Hike to Middle Creek Falls

Middle Creek Falls, despite its proximity to the Cumberland Trail hikes, has no official designated trail.

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Hike to Indian Flat Falls via Middle Prong Trail

One of the best trails in the Smokies is the Middle Prong Trail. The trail passes three major waterfalls, in addition to numerous smaller falls, cataracts and cascades.

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Hike the Kephart Prong Trail, Great Smoky Mountains NP

Kephart Prong is a pretty easy hike in close proximity to the Visitor Center on the North Carolina Side of GSMNP.

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Hike Tennent Mountain

Park at the Lot at the end of Black Balsam road, and start your morning in the dark, down the old dirt road at the end of the lot.

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Hike to Grassy Ridge Bald in the Roan Highlands

Once you've parked at Carver's Gap (5500'), the trailhead is pretty easy to find. Simply cross the highway and jump onto the Appalachian Trail, right on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee.

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Hike to Skinny Dip Falls

Park at the Looking Glass Rock Overlook. After enjoying the view of Looking Glass Rock, gear up and head to the right side of the parking area (right side if your back is to the overlook).

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Backpack Graveyard Fields-Black Balsam Knob Circuit

When the weather is in your favor, these treeless mountain tops will have your jaw on the floor with layers upon layers of Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Hike and Camp the Sam Knob Loop

This is one of my favorite quick "getaway" loops in the Pisgah Ranger District.

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Hike Courthouse Butte Loop

While most people stop to hike the Bell Rock Trail, you can get away from the congestion and madness by tackling the nearby Courthouse Butte trail. This moderate hike is 4.

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Hike the Fairyland Loop Trail at Bryce Canyon NP

Let's face it: Bryce Canyon National Park is stunning. Its remarkable and unique hoodoos bring people from all over the world, and lots of them.

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Backpack to Union Falls and Scout Pool, Yellowstone NP

Of a summer spent living in Yellowstone, and many overnight trips in the park, the trek to Union Falls and Scout Pool ranked at the top of my list.

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Camp at Pace Bend Park

Pace Bend is a favorite camping and day use destination near Austin, Texas.

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Backpack Amethyst Basin

Directions: The trail leaves from the Christmas Meadows Trailhead. From Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (US 150) turn on Christmas Meadows Rd. The campground and trailhead are around 3.

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See the Milky Way over Mt. Rainier

The Milky Way and Mount Rainier is a beautiful combination. In order to get a photo of the Milky Way over Mount Rainier you need to be in the right spot at the right time of year.

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Hike to Phelps Lake

Don’t look down! You’re about to cliff jump 40 feet from a granite boulder into a lake cold with Glacier runoff.

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Explore Jenny Lake, WY

To get here, Is very easy. Heading north out of Jackson Wyoming, just follow the signs once you enter Grand Teton National Park for the route to Jenny Lake.

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Hike the Panorama Trail

The Panorama Trail is an outstanding hike that takes you from the Yosemite Valley floor up to Glacier Point. Or you can hike it downhill going from Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley.

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Hike High Dune at Great Sand Dunes National Park

The Great Sand Dunes are one the most unique landscapes in Colorado. These massive dunes are the tallest sand dunes in North America.

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Hike Grinnell Glacier in Glacier NP

The Grinnel Glacier Hike begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead just past the Many Glacier Lodge. A fee of $25 is required to enter Glacier National Park for a seven-day pass.

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Photograph Yosemite's Tunnel View

Tunnel View sets you up for an iconic view of some of the major highlights of the Yosemite valley including Bridal Veil Falls, El Capitan and Half Dome in the distance.

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Camp at Mono Lake

Many people visit Mono Lake for a quick photo opportunity of the South Tufa. When I discovered camping was allowed on the North side of the lake, I knew I had to experience it and share.

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Backpack the Full John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail technically starts at the Happy Isles trailhead in Yosemite Valley, although there are a couple of alternative starting points, including Lyell Canyon and Tuolumne Meadows.

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Hike Half Dome via the Mist Trail

Be sure to arrive early early in the morning to beat the crowds or if you want to break up the hike, first-come, first served campsites are available at Little Yosemite Valley Campground - make sure .

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32 Mile Ansel Adams Backpacking Loop

Backpacking in the Ansel Adams Wilderness Named for the famed landscape photographer and environmentalist, the Ansel Adams Wilderness protects over 230,000 acres of the eastern Sierra Nevada near Ma.

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