Best USA Hiking Trails

Use our directory of over 1400 US hiking trails to find some of the best hiking trails in the US. Use the menu below to filter the list to your US state. Use our search bar (above) to narrow the list down even more to US hiking trails in your local area. Happy trails!  

Note: Unfortunately we don’t have images for the hiking trails. Most of the featured images for these hiking trails come from the recreation area the hiking trail belongs to. This results in some images being used many times.


Terwilliger (Cougar) Hot Springs Trailhead

Blair Lake Trailhead, Oregon Hiking Trail Information

Directions From the traffic signal in Oakridge, Oregon turn onto Crestview, proceed over the overpass and turn right at the next intersection (1st Street).  Travel through Oakridge to Forest Road 24 (Salmon Creek Road) and continue for 9 miles to Forest Road 1934.  Turn left onto Forest Road 1934 and

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Little Boulder Grove Trailhead (West)

Jennie Lakes Wilderness, California Hiking Trail Information

Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Jennie Lakes Wilderness The 10,500-acre Jennie Lakes Wilderness is a lovely mixture of lakes, meadows, forests, and streams. Mostly above 7,000 feet in elevation, this wilderness contains scenic variations of alpine and sub-alpine forest of White & Red

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BIG ROCK GROUP

Copper River Delta, Alaska Hiking Trail Information

Activities CAMPING, HIKING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Copper River Delta Cordova is a commercial fishing community and home to the world famous Copper River Wild Salmon. The District is nestled between the Cooper River Delta and the southeastern end of Prince William Sound

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Little Kettle Creek Trailhead

Crawfish Basin Trailhead, Idaho Hiking Trail Information

Directions From Baker City, Oregon, take U.S. Highway 30 to Haines, turn west on County Road 1146, follow the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway signs to Anthony Lakes (32 miles). Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway becomes part of Forest Road 73; Continue on Forest Road 73 past Anthony Lake Ski Area for 3.8

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Verde Mine Trailhead

Purgatory Gulch Trailhead, Colorado Hiking Trail Information

Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Purgatory Gulch Trailhead The Purgatory Gulch Trailhead provides access to the Encampment River Trail and Encampment River Wilderness. The trailhead is located south of Riverside,WY in the Sierra Madre Range and is managed by the Brush

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Buzzards Roost Trailhead

Schroeder Trailhead, South Dakota Hiking Trail Information

Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Schroeder Trailhead Access the Schroeder Trailhead from Rapid City. Drive 3 miles west of Rapid City on Nemo Road to Schroeder Road, turn west (left) and proceed through residential area for about 2 miles.

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Palo Colorado Information Center & Picnic Area

PR 988, Puerto Rico Hiking Trail Information

Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Carr. 988 – Luquillo Road 988 provides access to Puente Roto Day Use Area & Angelito Trail. Angelito Trail is currently open and provides access to the Río Mameyes, a wild and scenic river.

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Taska Recreation Area

Warden Station Horse Camp, Alabama Hiking Trail Information

Activities HORSEBACK RIDING, HORSE CAMPING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Warden Station Horse Camp Warden Station Horse Camp offers 30 miles of trail through the scenic Talladega National Forest. Its central location is convenient for hunters and horseback riders. Nearby attractions include the Choccolocco Wildlife Management Area

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Boen Gulf Trailhead

Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area, Arkansas Hiking Trail Information

Directions From Marianna take Arkansas 44 southeast for seven miles. Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, SWIMMING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area The 625-acre Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area has 30 miles of shore line and offers the following recreational

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Ohio River Scenic Byway

Monday Creek Trailhead, Ohio Hiking Trail Information

Activities BIKING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Monday Creek Trailhead The Monday Creek area of the Wayne National Forest provides some excellent opportunities for riding off-highway vehicle (OHVs). This trail system, north of Nelsonville, provides approximately 75 miles of designated trails to off-highway vehicle riders,

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Little Bighorn West Trailhead

Lily Lake Trailhead, Wyoming Hiking Trail Information

Directions From Ten Sleep, WY, take Highway 16 east. Turn left at sign onto Forest System Road (FSR) 27, cross the bridge and go another 2 miles, then turn left onto FSR 24. Look for the sign. Activities BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info

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Green Lake

Chriss Lake, Utah Hiking Trail Information

Activities FISHING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Chriss Lake A small fishing lake on Boulder Mountain accessible by hikers, bikers and horse riders via the Chriss Lake Trail #016.  There are several other fishing lakes in the area including Green Lake, Deer Creek Lake, and Mooseman Reservoir.

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Little Bighorn West Trailhead

Circle Park Trailhead, Wyoming Hiking Trail Information

Directions From Buffalo, WY, take Highway 16 west for about 13.4 miles to Forest System Road (FSR) 20. Turn right at the sign and go another 2.1 miles. Activities FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Circle Park Trailhead Circle Park Trailhead provides access to Sherd

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Wolf Pen Gap

Oklahoma Ranger District, Arkansas Hiking Trail Information

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images | Oklahoma Ranger District The Oklahoma Ranger District consists of about 363,000 acres located on the west side of the Ouachita Mountains

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