Category Archives: Events

Finish Strong

As we tie a bow around 2015 we’d like to encourage you all the finish the year strong! I love this picture of my two girls pumped up and ready for a hike. I have a similar feeling after conquering the transition from home to hike. Loading the kids in the car can sometimes feel […]

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Thanksgiving for Trails

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve finished prepping nine of the dozen dishes we’ll be having today for Thanksgiving Dinner — now it’s time to send my well-wishes to all of you for a happy time with family and friends, good food, and excellent hiking weather today and for the days to come. Partly in response to the […]

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Celebrating at Festival in the Park


Rebecca, Melissa, and I spent part of last weekend helping Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation celebrate all that is healthy, fun, and diverse at their annual summer family-friendly festival at Hellyer Park.  We brought piles of craft supplies, and booth visitors enjoyed making Father’s Day Cards and learning a little more about free hiking […]

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Wonderful Waddell


Several Stroller Hikes families enjoyed last weekend at Alder Backpacking Camp alongside Waddell Creek, north of Santa Cruz.  There are many wonderful photos to show for the trip, including the gorgeous hike in, slug sightings (and for the brave, slug holdings), and good old-fashioned camp fun.  Enjoy Andrea and Erlinda’s photos, above, and a panorama […]

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Farm Fun

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The summer season approaches which means more family outings and some of us are scrambling for ones that pair education with nature appreciation.  What’s better than a farm?  Xerry reached out this week to share an idea she thought Stroller Hikers would like, I’ve added one of my own, and there are, of course, some […]

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