Hit the Trail with These Hiking Boots Designed Just for Kids

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Get ready to head out on a hiking adventure with your family in the best gear around. We’ve gathered up our favorite hiking boots for kids who want to climb, jump in streams and rake in the miles. You’ll find easy-on boots for little ones and even a few short styles for those who want more of a hiking shoe than a boot.

photo: KEEN

Ridge Flex Waterproof Boot by KEEN

We pretty much love everything about this hiking boot from KEEN including the Bellows Flex technology that bends where other boots crack and weaken over time. You'll love the easy-on velcro top.

Get it here, $80

Merrell Kids Moab 2 Mid Waterproof

These protective hiking shoes from Merrell have waterproof construction with faux-leather uppers and breathable mesh panels. The pull tab at the heel make these easier to get on when you're ready to set out. 

Get yours here, $70

Mt. Maddsen Hiking Boots by Timberland

These boots come with a TimberDry™ membrane made of 50% recycled plastic bottles that makes these kids' hiking boots completely waterproof. The extra grippy sole will keep your rock jumpers safe.

Get them here, $80

Columbia Youth Newton Ridge Leather Boot

This kids' trail shoe has an anti-slip grip to make boulder climbing and river crossing that much easier. 

Get them here, $46+

Targhee Waterproof Shoe by KEEN

Sometimes you're just not going to be able to cajole your little one into a boot to go hiking. KEEN gets it and has this awesome low alternative that's both comfortable and waterproof. 

Get it here, $70

Northside Monroe Low Junior Hiking Boot

The comfort of a sneaker with the sturdy build of a hiking boot, these are a favorite for kids who don't like the high-ride of standard hiking boots. 

Get it here, $30+

Toddler Timberland 6-inch Field Boot

How cute will your little one look in these hiking boots from Timberland? You can even get the same style for you and be twins!

Get them here, $70

photo: Northside

Snohomish Waterproof Hiking Boot by Northside

We love this option for rainy days when you want to hit the trail. The mid-height gives you extra support but you're still comfortable enough for a full day's adventure. It's waterproof so you don't have to worry about complaints about wet socks. 

Get yours on Kohl's, $60

Featured image courtesy of Northside. 

—Kate Loweth

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