Junior Ranger Day Celebration at Pecos National Historical Park

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Date: June 29, 2018
Contact: Visitor Center, 505-757-7241

Pecos, NM: To celebrate the debut of our new Junior Ranger Activity Booklet, Pecos National Historical Park will host a free Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, July 21st, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Families and children of all ages are invited to participate in fun, family-friendly events and earn their Junior Ranger badges and patches. Please note that space is limited for story time and the bug presentation; reservations must be made by calling 505-757-7241.

Preschool Story Time
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Kiva Theater
The theme for our July story time is camping! The event will include a reading of Olivia Goes Camping, songs, a movement activity, a special craft, and a snack. 
Creepy Crawly Bug Presentation with the Harrell House Bug Museum
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pecos Room
Get up close and personal with a live animal presentation by our friends from the Harrell House Bug Museum.  Touch some of the friendly, harmless bugs and learn more about the fascinating world of insects.

Junior Ranger Expo
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Visitor Center
Time for Junior Rangers to roll up their sleeves and try their hands at fish printing, corn grinding with a mano and metate, and skins and skulls identification.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Apple juice, fruit, and crackers will be available to everyone! (Gluten-free options available.)
For more information about the park contact Pecos NHP at (505) 757-7241 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/peco. You will also find our listings on the New Mexico True website (newmexico.org) and Tourism Santa Fe (santafe.org). Please like on us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PecosNHPnps or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/pecos_nps).
From I-25 N: Take the Pecos/Glorieta Exit, #299. Left onto overpass, right onto Route 50; proceed on Route 50 for eight miles. At the village of Pecos, take a right at the four-way stop onto Route 63. In two miles, the park will be on your right. From I-25 S: Take the Rowe Exit, #307. Follow signs. From Highway 63, the park will be on your left.

Last updated: June 29, 2018

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Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552


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