You don’t need to pack your hiking gear away when you have kids! Spending time outdoors hiking with kids is a great opportunity to make memories, develop a real connection to the natural world and see wildlife up close in their natural habitat.
If you are looking for some help planning in your next family adventure Washington Trails Association has just what you need.
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Easy Spring Hikes for Families
Eight great easy hikes to try this spring. All are snow-free, family-friendly and guaranteed to give you a dose of the medicine you need most: the outside. >> Read on
Planning a family camping trip this summer? Check out these three family-friendly campgrounds and hikes. >> Read on
Introduce your children to the wonders of backpacking. We provide tips about how to do it and ten great first trips. >> Read on
Tide Pooling with Kids
Tide pooling offers an excellent way to get the kids outside and turn them into budding marine biologists. Learn where to go, when to go and proper etiquette on the beach. >> Learn more
Tips and Tricks for the Trail
What makes a good hike for kids? What should you pack in your backpack? How do you make a kid-friendly First Aid kit? >> Learn more