Trails and campgrounds across America

Most of the trails on hikespeak.com are in California, but if you’re traveling to another state, there are lots of cool places to visit. Pick a state above to begin exploring. You will find information on some of America’s exceptional national parks: Arches, Badlands, Canyonlands, Glacier, Mount Rainier, Yellowstone, and Zion.

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Trails and attractions outside California

  • Pilot Butte Bend
  • Head of the Metolius River Trail
  • Scenic Drive
  • Calico Hills Trail
  • Lost Creek Canyon
  • Willow Springs Loop
  • Calico Tanks Trail
  • Red Spring Boardwalk
  • White Domes Trail
  • Fire Wave Hike
  • Rainbow Vista Trail
  • Mouse's Tank Trail Petroglyph Canyon
  • Valley of Fire Road
  • Petrified Logs Trail
  • Elephant Rock Hike
  • Balancing Rock Trail
  • Atlatl Rock Trail
  • Forest Loop Trail
  • Pond Trail and Marsh Trail Loop
  • Ravine Trail Vernal Pool Trail and Oak Trail Loop
  • High Line Trail
  • Green Lake State Park
  • Beaver Lake Snowshoe
  • Clark Reservation State Park
  • North County National Scenic Trail
  • Tinker Falls
  • Labrador Hollow Boardwalk
  • Rock Lake
  • Sawyer Mountain
  • Grassy Pond
  • Buttermilk Falls
  • 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
  • Old Faithful Geyser
  • Fountain Paint Pot Trail
  • Midway Geyser Basin
  • Biscuit Basin Loop Walkway
  • Lamar Valley Bison
  • 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
  • Crazy Horse Volskmarch
  • Rankin Ridge Nature 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
  • Spencer Butte Eugene
  • Latourell Falls
  • Wahclella Falls
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop
  • Ponytail Falls
  • Lower Oneonta Falls
  • Wildwood Trail to Pittock Mansion
  • Powell Butte Hike
  • Lower Macleay trail to Stone House
  • Lower Macleay Park to Pittock Mansion
  • Mill Creek Moab hiking
  • Morning Glory Bridge Maob hiking
  • Balanced Rock Arches National Park
  • Delicate Arch Trail Arches National Park
  • Double Arch Trail Arches National Park
  • Landscape Arch Trail Arches National Park
  • Skyline Arch Trail Arches National Park
  • Window Arch Trail Arches National Park
  • Angels Landing Hike Zion
  • Watchman Trail Hike Zion
  • Patriarchs Viewpoint Zion
  • Hike Zion Emerald Pool
  • Hike Zion Hidden Canyon
  • Hike Zion Weeping Rock
  • Hike Zion Riverside Walk
  • Canyon Overlook Trail Hike Zion
  • Canyonlands hike Aztec Butte
  • Grand View Point Canyonlands
  • Canyonlands hike Mesa Arch Trail
  • murphy point
  • Upheaval Dome Canyonlands hike
  • Whale Rock Canyonlands hike
  • Canyonlands hike Overlook Trail
  • Canyonlands Island in the sky overlooks
  • Colorado National Monument Window Rock
  • Colorado National Monument Canyon Rim Trail
  • Colorado National Monument Alcove Nature
  • Colorado National Monument Ottos Trail
  • Colorado National Monument Canyon
  • Colorado National Monument Coke Ovens
  • Colorado National Monument Devils Kitchen Trail
  • Colorado National Monument Overlook
  • Colorado National Monument Balanced Rock

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Pilot Butte Trail Bend Oregon Hike Pilot Butte Nature Trail Pilot Butte State Park
Pilot Butte is the biggest landmark in the city of Bend. This extinct cinder volcano is visible from almost everywhere in the city and its summit surpasses expectations with knock-out views of over Bend toward high desert landscapes and snowcapped Cascade Mountains. An extraordinary collection of mountains that includes Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Three Fingered Jack,... Read more.
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Distance: 1.8 miles – Elevation change: 475 feet
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Head of the Metolius Springs Metolius River Headwaters Deschutes National Forest Central Oregon Hike
Gaze north from the observation site at the end of Head of the Metolius Trail and you'll have a beautiful (if traditional) view of a river flowing through a pine forest toward Mount Jefferson. Look in the other direction to see something surprising. The river springs to live all at once from a gushing source. The trail to Head of the Metolius in Deschutes National Forest... Read more.
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Distance: 0.5 miles – Elevation change: 35 feet
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Scenic Drive Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Las Vegas Nevada Scenic Loop Road Red Rock Canyon
Scenic Drive is a picturesque loop road through Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The road offers a memorable drive or bike ride with access to numerous trails and overlooks. Scenic Drive is 12.5 miles long if you drive straight through and about 13 miles long if you pull off at each of the various overlooks. A few things to know from the start: Scenic Drive is a... Read more.
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Calico Hills Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Las Vegas Nevada Calico I and Calico II Hike Calico One to Calico Two
The whimsically concocted concentration of vibrant red-orange Aztec sandstone known as the Calico Hills is a must-see destination in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. After leaving the visitor center, the Scenic Drive heads straight to the Calico Hills, passing three overlooks and trailheads, Calico I, Calico II, and Sandstone Quarry (the start of Calico Tanks... Read more.
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Distance: 2 miles – Elevation change: 190 - 345 feet feet
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Willow Springs Loop Pictographs Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Las Vegas Nevada Lost Creek Canyon Willow Springs Picnic Area Hike
Willow Springs Loop explores an area off the northwest side of the Scenic Drive through Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. While it is bordered by steep mountains, the loop actually crosses easy terrain along Red Rock Wash. Visit pictographs left behind by Native American's near Willow Springs Picnic Area and meander through desert landscapes. A spur to Lost Creek... Read more.
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Lost Creek Canyon Trail Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Las Vegas Nevada Lost Creek Waterfall
This short hike ventures into a canyon to Lost Creek Waterfall, a seasonal desert falls. Cross through a riparian area below tall cliffs in the Spring Mountains of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Lost Creek Canyon Trail is 0.35 miles long and can be done as a 0.7-mile out and back hike with 165 feet of elevation change. Form a circuit with Lost Creek... Read more.
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Calico Tanks Trail Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Las Vegas Nevada Sandstone Quarry Hike to Calico Tanks
Calico Tanks Trail is one of the most popular hikes in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and for good reason. The trail ventures up a canyon colored in both yellow and red sandstone. Add the gray-blue mountains to the northwest and you get some seriously vibrant views. The trail ends with two rewards, a hopefully-not-dry pond and an overlook of Las Vegas. This... Read more.
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Distance: 2.5 miles – Elevation change: 420 feet
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Camping Red Rock Canyon Campground
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a fantastic park to explore, with grand mountains and sandstone formations risings from the desert west of Las Vegas, Nevada. For those staying overnight in the park, Red Rock Canyon NCA has one campground with 72 sites. Like the rest of the park, the campground is managed by the Bureau of Land Management, which has established... Read more.
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