Go Take a Hike

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir

Time to lace up your hiking boots! Maybe a strenuous trek up a mighty peak is what you’re after. Or maybe you see yourself walking along an ancient trail that our ancestors used. Perhaps meandering down a boardwalk is more your speed. National parks offer many opportunities to hit the trail. Get ready, adventure awaits.
 

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Watch this short video that highlights some of the benefits of hiking.

Three people wearing day packs hike down a rocky trail with mountains and a lake in the distance

Hiking 101

We’ve put together a list of helpful resources for your next adventure!

A hiker wearing a backpack on a trail at sunset.

Where Can I Hike?

With more than 21,000 combined miles of trails, there are plenty of options to stretch your legs.

Hiking gear is staked on a rock.

Hiking Smart and Staying Safe

Planning and preparation are key steps to being safe on the trail. We have a few pointers for you.

Last updated: June 21, 2018