Summer is a great time to connect with your kids and/or the outdoors. Try these titles to find ideas for foods to pack or how to keep the experience fun. Enjoy the forest before it closes, or just practice in your backyard.
Good Day for a Picnic Simple Food that Travels Well
Hungry Monkey: A Food-loving Father's Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater
Camping with Kids
Best Hikes with Children in New Mexico
For more adventurous hikers:
Trail guide Lincoln National Forest Smokey Bear, Sacramento & Guadalupe Ranger Districts by John W. Stockert ; In cooperation with the staff at Lincoln National Forest.
If it is too hot to hike, these books provide points with purpose for a local road trip.
Travel guidebooks of local historical markers
This one was a staple during my childhood here. It explains the colors, sediments, and geo-history seen staring out the car window.
Roadside Geology of NM
Did I miss one? Let me know, by email or comment below, if you recommend another library book for picnicking or local tour information. Thanks in advance!