Meet Kid Hiker!
Favorite Place to Hike: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park
Favorite Snack: Carrots dipped in peanut butter
Favorite Band: Caspar Babypants
Frequently Quoted Saying: “Look what I found!”
The fall season is the perfect time to explore ‘your big backyard’ as a family and keep your kid hiker’s motivation ever-growing for a life-long love of the outdoors, rain or shine. After such a dry (and lately humid) summer, we are finally starting to see a little bit of rain, but that doesn’t mean we all need to rush back indoors and double our screen time. “No way!,” says kid hiker.
All you need is a proper rain jacket and footwear to head out the door for a fun adventure that could easily be rewarded with a hot cup of cocoa while the outerwear hangs to dry. Of course, kid hiker will ask for the tiny marshmallows to be sprinkled on top while rattling off all the great discoveries of the day.
Do you have a kid hiker in your family?
We are thrilled to be partnering with the Seattle REI flagship store this month to bring to you a rotating series of in-store displays and profiles highlighting the many great recreation opportunities throughout King County Parks, including family-friendly hikes and REI’s popular Outdoor School classes.