Whether you’re looking for adventure, ready to try something new, or just love being outside, we’ve got something special for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages!
Hiking, Paddling, and Boating, Oh My!
CraneOutdoors offers a year-round lineup of exciting outdoor adventures designed to get you outside and enjoying one of The Trustees’ most beautiful properties. With over 2100 acres of beach, dunes, woodlands, and marsh and a network of miles of trails, we’re going to bet we can give you an experience you’ll never forget!
Most outdoor adventure events are geared towards adults, but some are family friendly – check the event description or call or email for specific information.
Get Outside Together
CraneOutdoors also runs family and drop-off programs with the goal of getting the next generation outside and encouraging a lifelong enjoyment of nature. Get your feet wet (metaphorically but sometimes literally!) with a Trustees Trekkers Family Hike or Family Full Moon Hike. Forge deep ties to the environment early while building creativity, confidence and wonder with our Preschool Nature Explorers program. Give your children the gift of time outside, away from screens with our After School Nature Play, SpringQuest (spring vacation), and WinterQuest (winter vacation) drop-off programs. And don’t forget about the Ultimate Summer Adventure: SummerQuest day camp!
CraneOutdoors Private Experiences
Are you visiting the area? Maybe staying at the Inn at Castle Hill? Or are you a family, friend, mom, or adventurous bachelor(ette) group? A corporate group? If you’re looking for a tailor-made outdoor adventure with an experienced guide in a gorgeous setting, let us build you something special. Contact CraneOutdoors@thetrustees.org for information.
Programs meet in different locations. Upon registration please remember to leave your email address, where we will send you pre-event information about where to meet, what to bring, and what to expect.
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