Welcome to the website dedicated to getting outside with babies.

Stroller Hikes is a 501-c-3 nonprofit educational organization created to make public baby-friendly outdoor fitness and education areas and opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area. At StrollerHikes, you will find fully described outdoor locations including extensive photographs of hike attractions and trail conditions, information about exercising with babies including safety precautions and equipment advice, and other outdoor information. Free events occur every week!

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Move Like a Kid

Can you imagine spending a whole day climbing over chest-high ledges, constantly craning your neck to see things high above you, navigating down waist-high boulders, doing hundreds of squats, crawling through narrow tunnels, and taking dozens of falls in the process? Sounds rough to me, but that’s an average day in the life of my […]

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Motivating Reluctant Hikers

 After stalling at the trailhead with our out-of-town visitors, I finally walked back to the parking lot to find my dawdling 8-year-old. He was sitting on the bumper of our minivan, arms folded in defiance. “I don’t want to hike today!” he insisted. We’d promised our guests a perfect afternoon outing at Picchetti Ranch Open […]

From the Field

IMG_5245 From the Field: Wunderlich (Woodside)

Liz led a wonderful, shady weekend hike at Wunderlich Park last weekend, and shared photos of her kids having a blast, and adults clearly keeping a good pace hiking beneath the redwoods. Wunderlich is also known for good horse sightings, redwood stump hopping, and even some Native American evidence. Learn more about Wunderlich at http://strollerhikes.com/location/wunderlich/.

Announcements

Welcome to Sarah – Santa Cruz Hikes!

Welcome to Sarah, Sawyer, and June, our newest hike leaders, happily allowing us to resume providing hikes to the Santa Cruz area.  This week on June 25th, Sarah offers a hike at the beautiful forest of Nisene Marks in Aptos.  Thanks to Sarah for getting hikes going again at the coast!  Come out for some […]