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.

On the east side of the Hudson River in Hudson Highlands State Park, this trail makes ...
The South Fork of the Stillaguamish is another favorite steelhead stream flowing through ...
This is an excellent, strenuous, and popular hike to the summit of 2,704-foot-high Camelback ...
Angels Landing is a hiking trail in Washington County, Utah. It is within Zion National ...
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 ...
Black Mountain Campground has been around a long time. Over the years it has been well ...
Old Rag Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Madison County, Virginia. It ...
The trail into Virgin Falls is a favorite among backpackers inTennessee because of the ...
This demanding 9.7-mile loop rolls through the steep wooded terrain of Bear Mountain ...
Havasu Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is 6.3 ...
Southwest of Woodstock, this hike strings together the yellow Phoenicia–East Branch Trail, ...
This trail skirts a bluff before looping through a broad, deep ravine.
Possibly the best-known hike in Zion National Park, this wading route follows the Virgin ...
Cascades, a waterfall and giant woodwardia ferns are a few of the many delights of historic ...
Highpoint rank by height: 21st. We will use the trail that starts near Heart Lake and ...
About 17 miles north of Fredericksburg. An easy day hike onto and around a large granite ...
The remains of an extensive hot-spring resort, with several pools still available for ...
This is a good workout with a vertical climb and varying terrain. It is also a trail that ...
The final hike descending from Brasstown Bald is along the Wagon Train Trail. This path ...
Mt. Tammany Fire Road is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware ...
Abrams Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Blount County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky ...
Lake Hope is a dammed, salamander-shaped body of water that’s the central feature of this ...
About 35 miles NW of Sherman. A moderate overnight trip along undeveloped southern shoreline ...
A once sleepy Victorian-era hotel and bathhouse that features a regimen of therapeutic ...
This is Mecca, the trail people think of when they talk about north Texas. Most folks ...
A classic ascent of a rocky ridge to the highest peak in Vermont.
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 Monument is a fascinating park. Miles of challenging trails thread ...
A popular hike to a broad bald summit and a stunning view of Lake Winnipesaukee. While ...
South Kaibab Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within ...
Built by the Gateway Off-Road Cyclists, the Matson Hill Trail was opened in June of 2002. ...
At this 7,000-acre open space south of Boston proper, some 100 miles of interlocking trails ...
This loop follows the upland forests of the fall zone, crossing a few streams and visiting ...
Located in Berlin, CT. Within this 563-acre open space acquired through the Land and ...
Glacier Gorge Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Larimer County and Boulder County, ...
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 ...
This is all a lot of Houston mountain bikers know. And this is still the quintessential ...
The Kalalau Trail along the Na Pali Coast is an undeveloped, ancient Hawaiian route accessible ...
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 ...
A loop trail through dense floodplain forest along exposed rock outcroppings above Fourteenmile ...
Twin Falls Trail is a hiking trail in King County, Washington. It is within Olallie State ...
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 Catskill Mountains loop, a popular favorite, travels the escarpment and wooded outskirts ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ocean access, marvelous views, and temperate weather—these define the San Francisco Bay ...
Mount Tallac Trail is a hiking trail in El Dorado County, California. It is within Desolation ...
Laurel Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky ...
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 ...
In Weston and Redding. A broad-swinging loop travels several of the named trails, touring ...
Named for the French soldier and Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, Mount ...
Fewer fellow hikers and a complete lack of mountain bikers make the Alta Trail inviting ...
A very difficult but immensely rewarding day hike featuring spectacular views from the ...
Big Meadows is Shenandoah National Park’s largest treeless area, encompassing a barren ...
This trailhead, established in 2011, offers several options for hiking on the high prairie ...
The Blue Ridge of northern Virginia have none of the 4,000-foot-plus heights so plentiful ...
This trail, which is the most difficult trail in this entire guidebook, extends along ...
This nature lovers’ mecca in the middle of suburbia is a favorite of hikers, cyclists, ...
The Hanakapiai Falls Trail begins two miles up the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali Coast ...
The Salmon River, which starts on the slopes of Timberline Ski Area, is the only river ...
Mount Ellinor Trail #812 is a hiking trail in Mason County, Washington. It is within Mount ...
A half-day hike to a challenging peak on Vermont’s eastern border. Don’t be fooled by ...
About 10 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. A moderate day hike along the shores ...
The nearly ten miles of looping single-and doubletrack inside this city park offer trails ...
Reed Bingham State Park is in South Georgia, about midway between the ocean and the Alabama ...
Loch Leven Lakes Trail is a hiking trail in Placer County, California. It is within Tahoe ...
The word Amicalola is Cherokee for “tumbling waters.” This state park features a 729-foot ...
Lake Conasauga is a hiking trail in Murray County, Georgia. It is 1.1 miles long and begins ...
Peralta Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Pinal County, Arizona. It is within Superstition ...
Guadalupe Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Culberson County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe ...
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 ...
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 ...
A solitary peak with centuries of tradition, Mount Monadnock is one of the world’s most ...
Take even the briefest of glances at this route’s attractions, and the reasons for its ...
A classic circuit around the high peaks of the Teton Range. This hike, along with the ...
Bear Mountain Road is a hiking trail in Litchfield County, Connecticut. It is 0.9 miles ...
Tillie Creek is a campground for all seasons. I love Tillie in the fall when the leaves ...
Located in Loves Park, just northeast of Rockford. There are ten miles of trails at Rock ...
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