Our pal Julie Judkins, one of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's humble superstars, invites you to get out of the house and take a hike with your family on Saturday, September 27, 2014, in honor of Family Hiking Day.
Held on National Public Lands Day, Family Hiking Day is a chance to introduce everyone in your family to the Appalachian Trail -- or other paths in your neck of the woods -- and all of the benefits that come from being active and spending time outdoors together.
Don't think you can con your kids into going outdoors? Not a problem. Just let them know it's National Chocolate Milk Day and you want to celebrate it -- with them -- in the woods! What could be more simple?
Not sure where to take your folks on Family Hiking Day? Julie has it all worked out for you with these links stuff to do on the Trail:
In addition, check out these festivals that coincide with Family Hiking Day: Roanoke's Weekend for Wilderness will celebrate 50 years of the Wilderness Act and will feature several hikes on Family Hiking Day; and the Fall Family Fun Fest at Mountain Crossings in Blairsville, Georgia, offers family fun and live music!
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Tell your family to take a hike ... in honor of Family Hiking Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Hit the Trail with your entire clan. They might have fun.
Members of the Kallin family completed their Appalachian Trail thru-hike by climbing to the top of Mt. Katahdin on August 31, 2014! Hoorah for the Kallins!
You can hike the entire Appalachian Trail through the wilderness or you can drive from town to town partying at fun Appalachian Trail events. Choose wisely.