Over 400 trail reports on hikespeak.com

There are 443 trail reports on hikespeak.com. The trails range from day hikes on the Pacific coast to backpacking treks in the high sierras, adventures up canyons in the California desert, or walks beneath dramatic arches in Utah and alongside impressive geysers in Wyoming.

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Exploring California

 

Exploring states outside California

  • Rock Lake
  • Sawyer Mountain
  • Grassy Pond
  • Buttermilk Falls
  • Green Lake State Park
  • Clark Reservation State Park
  • Beaver Lake Snowshoe
  • Labrador Hollow Boardwalk
  • Tinker Falls
  • Labrador Hollow Scenic Overlook
  • Old Faithful Geyser Trail
  • Uncle Tom's Trail
  • North Rim Trail
  • Point Sublime
  • Artist Point Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
  • The brink of the Upper Falls on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
  • Lookout Point Yellowstone
  • Inspiration Point on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
  • Porcelain Basin of Norris Geyser Basin
  • Back Basin of Norris Geyser Basin
  • Fountain Paint Pot Trail
  • Midway Geyser Basin
  • Biscuit Basin Loop Walkway
  • Pebble Creek Trail
  • Mud Volcano Area
  • Calcite Springs Overlook Trail
  • Yellowstone Tower Fall
  • Monument Geyser Basin
  • West Thumb Geyser Basin
  • Yellowstone Riddle Lake
  • Artists' Paintpots Trail
  • Mammoth Hot Springs
  • Yellowstone Wraith Falls
  • Boiling River Trail
  • Glacier Overlook
  • Highline Trail Glacier National Park
  • Grinnell Lake Trail Glacier National Park
  • Saint Mary Falls Trail Virginia Falls Glacier National Park
  • Johns Lake Trail Glacier National Park
  • Window Trail
  • Cliff Shelf Nature Trail
  • Notch Trail
  • Door Trail
  • Window Trail
  • Dune Succession Trail
  • Inferno Cone Craters of the Moon
  • Lava Cave Craters of the Moon
  • Skyline Trail Mount Rainier
  • Mount Fremont Lookout Trail
  • Naches Peak Loop Trail
  • Silver Falls Trail Mount Rainier
  • Lava Canyon Trail
  • June Lake Trail
  • Ape Cave Lava Tube
  • Trail of Two Forests
  • Wahclella Falls
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Moab hiking
  • Maob hiking
  • Arches National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Hike Zion
  • Canyon Overlook Trail Hike Zion
  • Canyonlands hike
  • Grand View Point
  • Canyonlands hike
  • murphys point
  • Canyonlands hike
  • Canyonlands hike
  • Canyonlands hike
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails
  • Colorado National Monument Trails

 

Exploring Canada

Crypt Lake Trail Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta CanadaCrypt Lake Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park
This adventurous 10.8-mile hike is considered one of Canada’s best, passing waterfalls, a natural tunnel, and a cable traverse to reach a pristine lake on the US border.

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Hellhole Canyon Trail number 200 on hikespeak.com
A memorial for the milestone 200th hike erected in Hellhole Canyon in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Special thanks to Jessica, Caitlin, Greg, and everyone else who joined me on the first 200 treks. Here’s hoping there are many more!

Seth Smigelski
hikespeak.com

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High Peak - Balconies Cave Loop hike Pinnacles National Park High Peaks Trail Juniper Canyon Balconies Cave Trail Old Pinnacles Trail
Pinnacles National Park is a spectacular place to hike. There is a High Peaks area covered in rock spires and equally impressive boulder-filled gorges with talus caves to explore. See both the High Peaks and Balconies Cave on a great 9-mile loop through diverse Pinnacles landscapes. Starting in the east, this clockwise loop ascends 1,575 feet to a thrilling crossing of... Read more.
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Distance: 9 miles – Elevation change: 1575 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 30, 2014
Ridge Trail Panorama Trail Bluff Trail Loop Andrew Molera State Park Bluffs hike Beach Creamery Meadow Big Sur River California
Andrew Molera State Park's big loop trek centered over Ridge Trail, Panorama Trail, and Bluff Trail has about everything you could want in a Big Sur hike, including a redwood grove, an unspoiled beach, and lots of ocean views over a wild coastline. This is a hike for those who want to lose themselves in the majestic beautify of Big Sur. Ok, don't get lost, bring along... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Nature Trail Loop Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park California Nature Trail - River Path Loop Hike
You don't have to travel far beyond the entrance booth at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to get an introduction to the area's plants and animals. That's because the easy-walk providing Nature Trail starts from a day use lot just inside the park. There are two additional trails along the Big Sur River in this area that can be combined with the Nature Trail to form short easy... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Valley View Trail Pfeiffer Falls Trail Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park California Valley Overlook Hike Pfeiffer Waterfall
The trails to Pfeiffer Falls and Valley View are a perfect fit for hikers who like to multi-task. The versatile hike in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has a bit of everything. See impressive redwood trees in a shaded canyon, examine colorful wildflowers on a sunny ridge, admire a charming waterfall, and gaze out from a vista point that looks all the way down the Big Sur... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Big Sur River Gorge Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park California Swimming Hole
Big Sur River Gorge is one of the big draws at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, facilitating a romp to a swimming hole in the wilds of Big Sur. An unmaintained trail connects the park's campground to a inviting pool of clear river water in a granite-walled gorge. There are multiple river crossings along the way for a rock-hopping hike of half a mile round trip. Persistent... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Hare Creek Trail hike Limekiln Trail Limekiln Falls Trail waterfall hike Limekiln State Park Big Sur California Limekiln Creek Limekiln Canyon hiking trail
For pleasant hiking along creeks in canyons shaded by coast redwoods, you can't do much better than Limekiln State Park in Big Sur. A trio of short trails in the park provide variety and great scenery on a 2.65-mile round trip hike with 250 feet of elevation gain. Hare Creek Trail is a supremely peaceful creekside stroll, as is Limekiln Trail, which heads to historic... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Pfeiffer Beach Los Padres National Forest Big Sur Beach hiking Pfeiffer Beach Trail California
Most of Big Sur's beautify is obvious – tall green mountains, a ragged coastline, and lots of ocean blue, but some attractive features are practically hidden, and Pfeiffer Beach is one such gem. Once you've made it to the parking area for this tucked-away treasure, the sand is easily reached via a tenth of a mile long path. The moment you get to Pfeiffer Beach, you... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Sand Dollar Beach Los Padres National Forest Big Sur Beach hiking Sand Dollar Beach Trail California
Big Sur has a dramatic rocky coastline that's stunning to look at, but can be challenging to access. Where do you go when you want to take a good walk on the beach? To dip your toes in Big Sur's sand, there may be nowhere better to visit than Sand Dollar Beach. This half-mile long beach (or longer if the tide is out) is a crescent-shaped arc of pale sand between the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 25, 2014
Russell Falls Track Mount Field National Park Waterfall hike Horseshoe Falls Top of Russell Falls Loop Mt Field Tasmania Australia
Russell Falls is likely the most-visited attraction in Mount Field National Park, and one of Tasmania's best-known waterfalls. There is a viewing area at the base of the approximately 50-meter tall (165-foot tall) waterfall that can be reached on a 1.8-kilometer (1.1-mile) round trip hike with 30 meters of elevation gain. Trails travel through an old and well-established... Read more.
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Distance: 2.65 kilometers / 1.65 miles – Elevation change: 90 meters / 295 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 22, 2014
Moorland Mosaic Walking Track Mount Field National Park hike Tasmania Australia
If you're someone who pays attention to small details, the short, easy hike to Moorland Mosaic may be for you. This 2/3 of a kilometer round trip hike in Mount Field National Park won't produce the area's grandest vistas, but it will give you a good opportunity to examine an interesting mix of vegetation in an alpine meadow. There is only 20 meters of elevation gain on... Read more.
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Distance: 0.66 kilometers / 0.4 miles – Elevation change: 20 meters / 65 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014