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    The variety of ecosystems and adventures in the United States is truly remarkable. Whether you're looking to hit the beach, the mountains, the desert, or jump in the car and road-trip it all, the USA has adventure for everyone.

    Top Spots in and near United States

    • Springdale, Utah

      The Narrows, Zion NP

      4.9
      9.73 mi
      Hiking the narrows in Zion National Park is one of my favorite hikes and something I return for almost every year, I can still remember my first visit as a kid. There's no other place like it in the National Park system and the stunning beauty of its towering walls and vibrant river make it a top...
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    • Utah County, Utah

      Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs

      4.2
      4.63 mi / 663 ft gain
      When you hike out to Diamond Fork aka Fifth Water hot springs, get ready for an amazing experience! The lower fall is visible from the main pool. If you want to continue to go further up the creek, you will run into the second fall, which is the most photogenic of them all. There are also two poo...
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    • Supai, Arizona

      Havasu Falls in the Havasupai Reservation

      4.7
      10.4 mi / 1647 ft gain
      The Havasupai Reservation is a remote area just outside Grand Canyon National Park, full of blue-green water and dramatic waterfalls.  Despite being an extremely isolated location, camping in the canyon is overwhelmingly popular and reservations are required. On popular weekends you will be shari...
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    • Cascade Locks, Oregon

      Oneonta Gorge

      4.8
      0.92 mi / 531 ft gain
      *Currently closed (except a small portion of the upper trail between Multnomah Spur and Trail #444 on Larch Mountain)...here This hike is very short (1 mile roundtrip) but does take some time to do. The trail leads down from the road into a stream bed. You follow the stream bed upstream through ...
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    • Bolinas, California

      Alamere Falls via Palomarin Trailhead

      4.5
      13.54 mi / 1614 ft gain
      Alamere Falls is the tallest waterfall in the bay area. It is known as a tide fall because it empties directly into the Pacific Ocean. This is extremely unique because there are only 34 tide falls in the world and two in California, the other being McWay Falls in Big Sur.  Enjoy stunning views of...
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    • Corbett, Oregon

      Latourell Falls Loop

      4.7
      2.02 mi / 820 ft gain
      Heads up! There's construction going on at the eastern part of the trail and the main parking lot is closed. But don't worry, you can still get to the trail from the west entrance turning this hike into an out-and-back. For the latest updates, check out the Oregon State Parks website: https://sta...
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    • Ronald, Washington

      Spade and Venus Lakes

      5.0
      26.47 mi / 2300 ft gain
      Nestled in a high rocky cirque near the upper reaches of Mt Daniel, Spade and Venus Lakes are two of the most remote lakes in the Alpine Lake Wilderness. But to experience this level of pure isolation, you'll need to earn it; the shortest hike in to the lakes is 14 miles, the majority of which i...
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    • Springdale, Utah

      Angels Landing

      4.7
      4.24 mi / 1488 ft gain
      Angels Landing has long been one of my favorite Zion National Park hikes. The hike is thrilling, extremely photogenic, and appeals to those who enjoy exchanging leg power for views. The hike to the top isn't long, 2+ miles, but you'll definitely feel the 1500 feet of gain! The trail features a mo...
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    • Virgin, Utah

      The Subway - Bottom Up

      4.9
      6.82 mi / 2359 ft gain
      Start your day early at the Left Fork Trailhead on Kolob Terrace Road from the town of Virgin outside Zion National Park. This 6.5 mile out and back hike will take you to one of the most beautiful features in Zion National Park: The Subway. You'll start with a steep descent into the canyon. This ...
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    • Big Sur, California

      McWay Falls

      4.6
      McWay Falls is one of the most iconic waterfalls in BIg Sur and can be seen from Highway 1. The trail to the falls is located in Julia Pfeiffer. For all of you history buffs, Mcway Falls is named after Christopher McWay, an early settler and farmer from New York who ventured west in the late 1800...
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    • Mariposa County, California

      Sunrise Lakes to Clouds Rest

      4.7
      18.93 mi / 1775 ft gain
      Start out at the Tenaya Lake Trailhead, where you can head directly onto the trail for Clouds Rest or you can branch off after 2.7 miles to Sunrise Lakes. This allows you to break up the hike, spend a night relaxing and help you have an early start back on the trail. Once re-connected to the Clo...
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    • Multnomah County, Oregon

      Multnomah Falls

      4.2
      2.61 mi / 1214 ft gain
      Multnomah Falls is worth a quick stop anytime you're visiting the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Oregon. This waterfall is the tallest in Oregon at 620 feet and the third largest in the Pacific Northwest behind Bridal Veil Falls (1,289 feet) and Green Lake Falls (979 feet) and has a...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Donut Falls

      4.1
      1.53 mi / 413 ft gain
      The Trail Follow the trail for just a little bit and when it forks, stay to the left and you will arrive to Donut Falls. Once at the waterfall, climb up the rocks to get to the cave at the top, which is not visible from the bottom. To take pictures inside of the cave, you will most likely get yo...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Lands End Trail

      4.7
      3.26 mi / 500 ft gain
      The Lands End Trail is a 3.26 mile out-and-back hike located in the northwest corner of San Francisco along the city's rugged coastline. Offering spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands, and the Pacific Ocean, the hike is one of the most popular trails in San Francisco for ...
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    • Sandy, Utah

      White Pine Lake

      4.5
      9.97 mi / 2917 ft gain
      Just about 5 miles (2-2.5 hrs) from the trailhead, you will find the beautiful White Pine Lake where the water is an intense blue color. It's an amazing place for photos and just hanging out on a summer or fall afternoon. Along the way you will have great views of mountains of all colors, beautif...
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    • Big Sur, California

      Sykes Hot Springs via Pine Ridge Trail

      4.2
      18.96 mi / 7339 ft gain
      The trek to Sykes Hot Springs is about 10-miles one way along the Pine Ridge Trail. This is a great backpacking trip, but can be done as an out-and-back hike from the campgrounds at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park if you're really moving. The trail is moderately challenging, you'll cross the river t...
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    Camping and Lodging in United States

    Oconee Point
    Seneca, South Carolina

    Oconee Point

    Upper Sage Flat
    Big Pine, California

    Upper Sage Flat

    Adirondack Shelters
    Sabillasville, Maryland

    Adirondack Shelters

    Canal
    Grand Rivers, Kentucky

    Canal

    Hurricane Creek
    Eddyville, Kentucky

    Hurricane Creek

    Windy Hill Campground
    Roosevelt, Arizona

    Windy Hill Campground

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