Enjoy family-friendly local hikes, camp programs, lodges and huts.

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Cardigan Lodge

Explore nature trails, waterfalls and great "first mountain" hikes.


Highland Center Lodge

A "Big Mountain" Playscape, Kids Power Hours and private family rooms.


Lonesome Lake Hut

Easy 1.6 miles to a glacial lake; an ideal first backcountry experience.

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Our full line up - from convenient and comfortable frontcountry lodges to backcountry tentsites

Local Amc Chapters

Each AMC Chapter offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, and the opportunity to be part of a community of other outdoor enthusiasts.


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We offer families everything from close to home outings to guided backcountry treks.  Explore with us!

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Upcoming Local Activities

Bay Circuit Trail Saturday Work Party
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Activity: Conservation,Trail Work,Volunteering
Wildcat Mountain Traverse
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Activity: Hiking
Replace\/Repair Kiosk at Under-Mountain Trail Head
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Activity: Trail Work,Volunteering
Canoe&Kayak, Raritan River Sojourn - Day 3, North Branch Rt. 28 to Dukes Parkway Park, Manville
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Activity: Paddling,Paddling - Flatwater,Paddling - Canoeing
Sat. July 30. Riverside Park 1A1 (W)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Activity: Walks
Family Adventure: Hut-to-Hut Hiking
Status: Full
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Activity: Hiking

Featured Family Programs