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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Monserate Mountain Preserve Hike Fallbrook Monserate Mountain Summit Trail Monserate Mountain Loop Trail San Diego County
Monserate Mountain offers a workout of a hike, beginning just off Interstate 15 in the Northern San Diego County city of Fallbrook, just ten miles south of Temecula in Riverside County. There is 1,200 vertical feet between the trailhead at the base of Monserate Mountain and the panoramic summit at the top, tackled on a 1 2/3-mile ascent. You can turn around at the top... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 11, 2014
Watkin Powell Track New Zealand Tauwhara Bay Otamure Bay walking track hike Northland
Watkin Powell Track offers a short walk to a secluded beach near Otamure Bay Campground in Northland, New Zealand, and it is 1/3 of a kilometer round trip. This is an over-the-top hike that you'll walk up, over, and down a small ridge to reach the beach at Tauwhara Bay. Once there, you can snorkel and swim to your heart's content, or continue walking along a... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: February 11, 2014
Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery trail to Piedras Blancas Light Station hike Point Piedras Blancas Lighthouse San Simeon California Northern Elephant Seal Colony Big Sur
There are very few places in nature where you would feel comfortable getting up close to a 5,000-pound animal, and Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery is one of them. While visiting the seal colony, you can get up close to these impressive (and vocal) animals and observe them in their natural habitat. In addition to two quarter-mile long boardwalk trails, the rookery... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 30, 2014
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park hike Agua Dulce Los Angeles County Park Pacific Crest Trail Foot Trail Loop Famous Rocks trek
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a dramatic desert wonderland, with striking rock formations that point skyward at a 45-degree angle. This 932-acre Los Angeles County Park delivers a scenic desert backdrop for hikers, and is just a quick drive from LA. This pairing of unique beauty and convenience has made Vasquez Rocks a popular location for the film industry and the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 21, 2014
Rock Spring Mojave National Park Rock Spring Loop Trail Rock House Hike
Water is something you don't see much of in Mojave National Preserve, certainly not just pooling on the ground as it does at Rock Spring. The constant source at Rock Spring helped inhabitants survive in the Mojave Desert for thousands of years and was even the site of a small U.S. Army post in the 1860s. Today you can reach the spring easily, along with a Rock House... Read more.
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Distance: 1.33 miles – Elevation change: 100 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 20, 2014
Clark Reservation State Park New York Syracuse hike Cliff Trail Long Trail Mildred Faust Trail
The New York State Park website describes Clark Reservation as "a geologic wonder of the last ice age and a botanist's paradise." It's all that and just 5 miles from Syracuse! The star of the park is Glacier Lake, a glacial plunge pool lake surrounded by dramatic limestone cliffs. There are over a dozen trails exploring this 365-acre park, allowing visitors to put... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 10, 2014
North County National Scenic Trail hike Hang Glider Launch Site Labrador Hollow Unique Area New York State Forest
For a soaring view over Labrador Hollow Unique Area, a state forest in Central New York, take a hike up Jones Hill to a scenic overlook at a Hang Glider Launch Site. There are two overlapping routes to the launch site from the trailhead for Tinker Falls Trail (a short hike to a lovely waterfall). Onondaga Sky Line Trail is a wide dirt road offering a 1.2-mile route to... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 9, 2014
Tinker Falls Trail Labrador Hollow Unique Area Waterfall hike Tully New York State Forest
Tinker Falls is a beautiful 50-foot waterfall in Labrador Hollow Unique Area, a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) State Forest on the border of Onondaga County and Cortland County in Central New York. The base of the waterfall can be reached via Tinker Falls Trail on an easy half-mile round trip hike with 50 feet of elevation gain. It is... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 9, 2014
Labrador Hollow Boardwalk New York State Forest hike Labrador Hollow Unique Area
Tranquil Labrador Pond lies at the heart of New York State's Labrador Hollow Unique Area on the border of Onondaga County and Cortland County. Fine views of Labrador Pond can be found on Labrador Hollow Boardwalk, a half-mile long wheelchair-friendly walkway through the wetlands bordering Labrador Pond. The quick walk reaches a viewpoint on the shore of the hill-cradled... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 29, 2014
Beaver Lake Nature Center Winter Trails Snowshoeing Onondaga County Park Baldwinsville New York Southern Exposure Snowshoe Trail
When the snow falls in Central New York, it's time to trade in your hiking books for snowshoes and explore a wonderland of winter landscapes. Onondaga County's Beaver Lake Nature Center is a perfect destination for winter fun. The 660-acre park operates trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and even rents snowshoes for a small fee so that everyone can get in... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 9, 2014