For Kids

A family gathered for a photo with junior ranger vests on.
Want to earn yourself a junior badge or patch? Stop by the visitor center and ask about our various junior ranger programs!

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Pecos is a family-friendly park!

The hiking trails provide many opportunities for kids to explore history and nature up close. Everyone will also enjoy the short interpretive talks and walks offered year round. Please stop in at the Visitor Center to check current schedules, view the exhibits, and watch the park orientation video.

Pecos Junior Ranger Program

Are you interested in becoming a Junior Ranger? Pecos junior ranger booklets are available at the visitor center. Filled with fun activities, these books reveal the wonders of Pecos to kids and parents alike.

All About Archeology

NPS Archeology for Kids is an educational resource that explains what archeologists do and how they do it--from field crews to zooarcheologists to underwater archeologists--with plenty of interactive opportunities for all ages.


Civil War Trading Cards
The park has a collection of Civil War Trading Cards that are available at the visitor center. Collect all five of our cards and discover the story behind the Battle of Glorieta Pass.

Last updated: May 1, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552

Phone:

(505) 757-7241

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