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Favorite Lower Eaton Canyon Falls.
Intermediate

Eaton Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km 382' Up 116.53 m Up 382' Down 116.5 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Easy

Rim Trail

13.1 mi 21.0 km 469' Up 142.87 m Up 990' Down 301.78 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Seen on the way to Ramsey Cascades in late October © Ryan Jones
Difficult

Ramsey Cascades Trail

8.0 mi 12.8 km 2,209' Up 673.28 m Up 2,208' Down 673.1 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Bear Lake.
Easy

Bear Lake Trail

0.6 mi 1.0 km 45' Up 13.78 m Up 39' Down 11.84 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Joshua Tree National Park.
Easy/Intermediate

Hidden Valley Nature Trail

1.0 mi 1.7 km 112' Up 34.11 m Up 111' Down 33.97 m Down

Twentyn…, CA
Favorite Brandywine Falls.
Easy/Intermediate

Brandywine Falls Loop

1.4 mi 2.3 km 179' Up 54.63 m Up 180' Down 54.86 m Down

Boston…, OH
Favorite Chilling on Diamond Point.
Intermediate

Endless Wall Trail

4.5 mi 7.3 km 275' Up 83.83 m Up 275' Down 83.84 m Down

Fayette…, WV
Favorite View of upper Twin Falls from the bridge.
Intermediate

Twin Falls

2.3 mi 3.6 km 370' Up 112.76 m Up 370' Down 112.71 m Down

Riverbend, WA
Favorite Indian Paintbrush and buttercup.
Difficult

South Arapaho Peak

8.6 mi 13.8 km 3,111' Up 948.19 m Up 3,110' Down 947.87 m Down

Nederland, CO
Favorite The Narrows, Zion National Park
Easy

Riverside Walk

1.9 mi 3.1 km 75' Up 22.91 m Up 75' Down 22.91 m Down

Springdale, UT
Favorite Rainbow Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Rainbow Falls

5.4 mi 8.7 km 1,607' Up 489.94 m Up 1,607' Down 489.89 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Sentinel Dome Summit
Intermediate

Sentinel Dome

2.1 mi 3.4 km 350' Up 106.59 m Up 349' Down 106.51 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Half Dome towering above Mirror Lake/Meadow
Easy/Intermediate

Mirror Lake Loop

4.7 mi 7.6 km 290' Up 88.29 m Up 289' Down 88.22 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Waterfall, Zion National Park
Intermediate

Emerald Pools

2.0 mi 3.3 km 457' Up 139.35 m Up 458' Down 139.63 m Down

Springdale, UT
Favorite Lake Tahoe from Mt. Tallac
Difficult

Mount Tallac

9.9 mi 16.0 km 3,266' Up 995.6 m Up 3,266' Down 995.58 m Down

South L…, CA
Favorite Santa Elena Canyon and the Rio Grande
Intermediate

Santa Elena Canyon Trail

1.0 mi 1.5 km 167' Up 50.94 m Up 167' Down 50.96 m Down

Lajitas, TX
Favorite The Golden Gate Bridge is on display from the Coastal Trail.
Intermediate

Coastal Trail: Lands End

2.9 mi 4.6 km 192' Up 58.44 m Up 192' Down 58.4 m Down

San Fra…, CA
Favorite Bison in Biscuit Basin area. with permission from Richard Ryer
Intermediate

Mystic Falls Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km 597' Up 182.07 m Up 596' Down 181.64 m Down

Yellows…, WY
Favorite Ledges Trail at its most lush. Photo by Sue Simenc.
Intermediate

Ledges to Pine Grove Loop

4.0 mi 6.4 km 230' Up 69.96 m Up 232' Down 70.68 m Down

Boston…, OH
Favorite Taggart Lake, from the Taggart Lake Trail.
Intermediate

Bradley - Taggart

6.2 mi 9.9 km 656' Up 199.81 m Up 660' Down 201.26 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite The clouds erupt in wonderful colors as we reach the summit of Mt. Ryan.
Intermediate/Difficult

Ryan Mountain Trail

2.9 mi 4.7 km 1,029' Up 313.74 m Up 1,028' Down 313.4 m Down

Twentyn…, CA
Favorite Bridalveil Waterfall, Yosemite
Easy

Bridalveil Falls Trail

0.4 mi 0.7 km 98' Up 29.98 m Up 98' Down 29.86 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Andrews Bald.
Intermediate

Andrews Bald Out and Back

3.6 mi 5.8 km 806' Up 245.82 m Up 807' Down 246.08 m Down

Bryson…, NC
Favorite View from Black Elk Peak
Intermediate/Difficult

Black Elk Peak Loop

7.9 mi 12.7 km 1,357' Up 413.68 m Up 1,357' Down 413.67 m Down

Custer, SD
Favorite Spring colors in the desert canyons.
Intermediate/Difficult

Calico Tanks Trail

2.3 mi 3.7 km 390' Up 118.9 m Up 390' Down 118.75 m Down

Summerl…, NV
Favorite Prayer flags tied to the trees
Easy/Intermediate

Tower Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km 110' Up 33.68 m Up 120' Down 36.63 m Down

Sundance, WY
Favorite Makahiku Falls
Intermediate

Pipiwai Trail

3.4 mi 5.5 km 727' Up 221.55 m Up 726' Down 221.4 m Down

Hāna, HI
Favorite Nature's stair stepper. It does not disappoint!
Intermediate/Difficult

River Place Nature Trail

5.6 mi 8.9 km 620' Up 189.12 m Up 620' Down 189.11 m Down

Barton…, TX
Favorite View from Acadia Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Acadia Mountain

2.5 mi 4.1 km 657' Up 200.12 m Up 656' Down 200.01 m Down

Tremont, ME
Favorite Garden of the Gods is magical, the best time is at sunset!
Easy/Intermediate

Garden of the Gods Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 414' Up 126.08 m Up 414' Down 126.3 m Down

Manitou…, CO