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Junior Ranger Family Night

Friday, September 10, 2021
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Tonaquint Nature Center
1851 South Dixie Drive

Learn more about the great outdoors and the adventures that are available in Southern Utah by visiting and participating in Junior Ranger Family Night at the Tonaquint Nature Center. To conclude the evening, families can travel to the park's north pavilion for a free instrumental concert from 7:30-8:30pm and then DSU Astronomy club will be hosting a star party from 8:30-11:00 pm

Participating agencies (BLM, Sand Hollow State Park, Grand Canyon- Parashant National Monument, etc.) will have fun and interesting stations for families to learn from or participate in a quick activity.

KIDS--Visit at least 4 stations, complete an activity, get your "passport" marked off and you earn a hot dog, bag of chips and a bottle of water!

Adults---the hot dog snack combo is only $4 per person. 


2021 Partnering Agencies/Organizations-Get outdoors as a family and explore!

City of St. George

National Park Services

Red Cliffs Desert Reserve

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

BLM- Fire Division

Conserve Southwest Utah

Recreation Center

Leisure Department @ City Commons Building

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. On-site registration begins at 5:00 pm

No. This event is set up in an open house style. Come and go when is best for you and your family.

No. Pre-registration for the event is encouraged so we have an idea of how many hotdogs to prepare.

The program is geared toward youth 12 & under; however make this FREE community event open for everyone of all ages. Come out and explore what outdoor activities and places there are in Southern Utah.


Open Monday, February 1, 2021 12:00 AM to Friday, September 10, 2021 4:00 PM

On site day of registration will be taken at the event.

Open house style event. Children older than 13 and adults do not need to register for the event.