Hiking with Kids Colorado: 52 Great Hikes for Families (Paperback)
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Colorado has a lot to offer--from soaring mountains to vast alpine forests and sage covered desert--so it's no surprise that it's one of the top outdoor tourist destinations in the country. This guide provides everything parents need to know to hit the 52 best trails in the state with their kids. Detailed hike descriptions, color photos, maps, and information on restrooms, stroller compatibility, and trail users will help parents plan a smooth day hike. Tips on cool scavenger hunt ideas, animal identification, bird calls, and fun facts will keep young hikers engaged every step of the way. Whether you live there or are simply traveling through, Hiking with Kids Colorado offers up new and exciting adventures for parents and their elementary school-age kids alike.
About the Author
Jamie Siebrase grew up in the city, on asphalt tennis courts and groomed soccer fields. Her first camping trip was a three-day, hike-in, teambuilding excursion with AmeriCorps St. Louis -- and after that, she was hooked. Jamie has hiked all over Colorado with her husband and children from their home base in Denver. When she isn't on an adventure, she's writing features for a variety of publications, including Outside, Trail Runner and Elevation Outdoors. Her long-form journalism has appeared on the cover of Westword, and she was a guest columnist for The Denver Post. Jamie's sons, Jon and Brian, share their mom's enthusiasm for hiking. Their stamp of approval ensures selected hikes are actually fun for kids.