Top Hiking Blogs Across the United States

What this is about:

There are tens of thousands of hiking trails throughout the United States. The Internet is a great resource for finding the best ones that match your skill level, and your favorite type of scenery. Whether it be day hikes, overnight adventures, or months long treks — from the snow capped mountains to rugged shoreline, hardwood forest to rushing rivers and streams — this evolving list of hiking related weblogs will get you started exploring the great outdoors.


Turk Mountain Trail, Shenandoah National
			Park This Hiking Life — a mix of hiking trips in the Southern Appalachians and outdoor and conservation issues. The author hope theses blog notes will inspire you to go and explore the mountains of North and South Carolina.

Two-Heel Drive — Perhaps the web’s oldest regularly updated hiking blog. Born as a general-interest hiking blog in the fall of 2005. Mainly, a weekly hike write-up with pictures, descriptions and maybe a link to GPS tracks.

Modern Hiker — Your one-stop shop for hiking in Los Angeles and the rest of Southern California. Find a trail. Download a Google Earth file. Charge your GPS' batteries, then get outside and charge yours.

Northern California Hiking Trails — The overall focus of this blog is foot travel, but it also examines various facets of being outdoors, from maximizing trail-time enjoyment to details of hike updates to political, economic, social, and environmental aspects of north state trails.

Texas Hikes — A mountain of a man, birthed from stock of a mad satyr and viking matron in a forgotten cave near the mouth of the great Trinity River. A broad of dainty proportions, conceived on the bareback of an Arabian horse while the moon was eclipsed at 48 degrees N.

Hiking Salt Lake — Jonathan Wood lives in the Salt Lake City area of Utah where he designs software and websites and hikes each week with his dog Suki.

Hike Through Life — One of the prerequisites to marriage was a willingness to be active outdoors. This blog is an account of the good, bad, and ugly they have experienced on their hike through life in both the literal and figurative sense.

Adventures of Scatman — Celebrating the 10 year anniversary of a through hike on the Appalachian Trail with a 153 day recollection of the trek.

The Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog — Of, about, and everything Great Smoky Mountains. Rain or shine, snow or heat, there's always something going on in the Smokies.

Meanderthals: A Hiking Blog — Travelogues and hiking trip reports including maps and photos; primarily focused in the Carolinas. Another Internet Brothers web property.

Arklahoma Hiker — Trail reports and photos for popular hikes in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Sorted by region and trail.


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