Every Kid Outdoors: Kid-Friendly Locations
The Forest Service encourages all 4th graders to get an Every Kid Outdoors Pass! The pass is used to access federal forests, parks, and trails that charge a fee for free! Print a pass voucher online at Every Kid Outdoors and display the voucher on the vehicle’s dashboard.
The Forest Service wants to see #everykidoutdoors! That’s why every 4th Grader is free—and bring a car full of family and friends for free!
Park your vehicle at the Buckhorn Day Use Area. Then hike along the Burkhart trail and explore Buckhorn and Cooper Falls!
- See Burkhart Trail today!
The Sunset trail takes hikers through dense forest, vast meadows, grazing cattle, and viewpoints of the Pacific Ocean!
- Visit Sunset Trail today!
Wrights Lake Campground is situated in a beautiful forested area close to the lake shore and is well-known for its hiking, wildflowers and birding!
- Visit Wrights Lake Campground today!
Visiting the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is an enjoyable way to spend a day learning about the oldest trees in the world!
- Visit Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest today!
Butte Valley National Grassland is the only National Grassland in CA and lies in a scenic basin within the southern Cascade Range.
- Visit Butte Valley today!
Lake Tahoe Basin MU
The Eagle Falls Trail is the ultimate experience offering views of the iconic Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, Eagle Falls, and Eagle Lake.
- Visit Eagle Falls Trailhead today!
The Spatter Cone Trail features all sorts of volcanic formations including the adventurous Subway Cave! Do you dare to explore?
- See Subway Cave today!
The Piedra Blanca Trail offers outstanding rock formations that will amaze the entire family! Come out and explore!
- See Piedra Blanca today!
The Sacramento River bisects riparian forest, grasslands and wetlands providing diverse nature viewing experiences!
- See Red Bluff Recreation Area today!
Stough Reservoir is Number 4 on the Basin & Range Birding Trail. Be sure to bring you camera and binoculars!
- Visit Stough Reservoir Campground today!
The Frazier Falls Trail takes hikers to an exciting view point where they can watch water plummet over 200 feet!
- See Frazier Falls today!
The Lake Fulmor Trail offers hikers spectacular wildlife viewings and terrific fishing opportunities!
- Visit Lake Fulmor Day Use Area today!
Come out and explore Trail of 100 Giants and be amazed by some of the largest trees on the planet!
- See Trail of 100 Giants today!
Come hike Bailey Cove Loop Trail and check out California's largest manmade lake (reservoir) that supplies water to the state.
- Visit Bailey Cove today!
Take the Rancheria Falls National Recreation Trail and hike to the falls! There are plenty of rocks for the whole family to sit, have a snack and enjoy.
- See Rancheria Falls today!
Take a short walk to a bog where carnivorous California Pitcher Plants (Darlingtonia californica) grow!
- Hike Darlingtonia Interpretive Trail today!
Pinecrest Lake is a beautiful place for families who like to camp, picnic, hike, fish, swim and boat!
- See Pinecrest Lake today!
Sand Pond is a peaceful place to picnic, fish, swim, hike or just relax and watch for wildlife!
- Visit Sand Pond/swim/trailhead Picnic Site today!