Forthcoming author of The Best Cortez and Mesa Verde Hikes- CMC Press spring 2024
Hunt for dinosaur tracks, cool off in a waterfall, or take a trip to Mars on Earth–all these things and more can be done using this fun, detailed, color guide. Over the years spent with her daughter on the trail, author Courtney Johnson has experienced meltdowns and an enormous amount of snack eating, along with confidence building and problem solving. Her guide helps families unplug and connect in a way only time in nature can do. Families will find hikes for all ages and interests along with detailed trail info, safety tips, and even trail games to keep kids motivated. Extras include places to visit on the way home and history of hiking areas.
- 65 kid-tested hikes through state parks, national parks, and mountain regions
- Easy-to-follow routes with mileage details
- Color maps and photos