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The First-Ever Teen LGBTQ Outward Bound Trip

Blue, pink and white flags waved as thousands of people pressed forward into Dolores Park for this year’s San Francisco Trans March. Among those marching were seven teenagers, aged 15 to 18, and three trip leaders who were taking part in the first-ever LGBTQ Outward Bound trip. Read More...

Natchez Trace Trail

The Natchez Trace Trail follows the footsteps of some of earliest inhabitants of North America. Discover history in motion with 70 miles of trail and 444 miles of paved parkway—part of the broader Natchez Trace area. Read More...

North Country Trail (NCT)

Tick off seven states along the North Country Trail—the longest continuous trail in the National Trails System. At 4,600 miles in length, there is plenty to discover. Read More...

Potomac Heritage Trail

Following a waterway that shaped our young nation’s history by serving as a westbound highway for goods from eastern settlements, the Potomac Heritage Trail travels for 1,100 miles through the tidal Potomac and upper Youghiogheny River basins. Discover history and scenic beauty by following the trail by foot or boat. Read More...

Florida Trail

Wander from the Big Cypress National Preserve in southern Florida to the Gulf Islands National Seashore on the Florida Panhandle. The 1,300-mile Florida National Scenic Trail allows you to experience the state in a unique way. Read More...

Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

Spanning 2,650 miles from the U.S. border with Mexico to the border with Canada, this trail ranges from burning desert to often-snowy alpine terrain. Already popular, the Pacific Crest Trail gained even more hikers with the 2012 release of the memoir Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Read More...

Appalachian Trail (AT)

One of America’s most iconic footpaths, the Appalachian Trail travels nearly 2,200 miles between Georgia and Maine. Each year thousands of people head north from the trail’s southern terminus in an attempt to hike the whole trail in one year, but only one-fourth of them finish the journey. Read More...

Arizona Trail (AZT)

Hike, horseback ride, mountain bike or even snowshoe on the Arizona Trail from Mexico to the Arizona-Utah border. Established in 2009, this 800-mile trail is open to plenty of adventure. Read More...

New England Trail (NET)

Discover the scenery and communities of the Northeast along 215 miles of the New England Trail. Following the Metacomet–Monadnock–Mattabesett Trail System, it is sometimes also called the Triple-M Trail. Read More...

Pacific Northwest Trail (PNT)

Passing through three national parks and seven national forests, the Pacific Northwest Trail spans 1,200 miles. Designated by Congress in 2009, it’s one of the newest national scenic trails. Read More...