National Junior Ranger Day

A ranger and a young visitor dressed up like a ranger at National Junior Ranger Day in Shenandoah.

NPS | John F. Mitchell

What is it?
Have you ever put your hand in a bear's footprint? Have you ever tried on a ranger hat? Now you have a chance!


Shenandoah National Park has some special activities planned for National Junior Ranger Day. The program is designed to help children and families connect with parks in ways that engage them in exploring, learning, and practicing stewardship.

Most programs are available for children of all ages. Special "Junior Ranger Day" certificates and patches will be available

When is it?
April 22


Junior Ranger Day Programs and Events!


Where is it?
Activities meet at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center (Mile 4.6 on Skyline Drive) and Byrd Visitor Center (Mile 51 on Skyline Drive) unless otherwise noted.

How much is it?
This event is entirely free, including free entry to the park due to National Park Week.
For more information about fees and fee free days click here.

 
National Junior Ranger Day is part of National Park Week, April 15-23, 2017. Special programs are being held at national parks around the country. Check out what other parks are doing by going here.
 
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

(540) 999-3500
Use this phone number to contact us for all of your park inquiries!

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