An experienced outdoors writer, naturalist, and family camper, Christina M. Selby offers families an in-depth guide to experiencing the natural splendors of New Mexico in New Mexico Family Outdoor Adventure. With more than eighty destinations throughout the state, the Land of Enchantment offers abundant opportunities for exploration with hiking, biking, camping, skiing, wildlife watching, fishing, climbing, outdoor cultural activities, and more. Parents, grandparents, children, tweens, and teenagers will enjoy the activities and locations that Selby has enjoyed with her family and features throughout the book.
Organized geographically, with easy-to-use maps, the guide explores every corner of the state with detailed descriptions and beautiful photography of trails, campsites, rivers, and lakes. At each location, every outdoor activity is graded in terms of difficulty and age-appropriateness, so you'll know exactly the right activities for every member of your family. Whether you're planning your first family adventure or are an experienced outdoors family, pick a destination and get outside. What are you waiting for?
Christina M. Selby is a naturalist, photographer, and science writer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was named New Mexico Environmental Educator of the Year in 2013. Her work has appeared in several publications including National Geographic online, Outdoor Photographer, High Country News, Scientific American, and New Mexico Magazine. She is also the author of Best Wildflower Hikes in New Mexico: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Wildflower Hiking Adventures.
"Full of practical tips about motivating kids to enjoy the natural world, New MexicoFamily Outdoor Adventure guides readers to the state's best hiking, biking, climbing, wildlife viewing, bird watching, and many more experiences. The book is written with the passion and knowledge of a true naturalist and the kindness and caring for kids that only a parent could bring."--Lesley S. King, author of Frommer's New Mexico