Be a Junior Ranger

Do you like exploring parks? Become a Washington State Parks Junior Ranger!

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The Junior Ranger booklet and badge program is a fun way for youth and families to explore Washington’s state parks. Designed for youth 4 and up, this self-guided program encourages families to discover the natural and cultural wonders of Washington through fun exploration, games, and creative activities.

To become a Junior Ranger, families may ask for the free Junior Ranger Booklet at one of our participating state parks. See the following list of parks participating in the Junior Ranger Booklet and Badge program. Parks marked with an * also provide the booklet in Spanish.

  • Alta Lake
  • Battle Ground 
  • Bay View 
  • Beacon Rock 
  • Belfair 
  • Birch Bay 
  • Bogachiel 
  • Bridgeport 
  • Bridle Trails 
  • Cama Beach
  • Camano Island
  • Crawford 
  • Daroga 
  • Dash Point 
  • Deception Pass* 
  • Dosewallips 
  • Federation Forest 
  • Fields Spring 
  • Fort Casey 
  • Fort Ebey 
  • Fort Flagler 
  • Fort Townsend 
  • Fort Worden
  • Ginkgo Petrified Forest
  • Grayland Beach
  • Ike Kinswa
  • Jarrell Cove
  • Kanaksat-Palmer
  • Kitsap Memorial
  • Kopachuck
  • Lake Chelan*
  • Lake Easton
  • Lake Sammamish
  • Lake Sylvia
  • Lake Wenatchee*
  • Larrabee
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Lewis and Clark Trail*
  • Lime Kiln Point
  • Lincoln Rock*
  • Lyons Ferry*
  • Manchester
  • Millersylvania
  • Moran
  • Mount Spokane
  • Ocean City
  • Olmstead Place*
  • Pacific Beach
  • Palouse Falls
  • Paradise Point
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Rasar
  • Riverside
  • Rockport
  • Sacajawea*
  • Saint Edward
  • Schafer
  • Seaquest
  • Spencer Spit
  • Sun Lakes-Dry Falls*
  • Tolmie
  • Twanoh
  • Twenty-Five Mile Creek
  • Twin Harbors
  • Wallace Falls
  • Wenatchee Confluence
  • Yakima Sportsman