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, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, and Zion.

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Trails and attractions outside California

  • Dog Mountain Hike
  • Coyote Wall Hike
  • Hamilton Mountain Trail
  • Beacon Rock Trail
  • Trail of Ten Falls Silver Falls State Park
  • South Falls Silver Falls State Park
  • George Himes Trail
  • Vista House
  • Angel's Rest
  • Tualatin Hills Nature Park
  • Holman Lane – Wildwood Trail – Birch Trail Loop
  • Trillium Trail
  • Tryon Creek State natural Area
  • Tumalo Falls
  • Tumalo Falls Loop
  • Benham Falls
  • Trail of the Molten Land Bend
  • Trail of the Whispering Pines Bend
  • Lava Butte Hike Bend
  • Black Butte Trail
  • West Metolius River Trail
  • Terwilliger Hot Springs
  • Ecola State Park Hike
  • Cape Meares State Park Hike
  • Cape Kiwanda
  • Cape Lookout Trail
  • Lava River Cave Hike Bend
  • Marquam Nature Park
  • Shevlin Park Loop Trail
  • Archie Briggs Canyon Trail
  • 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
  • Cascade Mountain
  • Uncle Tom's Trail
  • North Rim Trail
  • Lookout Point Yellowstone
  • Point Sublime
  • The brink of the Upper Falls on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
  • Artist Point Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
  • 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
  • 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
  • Guler Ice Cave
  • Latourell Falls
  • Wahclella Falls
  • Punchbowl
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Multnomah-Wahkeena Loop
  • Ponytail Falls
  • Lower Oneonta Falls
  • Spencer Butte Eugene
  • Powell Butte Hike
  • Wildwood Trail to Pittock Mansion
  • Lower Macleay trail to Stone House
  • Lower Macleay Park to Pittock Mansion
  • Dune Succession Trail
  • 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
  • Rattlesnake Gulch Trail Eldorado Canyon State Park
  • Bear Lake Trail
  • Emerald Lake Trail

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Dog Mountain Trail Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Dog Mountain Loop Hike Washington
It isn't pack mentality that makes Dog Mountain one of the most popular hikes on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. The grassy slopes near the summit put on a winning display of spring wildflowers, enhancing year-round views over the gorge's beautiful surroundings. Dog Mountain Trail is steep and largely forested, ascending 2,825 feet in 3 /13 miles. Two... Read more.
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Tagged with · Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area · Free Trails · Stevenson · Summits
Distance: 7.4 miles · Elevation change: 2825 feet
By: Published: Last updated: September 2, 2017
Coyote Wall Hike Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Little Maui Trail Little Moab Trail Coyote Wall Trail Washington
Take a drive through the Columbia River Gorge and you're sure to be impressed by a diagonal band of cliffs on the Washington side of the gorge that rise from the river toward the mountains above. These grand and daunting cliffs are called Coyote Wall or the Syncline. A network of single-track trails and old jeep roads extend up alongside the columnar basalt ledge. ... Read more.
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Tagged with · Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area · Free Trails · White Salmon
Distance: 5.8 miles · Elevation change: 1575 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 29, 2017

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Trail of Ten Falls Silver Falls State Park Waterfall Loop Hike Oregon Lower South Falls Upper North Falls Hike
South Falls is the tallest waterfall in Silver Falls State Park, dropping a spectacular 177 feet off a basalt shelf. South Falls can be visited (along with nine other waterfalls) on the park's great loop, the Trail of Ten Falls. When this 7.9-mile loop is too much, a 1.1-mile lollipop loop can be hiked to visit South Falls on its own. The short hike has 200 feet of... Read more.
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Tagged with · Oregon State Parks · Silver Falls State Park · Sublimity · Waterfalls
Distance: 1.1 miles · Elevation change: 200 feet
By: Published: Last updated: July 10, 2017
Camping in Beacon Rock State Park Main Campground Columbia River Gorge Washington
Tucked into the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge, Beacon Rock State Park has great places camp and kick back after a day of traveling in the gorge or hiking Hamilton Mountain and Beacon Rock. Main Campground In the forest up the road from Hamilton Mountain Trailhead, you'll find the park's main campground spread around a single loop. A mossy ledge of basalt... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: July 28, 2017
Hamilton Mountain Trail Beacon Rock State Park Hike Washington Columbia River Gorge Pool of the Winds Rodney Falls Hike Hamilton Mountain Loop
Only hike Hamilton Mountain Trail if you like charming forests, bold waterfalls, and awesome cliff-top views. Hamilton Mountain Trail passes a viewpoint for the Pool of the Winds, where Rodney Falls plunges into a rock-wrapped punchbowl. The trail rises to a summit along the Columbia River Gorge, ascending 2,025 feet on a 7.75-mile lollipop loop. Some of Hamilton... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beacon Rock State Park · Stevenson · Summits · Washington State Parks · Waterfalls
Distance: 7.75 miles · Elevation change: 2025 feet
By: Published: Last updated: July 28, 2017
Beacon Rock Trail Beacon Rock State Park Hike Washington Columbia River Gorge
Beacon Rock rises like a stone tower with sheer cliffs dropping to the Columbia River. Beacon Rock Trail could be the Columbia River Gorge relative of Moro Rock Trail in Sequoia National Park. The trail is built right up the side of the basalt monolith, using over fifty switchbacks and at least a dozen cliff-straddling bridges to reach a pointed summit. The hike up... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beacon Rock State Park · Stevenson · Summits · Washington State Parks
Distance: 1.6 miles · Elevation change: 600 feet
By: Published: Last updated: July 28, 2017
Trail of Ten Falls Silver Falls State Park Waterfall Loop Hike Oregon Lower South Falls Upper North Falls Hike
Silver Falls State Park has one of the most incredible waterfall hikes to be found in Oregon or anywhere else in North America. Trail of Ten Falls takes a tour of Silver Creek Canyon, passing ten beautiful waterfalls and a high number of cascades and other waterfalls that pop up in winter and spring. The 7.9-mile loop was built to deliver plenty of excitement along the... Read more.
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Tagged with · Oregon State Parks · Silver Falls State Park · Sublimity · Waterfalls
Distance: 7.9 miles · Elevation change: 600 feet
By: Published: Last updated: July 10, 2017
George Himes Trail Loop Hike George Himes Natural Area Southwest Portland Oregon George Himes Park West Hills
George Himes Trail explores a small patch of forest in Southwest Portland between Interstate 5 and Terwilliger Boulevard. The single-track trail rises to a view over Johns Landing and the Willamette River toward Mount Hood before looping through woods bedecks in licorice ferns, moss, and English ivy. The top of the loop touches a picnic area in George Himes Park. Without... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2017