7 Epic Spring Hikes
Day hikes and overnight backpack trips abound in this roundup of epic spring hikes for 2016. Get a brief overview of the hikes and plan your next trip.
Spring Hikes: The Maze Loop in Joshua Tree National Park, California
The Maze Loop in Joshua Tree Park is perfect for spring. A 7-mile loop with elevation gain provides great views of the surrounding area.
Spring Hikes: Marion Falls and Lake, Oregon
An easy 6-7 mile hike with lots of water, Marion Falls and Lake are a perfect walk in the woods. Just outside Cascadia, Oregon.
Spring Hikes: Blood Mountain Loop, Georgia
Hiking the Blood Mountain Loop in Georgia will take you along the legendary Appalachian Trail for a stunning view.
Spring Hikes: Point Reyes Forest to Sea Hike, California
Want to explore a National Seashore just north of San Francisco? Check out this Point Reyes forest to sea hike, great for hiking or backpacking.
Spring Hikes: Hike the Franconia Ridge Loop, New Hampshire
A stunning and well-loved trek in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Hike the Franconia Ridge Loop and feast upon the view.
Spring Hikes: Jordan Hot Springs in Gila National Forest
Rest well after the 6 mile trek in Gila National Forest in New Mexico. Jordan Hot Springs are waiting.
Spring Hikes: Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness in Arizona
The Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness is a trail-less, river-filled canyon you just can’t miss. See how to hike it here.