Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks celebrate Junior Ranger Day every year in April with special events. Due to storm damage repairs impacting the opening of the parks, Junior Ranger Day 2023 was canceled. We hope you can join us for fun activities in 2024.
Who: Children of all ages and their families. What: A variety of 10–20 minute activities. Preview a few below. When: Junior Ranger Day 2023 has been canceled. Where: TBD
Pick up a "passport" from the welcome tent and collect a stamp for each completed activity to earn your patch, pin or sticker. Activities include:
Explore the park's fire engines
Use a model helicopter to rescue people
Meet a mule and a horse who help carry supplies into the mountains
Test your ability to move in cold water
Dress like a Buffalo Soldier and play with old-fashioned toys
Test a remote controlled Jeep on an off-road obstacle course
Color your own spring wildflower
Create a constellation tube to see the stars
You can complete any of these activities from your home. You'll find something for every age.