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

Family Camping at Tully Lake, Royalston, MA
Status: Open
Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
Activity: Hiking,Camping,Paddling - Canoeing
Family Weekend at Sub Sig Cabin, Crawford Notch, NH
Status: Open
Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
Activity: Hiking
Family Adventures: Wee Wanderers
Status: Open
Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 3:00PM - Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:00PM
Activity: Hiking
Section Backpack Northville-Placid Trail Piseco Lake to Upper Benson
Status: Wait Listed
Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 3:00PM - Sunday, July 23, 2017 2:00PM
Activity: Backpacking
Outdoors Rx Boston: Geocaching at Jamaica Pond for the Whole Family
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Chelsea: Hike and Seek for the Whole Family at PORT Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017, 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Activity: Education

Featured Family Programs