Probably the worst-kept secret in Red River Gorge, the (strangely) unofficial trail to Star Gap Arch is an easy hike with a huge payoff. There is a somewhat tricky descent to get to the ultimate reward, but most hikers shouldn’t have trouble navigating it.Continue reading “Star Gap Arch”
Subway Cave in beautiful Sedona, Arizona, doesn’t really need any more attention. Well, it does and it doesn’t. Because you’ve found this post, we’ll give you some tips about how to best navigate this geological wonder safely and respectfully, when to go, where to park and what you shouldn’t miss on your hike.Continue reading “Boynton Canyon Trail to Subway Cave”
Hiking to the incredible Gray’s Arch in Red River Gorge is a reasonably short out-and-back affair, but if you want to extend the hike and add a breathtaking overlook that is often bypassed, this four-mile loop is a must-do at the park.Continue reading “Hiking To Gray’s Arch and Beyond at Red River Gorge”
Think you’ve seen everything at Brown County State Park in Indiana? This multi-use trail is often overlooked by hikers, which is just fine by the mountain bikers who flock to the park.Continue reading “Hiking Aynes Loop at Brown County State Park”
Want to save a few bucks and don’t mind tacking on a bit more mileage to experience the incredible Grandfather Mountain? Then this is your trail.
For this trail report, we’re combining the last half mile section of Grandfather Trail to Watauga View and Calloway Peak, because there’s no way you’re simply going to turn back at the end of Profile Trail after you’ve put in so much work. And work you will, but it’s totally worth the payoff.Continue reading “Hiking Profile Trail to Calloway Peak on Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina”
If you’re not sure where to dive in to Kentucky’s Red River Gorge, Double Arch Trail #201 is a great introduction to your day hiking getaway. Be advised that Double Arch is a popular destination, so if you want this incredible geological feature all to yourself, you’re going to have to start out early. Also, don’t literally dive into the gorge. That would end badly.Continue reading “Double Arch Hiking Trail, Red River Gorge”
In the fall, Brown County State Park is inundated with leaf peepers who snarl traffic bumper-to-bumper from Nashville to Gnaw Bone and beyond.
At Trail D on the far southwest corner of the park, you’ll avoid it all and find the hiking escape you’re looking for. In fact, you probably won’t see another soul.Continue reading “Hike Trail D in the Fall, the Best Kept Secret in Brown County State Park”
We’ve compiled the ultimate hiking guide for Brown County State Park in Indiana, complete with interactive maps, detailed trail reports and helpful photos. With 21 miles of dedicated hiking trails and 37 miles of multi-use trails, the biggest state park in Indiana is a Midwest hiker’s dream.Continue reading “Best Hiking Trails in Brown County State Park, with Maps and Rankings”
Hike through land wooded with oak, hickory, sassafras, beech and maple on this easy .9 mile trail in the Abe Martin Lodge hiking trail network.Continue reading “Hiking Trail 1, Lodge Trail, Brown County State Park”
This accessible quarter mile loop is the perfect introduction to hiking for the little ones as well as it is a route for hikers of all abilities to enjoy. Many who pass up this trail may not realize that it also contains one of the best views in the park.Continue reading “Friends Trail, Brown County State Park”