Take in the stars from an easy-to-reach backcountry campsite in Badlands National Park.
These hikes will take you from sandy beaches and sea stacks to glaciated mountain summits in just one day.
It's one of the classic day hikes of the United States—and with views like this, it's easy to see why.
The world's largest gypsum dune field isn't just a wonder of the natural world—it's a great place to hike, too.
This descent into this Wind River Range highlight is one no hiker will ever forget.
Explore a secret wonderland in the West Needle Mountains.
It's the most-visited 14er in Colorado. But that doesn't mean you should skip it.
See plentiful wildlife and few people on this 41-mile hike.
Charming mountain towns, adrenaline fueled adventures and beautiful views are waiting for you
At one of the most beautiful parks in the northwest, this hiker went outside on their own terms.
Almost entirely above treeline, this 6.5-mile day-hike loop cruises below rounded 12,000-foot ridges en route to Tobacco Lake in the heart of Colorado’s South San Juan Wilderness.
Why this lesser-known trail in northern Arkansas should be your next thru-hike.
At 93 perfect miles long, the Wonderland Trail in Mt. Rainier National Park is about at short as thru-hikes get. But that doesn't make it any less spectacular. Plan your trip with our advice.
One of the windiest hikes in the world is no slouch on views, either.
No matter where in the country you are, theres a waterfall hike nearby. We've collected five of our favorites—get a preview now with this top pick.
Ohio is the last place you'd expect to discover an off-trail wonderland. But in Cuyahoga Valley, where cross-country hiking is allowed, finding the good stuff takes a little bit of work.
Bubbling hot springs, steaming geysers, and kaleidoscopic lava flows: If the world feels freshly made here, it's because, in a sense, it is.
The Appalachian Trail is the adventure of a lifetime. Make it yours with our ultimate guide to the country's most famous footpath and the prep, gear, and knowledge you'll need to go the distance.
Wildlife, wildflowers, and views await on this short but sweet Colorado hike.