Jon KingExplorer

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Hike Mina Sauk Falls Trail

Ironton, Missouri

The hike begins with a paved trail leading to a plaque marking the highest point in Missouri.  Although there is no view here it is still a fun spot to take a picture.

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Explore the Johnson Shut-Ins

Lesterville, Missouri

The Shut-Ins Trailhead is located located next to the River Store in the Johnson Shut-Ins State Park day use area.   Simply follow the paved trail for 0.3 miles to the boardwalk and viewing deck.

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Hike the Scenic Trail in Point Mugu State Park

Malibu, California

The trailhead is located in the day use area of Point Mugu State Park.  Park in the day use area parking lot. There is a parking fee of $12/day or $3/hr.

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Hike to Paige Falls and Broadwater Hollow Falls

Harrison, Arkansas

Although there is no official trailhead, Paige and Broadwater Hollow Falls can be accessed off of NC 2660 in Compton, Arkansas.

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Hike to Richland Falls and Twin Falls of Richland Creek

Witts Springs, Arkansas

The hike to Richland Falls and Twin Falls of Richland creek begins at the Richland Creek Campground. From the entrance of the campground take the road to the right heading to the day use area.

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Camp along the Buffalo National River

Jasper, Arkansas

This is a night of camping that is one for the books. Head to the Steele Creek area on the Buffalo River.

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Hike to Scenic Big Bluff

Compton, Arkansas

The hike starts at the Centerpoint Trailhead and follows a clearly defined trail for 3 miles (approximately one hour) with mostly downhill or flat terrain and views through the trees of the rolling O.

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Hike to Redrock Falls

Browning, Montana

The hike to Redrock Falls begins at the Swiftcurrent Pass Trailhead in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park.

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Hike to Grinnell Lake

Browning, Montana

The hike to Grinnell Lake begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead, approximately 0.5 miles past Many Glacier Hotel in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park.

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Hike to Big Beehive

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

The hike to Big Beehive begins at the base of Lake Louise. From the parking lot, hike along the paved trail on the northeastern shore of Lake Louise.

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Hike Lone Cone

Tofino, Canada

The trailhead for Lone Cone is located on Meares Island, accessible by water taxi ($40 return). Some choose to rent kayaks and paddle to the trailhead.

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Hike to Taft Point


Taft Point is such an amazing and different view of the Yosemite Valley. If you're lucky and you time it right, you'll also experience complete solitude.

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Hike to Bourgeau Lake and Harvey Pass

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

The trailhead for Bourgeau Lake/Harvey Pass is on the west side of Trans-Canada Highway approximately 5 miles west of Banff.  The turn-off is approximately 0.

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Hike to Sun Point

Browning, Montana

With panoramic views of St. Mary Lake and it’s surrounding peaks, Sun Point is the perfect spot to chill/relax in Glacier National Park.

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Hike the Glory Hole Falls Trail

Jefferson Township, Arkansas

This trail and waterfall is located 13.8 miles south of Boxley, AR or 5.7 miles east of Fallsville, AR.

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Hike Lost Valley

Kingston, Arkansas

This is a beautiful trail that is easily accessible and only a short 3 mile hike. Start at the trailhead on the north end of the parking area.

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Hike to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls in Glacier NP

Browning, Montana

This 5.4 mile out-and-back hike will take you to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls.   Start your hike at the Sunrift Gorge parking area. Hike down the stairs on the south side of the road.

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Explore Reflection Lakes

Packwood, Washington

Reflection Lakes is located approximately 1 mile east of Inspiration Point just off Steven Canyons Road in the Paradise section of Mount Rainier National Park.

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Hike to Sycamore Falls

Tracy City, Tennessee

Sycamore Falls is located in the Fiery Gizzard region of South Cumberland State Park. The trailhead is located just past Tracy City Elementary School on Fiery Gizzard Road.

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Hike to Neil Compton's Double Falls

Kingston, Arkansas

The parking area for Neil Compton’s Double Falls is approximately 1.1 miles past the trailhead for Hawksbill Crag on Cave Mountain Road.

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Hike to Tea Kettle Falls

Huntsville, Arkansas

Finding Tea Kettle Falls is the most challenging part of this adventure. The trailhead is located in the McIlroy-Madison County Wildlife Management Area in northwest Arkansas. From Forum, travel 6.

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Hike to Upper Two Medicine Lake

Glacier County, Montana

I did this trip during the end of autumn, and was pretty much the only person on the entire lake. With it being so serene and so quiet, I had the perfect nature getaway.

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Explore Twin Falls, Arkansas

Harrison, Arkansas

Proceed to the Camp Orr Campground down near the banks of the Buffalo River. Once you reach the bottom of the hill you will cross a low water bridge over a small creek.

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Hike Pedestal Rocks Loop

Witts Springs, Arkansas

Shortly after the trailhead, you’ll come to a three-way intersection. Head straight on Pedestal Rocks Trail to make a counterclockwise loop. Follow through the woods until you reach the bluff line.

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