Trips by State

Got the itch to go hiking? Whether it's prepping for the trip of a lifetime or finding local hikes, these picks from the editors of BACKPACKER will help you get out more. Find day hikes, multi-day trips, and more.

Hike Cheaha Mountain

Best Hiking in Alabama

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Adak Island

Best Hiking in Alaska

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Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Best Hikes in Arizona

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Hawksbill Crag

Best Hikes in Arkansas

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hiking in California

Best Hikes in California

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hiking in Colorado

Best Hikes in Colorado

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hiking in CT

Best Hikes in Connecticut

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Blackbird State Forest

Best Hikes in Delaware

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Rock Creek Park

Best Hikes in Washington, D.C.

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hiking in florida

Best Hikes in Florida

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Cloudland Canyon State Park

Best Hikes in Georgia

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Ke'e Beach

Best Hikes in Hawaii

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Sawtooth Mountains

Best Hikes in Idaho

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Starved Rock State Park

Best Hikes in Illinois

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Indiana Sand Dunes

Best Hikes in Indiana

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Maquoketa Caves State Park

Best Hikes in Iowa

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Kanopolis State Park

Best Hikes in Kansas

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Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail

Best Hikes in Kentucky

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Kisatchie Hills

Best Hikes in Louisiana

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Moose Baxter State Park

Best Hikes in Maine

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hiking in Maryland

Best Trails in Maryland

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Race Point Lighthouse

Best Trails in Massachusetts

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Isle Royale National Park

Best Trails in Michigan

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Sletten Lake

Best Trails in Minnesota

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Wolf River

Best Trails in Mississippi

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MKT Nature and Fitness Trail

Best Trails in Missouri

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Montana's Jewel Basin

Best Trails in Montana

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Fort Robinson

Best Trails in Nebraska

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Nevada

Best Trails in Nevada

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White Mountains

Best Trails in New Hampshire

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Best Trails in New Jersey

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Bisti Wilderness, New Mexico

Best Trails in New Mexico

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hiking in New York

Best Trails in New York

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Hiking in North Carolina

Best Trails in North Carolina

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Best Trails in North Dakota

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Best Hiking Trails in Ohio

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Ouachita Mountains

Best Trails in Oklahoma

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Oregon Coast Range

Oregon Hikes

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Bucktail State Park Natural Area- Hiking in PA

Best Trails in Pennsylvania

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Rhode Island Cliff Walk

Best Trails in Rhode Island

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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Best Trails in South Carolina

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Badlands National Park

Best Trails in South Dakota

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Great Smoky Mountains

Best Trails in Tennessee

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Big Bend National Park

Best Trails in Texas

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Canyonlands National Park

Best Utah Backpacking Trails

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Mount Mansfield - Hiking in Vermont

Best Trails in Vermont

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Shenandoah National Park

Best Trails in Virginia

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Mt. Rainier

Best Trails in Washington

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Monongahela National Forest

Best Trails in West Virginia

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Devil's Lake State Park

Best Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

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Grand Teton National Park

Best Trails in Wyoming

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