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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 Revere: Create Your Own Nature Art
Status: Open
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Activity: Education
South Mountain Preserve -2C4 Evening stroll
Status: Open
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:30PM - 8:15PM
Activity: Hiking
Outdoors Rx Boston: Geocaching at Jamaica Pond for the Whole Family
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Activity: Education
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Lab Tour, Hike, and Paddle
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 9:30AM - 5:00PM
Activity: Conservation,Hiking,Paddling - Flatwater
Outdoors Rx Chelsea: Learn to Letterbox for the Whole Family at PORT Park
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Activity: Education
Family Adventure Camp: Highland Center & Zealand Falls Hut
Status: Wait Listed
Date: Sunday, July 30, 2017 5:00PM - Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00PM
Activity: Backpacking,Hiking,Paddling,Paddling - Flatwater,Paddling - Canoeing

Featured Family Programs