Where to Become a Junior Ranger

Map of Lewis and Clark Trail with dozens of location pins. Junior Ranger booklet and badge. Child holds up booklet.
Standing beside Missouri River, Junior Ranger shows off Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger booklet. Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center, Omaha, Nebraska.

Map: NPS. Photo: A. Danielson.


Calling all kids, families, and the young at heart!

Come learn about the people and places of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. You can pick up a free activity booklet and earn a Junior Ranger Badge at one of the 30+ participating locations across the 4,900 mile Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Where will you earn your badge?

Last updated: November 2021. Before visiting, contact the site to confirm program availability and travel advisories.


Lewis and Clark State Park. Onawa, IA

Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center. Sioux City, IA

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Betty Strong Encounter Center. Sioux City, IA

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Sioux City, IA


Nez Perce National Historical Park. Lapwai, ID

Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural, and Educational Center. Salmon, ID


Lewis and Clark State Historic Site. Hartford, IL


Falls of the Ohio State Park. Clarksville, IN


Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. Union, KY


Annie & Abel Van Meter State Park. Miami, MO

Fort Osage National Historical Landmark. Sibley, MO

Gateway Arch National Park. St. Louis, MO.

Lewis and Clark Discovery Expedition and Boat House. St Charles, MO.


Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Billings, MT.

Upper Missouri River National Monument. Fort Benton, MT

Fort Peck Interpretive Center. Fort Peck, MT


Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan. Washburn, ND

Fort Stevenson State Park. Garrison, ND

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. Stanton, ND


Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center. Omaha, NE

Washington County Museum. Fort Calhoun, NE

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trails & Visitor Center. Nebraska City, NE


Historic Fort Steuben & Steubenville Visitors Center. Steubenville, OH


The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum. The Dalles, OR

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. Astoria, OR

Fort Stevens State Park. Hammond, OR


Akta Lakota Museum. Chamberlain, SD


Fort Walla Walla Museum. Walla Walla, WA

Sacajawea Historical State Park. Pasco, WA

Port of Camas-Washougal. Washougal, WA


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Last updated: April 5, 2022

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