Families

Enjoy family-friendly local hikes, camp programs, lodges and huts.

Featured Destinations

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Cardigan Lodge

Explore nature trails, waterfalls and great "first mountain" hikes.

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Highland Center Lodge

A "Big Mountain" Playscape, Kids Power Hours and private family rooms.

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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

Mountains of Stars Weekend @ Harriman Outdoor Center
Status: Open
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016
Activity: Hiking,Instruction (Skills),Paddling,Social Events
Family Camping on Cape Cod, MA
Status: Open
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - Monday, September 5, 2016
Activity: Bicycling,Hiking,Walks,Camping
Rock Meadow Conservation Land, Belmont
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Activity: Hiking,Instruction (Skills),Walks
Rt 44 Mowing and Invasive removal
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Activity: Conservation,Trail Work,Volunteering
Outdoors Rx MetroWest: Going, Going, Gone with the Wind
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors.rx & Boston Family Outings Walk, Cutler Park Needham, MA
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Activity: Walks

Featured Family Programs