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.
Junior Ranger Headquarters is a Place Just for Kids!
The Junior Ranger Headquarters is located in the summer at Hidden Valley, on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park along Trail Ridge Road. Join a ranger-led program, complete your Junior Ranger book, and earn a badge all in one place. In the summer of 2018 the Junior Ranger Headquarters is open from June 23 - August 19, daily from 9:45 AM to 3:15 PM. Programs are offered 4 times a day, 7 days a week, and program times are 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, & 2:30 PM. Programs last 30 minutes and are geared for kids ages 5-13. It is free to participate, and a parent or adult must be present with children at all times.
You can also download printable versions of Junior Ranger booklets.
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National Park Service Programs for Kids
Become a Junior Ranger on-line through the Web Ranger website. Web Ranger is an extension of the Junior Ranger Program, and is for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Historic Sites and Monuments then this site is just for you!
Last updated: June 26, 2018