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Best walks, hikes and treks in USA

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(The rating of walks marked * is currently provisional.)

Region Walk Name Walkopedia Rating Difficulty Day Walk
Possible?

  Continental Divide Trail
82*
Variable Yes
 Alaska Kenai Peninsula
77*
Difficult Yes
 Alaska McGonagall Pass
80*
Difficult No
 Alaska/Yukon Chilkoot Trail
87*
Difficult No
 California Californian Redwoods
84*
Variable Yes
 California John Muir Trail
86*
Strenuous No
 California Mount Whitney
76*
Strenuous Yes
 California Pacific Crest Trail
85*
Very Difficult Yes
 California San Francisco Bay Trail
0*
Variable Yes
 California Tahoe Rim Trail
80*
Yes
 California Yosemite National Park
86*
Variable Yes
 Eastern Appalachian Trail
78*
Variable Yes
 Eastern Gettysburg
82*
Straightforward Yes
 Eastern Stony Man Trail, Shenandoah NP
75*
Variable Yes
 Hawaii Haleakala National Park
0*
Variable Yes
 Hawaii Kalalau Trail, Kauai
81*
Strenuous Yes
 Hawaii Mt Kilauea
83*
Strenuous Yes
 Midwest Black Hills and Grasslands, South Dakota
86*
Yes
 Midwest Matthiessen State Park
77*
Variable Yes
 Midwest Superior Hiking Trail
77*
Variable Yes
 Northeast Breakneck Ridge Trail
80*
Strenuous Yes
 Northeast Brooklyn Bridge, New York
82
Yes
 Northeast Finger Lakes Trail
0*
Variable Yes
 Northeast Freedom Trail, Boston
0*
Straightforward Yes
 Northeast Long Trail, Vermont
77*
Strenuous No
 Northeast The Devil's Path, Catskill Mountains
79*
Strenuous Yes
 Northwest Crater Lake
87
Variable Yes
 Northwest Enchantment Lakes
79*
Variable No
 Northwest Icicle Ridge
81*
Yes
 Northwest Mt Rainier
82*
Variable Yes
 Northwest Mt St Helens
86
Variable Yes
 Northwest Sawtooth Mountains/Traverse
82.5*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Bogachiel River Valley
80*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Hoh River Trail
80*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Lake Crescent Area
74*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Olympic Discovery Trail
81*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Olympic National Park
80*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Olympic NP - North Wilderness Coast
80*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Queets River Valley
78*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Quinault River Valley
78*
Moderate Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Second Beach
80*
Moderate Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Shipwreck Coast
85*
Moderate Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP Sol Duc River Valley
80*
Variable Yes
 Northwest/Olympic NP The High Divide Loop
81*
Variable No
 South Freedom Marches
0*
Variable Yes
 South Mount le Conte
78*
Moderate No
 South: Great Smoky Mountains NP Great Smoky Mountains National Park
78*
Variable Yes
 Southwest Arches National Park
85*
Strenuous Yes
 Southwest Buckskin Gulch
86*
Strenuous Yes
 Southwest Canyon de Chelly
84
Moderate Yes
 Southwest Monument Valley, Utah
85*
Moderate Yes
 Southwest Paria Canyon
87*
Strenuous No
 Southwest Paria/Buckskin
87*
Strenuous Yes
 Southwest Sedona
77
Yes
 Southwest The Wave
83*
Moderate Yes
 Southwest: Bryce Canyon Bryce Canyon
86*
Variable Yes
 Southwest:Bryce Canyon Fairyland Loop
86*
Moderate Yes
 Southwest:Bryce Canyon Peekaboo Trail
86*
Moderate Yes
 SW: Canyonlands NP Canyonlands National Park
88*
Variable Yes
 SW: Canyonlands NP Chesler Park
88*
Moderate Yes
 SW: Canyonlands NP Salt Creek
86*
Strenuous No
 SW: Canyonlands NP Syncline Loop
79*
Strenuous Yes
 SW: Canyonlands NP White Rim Trail
85*
Strenuous Yes
 SW: Grand Canyon Grand Canyon
93
Variable Yes
 SW: Grand Canyon Havasu Canyon
85*
Variable Yes
 SW: Grand Canyon Kaibab and Bright Angel Trails
93*
Variable Yes
 SW: Grand Canyon Thunder River / Deer Creek Trail
90*
Variable No
 SW: Grand Canyon Tonto Trail
88*
Variable Yes
 SW: Zion Angel's Landing
84*
Strenuous Yes
 SW: Zion Zion Narrows
87*
Strenuous Yes
 SW: Zion Zion National Park
87*
Variable Yes
 Texas Kennedy Assassination Site, Dallas
65*
Straightforward Yes
 Western Lewis and Clark National Trail
84*
Variable Yes
 Western Maroon Bells, Colorado
84*
Variable Yes
 Western Mounts Elbert and Massive
0*
Variable Yes
 Western/Rocky Mountain NP Bear Lake to Fern Lake
88*
Strenuous Yes
 Western/Rocky Mountain NP Glacier Gorge
83*
Strenuous Yes
 Western/Rocky Mountain NP Longs Peak
85*
Strenuous Yes
 Western/Rocky Mountain NP Odessa Lake
88*
Strenuous No
 Western/Rocky Mountain NP Rocky Mountain NP
87*
Variable Yes
 Western: Bitterroot Mts Bitterroot Mountains
82
Variable Yes
 Western: Bitterroot Mts Trapper Peak
82*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Bob Marshall Wilderness Bob Marshall Wilderness
82*
Variable Yes
 Western: Bob Marshall Wilderness Chinese Wall
82*
Strenuous No
 Western: Bob Marshall Wilderness Upper Holland Loop
82*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Glacier NP Glacier National Park
84*
Variable Yes
 Western: Glacier NP Grinnell Glacier Trail
84*
Straightforward Yes
 Western: Glacier NP Iceberg Lake Trail
85*
Moderate Yes
 Western: Glacier NP North Circle
87*
Strenuous No
 Western: Grand Teton NP Garnet Canyon
82*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Grand Teton NP Grand Teton Loop
88
Strenuous No
 Western: Grand Teton NP Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
88*
Variable Yes
 Western: Grand Teton NP Jenny Lake to Cascade Canyon
85*
Moderate Yes
 Western: Grand Teton NP Paintbrush/Cascade Loop
83*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Grand Teton NP Teton Crest Trail
88*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Grand Teton NP Two Ocean Trail/Emma Matilda Lake
82*
Moderate Yes
 Western: Wind River Mts Cirque of the Towers
87*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Wind River Mts Deep Lake Cirque
85.5*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Wind River Mts Highline Trail
86.5*
Strenuous No
 Western: Wind River Mts Titcomb Basin
89*
Strenuous Yes
 Western: Wind River Mts Wind River Mountains
88*
Variable Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP Bechler River and Canyon
82*
Variable Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP Black Canyon Trail
84*
Moderate Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP Geyser Area Trails
80*
Variable Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP Mount Washburn
83*
Moderate Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP The Thorofare Trail
77*
Moderate No
 Western: Yellowstone NP Uncle Tom's Trail
78*
Straightforward Yes
 Western: Yellowstone NP Yellowstone NP, Wyoming
84*
Variable Yes


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