Junior Explorer HandbookIn cooperation with the Arizona State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Arizona Trail Association (ATA) is proud to announce the release of the Arizona Trail Junior Explorer Handbook – a virtual adventure from border to border, and each section highlights different geographical areas. The Handbook also includes Junior Explorer Questions that encourage critical thinking about natural processes, environmental issues, and how to affect positive change. These questions can be answered below and all participants receive a Junior Explorer patch for completing activities and answering questions. Patches are sent through the mail at no cost to participants along with a full-color map of the AZT.

You may download a digital version of the entire Handbook below, or request a printed version. To answer the Handbook’s questions and receive your Junior Explorer patch, follow the directions below.

Download the Junior Explorer Handbook  Descarga el Manual en Español 

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Junior Explorer Patch Request

Please enter your name, address, age and email address. This information will be used to mail your Junior Explorer patch after you complete the Junior Explorer questions.

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  • Junior Explorer Questions

    Fill out your contact information (above), and answer these questions after reading the Junior Explorers Handbook.
  • Flowing Water - Page 5

  • The Sky Islands - Page 6

  • The Gila River - Page 8

  • Mogollon Rim - Page 10

  • Anatomy of a Volcano - Page 13

  • The Grand Canyon - Page 14

  • The Arizona Strip - Page 16

  • Share The Trail - Page 18

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