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

Outdoors Rx Boston: Family Night at Ronan Park
Status: Open
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Activity: Social Events
Seneca Creek WV 20 mile Three Night Beginner Backpack
Status: Wait Listed
Date: Friday, September 2, 2016 3:00PM - Monday, September 5, 2016 3:00PM
Activity: Backpacking
Family Bicycle Overnight Tour to Martha's Vineyard
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016 8:00AM - Monday, September 5, 2016 10:00PM
Activity: Bicycling
Butler Memorial Sanctuary Morning Hike 2D5(H)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016, 8:45AM - 12:00PM
Activity: Hiking
Trash Patrol - Merrimack River
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:30AM - 2:00PM
Activity: Paddling,Volunteering
Family-friendly Hike Bald Pate Mountain and Howell Farm Visit (2C5)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Activity: Hiking,Social Events

Featured Family Programs