Local Hikes

Now, BACKPACKER is in your hometown. On our local city pages, our Trail Scouts collect the best hikes, news, events, and more for cities around the U.S., so you can get out more. Select the city closest to you, and get hiking.

chicago

Chicago Trails

The Windy City is a great place to enjoy nature whether it's hiking trails near Chicago or scenic waterfront bike routes, or just a quiet afternoon in a well-maintained public park.

hikes near denver

Denver Trails

Find the best hikes near Denver, as well as outdoor news and events from the Mile High City, right here.

NYC

NYC Trails

Hiking in and around the New York City area

sea

Seattle Trails

Find the best Seattle hikes, plus outdoor news and events, on BACKPACKER's local city page.