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 Hike, the Appalachian Trail, Falls Village (C3C)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Activity: Hiking
Quest hike for 3 views and an historical fireplace 2C6.5(H)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Activity: Hiking
Outdoors Rx Chelsea: Mindfulness Walk at Mary O'Malley Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Waltham: Nature Art at Prospect Hill
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Boston Family Outings - Kids Intro to Fishing trip, Medfield, MA
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017, 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Activity: Instruction (Skills)
Outdoors Rx Boston: #WellnessWednesday Sunset Yoga in Ronan Park
Status: Open
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Activity: Education

Featured Family Programs