Junior Ranger Program, Yellowstone National Park

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Junior Ranger Programs

Help your young traveler earn their badge by participating in the Junior Ranger program in Yellowstone National Park.

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  • Earn a Jr Ranger Badge
  • Perfect for a young visitor
  • Ask at any visitor center for details

What is the Junior Ranger Program?

For kids of all ages, the Jr Ranger Program highlights the park features through activities, games, ranger led talks and an activity book. Participants earn a Junior Ranger patch or badge by completing the activities and attending ranger-led programs. Adults, feel free to participate along with your Jr. Ranger! There is a special jr ranger program for kids under 5 as well.

When can I participate?

The program is available any time of year.

Where can I sign up?

You simply need to pick up a Junior Ranger Program Information Packet and these are available at any visitor center. Stop by the Junior Ranger Program Office in the Madison District for additional information. Alternatively, you can Download the Program.

How much does it cost?

A $1.00 donation covers the cost of the activity book and patch or badge.