Anyone who is fond of the outdoors know what a thrill hiking can be. Most of us don’t get a chance to venture out and hike as much as we would like to. Here is a compresses list of the best hiking trails in North America so when you do go you will experience the best the hiking has to offer.
Past the tracks and you are in the beautiful forested trail and soon the sound of the Cheakamus river as it bustles along its path. The next thing you are going to experience is crossing Callaghan Creek on the suspension bridge. just ahead is the forest recreation site. The site is accessible from highway 99 by driving 4km (2.5 miles) past the Brandywine Park entrance if you are coming from Squamish or, you may turn onto the old logging road 9km (5.5 miles) south of Whistler. Either way you do it be prepared to find lots of pot holes on this 1.5 km (1 mile) road into the site. These roads are not maintained.
This park, located at Franklin and Fuller Avenues in Los Angeles, has the ideal hike for dog lovers. Unlike most parks, here your dog can run free and enjoy the day as much as his master. For those who don’t have a dog, or are afraid of dogs, this particular park might not be the best choice. However, it is a good place to get a cardio workout, and there are terrific views of Los Angeles.
Then there are the views of rocky headlands and a white sandy beach which can be had on the Taylor Head Provincial Park hiking trail, part of which juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. It is made up of 4 different hike, from novice to the more experienced. But with 10 miles of rugged coastline views, and a one kilometer sandy beach, this is a hiking experience not to be missed.
When you talk about going camping, more than likely you will also go hiking. The two are pretty much synonymous. Separately, both have wonderful activities but together, they are the perfect amalgamation.
If you plan to go hiking that may last the whole weekend, or even more than that, you may also be thinking of a camping adventure. Camping happens a lot of times for hikers. In this case you would do well to choose a hiking trail with overnight accommodations. Often this kind of accommodations goes with onsite campgrounds. There would be other things to consider, like gearing up properly and bringing along with you enough food provisions. But if you are inclined to hike only for the day, plans for overnight accommodations may not be that important to consider when you choose a hiking trail.
Moenkopi Trail – an easy 2 mile hike where you will get a panoramic view of the Wilson Cliffs. Along the way you can see Triassic fossils and get a very good idea of what desert plants grow in this area. The trail starts at the visitor’s center and loops its way along a limestone ridge. There are also trails that connect with the Calico Trail.
The Old Cove Landing Trail runs in the middle of Wilder and Sand Plant beaches. Monterey Bay can be viewed from the trail and many birds and waterlife can be seen from it as well. There is a cultural preserve near the Wilder Ranch Buildings. Former Native American villages and Mexican adobe dwellings can be seen throughout the trail area.