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Trails, Paths & Day Hikes

A comprehensive collection of the best paths for hiking, mountain biking, and more. No matter where your experience and abilities lie, search for top day hikes, scenic routes, suggested itineraries, and more.
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Top Trails – The Top Ten Trails in the U.S.

The United States has over 200,000 miles of trails to discover and explore. But with so much to see, it’s tricky to know where to start. Check out our list of the top trails in the U.S. See if your favorite trails made the list and check out some you may have yet to explore!

Twenty-two National Recreation Trails Designated in Time for National…
The National Trails System has grown by 525 miles due to the recent designation of 22 National Recreation Trails in 13 states by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

National Trails Day 2009
The first Saturday of every June is known as National Trails Day, inspiring the public and trail enthusiasts nationwide to seek out their discover, learn about, and celebrate America's trail system.

Snowshoe Your Way Thru Mount Rainier National Park
Mount Rainier National Park offers a variety of snowshoeing trails for all athletic abilities.

Hiking Bryce Canyon
Bryce Canyon has about 60 miles of hiking trails, and taking time to hike a few will enhance your Bryce Canyon experience, getting you down among the red rocks and hoodoos

Hiking Zion National Park
Zion National Park holds dozens of hikes for adventurers of any fitness level.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is a volunteer-based, private nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of the 2,175-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a 250,000-acre greenway extending from Maine to Georgia.

The John Muir Trail
The John Muir Trail passes through what many backpackers say is the finest mountain scenery in the United States. This is a land of 13,000-foot and 14,000-foot peaks, of lakes in the thousands, and of canyons and granite cliffs.

Top Trails for the Disabled
One of the greatest features of the national parks is their commitment to ensure that everyone has a chance to visit and enjoy them. Making sure the parks are accessible to visitors with disabilities is something that is not taken lightly in the National Park Service. To ensure that everyone can see every angle of the parks, many trails have been enhances to allow wheelchair-accessibility. Check…

National Trails Day
The first Saturday of every June is known as National Trails Day, inspiring the public and trail enthusiasts nationwide to seek out their discover, learn about, and celebrate America's trail system.

Banff National Park - An Overview
General park information for Banff National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

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