Getting Kids Outdoors
There are plenty of great online resources for kids, families, and guardians. Find some of our own resources below, as well as some recommendations for external links.
Please note that if you or someone you know is finding it difficult to gain access to food at this time, Cañon City Schools has implemented a "grab-n-go" program for all children. See more information here.
There's plenty to do in the Royal Gorge Region for all ages. From little hikers to developing mountain bikers, there's a trail, a creek, a canyon, or a ride waiting.
Tips for hiking with kids during COVID-19 restrictions:
KIDS ADVENTURE GUIDE
Did you know that we have a special version of the Adventure Guide just for kids? Check it out and download it for FREE here. There's extra information about paleontology, geology, and history.
Need a little something extra on your next hike? Check out this downloadable scavenger hunt that's tailor made for our area.
HIKES WE LOVE
Click here to learn more about hikes that are great for kids and families. Remember to plan ahead and be prepared, and consider downloading an app like CoTREX that will help you find your way!
LEAVE NO TRACE
Check out these great indoor activities for kids of all ages. Learn while you're at home!
Other links / resources we love
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Adjusting to a new routine? Make this part of your morning or evening!
National Park Service Paleontology Activity Workbook - https://www.nps.gov/subjects/fossils/junior-paleontologist.htm
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