For Kids


There is so much to learn in the redwood forest!

Whether you are at Muir Woods or at home, we want you to experience and explore this wonderful forest ecosystem.

Muir Woods Junior Ranger Book

If you visit Muir Woods, you can do the Junior Ranger Program and get your booklet at the visitor center. If you already visited and did not take part or want to try it from home you can still participate! Just fill out the book and mail us a copy of your finished book! Once we look over your book, we can mail you a Junior Ranger Badge!


Redwood Puppet Show Activity

Muir Woods Virtual Junior Ranger Badge
Muir Woods Virtual Junior Ranger Badge

Do you want to become a virtual Junior Ranger?

WATCH: 'Redwood Forest Puppet Show' video BELOW and complete the: virtual Junior Ranger Badge worksheet.

Answer the animals' questions, draw, and imagine you are in the redwood forest! Once you have finished the book you can download the virtual Junior Ranger Badge. Do you want to do your own puppet show? You can download and print your own redwood forest puppets!

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Ranger Stephanie wants to take you on a journey through the redwood forest! How do things work together in the forest and how you are a part of this story? Join us for a redwood forest puppet show!


Lesson Plans, Games and more!

There are so many different ways to learn about this forest ecosystem.

Explore resources, lesson plans, games from park partners:

A ranger talks to a group of students on a rainy day in the forest

Learn With Save The Redwoods League

Explore lesson plans, activities, and more through Save the Redwoods League.

Children look closely at a redwood tree

Learn More About Trees

Learn about trees, tracking wildlife, and more with Discover the Forest.

A ranger and a child sit on a bridge and look at the creek

Learn More About Salmon

Find lesson plans, activities and more all about salmon.

Last updated: November 22, 2021

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1 Muir Woods Rd

Mill Valley, CA 94941


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