Midwest

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...

Ice Age Trail

Following the edge of the glacier that covered much of Wisconsin during the Ice Age, this 1,200-mile trail winds from Sturgeon Bay in Door County to St. Croix Falls in Polk County. And today, you’re much more likely to view a moose than a mammoth. Read More...
A singletrack trail winds through the woods.

10 Best Trail Runs Near Chicago

Searching for your next trail run in the Chicago area? Look no further than these ten highly rated runs to explore the unique midwestern landscapes highlighted by oak savannas, tallgrass prairies, natural wetlands and lush forests in addition to peaceful scenery near the shores of Lake Michigan. Read More...
Sunset view from the shore of Lake Michigan

10 Best Hikes Near Chicago

Don't let the big city feel of Chicago discourage you from exploring the hiking that the greater Chicago metro area has to offer. Check out these ten top hikes in the Chicago area to get started on your next adventure. Read More...