Hiking is a popular
vacation activity throughout the world. Hiking can involve anything
from short day hikes to extended backpacking trips, such as on the
Appalachian Trail. Following are some online resources regarding top
hiking trails around the world.
GORPS Top Hiking Trails
Gorp is one of the premier outdoor sites, and they have an excellent
hiking resource section, including their own list of
Top Ten Treks.
All of the trails listed
below are part of the United States National Scenic Trail network.
Stretching from Georgia to Maine, this is the most well-known extensive
hiking trail in the world.
Pacific Crest Trail
Inspired by John Muir, this is the American West's version of an
Appalachian Trail, stretching from Mexico to Canada.
Continental Divide Trail
A western trail which traverses the entire north-south length of the
American West, following the contours of the Continental Divide, and
covering some 3000 miles.
Florida National Scenic Trail
Ice Age Trail (Wisconsin)
Lewis and Clark Trail
Natchez Trace Scenic Trail
Oregon National Historic Trail
the entire National Park Service list of trails.)