Upcoming Family Activities

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop – Earth Day 2020
Sat, 9 AM – 12 PM
Zion Episcopal Church – 326 Notch Hill Rd, North Branford, CT 06471, CT
3 hr Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop – Learn about LNT principals to minimize your impact in the outdoors. Workshop is open to all. Scout groups, Land Managers, Hikers & Backpackers. Live…
Family Outings Bag Some 4,000 Footers with Stay at Galehead Hut
Sat, May 9 – Sun, May 10
Galehead Hut, NH
Come join us on a 2 day family hike with a stay at Galehead Hut in Franconia, NH. We will stay at this lovely hut during its self-service season and bag some 4,000 footers in the White Mountains. …
Mother's Day Family Weekend, AMC Shapleigh Bunkhouse – Crawford Notch, NH
Sat, May 9 – Sun, May 10
AMC Highland Center / Shapleigh Bunkhouse, NH
Join other families for a weekend in beautiful Crawford Notch, NH! AMC Boston Family Outings has reserved the Shapleigh Bunkhouse (next to the Highland Center) for Saturday night for Mother's…
Overnight family hike to Carter Notch Hut
Sat, May 16 – Sun, May 17
Carter Notch Hut, New Hampshire, MA
Join us for a family friendly trip to Cater Notch Hut. We will hike the 19 Mile Brook Trail to the hut and stay one night in rustic unheated bunk rooms. Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to Carter Notch is…
Family AMC Lonesome Lake Hut Memorial Day Weekend, Franconia Notch, NH
Sat, May 23 – Mon, May 25
Lonesome Lake, New Hampshire, NH
Are you and your family ready for the fun and adventure of staying overnight at an AMC hut and summiting a New Hampshire 4000 footer? Spend two nights at the family-friendly Lonesome Lake hut, one of…
Mullica River Family Canoe trip .
Fri, Jun 5 – Sun, Jun 7
Come Paddle the Beautiful Mullica River. This is a 2 day paddle through Wharton State Forest. We will camp out along the way. Lots of swim breaks along the way. Beginners are welcome and boat rentals…
Mountains of Stars
Sat, 7 AM – 8 PM
Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Gorham, NH, NH
Featuring Dr. Douglas Arion's presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on earth and the history and phenomena of the Universe around us. We will view stars through…
Mountains of Stars
Sat, 7 PM – 8 PM
AMC Highland Center, NH
Featuring Dr. Douglas Arion's presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on earth and the history and phenomena of the Universe around us. View stars through the…
Family Adventure Weekend Getaway
Fri, Jun 19 – Sun, Jun 21
AMC Mohican Outdoor Center, 50 Camp Mohican Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825, NJ
Looking for something different to do with the kids? Let them experience the Mohican Outdoor Center in the summer. This family getaway is targeted for families with kids ages 6-14 and their parents….
Hiking Mount Cardigan for Families
Fri, Jun 19 – Sun, Jun 21
Cardigan Lodge, NH
This family weekend is sure to create a love of hiking in your children. Mount Cardigan's 3,121-foot treeless granite summit affords outstanding views of west central New Hampshire, with a…

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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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