Hiking News

Like Beach Camping? Here are the Top 5 Locations in California

by Isabella Noyola If you’re interested in camping, to take your camping experience further, in California you will start looking for camping close to the beach or in the best-case scenario – camping on an actual beach. Meaning, you want to be put to sleep by the sound of crashing waves of the ocean and be awaken by the seagull ... Read More »

Saddle Mountain Rocks!

by Pamela Mattson McDonald Saddle Mountain is a natural wonder of extruded, hexagonal, basalt columns, vistas of major Northwest mountains and home to forty plus wildflowers. Ascending the trail, views of the ocean, inland peaks and vast forestlands surrounding it, spread before you. The geological forces of the mountain’s creations are revealed as trekkers round bends and surmount vantage points. ... Read More »

Hiking Canada’s Oldest and Longest Marked Footpath: The Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath. It spans 550 miles from Niagara to Tobermory, Ontario, and provides the only continuous public access to the magnificent Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The terrain varies from level, cedar and pine needle covered paths to steep and rocky slopes. When you hike the Bruce trail, you will ... Read More »

What is Better Than Hiking? Hiking and Yoga Together In Beautiful Places!

By Georgie Bishop of Re:treat Telluride, CO, is a great place to visit regardless of the season. It is home to skiing in the winter and hiking/biking/camping in the summer along with a whole host of other outdoor activities.  It is also home to Re:treat, a company that combines yoga retreats with lots of OTHER treats, like hiking and good, ... Read More »

Hiking the New River Gorge in West Virginia

by Lisa Strader This year, Visit Southern West Virginia embarked on a trails campaign to promote the awesome hiking and biking trails in our region. The campaign inspired me, and my co-workers Maura and Becky, to get out and experience the wilderness we have in our backyard (literally). We decided to start in the New River Gorge National River.  This ... Read More »