Earn a Badge and Become a Junior Ranger
Junior Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park have fun discovering the natural world, while learning about why we need to protect the special treasures found in our National Parks. We need the help of all our rangers to keep Rocky preserved and protected for many more years to come. Pick up a free Junior Ranger activity booklet at any visitor contact station, discover the park, and become a ranger by earning your badge today! There are 3 different activity book for ages 5 and under, 6-8, and 9 and up.
Be a Junior Ranger!
The goal of the Rocky Mountain National Park Junior Ranger Program is for children and whomever they call their family to have fun, learn about Rocky Mountain National Park, and enjoy their time in the outdoors.
Junior Ranger Headquarters is a Place Just for Kids!
Join a ranger-led program, complete your Junior Ranger book, and earn a badge all in one place.
When is Junior Ranger Headquarters Open?
Beginning on Saturday, May 20, 2023 through August 19, 2023 Park Rangers will be at Hidden Valley seven days a week between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
All activities are free. A parent or adult must be present with children at all times
West Side Junior Ranger Programs
Join Rocky Mountain National Park and Rocky Mountain Conservancy for west side Junior Ranger events this summer! Each week we are offering free, kid-friendly activities within the Kawuneeche Valley, located on the west side of the park. Learn new things about the park and earn a prize each week.
Digital Junior Ranger Booklets
For English-language versions:
For Spanish-language versions:
Other Fun Activities
Coloring Book Pages
A Big Thank You to Our Park PartnerRocky Mountain Conservancy, one of Rocky Mountain National Park's park partners, provides funding to support the Junior Ranger Program.
This program, and many other park projects like it, would not be possible without donations to the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.
Last updated: September 28, 2023