If you’re looking to see some of the most beautiful sites the Untied States has to offer, this is the perfect article for you. From desert canyons, to unreal mountain tops, here are some of the most epic hikes a hungry adventurer could dream of. Oh, and these ones are all found in the Untied States of America, Enjoy!
5 – Awa’awapuhi Trail, Koke’e State Park, Hawaii
(6.7 miles, State park fee, 2,125 feet elevation gain)
Of all the hikes on today’s list, this is one of the most daring. The Awa’awapuhi trail takes hikers to an unreal, breathtaking view of some of Hawaii’s most spectacular cliffs. Don’t take my word for it though, check out the video below to see just how breathtaking it is! The hike looks pretty dangerous, but hey, adventure comes at a cost! Check out this link to ALLTRAILS.com to learn more about the hike!
4 – Mount Storm King, washington state
(3.6 miles, Olympic national park, national park fee)
I know 3.6 miles doesn’t sound like it’s very far, but with over 2,000 feet of elevation it quickly becomes difficult. Just like the Awa’awapuhi Trail, this hike boasts some amazing views, though this time it’s a much different climate. Check out this ALLTRAILS link to learn more. Below is a short video blog for you to watch and see more of this hike for yourself.
3 – Mist Trail, Yosemite National park, california
(6.4 miles, National park fee)
In one of the most beautiful locations on the planet lies one of the most amazing waterfalls just waiting to be seen. The mist trail is another slightly more difficult hike with lots of elevation climb, and once again, the cost brings about a worthwhile view. Check out this ALLTRAILS link if you are thinking about going, or check out the video below to experience it through the lens of someone that has already been there.
2 – Havasupi Indian Reservation, arizona
(20 miles round trip, visitors usually camp, and a permit is required, read more for details)
This hike is one of the most amazing in the world. Found in a branch of The Grand Canyon, Havasupi is an Indian reservation that holds some beautiful scenery. Blue water, red rocks, there is not much that can beet this. Those who visit this village do need to both a permit and a hungry desire for adventure. The hike is 10 miles down, and 10 back out, so be ready for a vigorous hike. Click THIS LINK if you are serious about going there yourself, or as always there is a video below for your viewing pleasure.
1 – Angels Landing, Zion national park, utah
(4.1 miles round trip, national park entrance fee)
This hike, yet again, can prove deadly, but the reward for doing it is well worth the risk. Nowhere else on the world can you find such amazing canyon walls decorated with green plant life. The hike can be difficult as much of it is up hill, but be prepared for one of the most breath taking views you’ll ever see. CLICK HERE to learn more, or check out the video below.