Map: 16 Backyard Epics That Prove Everywhere is Hiking Country

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.
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You live in hiking country. Yes, you: Even if you don't call the mountains home, or you live in the concrete expanse of a big city, there's a worthwhile hiking trip near you. Find your way to one of these 16 epic hikes, and give thanks that you live where you do.