20 Amazing National Park Hikes

Fall is a great time for hiking in any national park.

By: The Outbound Collective
September 23, 2015

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Summer is well behind us now which is great news if you're thinking about heading out on a national park adventure. During the autumn months, the temperatures are cooler, the leaves will be changing, and most importantly, the hoards of summer tourists won't be around. Check out our list of some of the best National Park hikes and start mapping out your next adventure.

1. Clouds Rest

Yosemite National Park, CA | 15.5 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Nathaniel Polta

2. Sulphur Mountain Trail

Banff National Park, AB | 10 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Matt Clark

3. Rocky Mount Trail

Shenandoah National Park, VA | 9.8 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Christin Healey

4. Mt. Ida

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO | 9.6 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Jon King

5. Otter Point

Acadia National Park, ME | Optional 1 - 3.5 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Tate Yoder

6. Death Canyon

Grand Teton National Park, WY | 26-30 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Kathleen Morton

7. Panorama Point

Rainier National Park, WA | 5.4 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Michael Matti

8. Grinnell Glacier

Glacier National Park, MT | 7.6 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Michael Johnston

9. Angel’s Landing

Zion National Park, UT | 5 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Derrick Lytle

10. Hurricane Hill

Olympic National Park, WA | 5 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Michael Matti

11. Cattail Falls

Big Bend National Park, TX | 3 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Andrew Slaton

12. Riggs Spring Loop

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT | 9 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Jason Shepherd

13. Mt. Washburn

Yellowstone National Park, WY | 6.4 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Ben Srun

14. Abrams Falls

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN | 6.4 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Jon King

15. Rim-to-Rim

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ | 26-30 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Rob Witt

16. McKinley Bar Trail

Denali National Park, AK | 5 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Lorene Voskinarian

17. Greenstone Ridge Trail

Isle Royale National Park, MI | 30 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Joe Whitson

18. Tall Trees Grove

Redwood State and National Park, CA | 6 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Austin Trigg

19. Crater Lake Rim Trail

Crater Lake National Park, OR | 33 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Eric Johnson

20. Kilauea Iki Trail

Volcanoes National Park, HI | 4 miles round trip | Learn more.

Photo: Jessica Dales

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