Beginner Family Friendly » Outdoor Activities List

Do the outdoors make you feel like you are on a perilous journey instead of an enjoyable adventure?  This is the place for you.  Guaranteed as the most beginner friendly, these activities will help you dip your toes in nature without much risk or technical skill required.

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Birdwatching

The easiest, most versatile outdoor activity EVER!  All you need are a few feathered friends and you are set.  Can’t tell an eagle from a beagle?  No problem.  You don’t need any kind of experience to get started.

 

 

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Disc Golf

Does the word golf conjure up those stereotypical images of middle aged men in terrible pants?  Well step out of that labelled box with disc golf.  You get the thrill of testing out your accuracy and precision with Frisbees and wilder spaces.

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursSpring Summer and FallLittle Skill RequiredCompetitive ActivitiesSpecialty Gear Required

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Nature Photography

Nature photos are wonderful to put in your home but they pale in significance to the photos taken yourself of joyous times and adventures. With a camera in almost every pocket these days, it is easier than ever to take those memories home with you.

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursAny Season ActivitiesNo Skill RequiredWheelchair AccessibleSpecialty Gear RequiredElectronics Required

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Snowshoeing

Embark on a winter hike without losing your feet in the snow.  Snowshoes have been used for thousands of years and now we use same that tried and true method for an all ages snowy adventure.

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesHalf Day ActivitiesWinterNo Skill RequiredSpecialty Gear Required

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Trail Running

Kiss the tread mill and neighborhood loop good bye! Take your run onto the trails for a varied workout and new challenge. I mean, the scenery alone is a good enough reason right? (Also called Mountain or Fell Running)
Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursAny Season ActivitiesNo Skill Required

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Zipline or Flying Fox

Touring a canopy, enjoying the playground, or part of a challenge course, ziplines are fun for all.  No special skills required, just go!

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesHalf Day ActivitiesAny Season ActivitiesNo Skill RequiredWheelchair Accessible

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