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Best Hikes with Kids Western Washington

Mountaineers Books


by Joan Burton and Ira Spring

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 activities 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.



Author Joan Burton and Ira Spring
Title Best Hikes With Kids: Western Washington & the Cascades
Edition 0
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Publication Date May 1, 2006
Pages 477
Format Paperback
ISBN-13 978-0898865660


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.


For those who need a good hiking guide to help identify child-friendly trails, this book is essential. For those who already own Best Hikes with Children, this book represents a significant update and is well worth the price. (Washington Trails)

Southwest Washington has enough opportunities that Oregonians can benefit from owning the book. (Oregonian)

This book is handy for planning a getaway with or without kids... It makes it easy to explore the great outdoors of Western Washington. (The Seattle Times)

Category: Hiking, Washington State

Type: Book

Vendor: Mountaineers Books