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Fall Trips Are Now Open for Registration!

  • Family Vance Creek Rail Riders- Check out this unique experience riding the rails on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula!  This family friendly trip will put you on rail cars that are pedaled with four people to a "car".  This is a physical 13-mile roundtrip adventure.  Dress for cycling and the weather in comfortable clothes.  Saturday, October 5,  9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.  Ages 6 and up.  $40/$50.  Youth ages 6-12: $28/$38.
  • Mima Mounds & Wolf Haven- Take a walk on the wild side!  Start the morning off hiking the Mima Mounds- thousands of mounds dot the prairie land in this geological wonder!  Then we're off to Wolf Haven for a sanctuary tour where you'll see red and gray wolves up close and learn about the importance of preserving these beautiful animals.  Saturday, November 2, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM.  Ages 4 and up.  $30/$38.



Biking

Auburn Parks Outdoor Adventures offers seasonal biking trips for a family mt bikingvariety of skill levels.  From paved, urban trails to single track dirt mountain bike trails, there is an opportunity for a range of skill levels and interests.  

Ruston Way Family Ride - There's no better way to enjoy fall than biking on the Tacoma waterfront! Enjoy this flat paved trail as it winds along the shores of the Puget Sound. Keep an eye out for eagles, seals, and Osprey. You'll reach the end of the line at Point Ruston where you can relax with an ice cream and beach comb. We'll provide the bikes and helmets; you'll just need comfortable shoes and clothing for biking, a sack lunch, sunscreen and a water bottle.  Saturday, September 14, 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM.  Ages 10 and up.  $28/$35.
teen rec riders

REC Riders - REC Riders is a teen only comprehensive mountain biking program incorporating leadership, volunteer opportunities, biking skills, bike maintenance and trail rides.  It is operated out of the REC Teen Center.  All equipment, instruction and mentoring are included in the program.  Visit the REC Teen Center to learn more.



Rock Climbing

Girls Rock!- Come to the wall for a full morning of rock climbing fun!  Moms and daughters will learn the fundamentals of climbing while working together to build skills like teamwork, trust and fun!  Climbing will push you to reach for greater challenges and show your true strength.  We'll celebrate your success at the end with treats for everyone!  All equipment and instruction is provided.  Saturday, September 28, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM.  Ages 4 and up.  $28/$35.