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. Pisgah National Forest: BrevardBrevard, North Carolina
3. Raven Cliff FallsWhite County, Georgia
4. Appalachian Trail: North CarolinaFranklin, North Carolina
5. Appalachian Trail: VirginiaDamascus, Virginia
6. Kennesaw Mountain National ParkKennesaw, Georgia
7. Appalachian Trail: MarylandHarpers Ferry, Maryland
8. Stone Mountain State ParkAtlanta, Georgia
9. Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreEmpire, Michigan
10. Little Big Econ State ForestOrlando, Florida
11. Garden of the GodsColorado Springs, Colorado
12. Wekiwa Springs State ParkApopka, Florida
13. Elise Chapin Wildlife SanctuaryChattanooga, Tennessee
14. Daniel Boone Scout TrailBlowing Rock, North Carolina
15. Orlando Wetlands ParkChristmas, Florida
16. Franconia RidgeLincoln, New Hampshire
17. Welaka State ForestWelaka, Florida
18. Ocala National ForestOcala, Florida
19. Barr Trail (Pikes Peak)Manitou Springs, Colorado
20. Great Smoky Mountains National Park: North CarolinaCherokee, North Carolina
21. Etoniah CreekFlorahome, Florida
22. Panther Creek FallsTurnerville, Georgia
23. Helton Creek FallsBlue Ridge, Georgia
24. Tribble Mill ParkLawrenceville, Georgia
25. Petit Jean State ParkLittle Rock, Arkansas
26. Indian FallsFort Payne, Alabama
27. Alum Cave Bluffgatlinburg, Tennessee
28. Pictured Rocks National LakeshoreMunising, Michigan
29. Stokes State ForestBranchville, New Jersey
30. Silver Lake Recreation ComplexBrooksville, Florida
31. Dupont State ForestBrevard, North Carolina
32. Muir WoodsMill Valley, California
33. Black Rock Mountain State ParkMountain City, Georgia
34. Burgess FallsSparta, Tennessee
35. Cumberland Falls Visitor CenterCorbin, Kentucky
36. Cheraw State ParkCheraw, South Carolina
37. Mushroom RockFort Payne, Alabama
38. Dauset Trails Nature CenterJackson, Georgia
39. Sweetwater Creek State ParkLithia Springs, Georgia
40. ColumbineColorado Springs, Colorado
41. Greenbiar Hodges DamOxford, Massachusetts
42. Woodring Branch (Amadahy)Ellijay, Georgia
43. Turkey Run State ParkMarshall, Indiana
44. Red Mountain ParkBirmingham, Alabama
45. Palisades - Whitewater Creek TrailMarietta, Georgia
46. Chantry FlatsArcadia, California
47. Buford Dam Trail (Georgia)Buford, Georgia
48. VedauwooLaramie, Wyoming
49. Sesquicentennial State ParkColumbia, South Carolina
50. Garland Mountain Hiking TrailsWaleska, Georgia
51. Arroyo SecoPasadena, California
52. Providence Canyon State ParkLumpkin, Georgia
53. Enterprise SouthChattanooga, Tennessee
54. Weeki Wachee Preserve TrailSpring Hill, Florida
55. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: Island FordSandy Springs, Georgia
56. Little River Canyon FallsFort Payne, Alabama
57. Susquehanna State ParkHarve De Grace, Maryland
58. Amicalola River TrailDawsonville, Georgia
59. Pyramid PointGlen Arbor, Michigan
60. Dry FallsHighlands, North Carolina
61. Mount SanitasBoulder, Colorado
62. Laurel Ridge TrailBuford, Georgia
63. Hawn State ParkSte. Genevieve, Missouri
64. Mount Mitchell State ParkBurnsville, North Carolina
65. Azalea Trail at Callaway GardensPine Mountain, Georgia
66. Arc of AppalachiaHillsboro, Ohio
67. Noccalula FallsGadsden, Alabama
68. Great Sand Dunes National Park and PreserveMosca, Colorado
69. Morris Bridge ParkThonotosassa, Florida
70. Bridal Veil Falls "Waterfall" (North Carolina)Highlands, North Carolina
71. Ozone FallsCrab Orchard, Tennessee
72. Al SaboKalamazoo, Michigan
73. Bulow CreekOrmond Beach, Florida
74. Spring Hammock PreserveWinter Springs, Florida
75. Big Tree TrailheadLongwood, Florida
76. Bluffs Trail (Florida Caverns State Park)Marianna, Florida
77. Black Creek TrailGadsden, Alabama
78. Lake Proctor Wilderness AreaGeneva, Florida
79. Circle B Bar ReserveLakeland, Florida
80. Huntington Beach State ParkMurrells Inlet, South Carolina
81. Castle GardensSalida, Colorado
82. Grace's High FallsFort Payne, Alabama
83. Mt. Greylock State ReservationLanesborough, Massachusetts
84. Cummins FallsCookeville, Tennessee
85. Torrey Pines State Natural ReserveDel Mar, California
86. Kentucky Down UnderHorse Cave, Kentucky
87. Devils BackboneLoveland, Colorado
88. Sand Canyon TrailCortez, Colorado
89. Cady Way TrailWinter Park, Florida
90. Radium Springs Hiking TrailAlbany, Georgia
91. Sabal Point Wildlife Sanctuary TrailLongwood, Florida
92. Ludington State ParkLudington, Michigan
93. Santee State ParkSantee, South Carolina
94. Jacks River FallsFannin County, Georgia
95. Palmer ParkColorado Springs, Colorado
96. Fort MountainChatsworth, Georgia
97. Ricketts Glen SP Falls Trail LoopBenton, Pennsylvania
98. Natural Tunnel State ParkDuffield, Virginia
99. Vogel State ParkBlairsville, Georgia
100. Round Mountain Summit TrailBig Thomson River Valley, Colorado


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