Regional Hiking

Best Parks for Epic Hiking in North America

Mount Rainier

by Dan Thompson Have itching feet and cannot wait to lace up your boots and go on a hiking adventure? This article was written especially for the condition you are experiencing; here is a list of some of the most epic hiking spots in North America. Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are pure mountain jewels when ... Read More »

Weekend Warriors: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

By Lara Kaylor Many people would love to hike the entire 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, but many people also have full time jobs with 2-3 weeks of vacation per year so a six-month trek in the wilderness isn’t realistic. Instead, why not rack up some miles completing sections of the trail on the weekends? A good place ... Read More »

How To Hike Zion National Park In One Day

by Isabella Noyola What if you were finally able to visit Zion National Park in Utah, but you only had one day to do it? What’s worth hiking and seeing in Zion in one day that would give you an idea whether you’d like to come back for a more in depth visit or just give it a miss? This ... Read More »

The Longer Hike to Devil’s Bridge in Sedona

by Holly Krieger, photographer So, a couple weeks ago, I had to fly to Chandler for a meeting. I don’t get out to Arizona a lot, so I decided to take took a couple of vacation days and drove up to Sedona. A very nice park ranger gave me directions to Devil’s Bridge…clearly overestimating my navigational skills and level of ... Read More »

West Virginia’s Grandview Rim Trail – Seen Through New Eyes

by Lisa Strader Have you even taken a guided hike? Although I live just minutes from a National Park and several state parks I had never taken a (free!) ranger led hike. Well this past spring I did, and wow, I would have to say it was not only a great hike, it was interesting and the group learned a ... Read More »