New York's Catskills have long been an outdoor playground for families escaping from the city. Here's a guidebook that shows you hikes that the whole family can do. Best Hikes with Children in the Catskills and Hudson River Valley includes games that will keep the kids engaged and enjoying the trails. There's something for everyone in this all-inclusive guidebook.
Includes hikes and trails from Catskills State Park, Bear-Mountain-Harriman State Park, Hudson Highlands, Shawangunk Mountains, Southern Taconics, the Long Path, and the Appalachian Trailmore than 50 outdoor adventures
Includes ideas and games that will keep kids engaged and enjoying the trails
Hikes detailed include shorter two- and four-mile hikes to six-plus miles and overnighters
Practical information on hiking with childrensetting a realistic pace, playing games, and encouraging personal and environmental responsibility
Includes tips on safety, equipment, food, and camping with photos and maps
Authors: Cynthia Copeland and Thomas Lewis; revised by Sheila Buff