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

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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 Pack Monadnock Day Hike, Peterborough, NH
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Activity: Hiking
Annual Gingerbread Weekend
Status: Open
Date: Friday, December 9, 2016 5:00PM - Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:00AM
Activity: Hiking,Walks,Special Events
Outdoors Rx Boston: Winter Series: Hike & Seek at Ronan Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Metrowest: Holiday Crafts at Framingham Public Library & Learned Pond
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Chelsea-Revere: Holiday Crafts at Chelsea Public Library
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Boston: Nature Crafts: Kwanzaa, Christmas and Hannukah Inspired at the Mattapan Branch of the BPL
Status: Open
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Activity: Education

Featured Family Programs