Come adventure with us
Hiking is one of the easiest sports to enjoy, and yet it can also be as difficult as you want to make it. That’s why we love it.
From day-hikers to thru-hikers, we welcome you to Hiking Illustrated, where we aim to break down the best hikes in the most awe-inspiring corners of the world, from the popular and crowded to the unfamiliar and blissfully isolated.
Come for the interactive maps and detailed trail reports. Stay for the star ratings and sparkling banter.
Most popular trail reports on HikingIllustrated.com
Red River Gorge, Kentucky
Indiana Dunes State Park
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio
Iao Valley, Maui, Hawaii
Turkey Run State Park, Indiana
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