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American Hiking Society’s Families on Foot initiative wants to encourage children, parents, and families of all ages and types to take a hike and explore the outdoors. If you’re looking for information that will help you learn about what to take along on your hike, safety tips, where to go hiking, games, and more – you found it! Enjoy exploring all there is to learn – and then get outside and discover your world.
Fun & Games

child camping 4 webSure, hiking’s fun – but let’s mix it up a little and have even more fun! When you get 5 in a row, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, mail in your completed BINGO card for a free prize! This may take a couple of hikes to complete, so take it with you each time you go.

Hiking BINGO! For age 2-12

Hiking BINGO! For ages 13 and older.


Families on Foot News

Hike Safely During Hunting Season

Fall is a fantastic time to enjoy a nice hike on the trails. Cooler, drier weather, changing leaves, and fewer insects make it one of many people’s favorite hiking seasons. Autumn is a favorite season for other forms of …

Do This. Always Do This.

Have you read the incredible story of Aron Ralston – the man who was trapped in a slot canyon in Utah and only escaped after cutting off his own hand? Though a hero for his bravery, Ralston is a …

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Learn more about those American Hiking Society partners with to help get families and children hiking and discovering the great outdoors. They also provide many wonderful resources that can help you make the most of your next family adventure.