Top Secrets Park Rangers Want You to Know

10. Don’t pay for a tour when you can get one for free

9. Don’t let your children run ahead

8. The hardest part of the job for many of us is dealing with suicides

7. Visit early morning or evening if you can

6. If you’ve got kids, don’t miss our Junior Ranger program

5. I’m not just being polite when I ask you these questions

4. Never spend time in a park without talking to a ranger

3. The one thing every visitor forgets to pack is common sense

2. Please don’t ask a park ranger this question

1. Always check for cancellations if something is sold out