15 Ways to Get Outside for 10 Minutes This Winter

Created in partnership with our friends at    Hike it Baby’s Winter Walk with Wox is in full swing! The challenge […]

Hike it Baby Book Club: Grateful for Nature

As we focus on this season of gratitude, the Hike it Baby Book Club has compiled some awesome book selections […]

10 Fun Outdoor Family Holiday Traditions

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them comes family traditions. Between baking cookies, decorating the house and classic holiday […]

Oregon Outdoor Recreation Summit Family Festival

On October 29, 2022, at the Wildwood Recreation Site in Welches, Oregon, through partnership and strength in community, Hike it […]

How my Military Family Found our “Village” Through Hike it Baby

When I met my husband, he was about three years into his career as a U.S. Navy submariner. I grew […]

Wander with Wox

Over the last two years, we’ve had the pleasure of rolling out our Wander Walks programming to over 45 locations […]

Explore the Nature Near You

Nature is all around you!  Taking a few steps out your front door and down the street, or out the […]

Leave No Trace with Little Ones

Created in partnership with  You may have heard about the Leave No Trace movement, but what does it mean to […]

Books to Help You Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

On October 10, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day, recognizing the Native Americans as the first inhabitants of the land we […]

Getting Out the Door to Explore the Nature Near You

Created in partnership with our friends at    Spending time outside is so important for the mental and physical health […]

Inspiring Ways to Celebrate the Fall Equinox with Your Family

What is the Fall Equinox? Also called the Autumnal or September equinox, the fall equinox marks the beginning of fall […]

30 Easy, Free Ways to get your Family Outside this Month

Numerous studies have shown that a little bit of what we like to call “nature therapy” can go a long […]

Family Festival at Nadaka Nature Park

Hike it Baby ran our second Bring it Outside workshop series this summer in Gresham, Oregon at Nadaka Nature Park. […]

Bring it Outside Workshop Series at Nadaka Nature Park

Hike it Baby ran our second Bring it Outside workshop series this summer in Gresham, Oregon at Nadaka Nature Park. […]

The 10-Minute Walk Initiative

Created in partnership with  If these last few years of dealing with a global pandemic have taught us anything, it’s […]

Easy, Fun Ways to Have a Playful Picnic

Created in partnership with   One of the things I love most about summer is the picnics. There’s something special about […]

How to Find the Best Bike Trails with Baby

Created in partnership with  Are you looking to hit the bike trail with your little one, but not quite sure […]

Summer Adventure Basics

A Visual Guide created in partnership with our friends from  Although summer weather often goes hand in hand with swimsuits […]

I Belong Outside: Dineo’s Story

This blog is part of our Elevating Voices series in partnership with      Meet Dineo Dowd.  Dini is one […]

10 Super Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

You wake up in the morning and go through your normal routine. It’s going to be a good day- you’re […]

Special Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with your Family

WHAT IS THE SUMMER SOLSTICE Oh, wonderful summer! Just saying the word brings on thoughts of long days, short nights, […]

Meet Hike it Baby Board Member & Dad: Julio Soria

This Father’s Day, we would love to take a minute to introduce one of our newest Board Members and Hike […]

Children & Nature Network and Bring it Outside Family Festival Event

In May, Hike it Baby attended the Children & Nature Network Inside Out Conference in Atlanta, Georgia which is “is […]

Hike it Baby Bring it Outside Event: Mother’s Day at the Park

Hike it Baby recently had the pleasure of hosting a Bring it Outside event in Elizabeth New Jersey, in partnership […]

Life in Motion

From school to activities, the workweek to weekend adventures, life as a family is always in motion. We believe in […]

Mi Madre Tierra de Oaxaca: Alejandrina’s Story

This blog is part of our Elevating Voices series in partnership with    Meet Alejandria Felipe. Ale is one of […]

Favorite Baby Camping Foods

Created in partnership with Morrison Outdoors. Bringing your baby camping and enjoying the great outdoors together is a dream for […]

How to Dress Baby for Cold-Weather Camping

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR FRIENDS AT MORRISON OUTDOORS The term “camping” may bring to mind warm summer nights and hot […]

Tips for Sleeping in a Tent With Baby

Created in partnership with Morrison Outdoors. One of the biggest stress-inducing aspects of parenting a baby is getting them to […]

Turn the Blues Green: A New Resource for Postpartum Moms

Turn the Blues Green I was exhausted after the long labor that gave birth to my first child. My body […]

Essential Baby Camping Gear

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR FRIENDS AT MORRISON OUTDOORS Camping is such an awesome adventure – from long scenic hikes during […]

The “Unplugged” Family Challenge

In partnership with our friends at Retrospec What is Earth Day? Earth Day found its start in 1970 as a […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Hearing

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Sight

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

How to Choose a Baby-Friendly Campsite

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR FRIENDS AT MORRISON OUTDOORS Camping while your kiddos are babies can be an incredible experience, making […]

How to Take a Sensory Bike Ride

In partnership with our friends at Burley Going for a bike ride can be a great way to engage your […]

Water and Wetlands Initiative

 A collaboration for Early Environmental Awareness between Hike it Baby and Joules. Together we can raise the next generation to […]

Babywearing in the Rain

Does the thought of babywearing on rainy days sound like a daunting, seemingly impossible task? You’re not alone. When I […]

Growing Up Outdoors (Part 3)

WELCOME TO THE THIRD AND FINAL POST OF A THREE PART SERIES FROM OUR GUEST BLOGGER, MARY FINLEY! MARY SHARES […]

We Got Your Back: Madison WI

Hike it Baby recently participated in an open house  with the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of […]

Keeping Your Family Warm on the Trail this Winter

As we head into winter and have the added challenge of trying to stay warm, one of the most common […]

Winter Adventure Basics

A Visual Guide created in partnership with our friends at Turtlefur. (en español abajito!) Whether it is your first time […]

The Benefits of Merino Wool

Created in partnership with our friends at    If you’ve been with us for a while or researched cold-weather hiking […]

Growing Up Outdoors (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of a three part series from our guest blogger, Mary Finley! Mary Shares her story of […]

2021 Executive Director’s Message & Annual Report

To view our 2020-2021 annual report, please click here Unprecedented. Resilient. Pivot. Survive. 2020 and 2021 brought SO. MANY. CHALLENGES, […]

Growing Up Outdoors (Part 1)

Welcome to this three part series from our guest blogger, Mary Finley! Mary shares her story of raising her kids […]

Layering Basics to Keep the Kids Cozy This Winter

We’ve all heard it before: “It’s too cold to go outside.” However, we believe that getting outside and enjoying nature […]

10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Hike While Pregnant

Okay, moms, let’s be real, being motivated to hike when you’re pregnant can be really, really hard. If it’s not […]

Creative Ideas to Celebrate the Winter Solstice with Young Children

What is the Winter Solstice? It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter in many places across the United States. […]

5 Simple Gratitude Nature Activities for Kids

It’s the time of year when we focus and reflect on everything we are grateful for. We all have people, […]

Hike it Baby Works With Community Partners to Invite Families To Bring It Outside at Neighborhood Park in Gresham, OR

Last weekend we had the opportunity to help organize and co-host a Fall Adventure event for families in the Rockwood […]

Playing Under the Winter Stars

It was dinner time, and frustration was high.  Cooped up inside all day, I was anxious to get my two […]

Hike it Baby Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Workshop with Mante Malepo

Last month Hike it Baby invited me to participate in a diversity, equity and inclusion training hosted by DEI advisor […]

Explore the Spooky Side of Nature this Fall

It’s that time of year. The air is cooler, the leaves are changing colors and brightening up the trees and […]

Adrienne’s Story

THIS BLOG IS PART OF OUR ELEVATING VOICES SERIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH      My name is Adrienne St Clair. […]

Bring it Outside Family Hiking Workshops: Our First Summer Series

This summer we launched our first Bring it Outside family hiking workshop series.  In the series, families from underrepresented and […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Taste

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Touch

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

10 Ways to Squeeze Nature into Your Busy Schedule

September tends to be one of the busiest months for families. Between back-to-school chaos and busy work and activity schedules, […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Smell

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]