Be A Junior Ranger

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How to Become a Trail Junior Ranger

1. Download the Junior Ranger Program and print it front to back.

2. Complete the program by using the official map and guide brochure.

3. Once completed, email us (at a photo of your completed worksheet. Be sure to include your address and full name in the email, as well as the worksheet, so we can send you a Junior Ranger badge!


Note: the "contact us" email, and the email listed above are NOT the same.

Due to the current Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and changes in office hours, please expect a slight delay in receiving your Junior Ranger badge. Thank you for your understanding.

Or you can mail your worksheet to:

(expect a few weeks for response time)

National Trails
National Park Service
50 W. Broadway, Suite 950
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

A certificate with an image of a junior ranger badge.
Students who complete the junior ranger worksheet will earn a certificate!

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For Teachers

Are you a teacher? Interested in your students becoming junior rangers?

1. Download, print, and have your students complete the junior ranger worksheet.

2. Follow the instructions listed above (email or mail) to submit the completed worksheets. (Please include your email address.)

3. A park ranger will check your student's worksheets and email official junior ranger certificates for your classroom!

(We apologize that due to the number of classroom requests, rangers can't send individual badges for participation. Thank you for your understanding.)


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Last updated: June 18, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

National Trails Office Regions 6|7|8
Santa Fe National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

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