What Dads Are Packing In Their Hiking Packs (And You Should, Too!)

It’s the night before a hike and you’re prepping the bags. We all know the typical things we pack: Water […]

Five Easy Ways to Get Back on Trail Hiking Post Quarantine

COVID-19 disrupted life and left many of us aching to get back out hiking and enjoying nature. And while the […]

Hike it Baby Post-Quarantine In-Person Hike Update June 2020

Challenges of Opening In-Person Hikes We recognize that public spaces have begun to open and stay-home orders and other restrictions […]

Why And When Your Kid Will Benefit From a Lightweight Hiking Shoe

As we start to see the spring light at the end of the winter tunnel, it’s time to think about […]

The Insider Guide to Hosting A Hike for Your Hike it Baby Branch

Any active member of Hike it Baby can host a hike. As a non-profit organization built on community it’s important […]

How the Introvert Can Build a Real Community with Hike it Baby

When Social Anxiety Hits Everyone begins walking down the trail. Parents are asking each other questions and swapping stories. You […]

Hiking in Every Stage of Life

While many of us have outdoor-related goals for the new year, reaching these goals can be a daunting task when […]

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 […]

Hiking Challenges to Motivate You and Your Family in 2020

Looking for hiking challenges to motivate you to get outside all year round? We’ve compiled a list of awesome, family-friendly […]

Outdoor Family Instagram Accounts We Love to Follow Right Now

Inspiration for the Outdoor Family There is a wide range of amazing outdoor families on Instagram that will make you […]

5 Tips to Help You Have a Successful First Day Hike

A New Year’s Day Tradition New Year’s Day marks the end of the holiday season. It is the perfect time […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Test Your Courage on These Spooky Trails

From haunted houses to haunted objects, there is no shortage of scary things you can explore, especially at this time […]

Hiking Etiquette Tips for Every Trail

We love this image the National Park Service shared on their Facebook page about hiking etiquette. Although our National Park […]

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 […]

Celebrate Babywearing Week With Hike it Baby’s Top 5 Blog Posts on Babywearing

Happy International Babywearing Week! An annual outreach event sponsored by Babywearing International, International Babywearing Week (IBW) is a week-long opportunity […]

Fall Hiking Trails Across North America That Are Perfect for Families

The Fall is for Hiking There is no better time to hike than the fall. The crisp autumn air cuts […]

How We Get More Families On Trail With the Hike it Baby 30 Challenge

The goal: thirty miles in thirty days or thirty minutes outside three times a week. Twice a year, the Hike […]

Story of a Stay-at-home-Dad

When I decided to leave my job as a mental health professional to become a full time dad, I was […]

Learning From a “Hike Fail”

Bethany Johnsen is a Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador in Littleton, Colo. She shared a message that she had posted […]

HIB Trails and Tales Around the World – Michigan

The summer of 2010 I was on an all-time traveling high. I had just returned home to Texas from a […]

What to pack while hiking

Heading out on to the trail? Wondering what to bring? Here’s a quick guide to what I take out there. […]

Log Your Hikes

I am a big fan of keeping track of hikes. I know that may sound a little anal retentive, but […]

How Far Can You Go With Your Baby?

How far can your child or toddler hike? That depends on how old your child is and whether you carry […]

Autumn Stays at Gold Butte Fire Lookout

We had our 4th of July weekend booked for a long time. In fact, just a few days before Autumn […]

Pumping On Trail

Friday, August 1, 2014 Hike it Baby is doing a Big Latch On on Trail, so we thought posting this […]

First Hike With The Little One

Eds Note: This is the first of a 3 part series on hiking with little ones. As first time parents […]

Baby Steps = Healthy Knees

What can we learn from our children when hiking? Baby steps. Especially when knees are involved. They are some of […]