The United States has many awesome hiking areas to choose from. This page highlights 122 of them to help you decide between some pretty great choices.

Click through on each of the hiking areas listed below for full details of what each hiking area has to offer.

You will find everything from nearby campground information to maps, directions, images and more.

Bear Creek Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Starts at mile 10 on the Nome Creek Road Phone 907 474-2200 Activities OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas From its start at Nome Creek Road, this trail climbs gradually to cross a ridge before paralleling the

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Bobcat-Houlihan Trail, Wyoming Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The trailhead is located 28 miles southwest of Cody. Travel on Wyoming State Highway 291 (the South Fork Highway) 28 miles. Turn right onto Park County Road 6EH and travel approximately three miles to the trailhead. Phone 307-578-5900 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Wyoming

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Burr Trail, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Burr Trail connects to State Route 276 just north of Bullfrog Phone (435) 542-3461 Activities AUTO TOURING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas The Notom road segment parallels the Waterpocket Fold and provides an excellent opportunity to view the

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California National Historic Trail, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Follow Interstate 80 west from Salt Lake City to Wendover via Grantsville, Skull Valley, Cedar Mountains-Hastings Pass, and Silver Island Mountains-Donner Reed Pass. Phone 801-977-4300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking

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Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Maryland Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions For an internet map search or GPS, use the following: Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, Virginia 23690. Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081. Phone (757) 898-3400 Activities BOATING, PADDLING Campground Reservations Maryland Campgrounds Hiking Trails Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maryland

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Castner Glacier Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access at milepost 217.3 on the Richardson Highway (AK-4) on the east side. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas This unimproved road is located at mile 217.3 on the north side of

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Chukar Trail, Colorado Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Olathe, Colorado take Falcon Road east into Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, where it becomes Peach Valley Road. About 0.25 miles after passing Peach Valley Recreation Site turn right on Chukar Road. Follow Chukar Road for 7 miles to the recreation site. Chukar road begins as a 2WD

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Croy Creek and Trailhead, Idaho Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 3.5 miles west of Hailey, Idaho Phone 208-735-2060 Activities BIKING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Campground Reservations Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas | BLM Idaho YouTube | BLM Idaho Facebook Page | BLM Idaho Twitter | Idaho Recreation Sites | Croy Creek

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Folsom S. Canal Rec. Trail, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Nimbus Dam on the American River in Sacramento County and extends southward, paralleling and to the east of State Highway 99 through San Joaquin County. Phone 916-988-1707 Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas | Ellsworth

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Fossil Gap Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access this trail from the Colorado Creek Trailhead at milepost 57.1 Elliot Highway. The trail insects Colorado Creek Trail about 21 miles from the trailhead. Phone 907-474-2200 Activities HIKING, HUNTING Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas The trail crosses open

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Four Bear Trail, Wyoming Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The trailhead is located 17 miles west of Cody on Wyoming State Highway 14-16-20 (the road to Yellowstone). Turn right at the Four Bear Trailhead sign. Phone 307-578-5900 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming

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Granite Mountain Trail, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access the trailhead from Hwy 120. Trail begins where the dirt road ends. Trailhead begins at the wilderness border. Phone 760-872-5000 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas |

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Great Western Trail, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Great Western trail is a proposed transcontinental road to cross Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, and Arizona. There are many different access points to the trail from various areas in the state. Phone 435-896-1500 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE

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Gulkana Mp 141 Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Drive north of Gulkana on Richardson Highway (AK-4). Parking for the trail is on the west (left) side of the road at milepost 141. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas This 17 (b) easement

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Jack Creek Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From the Cantwell end of Denali Highway (milepost 135), drive to milepost 131 to access the trail. on the south side (right side) of the road. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WINTER SPORTS Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Jack-Ash Trail, Oregon Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Jacksonville Oregon: go east on E California St, becoming S Stage Rd for 3.4 miles, turning south/right on Griffin Creek Rd. Go 2.5 miles on Griffin Creek, turning east/left on Griffin Creek, which becomes Anderson Butte Rd. At 4.3 miles on Anderson Butte Rd, at the intersection of

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Lake Creek Trailhead, Idaho Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Approximately 4 miles north of Ketchum, Idaho on Hwy 75. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, WINTER SPORTS Campground Reservations Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas | Blaine County Recreation District Summer Trail Link | BLM Idaho Facebook Page | BLM Idaho

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Lava Flow Trail, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions A high-clearance vehicle is required to access Lava Flow South Trailhead. Four-wheel drive is required to access Lava Flow North and West trailheads. Lava Flow Trail is accessed at three points. Exit Interstate 8 at the Vekol Valley Interchange (Exit 144) approximately 26 miles east of Gila Bend and

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Liberty Falls Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access the trail at MP 23.5 S. Edgerton Hwy. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas This 17 (b) easement trail is an excellent, but fairly steep hiking trail. This 1 mile long trail

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Little Darby Nature Trail, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Willits, CA drive east on Commercial Street, which becomes Hearst-Willits Road (County Road 306). Continue east on Canyon Road (County road 308) and the Little Darby parking area will be on your left. Phone 707-825-2300 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails

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Lone Tree Trail, Wyoming Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Medicine Lodge State Park, travel the Cold Springs Road for approximately 7 miles and turn onto the signed two-track. Phone 307-347-5100 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming Recreation Areas | BLM Wyoming YouTube | BLM Wyoming

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Lower Nome Creek Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The trail can be accessed from McKay Creek Trailhead (milepost 42.5 Steese Highway) or at an intersection with Nome Creek Road, approximately 1/2 mile before Ophir Creek Campground. Phone 907-474-2200 Activities HIKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Middle Fork Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Middle Fork trail is located at milepost 169.5 of the Richardson Highway behind a State of Alaska gravel pit. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Located at

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Mojave Trails National Monument, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Needles, CA, take I-40 west approx. 10 miles to the U.S. Highway 95 north exit. This is eastern entrance to the monument. Phone 760-326-7000 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations California

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Mokaac Trail, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Mokaac Trail is reached by traveling south from St. George, Utah, on River Road. At the Utah and Arizona stateline, the road becomes Quail Hill Road (BLM Road #1069). Follow for about 12 miles. The trail has three trailheads. The location given is for the most southern trailhead. Phone

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One Mile Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HUNTING Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas | BLM Alaska YouTube Channel | BLM Alaska Twitter | BLM Alaska Facebook Page This trail provides access to BLM and State of Alaska Lands as well as the Gakona River

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Osar Lake Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone 907-822-3217 Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas | BLM Alaska Facebook Page | BLM Alaska YouTube Channel | BLM Alaska Twitter Located at milepost 37 on the south side

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Paiute Trail, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Paiute trail is 275 miles long and over 1000 miles of marked side trails and even more connected spurs and trails. It is located in central Utah connecting multiple communities in Sevier, Millard, Piute, Beaver, and Garfield Counties. Phone 435-896-1500 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING,

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Pat Keyes Trail, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Highway 395 take Manzanar Reward Road East travel approximately 5 miles to base of mountains. Turn North on dirt road for .5 miles to trailhead. Phone 760-872-5000 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails California Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Pony Express National Historic Trail, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Interstate 15, Exit 279 Lehi, drive west on SR 73 for 25 miles, turn west onto the Pony Express Backcountry Byway Phone 801-977-4300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking Trails

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Quartz Creek Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Begins at mile 3 on the upper Nome Creek Road Phone 907 474-2200 Activities OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas This 16 miles developed trail climbs into alpine tundra and passes through white spruce forest valleys. The

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Rainie Falls Trail, Oregon Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Grants Pass, Oregon: Take I-5 north to exit 61, Merlin exit. Turn left and continue northwest on the Merlin-Galice Road for 23 miles. Phone 541-471-6500 Activities FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas | Photo

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Ridgway Trail System, Colorado Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions To access the RAT Trailhead, you take Colorado Hwy 550 north from Ridgway, CO and turn west onto Ouray County Road 10. Phone 970-240-5300 Activities BIKING, HIKING Campground Reservations Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Located just outside of Ridgway, Colorado, the

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Rinconada Loop Trail, New Mexico Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Three miles north of Questa, take NM 378 to Wild Rivers Recreation Area. Rinconada Loop crosses the road in several places that are signed. Phone 575-758-8851 Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Campground Reservations New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas

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Row River Trail, Oregon Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Eugene, take Interstate 5 south to the Cottage Grove exit (#174), and turn east onto Row River Road. Travel for 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Layng Road and proceed 1.2 miles to the corner of Layng and Mosby Creek Roads. Phone 541-683-6600 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL

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Sacatar Trail Wilderness, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Phone 760-384-5400 Activities WILDERNESS Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas | Sacatar Trail Wilderness Map | Sacatar Trail Wilderness | Sacatar Trail Wilderness The Sacatar Trail Wilderness now contains a total of 50,440 acres and is managed by the Bureau

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Salmon Pass Trailhead, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Salmon Pass Trail is located in the southern part of the Headwaters Forest Reserve, and is accessible only through BLM led guided hikes. This trail is located near the city of Fortuna. Phone 707-825-2300 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations California Campgrounds Hiking Trails California Hiking Trails Related

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Salt Lick Trail, Wyoming Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Salt Lick Trail is located just off U.S. Highway 16 approximately 6 miles east of Ten Sleep. Turn at the Salt Lick Trail sign. Phone 307-347-5100 Activities BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming

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South Landmark Gap Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone 907-822-3217 Activities WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas | BLM Alaska YouTube Channel | BLM Alaska Twitter | BLM Alaska Facebook Page This trail is located at milepost 24.7 on the south side of the

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Swede Lake Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone 907-822-3217 Activities BIKING, HIKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas | BLM Alaska Twitter | BLM Alaska YouTube Channel | BLM Alaska Facebook Page This trail starts at an improved trailhead on the south side

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Swede Mountain Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Starting at mile 0 of Danali Highway, drive 19.5 miles (paved) to the parking area. This trail on the left , parking is on the right. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Located

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Tangle Lakes Foot Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions At milepost 21.5 on Denali Higway, turn on the Tangle Lakes Campground road. Park immediately on the left to access the trail. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Located in Tangle Lakes Campground, this highly

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Tonsina River Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Access the trail at MP 12.3 S. Edgerton Hwy. Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas This 17 (b) easement provides foot access to the lower Tonsina River. The trail leads approximately 2 miles

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Trout Creek Climbing Area

Trout Creek Trail, Oregon Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Mecca Flat Trailhead : From Madras, Oregon, drive 12.7 miles north on US highway 26. Immediately before the Deschutes River crossing, turn right on the unsigned Mecca Flat Road, a single-lane dirt road. Watch for the brown BLM directional sign announcing Mecca Flat Campground. Drive another 1.6 miles to

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Upper Dickey Lake Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone 907-822-3217 Activities HIKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas | BLM Alaska YouTube Channel | BLM Alaska Facebook Page | BLM Alaska Twitter Upper Dickey Lake Trail runs westward about 6 miles, up the southern

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Windy Creek Trail, Alaska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Colorado Creek Trailhead, at milepost 57.1 on the Elliot Highway, the Windy Creek trail can be accessed from the Colorado Creek Trail. Distance from the trailhead to Wolf Run cabin is 23 miles and Windy Gap cabin is 32 miles. Phone 907-474-2200 Activities WINTER SPORTS Campground Reservations Alaska

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