• Hiking with kids is a great way to get them connected to the outdoors at a young age, but it can also be intimidating for the parent planner. We challenge you to get the kids in your life out on the trail this summer, because part of preserving wilderness for future generations is teaching youth to appreciate and enjoy nature. Following are ten tips to make that hike go smoothly and keep mom and dad on the kids’ good side:

  • Aldo Leopold co-founded The Wilderness Society in 1935, but his influence stretches far beyond that.