Special activities will be held at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center at the parkâs entrance on U.S. 441 just north of Cherokee. The events will range from guided walks to historic toy making to exhibits with animal skins, skulls and scat. Children can also earn a junior ranger patch by completing three of the activities.
National Junior Ranger Day is held during National Park Week, April 20 through April 28. This yearâs theme is âDid You KnowâŚâ and most parks throughout the country will host events designed to connect children with the resources found in national parks.