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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

Outdoors Rx Framingham: Evening Hike on the Carol Getchell Trail
Status: Open
Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Activity: Education
Family Adventure: Introduction to Family Camping
Status: Open
Date: Friday, August 18, 2017 3:00PM - Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:00PM
Activity: Hiking,Camping
Family Crow Hills Hike, The Story of Mary Rowlandson & Redemption Rock, Princeton, MA
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Activity: Hiking,Walks,Critical Treasure,Cultural
Outdoors Rx Boston: Geocaching for the Whole Family at Pope John Paul II Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Activity: Education
Family Tour of Wachusett Dam and easy hike, Clinton, MA
Status: Open
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017, 12:45PM - 3:00PM
Activity: Walks
Midweek for Families at the Fire Island Lodge
Status: Full
Date: Monday, August 21, 2017 - Friday, August 25, 2017
Activity: Social Events

Featured Family Programs