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Outdoor Explorer: Family Adventurers

Two children hiking

Outdoor Explorer: Family Adventurers is an intergenerational program that offers participants of all ages the chance to engage in outdoor recreation excursions together. Excursions include urban hiking, eco-kayaking, zip-lining, horseback riding and much more. Beginning in January 2014, an excursion will take place on the second Saturday of each month.  Please note that while the outings are free, registration is required for all excursions. 

Age Group:  Intergenerational

2014 Excursion Schedule

SAVE THE DATE: National Trails Day: On Saturday June 7, 2014, Outdoor Explorer: Family Adventurers will host a city-wide event to celebrate National Trails Day.  More information to come.


Activity Date Meet Up Location
Hiking @ Rock Creek Park January 11, 2014 Hamilton Rec. Ctr.
Snow Tubing February 8, 2014 Fort Stanton Rec. Ctr.
Ropes Course/Zip Lining March 8, 2014 Deanwood Rec. Ctr.
Hiking @ Capital Cresent Trail April 12, 2014 Palisades Rec. Ctr.
Kayaking May 10, 2014 North Michigan Rec. Ctr.
National Trails Day June 7, 2014 Fort Dupont Park
Horseback Riding June 14, 2014 Sherwood Rec. Ctr.
White Water Rafting July 12, 2014 Columbia Heights Comm. Ctr.
Urban Hiking August 9, 2014 Anacostia Rec. Ctr.
Biking @ Rock Creek Park  September 13, 2014 Chevy Chase Comm. Ctr.


















Environment and the Great Outdoors Division

Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 741-8716
Email: dpr.environmental@dc.gov