Synopses & Reviews
The first of a new series of popular family guides combines new material and features in a handy user-friendly format.
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* Nearly 200 short hikes and outdoor activities for kids and their families
* Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance
* Includes environmental closeups on the trail to engage kids in the natural world
Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. Best Hikes with Kids Western Washington includes these activiites for kids centered around trails that they can do and enjoy. Each outing in this guidebook highlights points of interest and opportunities for learning about nature on the trail. The hikes range in length from 1 to 6 miles round-trip, are rated easy to difficult for children, and feature optional turn-around points for tired feet.
This guidebook highlights essential data at a glance, not only by use of the "About the Hike" and "Before You Go" information blocks but also by extensive use of icons in the margins to note type of hike (day hike or backpack trip), difficulty for children, hikeable seasons, and more.