Western Hiking

Trail of Ten Falls at Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park is located about 25 miles from Salem, Oregon. There are 24 miles of hiking trails in this park, including the 8.7 mile Trail of Ten Falls. The Trail of Ten Falls goes by 10 different waterfalls, and the trail will take you behind the falls as you pass 4 of them. The trail is one of ... Read More »

Beautiful Hike to Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon

The hike to Havasu Falls along the Havasupai Trail is such a popular one that you must make reservations for hotels and campgrounds ahead of time – you can make them up to a year in advance. This isn’t an easy hike, it is 10 miles to get to the falls and campground from the trailhead at Hualapai Hilltop, and ... Read More »

Is Beartooth Highway the Most Scenic in America?

When you think of Montana, what image pops into your mind?  It might be Glacier National Park, or maybe Yellowstone? What about the Beartooth Mountains? They are located in the south central portion of Montana and go down into Northern Wyoming. The mountains get their name from one of the formations there that looks like a Bear’s Tooth. These mountains ... Read More »

More To Moab Hiking Than Just National Parks

Growing up in the eastern part of the United States, Utah was a place I never really thought about much. Was I ever surprised when I got an assignment in Salt Lake City! There was no end to the great outdoor places, whether hiking is your passion, or mountain biking, skiing, etc. But for hiking, it gets even better as ... Read More »