National Park Service Junior Ranger Books

Programs and special events offer junior ranger books to engage visitors at an early age. Check out these special interest books that you can download and do at home or at your favorite park.

The activity booklets will remain available for download, along with a virtual badge you can award at home.

Before the transcontinental railroad, it took six months to cross the country. Find out how the railroad changed the United States.

Listen carefully. Learn about the science of sound. Discover why it is important to parks.

National parks and outer space have more in common than you might think! Check out how parks are teaming up with NASA.

Celebrate 50 Years of Earth from Space. Learn what technology from space improves your lives today.

Explore fish and fishing through a Junior Ranger activity book dedicated to things that swim.

Explore a fascinating and fragile underground world. Learn about caves and karst landscapes. Complete a few fun activities.

Learn to find the North Star, discover the world of constellations, galaxies, and other night time phenomena.

What Is Archeology? Discover the worlds of people in the past.

From fresh water fish to salt water sea turtles there is so much more to discover below the water line.

Learn about ancient life. Complete fun activities. Explore some of the national parks that offer you a look into the prehistoric.

Archaeology, Astronomy, Ecology, Geology, Oceanography, Paleontology, Zoology
K-6, Middle School

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