Become a Junior. Ranger on National Jr. Ranger Day!
Located at DeSoto State Park & Little River Canyon National Preserve..No fee or registration!
For kids of all ages! National Jr. Ranger Day is designed to help kids & families explore & learn all about their national & state parks. By exploring & learning, kids gain an appreciation for these special places & feel a personal sense of responsibility to protect them today & into the future!
Programs are scheduled throughout the day.
10:30 to 11:30~Rangers will be at DeSoto State Park’s Nature Center to help children with their handbook requirements, as well as a short hike centered towards children along the Azalea Cascade Boardwalk Trail.
2:00 to 3:00~Rangers will be on hand at Little River Falls in Little River Canyon for a program & short hike centered towards children. Hikers are encouraged to bring water, snacks & wear appropriate footwear on the trail.
National Park Jr. Ranger booklets can be picked up at the Little River Canyon Center
4322 Little River Trail-Fort Payne, AL. 35967
DeSoto State Park's Jr. Ranger Booklets can be picked up at DeSoto’s Lodge, Country Store, & Nature Center
7104 DeSoto Parkway NE-Fort Payne, AL. 35967
For any questions, call 256.997.5025 or email Brittney.Hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov