Best Hiking in Washington, DC

This list represents the most popular hiking in Washington, DC. Use this list to plan your next Washington, DC hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

The hilly and little-used woodlands of Rock Creek Park’s northern section rank as one ...
Northern Rock Creek Park is a haven of wilderness inside the city boundaries. There are ...
Hikers make their way through the heavily wooded stream valley of Glover Archbold Park ...
This ramble will take you on a journey out of the city and, seemingly, into the wilderness—all ...
This ramble never ceases to amaze me—it’s different all year round. The ride is all within ...
Mount Vernon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in District of Columbia and Virginia. ...
Nearly 2 miles in length, anchored by memorials from end to end, the National Mall today ...
Glover-Archbold Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Washington, District of Columbia. ...
This hike is similar to Rock Creek Park’s Rapids Bridge hike, but it goes a little farther ...
See the rapids of Rock Creek on this wooded hike through the park. Look for deer and foxes ...
Mostly level, and filled with architectural and natural beauty, this scenic loop route ...
Rock Creek Park is a natural oasis in the heart of the nation’s capital— 1,700 hilly, ...
Washington's stream valley parks are a world apart from the city streets that are within ...
This smooth portion of the C&O Canal towpath follows the canal with views of a rocky branch ...
This pristine walk starts and ends along the Tidal Basin, with visits to the FDR and Jefferson ...
Fort Dupont was one of sixty-eight forts built by the Union Army around Washington, DC, ...
This is a short hike but well worth the time to see the amazing water flowers and plants ...
Melvin Hazen Trail is a hiking trail in Washington, District of Columbia. It is within ...
Glover-Archbold Trail (Access Spur) is a hiking and horse trail in Washington, District ...
From Roosevelt Island to Roosevelt Bridge, this hike follows the river and canal through ...
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