Have Outdoor Loving Kids? Join Snohomish County's Jr. Ranger Program!

Embark on a Wilderness Adventure at Flowing Lake Park

By Toni Hill March 5, 2024

Are you ready to ignite your kid's sense of adventure and explore the breathtaking beauty of Snohomish County and Flowing Lake Park? Dive into the captivating world of nature with the Snohomish County Jr. Ranger Program, an exhilarating initiative that invites young explorers to discover the wonders of the great outdoors!

What is it all about?

The Jr. Ranger Adventure Guide offers an immersive journey into the heart of nature. Dive into the enchanting world of wildlife, ecosystems, and Leave No Trace principles as you embark on a self-guided exploration through the county park's stunning landscapes.

How does it work?

Becoming a certified Jr. Park Ranger is simple and fun! Follow these steps to embark on your wilderness adventure:

  1. Get your booklet: Download and print the Jr. Ranger Adventure Guide or pick up a copy at the ranger station at Flowing Lake Park. With your adventure guide in hand, you're ready to begin your exploration. You can fill out the booklet at your own pace.
  2. Learn and explore: Dive into the pages of your adventure guide and discover fascinating facts about the Snohomish ecosystem. Take to the trails and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you complete the designated activities. Snohomish County's park system is full of thousands of acres of open space, over 100 county parks, 100's of miles of trails, and 34 miles of shoreline, so there is plenty to explore. 

3. Turn in your completed booklet: Once you've filled out the pages of your adventure guide, visit the ranger station at Flowing Lake            Park. Hand in your completed booklet to one of the friendly park rangers, who will verify your achievements and certify you as an official      Snohomish County Jr. Park Ranger!

4. Celebrate your success: Celebrate your newfound status as a Jr. Park Ranger with pride! Choose from a selection of prizes as a token    of appreciation for completing the challenge, and share your adventures with friends and family. Spread the joy of nature and inspire           others to explore the wonders of becoming a Jr. Park Ranger! Tag @snocoparks or use the hashtag #SnocoParkJrRanger when posting     on social media. 

Got questions?

For more information about the Snohomish County Jr. Ranger Program or to get answers to any questions you may have, visit the ranger station at Flowing Lake Park or call 425-388-6600. A dedicated park ranger will assist you on your journey to becoming a certified park ranger!

Good luck as you embark on an unforgettable wilderness adventure at Flowing Lake Park. Let the exploration begin! 🌲🦉🌊

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