Welcome Junior Explorers!
On this page you can find activity books about interesting places, people, and things. Are you interested in fossils? Do you like rocks? How about pioneer trails? Check them out and join the adventure.
While you are exploring, think about what all these places and things have in common. All of these places and things are part of the lands that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) takes care of. The BLM needs Junior Explorers to help take care of these special places and things. Please take the Junior Explorer pledge at the end of each activity book.
You can do the activities on your own, or you can invite a brother or sister, your parents, or a friend to join the adventure with you. Then say the Junior Explorer pledge, sign the certificate, and you’re on your way to exploring and protecting America’s public lands.
Have fun and good luck!
Junior Explorer Activity Books
|The latest Wild Horses and Burros Junior Explorer Activity Book focuses on how they became living symbols of the American West. |
This "Geology and Fossils" activity book explores rocks and minerals. Find fun facts and activities about geology and fossils.
The Wilderness Explorer is an updated version of activity book on wilderness areas done for the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
|Califoria BLM's Headwaters Forest Reserve Junior Explorer is 34 pages, full color, and is loaded with exciting activities.||California's Piedras Blancas Lighthouse has done an activity guide.|| BLM's Pocatello Field Office has developed its own Junior Explorer to cover a variety of things to do.|
|Trekking Volcanoes in Idaho is focused on the volcanic lands of Eastern Idaho.||Adventures In Wilson Butte Cave describes a cave in south central Idaho that was used by humans 10,000 to 15,000 years ago.|
Discover the Clearwater River examines the history of this legendary Idaho river and includes information on fishing fun and cultural sites.
Junior Explorer Elko District BLM describes the lands and resources in northeastern Nevada.
|California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, has developed an activity book focusing on the historic trails in the area.||Colorado High Desert and Canyon Country Activity Booklet includes activities at sites managed by the BLM Grand Junction Field Office: McInnis Canyons and Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area.|
|Junior Explorer Discovery Book of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV explores the Mojave Desert.||New Mexico's Kasha-Kateuwe National Monument has created a Junior Explorer booklet.|
San Juan Islands National Monument Activity Book features Orca Whales, Sea lions, and local history in the Pacific Northwest.
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Fishermen's Bend, Oregon Junior Explorer explores nature in the forests of Western Oregon
Pioneer Wagon Master--National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Oregon--is an updated version of a popular program on historic trails.
Junior Prospector from the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center takes kids bakck in time to the days of the gold rush in Eastern Oregon.
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The John Jarvie Ranch Historic Site in Brown's Park, Utah, is a protected archaeological site with a great program for kids.
The Vermilion Cliffs Junior Explorer covers the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, a resource with sandstone buttes, the Paria River, and sandy plateaus.
The Pioneer Program of the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming focuses on the western trail heritage in Wyoming.