Escape the dog days with these deliciously cool trails.
From climate change to drilling and mining, various threats promise to wipe out what’s best about America’s 12 most endangered trails. Hike them now to admire ancient glacial ice, hear howling wolves, splash at pristine beaches, and admire ancient art galleries.
These difficult hikes will challenge you no matter who you are.
Ten trails. Ten unmatched miles each. Get maximum bang for each boot step on hikes that our most-traveled contributors call their all-time favorites.
These ten point-to-point treks pack the payoffs of a thru-hike, but they're hikeable in a week.
You don't always need to go far to go big. Case in point: these stunning hikes, all within a day trip of a major metropolitan area.
Match a hard hike with the best cure for aching muscles on these essential trips.
It's hard to find an ugly spot in the national parks. But these eight hikes take it to the next level, with gorgeous scenery and wildlife. Go for a walk.
The federal government is considering changes to national monuments around the country. Hike these trails to get a ground-level view of what's at stake.
Meet some new furry (and feathered, and scaly) friends on these incredible trails throughout the lower 48.
The only thing better than enjoying the life-list scenery in the country's premier national parks? Getting that same scenery, minus the crowds. Find it in these 10 backcountry hotspots, along with no-hassle permits, choice campsites aplenty, and solitude to match the world-class terrain.