Saturday, April 28th has been designated National Junior Ranger Day in conjunction with National Park Week (April 22-28), an annual presidentially proclaimed week for celebration and recognition of the country’s nearly 400 national park areas. The Junior Ranger program engages young people in age appropriate activities that allow them to discover the significance of a specific site and introduce them to the national park system and to the mission of the National Park Service.




On Saturday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area will host a series of children’s activities at the Travertine Nature Center.


Saturday, April 28th has been designated National Junior Ranger Day in conjunction with National Park Week (April 22-28), an annual presidentially proclaimed week for celebration and recognition of the country’s nearly 400 national park areas. The Junior Ranger program engages young people in age appropriate activities that allow them to discover the significance of a specific site and introduce them to the national park system and to the mission of the National Park Service.


On Saturday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area will host a series of children’s activities at the Travertine Nature Center.


No reservations are required. A parent or guardian is asked to attend with each participating junior ranger. Each child receives a Junior Ranger booklet, badge, patch, and a certificate at the end of the program when they are sworn in as Junior Rangers.


If you have questions about Junior Ranger Day at Chickasaw National Recreation Area, please call the Travertine Nature Center at 580 622-7234.