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

  • Akaka Falls Hike
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Waipio Lookout Hawaii
  • Waipio Valley Hike
  • Kiholo Bay Wainanalii Lagoon Hike
  • Kalahuipua'a Trail and Fishponds Loop
  • Puako Petroglyph Archeological District
  • Scouters Mountain Hike
  • Alder Island Hike Lincoln City
  • Camassia Natural Area
  • Canemah Bluff Hike
  • Deschutes River Trail Loop
  • Round Lake Loop & Pothole Falls
  • Dog Mountain Hike
  • Coyote Wall Hike
  • Hamilton Mountain Trail
  • Beacon Rock Trail
  • Hood River Pipeline Trail
  • Catherine Creek Arch
  • Catherine Creek Wildflower 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
  • Dogwood Trail - Alder Trail Loop
  • Wild Cherry Trail Loop Forest Park
  • Wild Cherry Trail - Alder 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
  • Clear Lake Loop
  • Terwilliger Hot Springs
  • Saddle Mountain Hike
  • Beaver Falls Hike
  • 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
  • Palouse Falls
  • 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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Rainbow Falls Lookout Hike Wailuku River State Park Hilo Big Island Hawaii
A mile and a half from downtown Hilo, the biggest city on the Big Island of Hawaii, Rainbow Falls pours over a basalt ledge in Hawaii's longest river. The 80-foot tall waterfall takes a broad single-drop plunge. Visitors can see Rainbow Falls (and hopefully a morning rainbow) from Rainbow Falls Lookout in Wailuku River State Park, where 0.2 miles of lets-be-generous-and-call-it-hiking leads... Read more.
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Tagged with · Free Trails · Hawaii State Parks · Hilo · Waterfalls
Distance: 0.2 miles · Elevation change: 40 feet
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Akaka Falls State Park Waterfall hike Hilo Big Island Hawaii Akaka Falls Loop Trail
'Akaka Falls is stunner – considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii – with a 442-foot single-drop into a tropical valley. This great waterfall is paired with a great viewpoint. A paved 0.55-mile long loop trail leads to a lookout in front of ‘Akaka Falls, while also providing a glimpse of 300-foot tall Kahuna Falls and several small cascades. ‘Akaka Falls is the... Read more.
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Tagged with · Hawaii State Parks · Honomu · Waterfalls
Distance: 0.55 miles · Elevation change: 115 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Waipio Valley Overlook Viewpoint Waipio Lookout Big Island Hawaii
Waipi‘o Valley is a rugged, beautiful, and historic Hawaiian valley on the north side of the Big Island. The verdant valley has a mile long black sand beach framed by steep, thousand foot-tall cliffs. Get a good look at Waipi‘o Valley from a perch at the rim of the valley wall. Waipio Lookout has interesting info panels and impressive views. The lookout is also the launch point for a... Read more.
Tagged with · Ocean Views · Waipio Valley
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Waipio Valley Road Waipio Beach Muliwai Trail Overlook Hike Waipi'o Valley Hi'ilawe Falls Lookout Hawaii
Waipi‘o Valley is known as the Valley of Kings for its regal chapter in Hawaiian history. You're bound to feel high and mighty while looking across this remote valley and its pristine beach from a panoramic perch on Muliwai Trail. Waipi‘o Valley has steep, thousand foot-tall cliffs, so entering the valley is no simple stroll. Cross Waipi‘o Beach and visit Muliwai Trail Overlook on a... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Free Trails · Kohala Forest Reserve · Ocean Views · Waipio Valley · Waterfalls
Distance: 4.88 miles · Elevation change: 1300 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Kiholo State Park Reserve Wainanalii Lagoon Kiholo Bay Hike Kona Big Island of Hawaii Black sand Beach Hike
While much of Hawai‘i's coastline is understandably built up with vacation destination resorts, some areas have a wilder feel, like Kīholo Bay. Driftwood decorates the rugged coastline, just 25 miles north of Kona, and green sea turtles ease through the bay's cyan-colored shallows. The Hawaii State Parks website describes Kīholo State Park Reserve as: A stark, lava-covered coastal... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Free Trails · Hawaii State Parks · Kona · Tide Pools
Distance: 2 miles · Elevation change: 15 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Kalahuipua'a Trail and Fishponds Loop Hike Puako Hawaii Moana Lani Kalahuipua'a Historic Park
A list of things for hikers to do on the Big Island of Hawai‘i includes: walking across a lava field, exploring a cave, looking for petroglyphs, seeing fishponds created by early Hawaiians, and taking a time-out by tide pools in a beautiful bay. Check off everything on that list with one visit to Kalahuipua‘a Historic Park and Fishpond Preserve. A loop around coastal Kalahuipua‘a... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Fishponds · Free Trails · Lava Tubes · Puako · Tide Pools
Distance: 1.7 miles · Elevation change: 30 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Malama Trail Puako Petroglyph Archeological District Hike Hawaii Puako Petroglyph Park Moana Lani Kona Area Rock Carvings
On the Big Island of Hawai‘i, Puakō Petroglyph Archeological District is one of the best places to see rock carvings created by early Hawaiians. Malama Trail offers two hiking itineraries: Keep things easy with a 0.2-mile round trip hike on a paved wheelchair-friendly path to an enjoyable collection of reproductions that match the area's authentic petroglyphs A rougher trail... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Free Trails · Petroglyphs · Puako
Distance: 1.2 miles · Elevation change: 30 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 10, 2018
Forest Park Loop Hike Wild Cherry Trail Alder Trail Portland Oregon
What will you find under the canopy of Forest Park? Dirt single tracks weave through verdant woodlands, passing Douglas firs and bigleaf maples bedecked with licorice ferns. Explore some of Forest Park's charmingly ridges and ravines on this 3.5-mile loop with 510 feet of elevation change. Although Wild Cherry Trail and Alder Trail are the most notable members of this hike, this circuit... Read more.
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Tagged with · Forest Park · Free Trails · Northwest Portland · Tualatin Mountains · West Hills of Portland
Distance: 3.5 miles · Elevation change: 510 feet
By: Published: Last updated: October 19, 2018