Top 100 Trails - Best Trails in North America

The results are in! After analyzing over 10 million "votes" from users over the past year, Trails.com is proud to announce its annual Top Trails list, based on trail popularity and usage. This list represents the most popular trails and outdoor destinations in North America. Use this list to get ideas for your upcoming outdoor excursion. Select a state and/or an activity below to find even more top trails.

The South Fork of the Stillaguamish is another favorite steelhead stream flowing through ...
Scramble up rock faces, work your way along ledges, and find your way to some stunning ...
Angels Landing is a hiking trail in Washington County, Utah. It is within Zion National ...
This is an excellent, strenuous, and popular hike to the summit of 2,704-foot-high Camelback ...
Half Dome Trail is a hiking trail in Mariposa County, California. It is within Yosemite ...
Bright Angel Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within ...
This is the longest loop trail in the state of Arkansas. The Eagle Rock Loop Trail is ...
In a moss-draped alder and maple setting, this welcoming Nestucca River campground sits ...
Linville Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Burke County, North Carolina. It is within Blue ...
Old Rag Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Madison County, Virginia. It ...
Black Mountain Campground has been around a long time. Over the years it has been well ...
The trail into Virgin Falls is a favorite among backpackers inTennessee because of the ...
Havasu Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is 6.3 ...
Possibly the best-known hike in Zion National Park, this wading route follows the Virgin ...
This trail skirts a bluff before looping through a broad, deep ravine.
Cascades, a waterfall and giant woodwardia ferns are a few of the many delights of historic ...
Mt. Tammany Fire Road is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware ...
The final hike descending from Brasstown Bald is along the Wagon Train Trail. This path ...
Abrams Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Blount County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky ...
This nice hike through the beautiful foothills west of Denver features year-round access, ...
Lake Hope is a dammed, salamander-shaped body of water that’s the central feature of this ...
The Wallace River tumbles over waterfall after waterfall as it cuts through the lush landscape ...
A once sleepy Victorian-era hotel and bathhouse that features a regimen of therapeutic ...
A classic ascent of a rocky ridge to the highest peak in Vermont.
South Kaibab Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within ...
A commanding ridgetop view of the Red River Gorge and an unusual rock arch are the chief ...
The only way to hike to Mount LeConte and return to your car without backtracking or long ...
This state park is in the Ridge and Valley district of northwest Georgia, just to the ...
Alum Cave Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky ...
Pinnacles National Park is a fascinating park. Miles of challenging trails thread over ...
Glacier Gorge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Larimer County and Boulder County, ...
A popular hike to a broad bald summit and a stunning view of Lake Winnipesaukee. While ...
Built by the Gateway Off-Road Cyclists, the Matson Hill Trail was opened in June of 2002. ...
This loop follows the upland forests of the fall zone, crossing a few streams and visiting ...
The Kalalau Trail along the Na Pali Coast is an undeveloped, ancient Hawaiian route accessible ...
Arethusa Falls is the tallest waterfall in New Hampshire, more than 200 feet high. The ...
Glen Helen is Antioch College’s very own land laboratory. Like nearby Clifton Gorge, the ...
This long day hike in the Exit Glacier area of Kenai Fjords National Park winds through ...
Boynton Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Yavapai County, Arizona. It is within ...
West Tiger Railroad Grade is a hiking trail in King County, Washington. It is within Tiger ...
Twin Falls Trail is a hiking trail in King County, Washington. It is within Olallie State ...
A loop trail through dense floodplain forest along exposed rock outcroppings above Fourteenmile ...
There is absolutely no way you’ll find an RV at the Selden Neck Campground, in Gillette ...
Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain ...
This is a classic backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Mountains. There are alpine lakes, ...
Enter the preserve, owned by the Weir Farm Art Center—a private, nonprofit organization ...
This nature lovers’ mecca in the middle of suburbia is a favorite of hikers, cyclists, ...
Heather Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Snohomish County, Washington. It is 2.5 miles ...
One of the South’s best waterfall walks also has barrier- free access. Various publications ...
Yet another fabulous collection of hot springs in the Santa Fe National Forest. Flowing ...
Named for the French soldier and Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, Mount ...
In Cuivre River State Park’s 6,394 acres of rugged, Ozark-like terrain, you can explore ...
A loop trail through a rugged ravine, with a spur trail to the scenic Lover’s Leap ov ...
Laurel Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky ...
Mount Tallac Trail is a hiking trail in El Dorado County, California. It is within Desolation ...
As an introduction to Virginia, it’s hard to top Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. ...
Little Si Trail is a hiking trail in King County, Washington. It is within Mount Si Natural ...
Known simply as the Avalon area by most cyclists, this small corner of the Patapsco Valley ...
In the lush, shady recesses of Santa Anita Canyon and its tributary, Winter Creek, you ...
This memorable trip is perhaps the finest backpack route in southern California, touring ...
The summit of Camelback Mountain is the highest point in the City of Phoenix. The 2,704-foot ...
Big Meadows is Shenandoah National Park’s largest treeless area, encompassing a barren ...
The Blue Ridge of northern Virginia have none of the 4,000-foot-plus heights so plentiful ...
This trailhead, established in 2011, offers several options for hiking on the high prairie ...
One of the more strenuous hikes, this trail climbs the rocky bluff to offer sweeping views ...
Enchanted Rock is one of the nation’s largest batholiths—an underground rock formation ...
This trail, which is the most difficult trail in this entire guidebook, extends along ...
Mount Ellinor Trail #812 is a hiking trail in Mason County, Washington. It is within Mount ...
The Hanakapiai Falls Trail begins two miles up the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali Coast ...
Guadalupe Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Culberson County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe ...
A half-day hike to a challenging peak on Vermont’s eastern border. Don’t be fooled by ...
Reed Bingham State Park is in South Georgia, about midway between the ocean and the Alabama ...
Peralta Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Superstition ...
High country meadows, distant vistas, rugged mountain climbs, and the overgrown ruins ...
The word Amicalola is Cherokee for “tumbling waters.” This state park features a 729-foot ...
Loch Leven Lakes Trail is a hiking trail in Placer County, California. It is within Tahoe ...
Lake Conasauga is a hiking trail in Murray County, Georgia. It is 1.1 miles long and begins ...
One of the wonders of the Gold Country, this remarkable cave on Coyote Creek cuts clear ...
Lake Twentytwo Trail is a hiking trail in Snohomish County, Washington. It is 2.4 miles ...
This is Old Salmon River Trail #742A. From the roadside parking area (the first one you ...
Built in 1915, the Eagle Creek Trail opened in conjunction with the Historic Columbia ...
Psst! Put down that trail guide telling you that the way to get to the best view of Linville ...
The Chassahowitzka River Campground is at the head of a spring and makes for an ideal ...
Take even the briefest of glances at this route’s attractions, and the reasons for its ...
Bear Mountain Road is a hiking trail in Litchfield County, Connecticut. It is 0.9 miles ...
A winding trail through Rhode Island’s largest protected area. Ask people in the know ...
This is not the forest primeval. Tillie Creek is what a scout camp or small-town park ...
The 581-acre Lake Robertson Recreation Area lies at the western edge of the Shenandoah ...
Deer, wildflowers, and a good number of ups and downs are your companions on this long ...
There is a vertical scar on a hill behind Manitou Springs. The trees part in a skinny ...
In German, schloss means “castle.” In Virginia, schloss can only refer to one geologic ...
Aliso Summit Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Laguna Niguel, California. It is within ...
Royal Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is 0.9 miles long and ...
New River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Galax City, Wythe County, Grayson County, ...
Crow Pass Trail travels through a variety of terrain: glaciers, waterfalls, wildflowers, ...
Southwest of Woodstock, this hike strings together the yellow Phoenicia–East Branch Trail, ...
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