Your region's go-now guide
Jump-start your hiking season on these spring-ready trips from around the country.
Walk deliberately into woods filled with waterfalls and stone walls.
Head out on one of these trails in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
Your favorite Northeast hikes—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.
Traverse the first long trail in Vermont.
The best hikes near Boston.
The best hikes, as recommended by the best hiking clubs in the Northeast.
Walk 100 or more years back into history--and deep into wilderness outposts now reclaimed by nature--with these routes to three abandoned frontier communities.
walk 10 miles of demise carved in stone.
Our army of reader-reader scouts mapped 59 local hikes from South Carolina to Northern California. See their favorites, then learn how to download tracklogs and waypoints.
Think you know all there is to know about these famous peaks? Get an insider's guide right here.
The perfect metro-area trail: close, wild, uncrowded. Here are 10 major city options.
Thoreau, Hemingway, and Kerouac all went into the backcountry to find the right words.
We've got a selection of cozy shelters and trail-side restaurants from Washington to Maine. Check out these hikes in the Rockies, the Northeast, and the Northwest.
Beantowners are seeing the light at the end of the Big Dig tunnel, and it's a beautiful shade of green.
Beantowners love the sights the High Ledges area has to offer.
Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Massachusetts.
Tucked away in a New England corner is an old-growth paradise.
Connecticut's South Taconic Mountains have bald peaks, deep, forested gorges, and trees as old as the Mayflower.
A mysterious ravine, old-growth forest, and big climbs -- only at Mt. Greylock Reservation.
Panoramic ridge-hiking through New England.
Get spectacular Appalachian Trail mountain views without much effort on the Riga Plateau.