Jr Ranger Programs
These Weekly Family Programs can help your child of all ages earn their Jr Ranger badge!
Tuesday - Friday 12:30 - 1 pm A Natural Wonder (20 min) El Tovar Porch
Discover what makes Grand Canyon so grand!
Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30 - 10:30 am Walk on the Wild Side (1 hr) Shrine of the Ages
Explore the wild side of Grand Canyon during this half-mile walk through the forest to the canyon’s edge. Rocky surfaces and uneven terrain; sturdy shoes are advised.
Wednesday and Friday 9 am - 11 am Family Adventure Hike (Hermit's Rest Bus stop 8 am take bus to Hermit's Rest bell)
Hike with us into the canyon on the Hermit Trail. Enjoy the canyon’s beauty while learning about rocks, fossils, plants, animals and more. Bring water, salty snacks, sunscreen, and wear hiking shoes. This steep, strenuous 2-mile (3.2-km)
hike is not recommended for those with heart or respiratory problems, difficulty walking, or extreme fear of heights.
Thursday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Twilight Zone Walk meet at the Shrine of the Ages
Experience the “dark side” of Grand Canyon. Join a rangerled walk and activities that will connect children to the canyon’s nocturnal world. Rocky surfaces and uneven terrain; sturdy walking shoes advised. Bring a flashlight.