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Climb and Hike in the Garden of the Gods

Colorado / Palmer Trail, Colorado Springs

If you are new to the area a stop by the visitor center can helpful to get a map of the trails and roads in the area as well as obtaining a climbing permit (one is needed to climb and is free).

Eric Schuette
1150 Saves

Backpack to the Natural Bridge

Arkansas / Hurricane Creek Trailhead (unofficial)

After you drive across the one-lane bridge and take the dirt road immediately after it, follow that dirt road until it begins to bend to the left.

John Chau
934 Saves

Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

Georgia / Mt. Yonah Trailhead

The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'.

Cole Christiansen
789 Saves

Hike Oregon's Saddle Mountain

Oregon / Saddle Mountain Trail

Saddle Mountain is a pretty stellar spot if you are looking for a beginner/intermediate hike with incredible views close to Portland. The trail is a 5.

Erik Sanders
732 Saves

Hike to Big Cottonwood Canyon's Hidden Falls

Utah / Big Cottonwood Canyon

Hidden Falls is a beautiful little waterfall with minimal crowds. When I say minimal, I mean I've only seen another person there 1 of the 5 or 6 times that I have been. Take it in. Stay a while.

Jordan Smith
709 Saves

Explore the Maroon Bells & Snowmass Wilderness

Colorado / Maroon-Snowmass Trailhead

The beautiful and iconic Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness is home to some of the most amazing scenery and adventures to be had in all of Colorado.

Eric Schuette
579 Saves

Explore Beavertail State Park

Rhode Island / Beavertail State Park

Rhode Island isn't exactly on everyone's map, I've even met strangers in other parts of the U.S. who have no idea where the tiniest state in the country is.

Chris Mongeau
554 Saves

Explore Little Cottonwood Canyon's Lisa Falls

Utah / Lisa Falls

Lisa Falls sits approximately 0.22 miles from Little Cottonwood Canyon Road.

Jordan Smith
539 Saves

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