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Take a Hike!

It's the height of summer hiking season, and at the Denver Public Library, we're encouraging kids and families to explore together this summer. Check out this great list of hiking resources for kids and their grown-ups, and get ready to have an awesome adventure in nature!

Children's Books About Hiking:

I Can Go Hiking, Follow the Trail, Cool Parks and Trails
Kids' Guide to Hiking, Hiking Through Colorado History, Hikinh and Backpacking
Outdoor Parents Outdoor Kids, Best Hikes With Kids Colorado
Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Utah's Big Five National Parks

Here are some kid-friendly local hikes:

And here is Colorado's official trails app for access to the most comprehensive trail map available for the state: