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Best Hikes with Kids: Washington DC, The Beltway & Beyond

Best Hikes with Kids: Washington DC, The Beltway & Beyond

by Jennifer Chambers

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Overview

* 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!



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ISBN-13: 9781594857836
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 43 MB
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About the Author

Jennifer Chambers has eighteen years of teaching experience in environmental science and special education, including work as Trail Club Supervisor and Community Service Coordinator for various schools. She is currently a middle school science teacher for The Siena School, as well as founder of the educational outdoor guide business Hiking Along, which combines her passions for teaching and the outdoor world. She is also the Maryland State Advocate for Leave No Trace and the chair of the board of directors for the American Hiking Society. Jennifer lives in Silver Springs, Maryland, with her family.

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