Best Hikes with Kids Western WashingtonBest Hikes with Kids Western Washington



The result is Best Hikes with Kids: Western Washington, a fresh and wholly new guide for families looking for quality time together away from their distracting devices.

Author: Susan Elderkin

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781680510157

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Page: 352

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Trails specifically selected with younger hikers in mind Tips for family vacation destinations Features easy-to-access “nature fixes” throughout Western Washington Author Susan Elderkin has seen her kids express wonder and glee at discovering insects and flowers, melt down in tearful defiance in the middle of a trail, and triumphantly reach a summit and view. In short, she’s a regular mom who wants to encourage other parents to get their regular kids out into nature too. While Susan is an expert hiker in her own right, it’s her children who helped her to see hiking from a kid’s point of view. The result is Best Hikes with Kids: Western Washington, a fresh and wholly new guide for families looking for quality time together away from their distracting devices. Guidebook features include: 125 hikes—carefully selected and vetted by both parents and children Routes range in length from less than 2 miles (great for toddlers) to as much as 6 miles (for older kids who want to test themselves) Handy info blocks give a quick snapshot of each hike: best season, difficulty, length, high point, and elevation gain 13 “Great Getaways”—weekend or vacation destinations around the state with hiking trails and other family-fun activities Colorful icons indicate star attractions of the hike: splash zone, wildflowers, old-growth, dog-friendliness, stroller-accessibility, and more “Best of” lists make it easy for families to match hikes to their kids’ interests Driving directions, complete trail information, GPS trailhead coordinates, and color map included for each hike Tips on how to motivate kids on the trail, what’s appropriate for different ages, nature facts, and more Whether you’re looking for the best hikes to hug a really big tree; take a fun and refreshing dip; see birds, animals, or waterfalls; go on a winter day; or stuff yourself with berries, Best Hikes with Kids: Western Washington has you covered.

Hiking Journal for KidsHiking Journal for Kids



Each hike also gets a rating score of 1 - 5 stars. Great for recording and remembering hikes taken with the family, boy scouts, or girl scouts. This Hike log book is perfect for nature journaling for boys and girls.

Author: River Breeze River Breeze Press

Publisher:

ISBN: 1986232328

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Page: 108

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Kids will love to record their hikes with this prompted journal! Contains a table of contents to list each hike and page number. Each hiking trail page has prompts to list the trail, date, location, distance, weather, and difficulty. There is also space for a description and for the highlights of the hike. Each hike also gets a rating score of 1 - 5 stars. Great for recording and remembering hikes taken with the family, boy scouts, or girl scouts. This Hike log book is perfect for nature journaling for boys and girls. Kids will remember the best parts of every hike and be able to look back on their accomplishments! Perfect Nature journal for kids. Helps kids learn, observe and study as they explore.

Best Hikes with Kids ColoradoBest Hikes with Kids Colorado



CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Best Hikes with Kids Colorado * Guidebook to Colorado hikes selected for kids and their parents * Previously published as Best Hikes with Children in Colorado, this guidebook has a new title, a ...

Author: Maureen Keilty

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594856884

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Page: 288

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CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Best Hikes with Kids Colorado * Guidebook to Colorado hikes selected for kids and their parents * Previously published as Best Hikes with Children in Colorado, this guidebook has a new title, a colorful new design including two-color throughout, and all new maps and photographs * More than 15 completely new hiking routes, and all route descriptions thoroughly updated From short, simple hikes in the foothills of Denver and Boulder to more challenging trails up majestic 14,000-foot peaks, Best Hikes with Kids: Colorado shows how to hit the trail with ease. Veteran guidebook writer and hiker Maureen Keilty describes the best trails all over the Rocky Mountain State, with hikes near Grand Junction, Durango, Colorado Springs, Vail, Crested Butte, and all along the Front Range. This guidebook includes a "Getaways" list to the best family-friendly destination campgrounds, and playful advice on engaging kids with nature. **Be sure to "like" author Maureen Keilty's Facebook page for tips, pictures, articles, contests and more!**

Best Hikes with Kids Washington DC The Beltway BeyondBest Hikes with Kids Washington DC The Beltway Beyond



* A range of easy to challenging hikes for kids of all ages and within a 2-hour drive of the DC area * Most hikes feature water, rocks, historical sites, natural areas, or parks—all fun to explore! * Lots of tips and tricks for hiking ...

Author: Jennifer Chambers

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594857836

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Page: 304

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* A range of easy to challenging hikes for kids of all ages and within a 2-hour drive of the DC area * Most hikes feature water, rocks, historical sites, natural areas, or parks—all fun to explore! * Lots of tips and tricks for hiking with kids Best Hikes with Kids: Washington DC the Beltway & Beyond showcases more than 65 family-friendly hikes in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, extending to within a two-hour drive radius and including the eastern ridges of Shenandoah National Park. Longtime environmental educator, hiking guide, and mother of two, Jennifer Chambers introduces families in the DC area to a variety of trail options while also helping them to spend quality time together discovering nature. Each hike has been chosen for its engaging physical features and landscape along a natural surface trail, in addition to the accessibility of the trailhead for busy families with children of all ages. A selection of trails also accommodates the use of a jogging stroller. Trails range from easy to difficult in order to provide a physical challenge for families whose children are very active or of an age to successfully complete the hike—and have a lot fun!

Best Hikes with Kids San Francisco Bay AreaBest Hikes with Kids San Francisco Bay Area



Beyond detailed trail descriptions, Best Hikes with Kids: San Francisco Bay Area features: * Info on junior ranger/kid recognition programs * Guidebook section on environmental awareness for kids * Trail safety and how to easily identify ...

Author: Laure Latham

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594854972

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Page: 288

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CLICK HERE to download two sample hikes from Best Hikes with Kids San Francisco * Features more than 100 kid-friendly trails * A comprehensive guide for families hiking in the Bay Area! In this colorful guidebook to the best family trails in the entire Bay Area -- including Sonoma and Santa Cruz counties -- author Laure Latham developed her list of hikes not just through personal experience, but also by interviewing local parent groups to hear what families really want when they hike with kids. Beyond detailed trail descriptions, Best Hikes with Kids: San Francisco Bay Area features: * Info on junior ranger/kid recognition programs * Guidebook section on environmental awareness for kids * Trail safety and how to easily identify poison oak and poison hemlock * Stroller-friendly and dog-friendly hikes * Trails near campgrounds, playgrounds, or quality picnic areas * Best hikes accessible via Bay Area public transit * Best hikes with nearby farms or nature museums —

50 Hikes with Kids California50 Hikes with Kids California



A Love of Nature Starts Here! California kids live in a magnificent natural playground, and 50 Hikes with Kids California helps them explore its beaches, deserts, mountains, and forests.

Author: Wendy Gorton

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604698701

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Page: 284

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A Love of Nature Starts Here! California kids live in a magnificent natural playground, and 50 Hikes with Kids California helps them explore its beaches, deserts, mountains, and forests. Scavenger hunts for every hike make it fun for families to learn about the region’s geology, flora, and fauna. For successful adventures with even the youngest trekkers, award-winning author Wendy Gorton includes a detailed map, trustworthy and intuitive directions, a difficulty rating, restroom info, and places to grab a snack nearby for every trip.

The Adventures OfThe Adventures Of



The perfect gift for little hikers, scouts, explorers, climbers and mountaineers!

Author: Adirondack Adventuress

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 179158232X

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Page: 98

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The perfect gift for little hikers, scouts, explorers, climbers and mountaineers! This interactive trail journal is engaging and gets kids out exploring their world in a fun, interactive way through scavenger hunts, drawing and writing. Watch their eyes light up when they become inspired by the world around them. I wish I had started one of these as a kid so I could look back and enjoy the memories! It's also fabulous for homeschoolers. Set up with "fill in the blanks" for weather, date, rating, start and end points, etc. Plenty of room to let your child's imagination run wild

50 Hikes with Kids50 Hikes with Kids



Winner of the 2018 National Outdoor Book Award, Children’s Category Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and ...

Author: Wendy Gorton

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604698008

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Page: 280

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Winner of the 2018 National Outdoor Book Award, Children’s Category Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. These hikes are perfect for little legs—they are all under four miles and have an elevation gain of 900 feet of less. Some are even accessible by stroller. Every entry includes the essential details: easy-to-read, trustworthy directions; a detailed map; hike length and elevation gain; bathroom access; and where to grab a bite to eat nearby. Full-color photographs highlight the fun things to see along the trail.

Best Hikes with Kids OregonBest Hikes with Kids Oregon



This second edition covers 121 hikes, most within an hour’s drive of major population centers—such as Portland, Salem, Ashland, and Bend.

Author: Zach Urness

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781680510805

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Page: 304

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For this new and fully revised edition, veteran author Bonnie Henderson partnered with Zach Urness, hiker, writer, and parent of young children. Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon gets kids excited about the outdoors early, and creates in them a passion that lasts a lifetime. This second edition covers 121 hikes, most within an hour’s drive of major population centers—such as Portland, Salem, Ashland, and Bend. Other features of the guide include: New “Great Getaways”—weekend or vacation destinations around the state with hiking trails and other family-fun activities “Best of” lists that highlight groups of top 5 hikes with special features to help parents select trips their kids will enjoy Improved access details, including GPS trailhead coordinates and info on permits and fees Notes about barrier-free or ADA-accessible trails and suitability for jogging strollers Tips and strategies for hiking with kids—how to motivate them, what’s appropriate for different ages, sidebars with games, nature facts, and more Concise, accurate driving directions Full color photos throughout

Kids Hiking LogbookKids Hiking Logbook



Perfect birthday gift for hiker, hike lover. You can use it by Backpacking or Just a Regular Hiker's Journal Hiking Log Book to List Hikes with Prompts for Weather, Difficulty, Overall Rating, Description

Author: Kids Hiker Press Co

Publisher:

ISBN: 1679542842

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Page: 102

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Perfect Hiking Log Book, Complete Notebook Record of Your Hikes. Ideal for Walkers, Hikers and Those Who Love Hiking. Hiking Journal With Prompts To Write In, Trail Log Book, Hiker's Journal, Hiking Journal, Hiking Log Book, Hiking Gifts, 6" x 9" Travel Size Record Your Hiking Treks and Nature Walks in the Great Outdoors. Perfect birthday gift for hiker, hike lover. You can use it by Backpacking or Just a Regular Hiker's Journal Hiking Log Book to List Hikes with Prompts for Weather, Difficulty, Overall Rating, Description

Hiking Journal for KidsHiking Journal for Kids



Features: 130 pages for 64 hikes Handy size: 6 x 9 in - fits in nearly every travel bag! Matt, durable and flexible cover We from Loveable Books love hiking and nature, that's why we created a whole range of hiking journal and notebooks.

Author: Loveable Books

Publisher:

ISBN: 1099975204

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Page: 130

View: 170

Does your kid loves hiking as much as you do? Then your child will love this logbook! It is great for recording all your adventures in a child approved book. For each hike your kid can fill out these fields with enough space to write in plus there is an extra ruled page for note taking: Date Trail Location Rating (1-5 stars) Companions Distance Duration Trail Type Difficulty Start and End Time Weather Best Things about This Trail? What Did I See? This hiking logbook makes a great gift for any little adventurer as it is a great place for keeping memories. The size 6x9 in is perfect to fit in any bag! Help your child to observe and learn while they are exploring! Features: 130 pages for 64 hikes Handy size: 6 x 9 in - fits in nearly every travel bag! Matt, durable and flexible cover We from Loveable Books love hiking and nature, that's why we created a whole range of hiking journal and notebooks. We hope they will accompany you on your hikes! If so, why not share a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #loveablebooks?

Ranger Rick Kids Guide to HikingRanger Rick Kids Guide to Hiking



"The National Wildlife Federation & Ranger Rick contributors: Children's Publication Staff, Licensing Staff, and in-house naturalist David Mizejewski"--T.p. verso.

Author: Helen Olsson

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 9781942875758

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Page: 96

View: 782

"The National Wildlife Federation & Ranger Rick contributors: Children's Publication Staff, Licensing Staff, and in-house naturalist David Mizejewski"--T.p. verso.

Arkansas Dayhikes for Kids FamiliesArkansas Dayhikes for Kids Families



This is a brand new guidebook by Tim's wife, Pam, that details 105 short and easy dayhiking trails all across Arkansas.

Author: Tim Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 1882906683

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Page: 128

View: 637

This is a brand new guidebook by Tim's wife, Pam, that details 105 short and easy dayhiking trails all across Arkansas. There is a map, "hot dog" rating, and complete walking description for each trail, plus dozens of special kid tips from Amber Ernst (Pam and Tim's ten-year-old daughter), and woods lore from the Wise Old Owl. There is also a Scavenger Hunt where kids can get a free color patch just for hiking some of the trails and answering simple questions. Trails that are stroller and wheelchair accessible are noted. This is a perfect guidebook for kids of all ages, and for adults who just want an easier trail to hike on - especially great for grandparents! Includes trails in more than 30 state parks all over Arkansas, including in the eastern and southeastern parts of the state - plus trails in national forests and national parks, Arkansas Game & Fish areas, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer lake parks. Some trails are paved, others are true wilderness trails - yet still short and easy to hike. There are wildlife trails, intrepretative trails, and historical trails too.

Around the BendAround the Bend



Relive the adventure with you children anytime by visiting the journal entry. Around The Bend: A Hiking Journal for Kids is perfect for: Gift for outdoorsey kids Gift for hiking kids Gifts for scouts

Author: J. Crowley

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1794417737

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Page: 102

View: 272

A journal to record the experience of hiking for kids. Each entry has a empty page for sketching/doodling and lined pages for writing. Log date, duration, and location of the hike. Enter details of the hike including weather conditions and terrain. By looking for things worthy of a jounal entry, your child's hiking experience will increase. The memories of the hike will be recorded through creative drawing and writing. Relive the adventure with you children anytime by visiting the journal entry. Around The Bend: A Hiking Journal for Kids is perfect for: Gift for outdoorsey kids Gift for hiking kids Gifts for scouts

Kids on the Trail Kids on the Trail



"This is a guidebook for hiking with children in the Adirondack Park.

Author: Rose Rivezzi

Publisher:

ISBN: 099863719X

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Page:

View: 508

"This is a guidebook for hiking with children in the Adirondack Park. We have over 65 hikes, each with a trail map. Many color photographs and trail descriptions. It has plenty of information on how to accommodate the needs of young children"--

Best Hikes with Kids St Louis and BeyondBest Hikes with Kids St Louis and Beyond



Other features of the guide include: Tips and strategies for hiking with kids—how to motivate them, what’s appropriate for different ages, sidebars with games, nature facts, and more Direct and accurate driving directions and notes on ...

Author: Kathy Schrenk

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781680511031

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Page: 256

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85 fun and interesting hikes chosen for children ages 10 and under Most outings are less than 5 miles and have less than 1000 feet of elevation gain Includes activities to keep kids engaged on the trail The mother of three young children, Kathy Schrenk formed a social media group for parents who wanted to join her and her kids on hikes around St. Louis. A few years later, that group has nearly 2000 active members. Kathy clearly tapped into an interest and enthusiasm for family hiking, which she has now captured in her new book Best Hikes with Kids: St. Louis & Beyond. The St. Louis guide is divided into four sections: in and around the city of St. Louis; destinations in nearby Illinois; trails in northwest St. Louis County; and locales farther south, including a variety of state parks and conservation areas. The hike descriptions point out things of interest to kids such as unique geology (caves and sinkholes), places for a quick splash in a creek, or spots to go on the hunt for lizards. Parents will appreciate cautions about sharp drop-offs or tips for potty time on the trail. Other features of the guide include: Tips and strategies for hiking with kids—how to motivate them, what’s appropriate for different ages, sidebars with games, nature facts, and more Direct and accurate driving directions and notes on public transit options where available “Best of” lists highlight groups of top 5 hikes with special features to help parents select trips their kids will enjoy Access details including GPS trailhead coordinates and info on permits, fees, and other info Notes about barrier-free or ADA-accessible trails and suitability for jogging strollers Full color photos throughout and detailed maps

Trekking on a TrailTrekking on a Trail



Why not take a hike?! Contents Walking on the Wild Side Warming Up Gearing Up Packing Up Wising Up Filling Up Trekking the Trail Checking Your Packing List Learning More Seeking the Pros

Author: Linda White

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 0879059419

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Page: 64

View: 365

Discusses various aspects of hiking, including warming up, gear, packing, safety, map reading, food, topography, and more.

Hike with KidsHike with Kids



Discover the best ways to share the joys of nature-and the fun of hiking-with kids. Get tips for hiking with kids of all ages: bringing babies, trekking with toddlers, hiking with tweens and teens

Author: John McKinney

Publisher: Olympus Press

ISBN: 0934161860

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Page: 122

View: 277

Discover the best ways to share the joys of nature-and the fun of hiking-with kids. Get tips for hiking with kids of all ages: bringing babies, trekking with toddlers, hiking with tweens and teens

The HikeThe Hike



This book is a must-have for budding scientists, best friends, and all adventurers in preschool and kindergarten. • A wonderful gift for parents and grandparents of kids who like to explore and get dirty outside • Perfect for teachers ...

Author: Alison Farrell

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 145217461X

Category:

Page: 56

View: 666

With lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world coupled with fun narrative featured throughout, this spirited picture book tells the victorious story of three girls' friendship—and their tribulations and triumphs in the great outdoors. Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours. Featuring a glossary, a sketchbook by one of the characters, abundant labels throughout, and scientific backmatter, this book is a must-have for budding scientists, best friends, and all adventurers. And it proves, as if proof were needed, what epic things can happen right in your own backyard.