B.A.R.K. Rangers

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Be A B.A.R.K. Ranger

Yes your pet can be a B.A.R.K. Ranger too. Visit a park. Take the pledge. Get a badge.

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Join Bark Ranger Ambassadors

Some parks rely on a corps of volunteers to promote safe and fun visits to parks and help you understand how pets impact park resources.

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NPS Bark Rangers

Gracie works at Glacier National Park herding sheep and keeping visitors safe. Read her story and those of other NPS working dogs.

Last updated: October 2, 2018