for free admission to all of America's federal lands and waters -- for them and their families -- for a full year. Link to the Every Kid in a Park - website for kids!
Seek out treasures hidden in the Mount Tom Forest! Activities and riddles will reveal clues to help you unravel the forest's mysteries. Check out the schedule of events, or call 802-457-3368 ext 222 to find out more. This two-hour family-oriented hike, can be self-guided. Pick up a copy of the Forest Quest at the Carriage Barn Visitor Center.
Last updated: March 5, 2019