Volunteer Spotlight: Lacey Stock, Family Trail Guide Co-Captain and Rock Star Volunteer

Lacey Stock – Family Trail Guide Co-Captain Tech Support Team member Calendar Team member Branch Ambassador for the Kenai Peninsula […]

How Hike it Baby is Incorporating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Practices in Our Work

Hello, Hike it Baby friends! I am Jessica Carrillo Alatorre, Executive Director of Hike it Baby. You can read more […]

Meet the Hike it Baby Team: Executive Director, Jessica Carrillo Alatorre

Jessica Carrillo Alatorre is the Executive Director of Hike it Baby. She has been an active participant in Hike it […]

Hike it Baby Moms Get It: One Mom’s Story of Finding a Judgement Free Outdoor Community with Hike it Baby

Author Brenna Jeanneret interviews a mom who found Hike it Baby a game-changer for creating an outdoor community once they […]

Top Takeaways from the 2020 Winter Outdoor Retailer Conference

Get More People Outside Attending the Outdoor Retailer Conference January 29 – 31, 2020 was an engaging experience fueled by […]

6 Ways to Make the Most of your Hike it Baby Free Trial Membership

Put Your 90-Day Free Membership Trial to Good Use So you keep hearing about this outdoor group for families and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Paige Forberger, Calendar Team Captain

Paige Forberger – Calendar Team Captain Branch Ambassador, Hike it Baby Muncie, Indiana Hike it Baby runs on volunteer power […]

What to do if You’re Aging Out of Hike It Baby

Our kids grow up, and it happens fast. Faster, in fact, than we as parents can anticipate, and certainly faster […]

How Hike it Baby is Starting a Movement for New Parents – As Featured in the Washington Post

Parenthood is an Adventure. Bring it Outside. Shanti Hodges, founder of Hike it Baby, just wanted to get outside after […]

Emma Carsey Joins Hike it Baby as the Membership Manager

We are excited to announce Emma Carsey has joined the Hike it Baby team as Membership Manager. As the Membership […]

Celebrate Our Volunteer Hike Hosts with Hike it Baby’s Ten Days of Giving

Here’s to You, Hike it Baby Hike Hosts! Here at Hike it Baby, our mission is to connect families with […]

Support a NonProfit That Creates Community and Connection this #GivingTuesday

A Letter from Hike it Baby Founder, Shanti Hodges I’ll never forget how I felt in October 2013, pulling into […]

The Six Ways You Can Support Hike it Baby This GivingTuesday

We are so excited for Giving Tuesday this year. It’s hard to believe it’s just around the corner! Donate Now! […]

National Take a Hike Day – Insider Advice to Get Your Family on Trail Successfully with Hike it Baby

Celebrating National Take a Hike Day “Hipsters tend to stick to hiking backcountry rivers. They’re less mainstream.” We at Hike […]

Babies and Toddlers Lead Trail Cleanup Hikes Across the US and Canada in Hike it Baby’s Annual Together We Hike Event

Celebrating Success by Giving Back To commemorate their sixth anniversary as a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to getting families outdoors, Hike […]

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 […]

Hike it Baby Voices: Why I love Hike it Baby

  Recently I was thinking about all of the reasons I have loved Hike it Baby over the years and […]

30 Days of Thanks With Hike It Baby – Week 5

November is coming to an end, but not so our thanks for the blessings we enjoy in and from nature. […]

30 Days of Thanks With Hike It Baby – Week 4

This week, families and friends across the United States are celebrating Thanksgiving Day. Also this week, the Hike it Baby […]

30 Days of Thanks with Hike it Baby – Week 3

It’s the middle of November, and leaves are largely on the ground instead of the trees. (Of course, that may […]

30 Days of Thanks with Hike it Baby – Week 2

November, a time of change and of giving thanks, continues. Communities traditionally gave thanks for the bounty of nature as […]

30 Days of Thanks with Hike it Baby – Week 1

November brings with it the beginning of the season for giving thanks. For some families, such as the Hike it […]

Happy New Year: Be the change in 2018

As we close out 2017 and welcome a new year, I want to take a few moments to reflect on […]

Lead a Hike Prizes – April 2016

What could be better than leading a fun hike for Hike it Baby in April (other than puddle-stomping and the […]

Find Your Park in March: Big Bend National Park, Texas

I didn’t find Big Bend National Park – it found me. Just when another northern Rockies winter was beginning to […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]

Keeping Toddlers Grounded in Nature

Coping with toddlers on trail can be difficult at best.  In response to my twonager’s antics, I often find myself […]

Lead a Hike Winners – February 2016

Congratulations to the volunteers who submitted hikes to the website calendar in February and won some fun prizes! Hike it […]

HiB30 Challenge Winners (7) – Jan 2016

CONGRATULATIONS! Hike it Baby is so excited for the winners of the HiB30 Challenge Prize Drawing! Our friends at Leatherman, […]

When a Nap on the Trail Becomes a Magical Hike for Mom

Over the past few months, I’ve been on my share of hikes where Sky has just cried and nursed the […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

We asked and you submitted your “You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…” moments! Do any of these sound […]

How Hiking Got Me Back on the Right Path Postpartum

It was June 2015 when I first held my daughter in my arms. We named her Tinsley (Tinnie) Ember–it was […]

Lead a Hike Prize Winners – Jan 2016

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Hike it Baby cannot exist without all of the volunteers who Lead Hikes and motivate other families to get […]

How a Welcome Circle Can Change Your Life

Hike it Baby events are always started with a Welcome Circle. We introduce ourselves by telling the group our name, […]

Lessons From the Trail To Use in Every Day Life

How do you incorporate the lessons you learn from hiking with your family to the time spent off of the […]