The Best Hiking Trails in the United States

Most Popular Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in the United States using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Tallulah Gorge State ParkTallulah Falls, Georgia
2. Raven Cliff FallsWhite County, Georgia
3. Kennesaw Mountain National ParkKennesaw, Georgia
4. Pisgah National Forest: BrevardBrevard, North Carolina
5. Appalachian Trail: VirginiaDamascus, Virginia
6. Stone Mountain State ParkAtlanta, Georgia
7. Congaree National ParkHopkins, South Carolina
8. Benton MacKaye Trail: GeorgiaDahlonega, Georgia
9. Appalachian Trail 003: Woody Gap to Neels GapSuches, Georgia
10. Panther Creek FallsTurnerville, Georgia
11. Cloudland Canyon State ParkFawn Rising, Georgia
12. Appalachian Trail: North CarolinaFranklin, North Carolina
13. Dauset Trails Nature CenterJackson, Georgia
14. Wekiwa Springs State ParkApopka, Florida
15. Daniel Boone Scout TrailBlowing Rock, North Carolina
16. Stokes State ForestBranchville, New Jersey
17. Barr Trail (Pikes Peak)Manitou Springs, Colorado
18. Garden of the GodsColorado Springs, Colorado
19. Elise Chapin Wildlife SanctuaryChattanooga, Tennessee
20. Fort MountainChatsworth, Georgia
21. Dupont State ForestBrevard, North Carolina
22. Jacks River FallsFannin County, Georgia
23. Turkey Run State ParkMarshall, Indiana
24. Orlando Wetlands ParkChristmas, Florida
25. Weeki Wachee Preserve TrailSpring Hill, Florida
26. Cumberland FallsCorbin, Kentucky
27. Black Rock Mountain State ParkMountain City, Georgia
28. Indian FallsFort Payne, Alabama
29. Cheraw State ParkCheraw, South Carolina
30. Woodring Branch (Amadahy)Ellijay, Georgia
31. Muir WoodsMill Valley, California
32. Little Big Econ State ForestOrlando, Florida
33. Etoniah CreekFlorahome, Florida
34. Ludington State ParkLudington, Michigan
35. Tribble Mill ParkLawrenceville, Georgia
36. Mushroom RockFort Payne, Alabama
37. Mistletoe State ParkThompson, Georgia
38. Arroyo SecoPasadena, California
39. Greenbriar Hodges DamOxford, Massachusetts
40. Alum Cave Bluffgatlinburg, Tennessee
41. Helton Creek FallsBlairsville, Georgia
42. ColumbineColorado Springs, Colorado
43. Great Smoky Mountains National Park: North CarolinaCherokee, North Carolina
44. Buford Dam Trail (Georgia)Buford, Georgia
45. Palisades - Whitewater Creek TrailMarietta, Georgia
46. Devils Lake State ParkBaraboo, Wisconsin
47. Starved Rock State ParkUtica, Illinois
48. Honeymoon Island State ParkDunedin, Florida
49. Hamilton CreekNashville, Tennessee
50. Bridal Veil Falls "Waterfall" (North Carolina)Highlands, North Carolina
51. Great Sand Dunes National Park and PreserveMosca, Colorado
52. Little River Canyon FallsFort Payne, Alabama
53. Hike InnDahlonega, Georgia
54. Hawn State ParkSte. Genevieve, Missouri
55. Arc of AppalachiaHillsboro, Ohio
56. Pyramid PointGlen Arbor, Michigan
57. Sweetwater Creek State ParkLithia Springs, Georgia
58. Looking Glass RockBrevard, North Carolina
59. Huntington Beach State ParkMurrells Inlet, South Carolina
60. Mcdowell Nature PreserveCharlotte, North Carolina
61. Castle GardensSalida, Colorado
62. Mount MonadnockMarlborough, New Hampshire
63. Barn BluffRed Wing, Minnesota
64. Hocking Hills State ParkLogan, Ohio
65. Ricketts Glen SP Falls Trail LoopBenton, Pennsylvania
66. Al SaboKalamazoo, Michigan
67. Mount Mitchell State ParkBurnsville, North Carolina
68. Red Mountain ParkBirmingham, Alabama
69. Indian Fort TheaterBerea, Kentucky
70. Appalachian Trail 019: Max Patch Road to Hot SpringsHot Springs, North Carolina
71. Grace's High FallsFort Payne, Alabama
72. Circle B Bar ReserveLakeland, Florida
73. Cummins FallsCookeville, Tennessee
74. Burgess FallsSparta, Tennessee
75. Waterdog LakesSalida, Colorado
76. Lost Lake TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
77. The Hunt TrailMillinocket, Maine
78. Sand Canyon TrailCortez, Colorado
79. Mt. Greylock State ReservationLanesborough, Massachusetts
80. Black Creek TrailGadsden, Alabama
81. Laurel Ridge TrailBuford, Georgia
82. Garland Mountain Hiking TrailsWaleska, Georgia
83. Honeymoon Island Nature Trail (Florida)Dunedin, Florida
84. Petit Jean State ParkLittle Rock, Arkansas
85. Mount SanitasBoulder, Colorado
86. Chantry FlatsArcadia, California
87. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: Island FordSandy Springs, Georgia
88. Sesquicentennial State ParkColumbia, South Carolina
89. VedauwooLaramie, Wyoming
90. Enterprise SouthChattanooga, Tennessee
91. Dry FallsHighlands, North Carolina
92. Devils BackboneLoveland, Colorado
93. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military ParkFort Oglethorpe, Georgia
94. Susquehanna State ParkHarve De Grace, Maryland
95. Indian Springs State ParkFlovilla, Georgia
96. Azalea Trail at Callaway GardensPine Mountain, Georgia
97. Big Bend National ParkBig Bend National Park, Texas
98. High Falls WaterfallJackson, Georgia
99. Appalachian Trail: West VirginiaMartinsburg, West Virginia
100. Noccalula FallsGadsden, Alabama