Explore and Learn
Park rangers proudly offer dozens of memorable field trip experiences for students and teachers. Explore science, history, social studies and math while sampling stream life or climbing a mountain. With 41 parks and recreation areas statewide, there's bound to be a great field trip near you.
To schedule a field trip, please contact the park you wish to visit directly. You can find each park's telephone number and email address here. Use the Field Trip Request Form to help schedule your learning experience.
Use the search feature below to find a field trip by location or correlation.
- Need funding for your field trip? Check out the Youth in Parks—Environmental Education (YIP-EE) opportunities at the Friends of State Parks website.
- The Junior Ranger Program is correlated to NC Essential Standards for K-5: How to include the Junior Ranger program as part of your field trip (PDF)
- Here's a general list of some of the many curriculum standards that can be met by a field trip to a park: State Parks Field Trips and Curriculum Standards (.pdf)
The Junior Ranger Program is correlated to NC Essential Standards for K-5.
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