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From the Field: East

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Our trail scouts' top local hikes.

Multisport Playgrounds

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Going by foot is only one way to see what’s best in the South. Bring your climbing gear, fins, or mountain bike to find the rest.

The Great Best Views Debate

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In our September 2013 issue we polled our experts on their favorite views in the U.S. What are your favorite views in each state?

From the Field: East

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Our trail scouts' top local hikes

Trail Mix: East

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Your region's go-now guide

Ultimate Adventure Handbook: Paddle Pristine Shorelines

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Sea kayaking unlocks a new world of solitude and scenery.

Ultimate Adventure Handbook

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Tired of the same old weekend loops? Looking to create memories your grandkids will talk about? In this how-and-where guide, we serve up 15 extraordinary escapes that will shatter your expectations of "normal." From adventure moviemaking to canyoneering, we'll take you places you've never been—but will long to visit again soon.

Local Hikes: Southeast

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Hike these long trails in North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Florida, and paddle three days in the Everglades backcountry.

Trip Finder: Southeast

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Your favorite Southeast trips—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.

Print & Go Weekend Trip Planners

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Free Print & Go PDFs give you turn-by-turn trail instructions and photos embedded on a usable topo map. Also: gear checklists, driving directions, and geo-references for finding the nearest campground, restaurant, gas station, and grocery store.

Hikes and Trips in all 50 States

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Use our comprehensive state-specific pages to find hikes in your home state our a state you're planning on visiting.

Trip Finder: 2-4 Day Warm-Weather Hikes

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Track the sun on these 2-4 day trips in the Southeast, Southwest, and Hawaii

Backpack, Paddle, and Hike in the Deep South

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Discover the beauty of our most southern states by paddling down Carolina rivers, camping out beside Alabama waterfalls, and climbing a 3,792-foot summit in Georgia.

High Points: Cheaha Mountain, Alabama

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Go from the path of racecars to the path of a high point.

Cloudland Canyon State Park

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A thousand-foot-deep gorge is the centerpiece of this tri-state park.

Best Backpacking In Alabama

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Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Alabama.

Alabama's Conecuh Trail: Southern Comfort

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For Deep South scenery, try Alabama's Conecuh Trail, where the gopher frogs and armadillos outnumber the people.

Alabama's Talladega National Forest

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A high point offering a year-round getaway for lovers of southern wildlife, lush forests, and redeye bass.

Alabama's Cheaha Wilderness: A Southern Secret

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The little-known Cheaha Wilderness Area is the gateway to Alabama's largest trail system.

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