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Hiking with Kids

You don’t need to pack your hiking gear away when you have kids! Spending time outdoors with your little ones is a great opportunity to make memories, develop a real connection to the natural world and get exercise and fresh air.

If you are looking for some help planning your next family adventure, Washington Trails Association has just what you need.


Photo by Hwakong Cheng

Tips and Tricks

The must-read list of tips to help you get on trail with happy hikers.

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News for Families

Read the latest in our blog about hiking with kids, and get advice from experts (read: other parents).


Where to Go

Whether it's snowy or sunny, get out with your new little hiker.

Volunteer with your kids. Photo by wta.


Try getting out with the family in a new way -- by volunteering on a WTA  youth and family work parties.  


Trip Reports 

Inspiration and advice from other parents who've been hiking the trails. 

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Families Go Hiking

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