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Download fishing activity book and coloring sheets to begin your adventure. Explore the educational guide intended to address commonly asked questions about sport fishing. Reel in the fun with guided excursions and dockside fishing on select waterways. Information to guide students and adult learners about fish life cycle, identification, caring for your catch, and more.

The Junior Ranger: Let’s Go Fishing Activity Book

  • Explore national parks, national wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries to have safe and enjoyable fishing trips!
  • Learn about fishing, aquatic habitats and fishing safety.
  • Protect native fish and the habitats on which they depend.

With this book in your hands, you are already on your way to becoming a Junior Ranger Angler! All across the United States you can find public lands, places National Park Service protect and share for all. If you are ready to dive into the world of fishing, these parks, wildlife refuges, fish hatcheries, and reserves are great places to start.

To learn more with guided excursions, about their habitats, fishing methods, baits and lures—check out the Fishopedia section on takemefishing.org.

Where will you fish? Do you know the regulations?

National Park Service fishing regulations help conserve (protect) fish for the enjoyment of future park visitors, for maintaining healthy ecosystems (where fish live), and for their intrinsic value (something that will always matter to everyone).

Fishing Junior Ranger

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A Youth Educator’s Guide to Leave No Trace Activities, Games, and Experiential Curriculum

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people every year.

Read More: LNT.org

How to Get a Campsite in a National Park

Step-by-step instructions on how to claim a campsite in a national park. (This video is specifically tailored to Norris Campground in Yellowstone, but the basics are the same at all U.S. National Parks.)

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Download the trip planning guide and checklist. Make your fun adventure a safe one too! No one plans to get hurt while out exploring in a National Park. However, nature is unpredictable, structures are historical, and your equipment can unexpectedly fail. Planning can be the key to a fun and safe adventure. Remember, safety starts with you!

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"Explore, Learn, and Protect!" The Junior Ranger motto is recited by children around the country; each taking an oath of their own to protect parks, continue to learn about parks, and share their own ranger story with friends and family.

Adventure Activity Resources

All downloads in this category include Junior Ranger activity books available in each state park. Explore additional subcategories with activities to download for special exhibits, events and National Park Service programs. Be sure to check out other articles in this section for links to resources, information and videos.

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When available, we provide all our content with a Spanish version in our public download section. You can find additional material from sources listed in all our articles.

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