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50 Hikes with Kids Virginia and Maryland

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There were many hikes that I had not heard of before for hiking with children. The sections were easy to navigate. I wish there were more BIPOC hikes that were listed.

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I'm from the Midwest but I love the beauty of Virginia and West Virginia. I was really excited when I saw this, because even though it's for kids, it's also perfect for someone like me who still loves getting out in nature but has to deal with the limitations of a bad knee. Even though I am an adult, I also really loved the advice on how to enjoy the outdoors, with the many tips on everything from bathrooms to how to keep track of what you see.
All of the hikes in this guide are relatively short but each one has enough information to make me want to try it. There are so many unique places to see, and the photographs really show how gorgeous these areas are. I hope to use this guide the next time I drive east. Thanks to NetGalley for letting me read this.

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My kids are grown and flown and we're expecting our first grandchild, so I'm not the target audience for this book. However, I have arthritis, and I found this book to be an excellent resource of hiking opportunities with trail descriptions throughout our region.

The hikes are well described with difficulty level (much appreciated by me and parents of young ones), distance, a list of things to look for while hiking a particular trail, and even a fun place to visit after the hike. I also appreciated that hiking safety is covered as well as what you should pack on a hike.

If you're looking for places to take your kids or grandchildren, or if you need a trail difficulty description like I do, then this is the book for you!

I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for letting me review this book. I’ve read several of these 50 hikes with kids series and have enjoyed them. These books are great for kids but also adults that want to do easy hikes as well.

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I love this! I recently moved to Virginia and have been looking forward to checking out some of the trails in the area and this is such a great resource. This book is organized by state and has a wide diversity of hikes/trails. I love all of the details, from the standard length/elevation to where the restroom is and if there is a fee. I also appreciate the maps and pictures. There are some ideas of activities to make nature more exciting for kids throughout too, which is fantastic. I don't have kids myself, but I will absolutely be doing some of the scavenger hunts myself because they looked so fun.

I think this is a great resource for visiting the area, if you have children or if you're just looking at getting more time outdoors.

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I live in the Maryland area and stopped going on “adventures” a bit after I had my oldest.

This book, includes a lot of different places, including traveling to other states near with highlights depending on what you desire to experience. I love how it’s broken down even by seasons.

I would recommend this book to anyone that enjoys the outdoors with children. I love all of the tips included to not only keep your children safe, but to create memories for them as well.

I’m going to try visit Black Water Falls & Bear Creek Lake. Places I didn’t even know existed!!

I def want a physical copy of this book when it’s released. The boys would enjoy this.

I volunteered to read this ARC through NetGalley.

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A big thank you to NetGalley and Timber Press for eARC. I am voluntarily reviewing this book. I wish I could have read this on my kindle but had to read it on the NetGalley app on my phone-which personally is to small. But that is personal preference. The book is well thought out and I liked the diversity of the hikes. I enjoyed that you talked about the difficulty of the hike and the terrain, and had them seperated by state. Great book Can't wait to try some of the hikes. 5 stars

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I had no idea I needed this resource until I saw it listed and had to request it!

I moved to VA from NJ 4 years ago and loved hiking / walking trails up there but since moving I’ve felt lost in where to go. Add two nieces (6yr, 3mo) and a nephew (4yr) who visit and I meet up with all over the DelMarVa area, I needed things outside our normal to do.

This. Was. Perfect. It’s comprehensive and gives great details on everything you could think of while out on your hike. I feel like this is a great resource even if you don’t have children and just want to get back into nature but are unsure what your first step should be

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