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


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