Families

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

Featured Destinations

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

Seneca Creek WV Beginner Backpack (2C15)
Status: Open
Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 3:00PM - Sunday, June 25, 2017 10:00AM
Activity: Backpacking
Family-Friendly Bicycle Tour of Cape Cod National Seashore
Status: Full
Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00PM - Sunday, June 25, 2017 3:00PM
Activity: Bicycling
Introduction to Family Backpacking - Clark Brook Campsite
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017
Activity: Backpacking
Survey of the Long Path through Thacher Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity: Conservation
Outdoors Rx Revere: Geocaching at the Mill Creek Riverwalk
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Waltham: Spring Fun for the Whole Family at the Beaver Brook Reservation
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education

Featured Family Programs