9 Best Kids Hiking Boots and Shoes | Footwear That Can Take a Beating

The Crazy Outdoor Mama

Let’s have a look at a few things you should consider when getting your  kids some new hiking boots and shoes (even if you’re not planning on  tackling the entire Appalachian Trail).

Here are several things to consider when choosing the best hiking boots: 1. Comfort 2. Traction 3. Support 4. Durability 5. Fastening System 6. Waterproof

Keens were  the brand of choice for many of the Netteburg kids as they hiked the  AT.

KEEN Unisex-Child Targhee Sport Vented Hiking Shoe

The Oboz Sawtooth II comes in both a low and mid option. They also offer waterproof and standard options.

Oboz – Sawtooth II Mid/Low

These are tough enough for the trail but also fashionable enough for kids to wear to school.

Merrell Unisex-Child Trail Chaser Hiking Sneaker

With nearly 1,200 reviews averaging 4.5 stars, these are a great option  for introducing your child to hiking or even for a one-time hike.

Hawkwell Kids Outdoor Hiking Shoe

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