Junior Rangers Needed to Help Protect the Great Rivers Confluence Region

Saturday morning activities will explore the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers.




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Via the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center at Freedom Park:

Junior Rangers in action (Courtesy Freedom Park)
Junior Rangers in action (Photo courtesy Freedom Park)

Explore the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers through the National Park’s Junior Ranger Program!

Led by Rangers from the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, this FREE program is for students ages 8-12. A maximum of 20 students per class, first come, first serve.

This unique program will explore lots of different aspects of each river, including plant and animal life, history, the railroads, etc. A graduation ceremony is planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, August 2, where students will receive their Junior Ranger badges and a Certificate of Completion of the Junior Ranger Program.

Activities and topics include games, scavenger hunts, puzzles, river water exploration, birding, fishing games, geology, logging, mussels, geocaching and much more.

  • Where: Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center at Freedom Park, 200 Monroe St., Prescott, WI 54012
  • When: Saturday mornings July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Participants receive their official Junior Ranger badges and a participation certificate!

Free programs – advance registration required (see registration form). Call 715-262-0104 for questions, details and additional registration information.

Partially sponsored through funding from the Prescott Foundation, Gertrude R. Shiely Charitable Trust.


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