10 Best Recreational Trails in the United States

Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking trail in the world, stretching for 2,190 miles from Georgia to Maine. 

Pacific Crest Trail 

The Pacific Crest Trail is another long-distance hiking trail, running for 2,650 miles from California to Washington. 

Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide Trail follows the Continental Divide for 3,100 miles from Mexico to Canada. 

 Ice Age Trail

The Ice Age Trail is a 1,200-mile trail that follows the edge of the last glacier in Wisconsin. It's a relatively easy trail 

C&O Canal Towpath

The C&O Canal Towpath is a 184-mile trail that follows the old C&O Canal from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland 

Katy Trail 

The Katy Trail is a 240-mile trail that follows an old railroad bed from St. Charles, Missouri to Clinton, Iowa. 

Swamp Rabbit Trail

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile trail that follows an old railroad bed from Travelers Rest to Greenville, South Carolina. 

Ke Ala Hele Makalae

Ke Ala Hele Makalae is a 112-mile trail that follows the coastline of Kauai, Hawaii. It's a challenging trail 

Chuck Huckelberry Loop 

The Chuck Huckelberry Loop is a 130-mile trail that loops around Tucson, Arizona. It's a paved trail, making it a great choice for biking, hiking, or running.  

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