Hiking Links

Check out some of these great links to trails, information on hiking, backpacking, and National Parks.

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National Park Week - Learn about the National Park Week

Share a Park. Shape a Life. Celebrate National Park Week: April 17-25.

National Park Service - From the Smoky Mountains National Park to Yosemite, learn all about America's National Parks.

Appalachian Trail - Information on the 2,178 mile Appalachian trail that runs from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mount Katahdin,  Maine.

American Discovery Trail - The American Discovery Trail stretches across more than 6,800 miles and covers 15 states, and run coast-to-coast through the  mid-section of the country.

Great Eastern Trail - A project of the Great Eastern Trail Association, working with American Hiking Society and local trail partners, to create America's newest long distance trail for hikers from Alabama to New York!

Continental Divide Trail - a 3,100 mile trail, traveling from Canada to Mexico, through five western states - Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico.

Pacific Crest Trail - The Pacific Crest Trail is 2,650 miles long and ranges in elevation from just above sea level at the Oregon-Washington border to 13,153 feet . The route passes through 25 national forests and 7 national parks.






"Every journey in life always begins with a single step". ~Salvatore Pascarelli


Gorp - is the best resource for outdoor travel guides, adventure travel trip planning, hiking and camping information and ideas, and national parks trip research.  Get gear reviews, packing lists, trail maps, and expert advice for your next outdoor adventure.

Trail Link - TrailLink.com is the most robust source of FREE trail information on the Web. Find detailed information on more than 30,000 miles of bike trails, walking trails, equestrian trails, and hiking and running trails including interactive trail maps, trail descriptions, pictures and more.

Trails.com - Find trail maps or topography maps, hikes in national parks, campgrounds and local forests.

Section Hiker - a list of long distance trails in the US that are at least 100 miles in length and are primarily footpaths.  Helpful site with more information about hiking and gear reviews.

Forums, Hiking Journals and More

    Trail Forums  -  Very active forum with discussions about anything hiking-related.

   Trail Journals  -  Follow along as many members update journals of their hikes.