The trail awaits…

Planning your trip to some of the most iconic National Parks can feel overwhelming. Hundreds of miles of trails, millions of acres of jaw-dropping wild spaces, hours between trailheads… and only days to explore.

Every time we go to explore a new place, we feel your pain. After literally hiking all 734 miles of trail in Glacier, then identifying and hiking just about every conceivable day hike in Grand Teton, Olympic, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Yosemite and Zion National Parks, we’ve put together the ultimate planning resource.

We don’t just tell you about each trail in an honest way, we make recommendations.

Find your next destination below and click on it for a list of the day hikes, ordered by our recommendations. Pick up one of our maps that pairs all this information with a beautiful map to plan your adventures.

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