Adventure packed days call for shoes that can handle anything. KEEN waterproof hiking boots and shoes for boys let them blaze trails and explore new places in durable comfort.
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Why Buy Boys’ Shoes by KEEN Kids
KEEN Kids boys’ shoes are designed to stand up to any adventure your little one can get into. With the same premium materials and design you’ll find in our adult shoes, the KEEN shoes you outfit him with will last through the school year, the summer, and beyond—no matter how rowdy he gets.
KEEN Kids Boys’ Shoes for Everyday
Whether you’re getting him out the door for school, or just taking a field trip to go watch birds or check out the playground, you know he’ll want good grip, easy on/off, and maybe a touch of mountain style. One of our most popular boys’ models, the Chandler CNX Waterproof, offers a casual sneaker-like look with a grippy non-marking rubber sole, perfect for gym class.
The CNX models offer our lightest, most flexible sole, so he won’t feel weighed down by his shoes when he’s playing tag at recess or zipping around the park. The combination bungee-strap closure prevents fiddling with laces—and the little boys’ and toddler versions of the shoe come with a sturdy hook-and-loop strap to keep the shoe secure.
Our waterproof breathable membrane stands up to puddles and light rain, making these a great choice for summer through the fall, and even the balmier days of winter. With the cool colors available, the Chandler CNX might be the shoe he won’t want to take off!
If you send your boy-child to a school that requires black shoes, check out our Jasper oxford and Jasper slip-on. Jasper has a secure-fit lace capture system with a strap over top of the lacing. Both styles can easily go from classroom to playground and back.
KEEN Boys’ Hiking Shoes
If the boy in your life loves to look like mom and dad, the Targhee offers similar styling to our adult version, in an adorable, miniature package. Of course, the Targhee isn’t just about looks—it makes some serious performance features available to your kiddo, to keep them comfortable and hiking happy all day.
With a leather and mesh upper, the Targhee is designed to be durable and weather-resistant while offering plenty of breathability on warm days. A TPU heel capture system keeps their foot snug (helping avoid blisters) and the cushioned, supportive insole will help keep their feet from getting tired on long days.
The Targhee has great traction for variable terrain, giving him the freedom to explore the natural world with confidence. For your next camping trip or trail excursion, get your boy the shoes that will make them want to hike like mom and dad!
KEEN Boys’ Summer Shoes
For boys and girls alike, summer means endless opportunities to explore—and for parents it can be the season of dirt, water, and constant mess. Make your day a little easier with the KEEN Kids Newport, designed to fit children’s feet.
Like the flagship model, the kids’ Newport H2 features a protective toe and grippy sole paired with a lightweight sandal-like upper and convenient bungee closure. He’ll be able to take them on and off by himself and go full speed wherever he pleases without fear of stubbing toes or stepping on rocks.
The uppers are waterproof and machine washable, so you don’t have to stress about what he’s been stomping through—simply throw everything in the wash and they’ll be good as new. Plus, with a wide range of colors, he’ll find a pair he really likes to wear. Some kids have even become Newport-wearers for life!
KEEN Boys’ Winter Boots
When the temps drop, he (and you) will want a shoe that won’t keep him cooped up inside. For snowy days spent outdoors, we like the Torino II Waterproof boots, Winterport NEO, or Lumi boots, featuring our staunchest insulation rating at -40°F/-40°C. Torino boots offer a more hiking-style look, while Winterport NEO and Lumi both look like snow boots.
Another popular choice is the Levo Waterproof boot. With rugged styling and insulation rated to -25°F/-32°C, these are some of the warmest and most technical boots available for kids. Designed to help them stay planted on slippery terrain, and dry when things get sloppy, the Levo is a protective yet lightweight boot to keep your little boy playing hard all winter.