Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Association of National Park Rangers

We bring together ALL park professionals — maintenance, administration, law enforcement, interpretation, and all rangers. ANPR believes we are stronger together.

Upcoming News/Events

Save the Date for Ranger Rendezvous 47

Ranger Rendezvous is heading to Rapid City, S.D.! 

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Gain professional PIO experience serving ANPR's communications committee

Gain professional experience serving on the ANPR Communications Committee.

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This Giving Tuesday, support ANPR missions

Find a fund that fits your fancy!

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IRF survey seeks ranger input from around the world

Take part in the State of the Ranger report now! 

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Naturalists can earn money to share their opinions

Park naturalists can be paid to participate in a survey by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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News Release

ANPR shares free video and curriculum to help kids who get lost outdoors

08 Mar 2023

The Association of National Park Rangers introduces its digitally remastered version of its safety video titled "Lost But Found," which teaches children how to stay safe in the outdoors.

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Rangers are conservation professionals who do all kinds of jobs to keep parks welcoming, healthy, and safe. On construction sites and trails, in visitor centers and research labs, on patrol and behind the scenes in parks across the United States, Rangers work every day to protect America’s best idea.

Learn more about their work and how you can build a career protecting parks.

Park professionals from every division and discipline join ANPR for camaraderie and opportunities to network with peers from across the United States. Whether you are a Ranger today or are a Ranger at heart, join us in supporting the important work of National Park Service staff.

From Jackson Hole to Bar Harbor, our annual rendezvous is where rangers meet rangers from across the United States.

Whether you want to see old friends or meet a professional peer, Ranger Rendezvous is the best place to discuss the state of the park profession and develop relationships in our national park community.

Mission

The Association of National Park Rangers is an organization created to communicate for, about, and with National Park Service employees of all disciplines; to promote and enhance the professions, spirit, and mission of National Park Service employees; to support management and the perpetuation of the National Park Service and the National Park System; and to provide a forum for professional enrichment.

Supporters

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Thanks to our sponsors who support our mentorship program, Ranger magazine, and training at Ranger Rendezvous.