Pacific West

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...

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...
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6 New Trails You Need to Run

Tired of running the same old trails? Start a list of destination trail-running locales—including newly built trails around the country and classic favorites—that you’ll visit one day, sooner or later. Read More...