Regional Hiking

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 »

Virginia’s Crabtree Falls: Highest Vertical-drop Cascading Waterfall East of the Mississippi

from Nelson County, Virginia Crabtree Falls, the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River, is a popular attraction located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Physical address is 11581 Crabtree Falls Highway Montebello. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones ... Read More »

Hiking The 2.8 Mile Breakneck Ridge Loop in New York

by Krysti Sabins Now that summer is fast approaching, it’s time to take on some heartier trails! For those of you located in the New York metro area, Breakneck Ridge is probably the MOST accessible, popular, and EPIC hike available to you! For those without automobiles, Breakneck has its own train stop on weekends via Metro-North – how convenient! This ... Read More »