Family Hiking Day ~ Saturday, September 27, 2014

Our pal, Julie Judkins, from Appalachian Trail Conservancy -- Photograph by  Robert Sutherland

Our pal, Julie Judkins, from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy -- Photograph by Robert Sutherland

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:

Click Here for "I'm An Old Cowhand" to Sing on Family Hiking Day

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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Tags: Events, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Trail, Hiking, and News

About the Author Robert Sutherland:
Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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