Coastal Wandering: Nasketucket Bay State Reservation, Mattapoisett, MA

Easy hiking trails lead through a variety of coastal habitats on the southeastern Massachusetts, making this a great day trip for families who want to enjoy the outdoors.
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Urban Oasis: The Sawmill at Acushnet River Reserve, New Bedford, MA

Providing a space where inner-city residents can experience nature and explore the outdoors.
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Hiking the Mattapoisett River Reserve

Well-groomed trails wind through this series of former cranberry bogs and woodlands, providing exercise and close-up views of wildlife.
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Hiking White Eagle Reserve, Marion, MA

This easy day hike for families offers a variety of wonders, both natural and manmade.
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Hiking Mount Battie, Camden, Maine

Try this terrific, scenic and easy hike in the Camden area.
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Scenic Stops: Huntington Cascades & Little Flume

In Dixville Notch State Park, some 12 miles east of the town of Colebrook on Rte. 26, you’ll find several hiking trails suitable for families and beginner-level hikers. One of these is the Huntington Cascades trail, which is just 0.4 miles round-trip.
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5 Kid-Friendly North Country Hikes

Hiking is a great way to get kids outdoors (and away from electronic devices), foster their appreciation of nature, create family bonds, and get some exercise. Plus, it’s free! The North Country (Great North Woods) of New Hampshire is blessed with an abundance of hiking trails that are ideal for families with young kids, or beginner hikers in general. Here are 5 of the best!
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