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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Find Family Activities

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

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Upcoming Local Activities

Family Hike at Washington Crossing State Park - Alternative to River Romp
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Activity: Hiking
Family Walk at Prospect Hill Park, Waltham, MA
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2:45PM - 4:15PM
Activity: Walks
AMC Boston Family Outings Trip Planning Meeting, Lexington, MA
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Activity: Hiking,Social Events,Walks,Meetings,Volunteering
Outdoors Rx MetroWest: Nature Art at Beaver Brook Reservation
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx MetroWest: Family Outing: Nature Art
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Activity: Naturalist
Columbus Day Family Weekend Two Trips in One to Carter & Pinkham Notches, NH
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016 11:00AM - Monday, October 10, 2016 3:00PM
Activity: Hiking

Featured Family Programs