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Hike Little Stony Man, Shenandoah National Park

Luray, Virginia

The parking lot for the trail is right before mile 40 on Skyline drive in Shenandoah National Park. The entire out and back is only .

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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 Dragon's Tail Ridge

Browning, Montana

Starting from Logan's Pass, make your way along the boardwalk that leads to the Hidden Lake Overlook.

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Hike Heather-Maple Pass Loop

Chelan County, Washington

Note to any hikers taking on this trail, this is a non-repeating trail meaning it goes in a big loop. The trailhead has 2 trail points of entrance.

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Hike to Steel Creek Overlook

Jasper, Arkansas

This hike begins at the popular Steel Creek Campground area along the Buffalo National River just outside of Ponca, Arkansas.

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Relax at Falling Water Falls

Sand Gap, Arkansas

This is definitely a hidden gem located in the middle of nowhere. This waterfall is literally on the side of the road, which makes for a great place to stop and have lunch.

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Hike to Punchbowl Falls

Witts Springs, Arkansas

Go in the early Fall or late Spring! You start off on the Ozark Highland Trail. As you start walking along the trail you can see where people have slept the night before.

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Hike the White Rock Rim Trail

Winslow, Arkansas

The trail around the Rim of White Rock Mountain is one of the best trails for vantage points.  Nestled in the beautiful Boston Mountains in north central area of Arkansas.

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Hike to Debord and Emory Gap Falls in Frozen Head SP

Wartburg, Tennessee

The trail head begins just over the bridge and is labeled as the Panther Branch trail head. To began you will continue straight and within .

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Hike to Burgess Falls

Sparta, Tennessee

If you like waterfalls, this hike is for you.

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Hike Mt. Ida

Estes Park, Colorado

The hike to Mt. Ida offers some of the most stunning views of Rocky Mountain National Park. How to get there: From the east, take Trail Ridge Road all the way to the west side of the park.

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Adventure to Ozone Falls

Crossville, Tennessee

There is a decent 5-6 car parking area right outside the entrance to this hike along a main road. Across the street there are railroad tracks which is a neat benefit. Upon reaching the parking area...

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Hike to Cummins Falls

Cookeville, Tennessee

Catch the trailhead down to the falls at the parking lot. The trail quickly approaches the rim of the river gorge to provide hikers with a great bird's eye view of the falls.

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Hike to Gobbler's Knob

Eatonville, Washington

Entering the Park from the Southwest Entrance, bear left when you approach the forking Westside Rd. This road has been closed a few miles in due to massive rockfall.

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Explore Latourell Falls

Corbett, Oregon

Latourell Falls is a beautiful and unique waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. This amazing waterfall is just a few hundred yards from the road and parking lot.

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Photography on Logan Pass

Browning, Montana

Disclaimer: Glacier National Park has closed any off-trail activity in this area. The majority of the photos can be taken on-trail. Please be sure to adhere to the park's policy.

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Hike to Pam's Grotto

Hagarville, Arkansas

Getting to this trailhead is the most difficult part. The small parking area/campground is located about a half mile east of the Haw Creek Falls Campground.

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Photograph North Clear Creek Falls

Creede, Colorado

This 100 ft. waterfall is close to Colorado 149 on the Silver Thread Scenic Byway. To access the falls turn onto FR 510 from the northern entrance and head south for .5 miles.

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Hike Sam's Throne

Mount Judea, Arkansas

This hike starts at the Sam's Throne Campground parking area. Once you walk to the end of the campground there is a fence with three different entrances that all lead to different trails.

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Backpack to Lake Verna

Allenspark, Colorado

Want to get away it from it all and enjoy some high alpine lakes? The East Inlet Trail is just outside Grand Lake, on the westside of Rocky Mountain National Park, 2.

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Hike the Eagle's View Trail

Littleton, Colorado

Reynolds Park is part of the Jefferson County Open Space system. Located a few miles south of Conifer, off Hwy 285 on S.

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Hike the West Maroon Pass in the Maroon Bells

Carbondale, Colorado

West Maroon Pass – one of the four passes in the Four Pass Loop gives you the wow factor of hiking in the Maroon Bells Wilderness in a day-hike format.

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Hike Carney Springs to Superstition Peak 5057

Gold Canyon, Arizona

This is the true beast hike of the Superstitions.

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Summit Weavers Needle

Gold Canyon, Arizona

Lace up your boots, stock up your gear, bid farewell to civilization and head out to the wild. This adventure is not one for the faint of heart. It will scrape, snag, trip and stumble you.

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