USA August 18, 2019
Here Are The 5 Most Jaw Dropping Hikes In The Entire United States
For adventurers living throughout America, this country is truly every explorer’s dream playground. Full of serene forests, breathtaking mountains, and endless natural wonders, the U.S. has tons of hiking trails that will lead you to unimaginable places. From longer hikes that will take up your entire day to shorter trails that are easy for anyone to check out, here are five of the most jaw-dropping hikes in our country that you’ll want to check out for yourself.
1. Cadillac Mountain - Maine
One of the first places to see sunlight in the United States, Cadillac Mountain is the tallest mountain on the eastern seaboard. Those who are looking to soak in the beauty of this natural wonder are encouraged to hike up along the South Ridge Trail, a roughly seven-mile long round trip hike that will leave you speechless. Providing never-ending views of the Porcupine Island and the Atlantic Ocean, this is one hike to cross off of your bucket list.
2. Grinnell Glacier Trail - Montana
A moderate trail that's more rewarding than you could ever imagine, the Grinnell Glacier Trail will make you feel like you're out of this world. The trail is one of the most beloved in all of Glacier National Park and can be shortened in length if you decide to take a boat ride across two of the lakes.
3. Horseshoe Bend Trail - Arizona
A favorite place to photograph, the Horseshoe Bend Trail should be on your bucket list of Grand Canyon State adventures. The trail is just over one mile long, but you'll want to be mindful that over the years numerous people have fallen over the edge trying to soak in the views of the Horseshoe Bend. Tip? The earlier you arrive at this trail the better! Not only will you have a chance at beating the crowds, the lighting will be better for pictures.
4. Hoh Rain Forest Hall of Moss - Washington
One of the shorter hikes on this list, the Hoh Rain Forest Hall of Moss is a one-mile long loop trail that will submerge you in greenery like you've never seen before. A great trail for all types of adventurers to explore, the unique hiking destination will have you wondering how a place as magical as this could truly exist.
5. The Wave Trail - Utah/Arizona
Located right on the Utah/Arizona border, the Wave is actually in Arizona, but the trail starts in Utah. It's considered to be moderately difficult by most. Giving you the chance to hike along vibrantly red waves, this trail comes in at roughly six miles long, round trip. People from all over the U.S. come to this one spot so that they can experience this unusual natural wonder for themselves.
What’s the most jaw-dropping trail that you’ve ever explored in the United States? It’s hard to pick just one favorite!