Tomb of the Unknowns
If you only have 4 Days in Washington D.C.

We were fortunate enough to spend four days in Washington D.C. Those that have already visited D.C. know that three weeks is not enough time let alone four days.  As we looked at our travel[…]

JR Stanley in White Sands National Monument Junior Ranger Program
White Sands National Monument

In December  we went to White Sands National Monument. My favorite part was walking the boardwalk. After we received our Junior Ranger programs we watched a short film about how the sand dunes were created.  One of the[…]

Mt Whitney Hike
JR Stanley at the top of Mt. Whitney!

  We are very proud of Junior Ranger Alyssa (age 11) for making it to the top of Mt. Whitney in one day!  Not many can say they made it to the top and back[…]

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park – Kid’s Perspective

We went to the Rocky Mountain National Park, it was lots of fun. We went with some friends. The first day we got our Junior Ranger program and went on a 2 hour drive. Before[…]

Yosemite Falls
Seeing California’s National Parks

I am fortunate to live in a state where we have roughly 30 National Park sites. I realized when I worked in Yosemite National Park that people traveling from other countries under estimated the size of[…]

Casa Grande Ruins - Small Room
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

On January 3 we went to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande was a fun park with lots of cactus. We got our Junior Ranger programs at the volunteer desk in the back of the building. We[…]

Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Fort Bowie National Historic Site

On January 1 I visited Fort Bowie. It snowed the night before leaving about 2 inches of snow on the ground. My parents did not tell me that we had to walk 1 1/2 miles to get[…]

Tumacácori National Historical Park - Flat Stanley
Tumacácori National Historical Park

On January 2, 2015 we visited Tumacácori National Historical Park. I really liked the Junior Ranger Program. When we asked for it, instead of receiving a book to complete, we received a packet of pictures[…]

Chamizal National Memorial.
Chamizal National Memorial

I really liked this Junior Ranger program because it had separate sections for each age group. The section for older kids was called diplomacy. The theme for younger kids was friendship. It was a lot more age appropriate[…]

Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge #6

Junior Ranger Xtreme Hiking: Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge #6 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXXxrvw Tx9U