Be A Junior Ranger

Wooden Junior Ranger Badge
Wooden Junior Ranger badge from Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

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Can you be a Junior Ranger at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve? To earn a Junior Ranger badge from the preserve, you must complete 5 activities found in the booklet. Booklets cover a wide range of activites on ecology, wildlife, Native Americans, ranching history, environmental responsibility, senses, and park history.
Come to the park and receive a booklet or print a copy of the booklet
Mail your booklet to the preserve for the rangers to check your work.
We'll mail the booklet back to you, along with an official Tallgrass Prairie Junior Ranger badge.

Visit Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in person (or virtually) and earn your badge to become a Junior Ranger today!

Download the English or Spanish version of the booklet.

Junior Ranger books and badges
Seven Junior Ranger activity books with badges and patches.

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More Junior Ranger Fun!

Like many National Parks, Tallgrass Prairie hosts more than one Junior Ranger program. Other programs cover unique topics which are shared by a few National Park locations. Explore more activities like songs, historic preservation, paleontology, caves, night skies, wilderness, underwater, the Underground Railroad, and so much more.
Join the Fun and be a Junior Ranger Today!

Find more online Junior Ranger activities HERE.

Last updated: August 19, 2021

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