Choose your adventure…

Whether you’re looking for a short outing or full-day on the trail, we’re here to help you find it. The list of trails covers just about everything we’ve hiked during our travels – roughly 150 trails from more than a dozen states across national parks, state parks, and lesser-known wilderness areas. From summits to canyons, waterfalls to deserts, and snowy alpine to glowing red rock, there’s something for every nature lover on this list. As one of the most geographically diverse countries in the world, the U.S. offers endless opportunities for exploring some of the most striking and fascinating landscapes.

HikeNational Park or Wilderness AreaStateDistance
Elevation Gain
Big Wash, Honeybee Canyon (Tucson, AZ)Arizona9.1300
Horseshoe Bend (Page, AZ)Arizona1.2100
Watson Lake Loop (Prescott, AZ)Arizona5.3500
O’Leary Peak LookoutCoconino National ForestArizona10.22,100
Spencer TrailGlen Canyon National Recreation AreaArizona5.01,900
South Kaibab to Skeleton PointGrand Canyon National ParkArizona8.12,200
South Rim to River
(South Kaibab & Bright Angel)
Grand Canyon National ParkArizona18.24,900
Humpreys PeakKachina Peaks WildernessArizona10.03,700
Blue Forest & Blue MesaPetrified Forest National ParkArizona3.5300
Onyx BridgePetrified Forest National ParkArizona5.1600
Bell RockSedonaArizona3.0600
Big Park Loop (Courthouse Butte)SedonaArizona5.3800
Cathedral RockSedonaArizona4.41,200
Soldier Pass & Brin MesaSedonaArizona6.01,200
Bill Williams MountainWilliamsArizona8.92,100
Devil’s Slide/Pedro Point Headlands
(Pacifica, CA)
Mori Point Loop (Pacifica, CA)California2.5400
Oat Hill Mine Trail (Calistoga, CA)California10.22,100
Peak Mountain (Pacifica, CA)California2.61,300
Miwok/Coastal TrailGolden Gate National Recreation AreaCalifornia5.81,200
Main Trail & Hillside Trail LoopMuir Woods National MonumentCalifornia3.2200
Animas City Mountain (Durango, CO)Colorado5.71,600
Hogsback Mountain (Durango, CO)Colorado2.0800
Perins Peak (Durango, CO)Colorado5.71,800
Purgatory Trail (Durango, CO)Colorado3.4700
Smelter Mountain (Durango, CO)Colorado4.21,500
Redcloud PeakGunnison National ForestColorado9.03,600
Lizard Head PassLizard Head WildernessColorado12.13,300
Blue LakesMount Sneffles WildernessColorado10.33,500
Dream & Emerald LakesRocky Mountain National ParkColorado3.1700
Columbine LakeSan Juan National ForestColorado7.82,700
Ice Lakes BasinSan Juan National ForestColorado9.03,300
Seigal & Engineer MountainsSan Juan National ForestColorado4.41,000
Uncompahgre PeakUncompahgre National ForestColorado11.64,500
Acadia & Saint Sauveur MountainsAcadia National ParkMaine5.91,900
Cadillac MountainAcadia National ParkMaine9.51,900
Champlain & Gorham MountainsAcadia National ParkMaine6.01,500
Ship Harbor TrailAcadia National ParkMaine1.7200
Danny On Trail, Big Mountain
(Whitefish, MT)
Lion Mountain (Whitefish, MT)Montana2.5400
Tally Lake Overlook (Whitefish, MT)Montana2.1400
Headquarters PassBob Marshall WildernessMontana8.32,200
Clayton Lake & Jewel BasinFlathead National ForestMontana19.14,300
Columbia MountainFlathead National ForestMontana12.15,000
Cyclone Peak LookoutFlathead National ForestMontana4.21,000
Demer’s RidgeFlathead National ForestMontana5.02,800
Doris MountainFlathead National ForestMontana6.31,900
Grant RidgeFlathead National ForestMontana11.53,800
Mount AeneasFlathead National ForestMontana6.62,000
Mount HeftyFlathead National ForestMontana11.03,000
Nasukoin MountainFlathead National ForestMontana12.83,700
Ousel PeakFlathead National ForestMontana7.33,800
Standard PeakFlathead National ForestMontana5.71,600
Strawberry LakeFlathead National ForestMontana6.22,000
Warrior MountainFlathead National ForestMontana12.72,900
Camas Creek TrailGlacier National ParkMontana6.9400
Dawson-Pitamakan Pass LoopGlacier National ParkMontana18.14,000
Grinnell GlacierGlacier National ParkMontana10.62,100
Highline TrailGlacier National ParkMontana13.22,600
Siyeh PassGlacier National ParkMontana10.02,300
Sperry GlacierGlacier National ParkMontana19.35,600
Swiftcurrent LookoutGlacier National ParkMontana16.83,900
Mount WrightLewis and Clark National ForestMontana7.53,300
Wagner BasinLewis and Clark National ForestMontana3.41,200
Bluebird BasinTen Lakes WildernessMontana10.52,200
Fire Wave & White Domes LoopValley of Fire State ParkNevada2.6400
Alkali Flat TrailWhite Sands National ParkNew Mexico5.0100
Backcountry Camping Loop TrailWhite Sands National ParkNew Mexico2.0100
Hawksbill MountainLinville WildernessNorth Carolina2.5800
Plunge BasinLinville WildernessNorth Carolina1.9700
Table Rock MountainLinville WildernessNorth Carolina4.21,500
Roan Mountain to Yellow Mountain GapRoan Mountain State ParkNorth Carolina13.63,200
Maah Daah Hey Trail: South Unit to
Sully Creek (Medora, ND)
North Dakota10.61,000
The Knoll (God’s Thumb) (Lincoln City, OR)Oregon4.1700
Clatsop LoopEcola State ParkOregon3.5800
John Dellenback Dunes TrailOregon Dunes National Recreation AreaOregon5.5300
Black Elk PeakCuster State ParkSouth Dakota9.81,800
Delicate Arch TrailArches National ParkUtah3.4600
Fairyland Loop & Queens GardenBryce Canyon National ParkUtah8.01,600
Queen’s Garden & Navajo LoopBryce Canyon National ParkUtah3.0600
Eagle CragsCanaan Mountain WildernessUtah7.31,600
Horseshoe CanyonCanyonlands National ParkUtah8.72,100
The WaveCoyote Buttes NorthUtah10.12,200
East & West RimDead Horse Point State ParkUtah5.2300
Losee Canyon & Arches TrailDixie National ForestUtah6.9800
Pink Ledges, Hoodoo & Bird’s Eye LoopDixie National ForestUtah3.1600
Golden Wall (Red Canyon)Dixie National ParkUtah4.41,000
Delano PeakFishlake National ForestUtah3.41,700
Mount HollyFishlake National ForestUtah6.11,900
Valley of the Goblins & Goblin’s LairGoblin Valley State ParkUtah5.6700
Bull Valley GorgeGrand EscalanteUtah3.9300
Angel’s PalaceKodachrome Basin State ParkUtah1.9200
Panorama TrailKodachrome Basin State ParkUtah4.0300
Shakespeare ArchKodachrome Basin State ParkUtah2.2400
Deertrap & Cable MountainsZion National ParkUtah14.11,600
Canyon Crest to Boundary Butte
(Leavenworth, WA)
Chelan Butte (Chelan, WA)Washington8.12,800
Dirtyface Peak Lookout (Leavenworth, WA)Washington7.84,000
Hex Mountain (Cle Elum, WA)Washington8.42,900
Heybrooke Lookout (Gold Bar, WA)Washington2.81,000
Lime Kiln Trail (Snohomish, WA)Washington6.8700
Swakane Canyon (Wenatchee, WA)Washington11.52,500
Yakima Skyline Trail (Yakima, WA)Washington9.32,500
The EnchantmentsAlpine Lakes WildernessWashington19.35,300
White Bluffs, North SlopeHanford Reach National MonumentWashington6.0500
Blanca LakeHenry M. Jackson WildernessWashington8.43,400
Hidden LakeLake Wenatchee State ParkWashington2.8400
Artist Ridge & Huntoon Point
(from Heather Meadows)
Mount Baker WildernessWashington5.41,200
Chain Lakes LoopMount Baker WildernessWashington6.51,900
Park Butte LookoutMount Baker WildernessWashington8.22,100
Skyline DivideMount Baker WildernessWashington9.63,300
Gothic BasinMount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashington11.14,000
Granite Mountain
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashington8.23,600
Hidden Lake Lookout & Hidden Lake PeaksMount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashington8.53,800
Mount DickermanMount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashington9.23,800
Yellow Aster ButteMount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashington9.13,100
Burroughs MountainMount Rainier National ParkWashington10.53,000
Mount Fremont LookoutMount Rainier National ParkWashington5.71,300
Skyline TrailMount Rainier National ParkWashington3.61,300
Harry’s RidgeMount Saint Helens National MonumentWashington8.61,500
Mount Saint Helens SummitMount Saint Helens National MonumentWashington8.54,700
Cascade Pass & Sahale ArmNorth Cascades National ParkWashington13.14,700
Alta MountainOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestWashington12.03,800
Iron PeakOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestWashington7.32,600
Maple Pass LoopOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestWashington7.52,200
Mount McCauslandOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestWashington7.01,800
Navaho PeakOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestWashington13.44,100
Mount EllinorOlympic National ForestWashington6.73,200
Umatilla Rock LoopSun Lakes/Dry Falls State ParkWashington4.3200
Swauk ForestWenatchee National ForestWashington2.9500
Ranger’s Delight & State Line TrailsBighorn Canyon National Recreation AreaWyoming2.3300
Sykes MountainBighorn Canyon National Recreation AreaWyoming3.0600
Tongue River CanyonBighorn National ForestWyoming6.41,900
Alaska BasinCaribou-Targhee National ForestWyoming16.43,000
Phillips PassCaribou-Targhee National ForestWyoming8.51,800
Cloud PeakCloud Peak WildernessWyoming23.45,500
Lost Twin LakesCloud Peak WildernessWyoming12.22,900
Joyner Ridge, Red Beds & Tower TrailDevils Tower National MonumentWyoming7.21,000
Paintbrush DivideGrand Teton National ParkWyoming18.64,000
Table MountainJedediah Smith WildernessWyoming10.54,100
Browns Peak LoopMedicine Bow National ForestWyoming12.41,600
Medicine Bow PeakMedicine Bow National ForestWyoming7.11,800
Sepulcher MountainYellowstone National ParkWyoming11.63,600