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 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