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Trout Run Valley, WV

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Washington, DC: Bask in big views as you undulate through remote hollows.

One Night Wonders: Urban Escapees, White Rocks Loop

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Bust out beyond the beltway.

Trail Mix: Great November Hikes in the East

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Your region's go-now guide: Explore New York City, hike four states in 24 hours, and perfect days in NC, GA, and NH.

Easy Epics: 17 Drive-up Campsites a Backpacker Will Love

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Combine the best of car camping (spacious tents, comfy chairs, frosty margaritas!) and the best of backpacking (deep solitude, outrageous scenery, swimming holes!) with these 17 accessible hideaways.

Readers' Choice 2012: Your Neck of the Woods - Southeast Hikes

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See Shenandoah's tallest waterfall, traverse secluded ridgelines, score cliff-top panoramas, swim beneath falls, and walk through wildflowers and oak stands on the Florida Trail.

Rip & Go: Cranberry Loop - Monongahela National Forest, WV

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Circle an upland swamp rich with views, solitude, and wild edibles.

Backyard Everests: Spruce Knob

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Stand atop The Mountain State's most famous peak.

Trip Finder: Appalachians

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

Readers' Choice: Appalachians

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Your favorite parks, weekend getaways, peak ascents, campsites, and more in the Appalachians.

Top 25 Winter Trips: United States

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Find the best skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and winter camping trips in the U.S.

Southeast Readers' Choice Hikes

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Colossal trees, sweet swimming holes, and the USA's best picnic spot.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Ramsey Cascades, Great Smokies, TN

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See big water, massive trees, and tiny amphibians.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Mt. Rogers NRA, VA

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Celebrate the arrival of summer with an unrivaled circus of color.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Max Patch Bald, NC

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Have a picnic on one of the Southeast's biggest balds.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Clingmans Dome to Silers Bald, TN

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Bag four scenic peaks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Thru-hike the Florida Trail

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See wild, historic surprises in the Sunshine State.

Readers' Choice Southeast Hikes: Raven Ridge - Blackbird Knob Loop
Dolly Sods Wilderness, WV

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See a Great White North south of the Mason-Dixon.

America's Newest Wilderness

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A quick guide to the best acres, trails, and views.

Hike It, Save It: Seneca Creek, West Virginia

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A two-day, 17-mile zigzag along blueberry-lined mountain ridges will give you a dose of the 24,000-acre "Crown Jewel of the Monongahela," threatened by oil and gas drilling.

Backpack West Virginia's Cranberry Wilderness

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Discover a slice of rare Eastern wild country in West Virginia, where Canadian taiga meets Southern forests.

High Points: Spruce Knob, West Virginia

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Watch out for rough weather and serpentine-like roads as you drive up to this highpoint.

Best Backpacking In West Virginia

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

Eye To Eye With Raptors

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Eyeball to beak with impressively taloned hawks in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest.

West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest

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Classic eastern mountain scenery along West Virginia's skyline pathway.

West Virginia Mountain Hobnobbing

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Birds and deer are your only companions on this stretch of the Allegheny Trail.

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