Thank You For Hiking With Us
Next Event: February 18th, 2024
Wanting to add a slice of camp magic to your holiday? Join us, wherever you are, in gathering together for a Get Outside All Together (G.O.A.T.) Hike!
Our debut nation-wide event was the day after Thanksgiving, inspired by the REI #OptOutside Initiative
Check out the photos below! Over one hundred hikers of all ages had fun outdoors. Hikes are listed in alphabetical order by the state they are hosted in.
Join our magnificent host Megan Chamberlain in a beautiful stroll outside the Campbell Creek trail "lots of moose tracks but no moose this time!" Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Samara noted "We had 3 families show up, oddly because we all worked at IB together in the early 2000s." and Anne Hereford replied "please thank your kids for including Jools—it was a great first impression of the F&W community for her!". Sequoia Bayview Trail. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
Splendid hosts Jason & Katie gathered many friends and family for a trek around the Rock Creek Park - with no evacs!. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Dara and family take a joyful spin about the Jamaica Pond. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
Emily Lash and Hausman clan take off on a march through the Fitzgerald lake conservation area. Email email@example.com to RSVP!
Firefly Song director Clarissa and more than a few family members had a saunter up the Bauneg Beg Mountain Conservation Area. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Oodles of good times for the Reed family (Alumni 1993-2015) and Nature Ben (BDC staff) on an urban nature hike along the Dequindre Cut and Detroit Riverwalk, starting at the Gratiot Ave Entrance. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
The Webbs had a warmer walk than most on Bolin Creek Trail. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Sam Arfer joined Executive Director Frances and her partner Will for a walk through Lakeside Park! Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Join Conservation Director Kelly for a trek on the Webb Forest Interpretive Trail (no relation). Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
Join noble host and FS & TF alum Abigail in an excursion through the Loantaka Brook Reservation. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Join the one and only Sam Green on the Scottsville Boardwalk and the Genesee Valley Greenway Rail Trail in Canawaugus Park. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Join gracious hosts Carolyn & Fletcher in a leisurely walk in The Canyon, a local nature area near Reed College. Email email@example.com to RSVP. "A few things we learned Terrance Conlon also experienced a massive flood at TL in his first year as a camper in 1973! Terrance asked Fletcher if they still play King of the Monster. I think Terrance was a counselor when Hellie’s dad was a camper. Hellie was also a camper.
Tulio Browning was joined by family, TF PD Sharky and him mum and BDC family of Jamielynn, Matt, Arden and Fallon in a jaunt near the Wissahickon Creek. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
"Fab hike in TX!" St. Edwards Park in the Great Hills area. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Join Devo Superstar Julie Angilly and her son and pup had a waltz down the Cape Henry Trail in First Landing National Park. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Judy Greenburg and fellow F&W BOT member Karlan (Turkey Hat!) and his mum Lois in a hike up Mt. Wantastiquet just across the river in Hinsdale, NH. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Polly and Brian led a chilly three mile saunter around the Indian Brook Reservoir outside of Burlington, VT. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
What To Bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Warm & rain layer (be sure to check the weather before you leave!)
- Water bottle
What To Expect
- A F&W classic circle up
- A 1 - 1.5 hour hike/walk/stroll/waltz/jaunt
- Learning something new about someone and/or the surrounding environment
- An unplugged & interconnected experience