More than 500 miles of hiking trails zigzag and crisscross their way over the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park. From easy strolls to strenuous mountain ascents, the variety in day hikes in Shenandoah National Park allows pretty much every visitor to experience the great outdoors.
Hiking in Zion National Park is the one and only way to explore this epic national park in Utah. And although there are a number of superb hiking trails in Zion, from easy walks on flat paved walkways to thigh-crunching climbs, there is one that stands out from the rest—the Observation Point Trail.
Attracting people because of its accessibility, beautiful woodland hikes, cultural importance and historic sites, Cuyahoga Valley National Park is an especially for a superb destination in fall. Moreover, it’s entirely possible to see all major attractions in the park in just one day.
Utah’s magnificent wind- and water-sculpted landscapes are unlike any other on earth. From deep canyons to towering pillars, from awesome arches to wide valleys, they have the power to enchant every visitor—to put a spell on anyone who decides to explore them on foot.
After a few hour's drive through the rolling farmlands of central California’s Salinas Valley, the towering landscape of Pinnacles National Park seems out of place. And it literally is. The steep canyons, monumental monoliths and boulder-covered caves of the park are the remains of a twenty-million-year-old volcano.
From driving Skyline Drive to sunset hikes and stays at historic lodges, wonderful Shenandoah National Park has plenty to offer. What I haven’t talked about in greater detail, though, is the best waterfall hikes in Shenandoah National Park.