Families

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

Featured Destinations

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

Local Amc Chapters

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

Bald Mountain Preserve, Somers, (C\/4\/C).
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Activity: Hiking
Family hike, Westwoods Trails, Guilford (C3C)
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Activity: Hiking
Tully Lake East Branch Tully River
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Activity: Paddling
Outdoors Rx Framingham: Where the Wild Things Live on the Carol Getchell Trail
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Outdoors Rx Revere: Create Fairy and Gnome Houses at Belle Isle Marsh
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Family Hike at Farandnear, Shirley, MA, Home of Benton MacKaye, Father of the AT
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:45PM - 3:30PM
Activity: Hiking,Walks

Featured Family Programs