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Trail Mix: Northeast

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Take in a beautiful waterfall in Pennsylvania, spend the night in of New York's iconic mountain huts, and take a day trip out of NYC.

One Night Wonders: Little Kids, Sages Ravine

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Splash in swimming holes.

Trail Mix: East

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Your region's go-now guide

Local Hikes

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Jump-start your hiking season on these spring-ready trips from around the country.

Rip & Go: New England National Scenic Trail - Mt. Grace State Forest, MA

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Walk deliberately into woods filled with waterfalls and stone walls.

Local Hikes: Northeast

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Head out on one of these trails in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Trip Finder: Northeast

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Your favorite Northeast hikes—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.

Long Trail Hikes

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Traverse the first long trail in Vermont.

Local Hikes: Boston, MA

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The best hikes near Boston.

Local Hikes: Northeast

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The best hikes, as recommended by the best hiking clubs in the Northeast.

Top 3: Ghost Town Hikes

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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.

Top 3 Ghost Town Hikes: Dogtown, MA

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walk 10 miles of demise carved in stone.

Local Hikes: New Hikes Near You

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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.

Insider's Guide to Peaks

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Think you know all there is to know about these famous peaks? Get an insider's guide right here.

Quick Escapes: 10 Trails Near Major Cities

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The perfect metro-area trail: close, wild, uncrowded. Here are 10 major city options.

Top 3 Literary Hikes

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Thoreau, Hemingway, and Kerouac all went into the backcountry to find the right words.

Adventure Weekends: Luxury Hiking and Camping

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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.

Where is the Spookiest Place to Hike?

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Boston: Hike, Bike, and Paddle

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Beantowners are seeing the light at the end of the Big Dig tunnel, and it's a beautiful shade of green.

Massachusetts, High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary

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Beantowners love the sights the High Ledges area has to offer.

Best Backpacking In Massachussetts

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

Massachusetts' Monroe State Forest

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Tucked away in a New England corner is an old-growth paradise.

South Taconic Mountains, Connecticut

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Connecticut's South Taconic Mountains have bald peaks, deep, forested gorges, and trees as old as the Mayflower.

Massachusetts' Mt. Greylock

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A mysterious ravine, old-growth forest, and big climbs -- only at Mt. Greylock Reservation.

New England's Metacomet-Monadnock Trail

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Panoramic ridge-hiking through New England.

Riga Plateau, Appalachian Trail

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Get spectacular Appalachian Trail mountain views without much effort on the Riga Plateau.

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