You won't have a lot of company in North Dakota's badlands, which is why hiking the Maah Daah Hey Trail is so good.
Carved limestone cliffs add even more to love on Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail.
What's good for elk is good for backpackers on Michigan's High Country Pathway.
When summer ends, crowd-free hiking begins in Colorado's Indian Peaks.
The ambling Wisconsin River has only one speed: full-out relaxed.