Families on Foot

Families on Foot

Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures

Book - 2017
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Turn off those digital devices; it's time to put some mud on those boots! Research shows the most important thing you can do for your family's long-term physical and emotional well-being is introduce them to the great outdoors. Just a few hours out on the trail (or even strolling through the city) can build stamina-and a good mood. In partnership with American Hiking Society, Families on Foot offers practical advice, engaging activities for every age, and even a trail mix recipe to make hiking fun for every family. From tackling diaper blowouts in the backwoods to using apps to engage teens with nature, here's a backpack full of clever ideas for the whole family. Information for children with special needs and seniors is also included. Book jacket.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon, 2017
ISBN: 9781493026715
Branch Call Number: 796.51 Da
Characteristics: xxv, 227 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Davis, Brew


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Families on Foot: Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures

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In association with the American Hiking Society, this book offers practical advice for families, from simple nature walks in the woods, to more complicated hikes in national parks.

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