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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Mount William Track Summit hike Mt William National Park Tasmania Australia
Rising to just 216 meters (708 feet) above sea level, Mount William is far from the tallest mountain in Tasmania. Despite its modest stature, Mount William is the highest point in Mount William National Park and offers far reaching 360-degree views over the northeast corner of Tasmania. The summit is close to the coast, with ocean view that includes Flinders Island and... Read more.
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Distance: 3.6 kilometers / 2.25 miles – Elevation change: 140 meters / 460 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 27, 2014
Pinnacles Boardwalk and Summit Trig Mount Wellington Walking Track Wellington Park Hike Hobart Tasmania Australia
If you're traveling to Tasmania by plane, you'll probably be flying in an out of Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. Hobart is a great city to explore, and every itinerary should include a visit to Mount Wellington, the 1,271-meter (4,170-foot) tall mountain that rises above the city to the wast. As daunting as this mountain might look, you can actually drive all the way to... Read more.
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Distance: 0.75 kilometers / 0.45 miles – Elevation change: 20 meters / 65 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 22, 2014
Circle Track Octopus Tree Shoobridge Bend Walking Trail Mount Wellington Park Hobart Tasmania Australia
Nature just seems a bit wilder in Tasmania. On the slopes of Mount Wellington in Hobart's Wellington Park, there's an Octopus Tree that takes its name from thick tentacle-like roots that wrap around a boulder below the tree. It's only a 0.3-kilometer walk to the tree from Shoobridge Bend on Pinnacles Road and the tree can be visited on a loop by incorporating Circle Track... Read more.
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Distance: 1.1 kilometers / 0.7 miles – Elevation change: 50 meters / 165 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 22, 2014
Cataract Gorge Reserve Walking Trails Launceston Tasmania Australia hike Zig-Zag Track Alexandra Suspension Bridge Cataract Walk
Tasmania is a wild and rugged island with natural beauty around every turn. In fact, you don't even need to leave the major cities to see natural wonders. Hobart has Mount Wellington and Launceston has Cataract Gorge. Find Cataract Gorge Reserve just outside the city center, where the South Esk River courses down a deep, rugged trench. Trails run along both sides of the... Read more.
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Distance: 3.4 kilometers / 2.1 miles – Elevation change: 80 meters / 260 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 22, 2014
Balconies Cave hike Pinnacles National Park Balconies Trail Loop
Pinnacles National Park preserves some of California's oddest landscapes with out-of-place rock spires and boulder-filled gorges with talus caves just waiting to be explored. Grab your headlamp and head to the west side of Pinnacles National Park for a trek into Balconies Cave. This fun 2-mile out and back hike or 2.4-mile lollipop loop hike crosses a playground of... Read more.
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Distance: 2 miles – Elevation change: 200 feet
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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: August 13, 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