Nassau County, NY - April 24, 2016 - Hike it Baby Nassau-Long Island and over 230 other Hike it Baby branches will hit the trails on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in honor of American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. Hike it Baby Nassau-Long Island has their hike scheduled at Muttontown Preserve at 10:00am on June 4, 2016.
Hike it Baby is an international organization dedicated to getting families out on the trails with newborns, toddlers, and children, and is the vision of Shanti Hodges, a 44-year-old first time mom from Portland, Oregon.
Hike it Baby Nassau-Long Island was founded in April 2016 by Jennifer Anne Camhi, Jericho and Kathryn Lattimer, Plainview. They love to spend time outdoors exploring with their boys.
Over 230 Hike it Baby branches across the country will also promote the 24th annual American Hiking Society National Trails Day by hosting free hikes. National Trails Day® is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that occurs on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities and trail stewardship projects.
About Hike It Baby
Hike it Baby hosts free hikes for families to help minimize the effects of postpartum depression in new mothers (and fathers), create a network of like-minded individuals, help families discover new parts of their cities and county, and teach children an appreciation for nature from the newborn stage on. The organization was founded in Portland Oregon in 2013 by Shanti Hodges and became a non-profit in 2016. Currently, there are over 230 branches in the US, as well as in Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, and Italy, with over 100,000 members. For more information on Hike it Baby, please visit www.hikeitbaby.com
About American Hiking Society
Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national, recreation-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas, and the hiking experience. To learn more about American Hiking Society, visit www.AmericanHiking.org.
For more information on National Trails Day, please visit www.nationaltrailsday.org