Discover the 50 most kid-friendly hikes in the Midwest with this book featuring maps and scavenger hunts of items to find along each trail—plus fun extras that will foster a curiosity about the region’s flora, fauna, and geology!

Midwest kids live in a magnificent natural playground. In 50 Hikes with Kids Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, educators Wendy Gorton and Sharon Dewar give your family everything you need to explore its riversides, forests, mountains, and canyons. Readers will find easy-to-read trail maps, intuitive directions, elevation and length details for every hike, restroom informion, and places to grab a snack nearby. Plus, scavenger hunts for each trail make it fun for even the youngest trekkers to learn about local flora, fauna, and geology. Hikes include the Leatherleaf Bog Trail in Moraine Hills State Park, the Bluffs of Beaver Bend, the Lodges Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and more!


“Complete with detailed maps and scavenger hunts, these hikes devised by educators Dewar and Gorton will have Midwest kids rejoicing.”


“A fun, engaging guide to kid-friendly hikes through Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio… A wonderful addition to the series that features everything families need for fun, safe, and educational hikes in the Midwest.”

—Library Journal
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