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Family Hiking Fun

It's time to get outside and explore.

Use the resources below to discover great places to take the kids and have fun for the whole family!


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Backpack BGP Family Hiking Backpacks

What are Family Hiking Backpacks?

Sign-up to borrow a Family Hiking Backpack!
Reserve a Family Hiking Backpack!

Check out the trail at Birch Grove!


 Great Websites for Outdoor Activities with Kids

Hikes with Kids in Connecticut
http://www.trails.com/activity.aspx?area=15588

Activities when Hiking with Kids
https://www.listplanit.com/2011/05/list-of-games-to-play-when-hiking-with-children/

Trail Maps of Tolland
http://www.tolland.org/recreation-department/pages/trail-maps

Letterboxing for Kids
http://www.letterboxing.org/kids/

10 Tips to Make Hiking with Kids Fun!
http://wilderness.org/blog/take-your-kids-hiking-10-tips-make-adventure-fun-whole-family

Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails Interactive Map
http://www.ctwoodlands.org/blue-blazed-hiking-trails/blue-blazed-hiking-trails-interactive-map


Garmin GPS How To Videos

With your MOM or DAD,
check out these YouTube Videos for details on how to use the
Garmin eTrex 10 that will soon be in our Family Hiking Backpacks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U4a_J55nUg&list=PLvaHV4hle1Su5sS7DmRhQgGwPmQITdn-R

Garmin eTrex 10 Manual