The Highland Council's Countryside Rangers run many events and guided walks which aim to help raise awareness and encourage appreciation of the scenery, wildlife and heritage of the Highlands. This wide range of events and activities is aimed at local communities and visitors alike. For further details of events in your area, visit the Countryside Rangers events page.
The Countryside Rangers have responsibilities for the promotion of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code, contributing to the Highland Council's Biodiversity duties, and promoting Eco-school status for all schools in the Highland Council area. They are also involved in the management of a large number of countryside sites throughout the Highland Council Area.
Highland Council operates a Ranger Service on The Great Glen Way and The West Highland Way, two of Scotland's formal long distance routes.