Best Trail Running Trails in United States

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on Carter Caves State Park C...
20 hours ago

hiking

What a site to see three natural bridge's.

on Rappahannock River Trail
21 hours ago

walking

Had a great time on the trail this morning. I walked 6 of the eight miles nice views of the river all the way through.

on Poet's Walk Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

The first place I ever hiked after moving to the Hudson Valley so it holds a special place in my heart! It's a super mellow hike, mostly in open air, a bit through some woods. The view of the Catskills and the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge is really beautiful. There are also lots of places to sit down and read a book. It definitely lives up to its name for me.

on Kendall Katwalk Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

This hike is not for the faint of heart. I thought I was in good hiking shape, but this was a long trek. The views are very nice, but I think some of the other Cascade hikes are better.

on Snow Lake Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

This is a moderate hike with some good views and a beautiful lake once you reach the end. It is well worth the effort to see the lake.

on The Escarpment Trail
21 hours ago

TOTALLY STUNNING. A good portion of the trail runs at the edge of the valley and so the views are incredible with a bunch of overlooks so you can really enjoy it. North-South Lake can get pretty crowded but this is one of the outer trails so you avoid a lot of the campground traffic. The trail system in the North-South Lake area is really extensive so there's a lot to see and a lot of routes you can take. It's also only about ten minutes from my favorite place in Tannersville: Twin Peaks doughnuts! Just writing about this hike is making me want to do it again so I would definitely recommend it!

on Olana State Historic Site...
21 hours ago

hiking

All very mellow trails with some great views of the Catskills and the Rip Van Winkle bridge. A great chill hike post-Olana museum or if you're just looking to stretch your legs and live nearby.

on Hellman Trails
21 hours ago

hiking

Incline was tough for me but this was my first time. Can't wait to do it again

on Alum Cave Trail to Mount ...
21 hours ago

backpacking

This hike was AMAZING!!!!
Would definitely do it again.

on Marshall Canyon Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

Bad experience. Like other commenters, lack of signs at the beginning and and bad signs throughout hike. If you start off with the All Trails map and take the path on the left at the fork, you will get lost near the end after 2.75-3miles. You will stray from the red line shown and there will be multiple forks. Take the fire trail, not the one shown in All Trails. While I didn't mind the little adventure of getting lost, my girlfriend was not happy. There is a tag that mentions a river however there was no river on the path we took. I should have read the other comments before going.

Also this is not an easy hike due to some of the steepness, length, and lack of direction.

on Potawatomi Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

I day hiked the 17.7 mile loop on Sunday, 14th of August, going counter-clock , as the bikers go clockwise. There were very few hikers, but lots of bikers.
The good:
- It’s a loop! You can park at different locations, and get back (I started at Hankerd Rd)
- Nice shade - mostly through woods and some lake banks. Not muddy, as it has sandy soil.
- Moderate workout (not recommended the whole hike in a day for beginners)
- Has a nice backcountry camping site near Blind lake (you can take a swim there during summer); sites can be reserved and paid online. https://www.midnrreservations.com/PinckneyRecreationArea%2fBlindLake%3fList

The not so good:
- Lots of poison ivy an trail sides (wear long pants, or long socks);
- Too many bikers share the trail make and it easy to get into a collision… probably during the week is somewhat different.

on Mission Peak Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

Very steep hike but worth it to take a picture at the top!!

on Bear Creek Trail
21 hours ago

hiking

nice ez access in town, pleasant, cool cairn altar onway up, falls are nice. about 2.5 hrs taking it ez

on Lake Minnewaska Loop Trai...
22 hours ago

Very mellow hike and great for all levels. Impeccably maintained trails (almost too done up for me as I like a little ruggedness!) and gorgeous views with multiple swim spots. My only big problem was the sheer popularity of the trail. I'm always seeking a little solitary time on the trail and wasn't fully prepared for how crowded it would be! I recommend going late or early in the day or spring/fall.

on Rattlesnake Ledge Trail
22 hours ago

It was the first hike for my two kiddos 10&11 y/o. They hung in there with minimal complaints! The lake was crowded, SUP's and kayaks galore. Watch out for broken glass bottles.

on Potato Chip Rock via Mt. ...
22 hours ago

walking

Beautiful ascent and descent. Woodson trail is steep at points but there are plenty of scenic spots to take breaks. Go early (730 AM) and watch the fog clear out. Bring 2L of water per person.

on Millbrook Mountain Trail
22 hours ago

hiking

I took the Minnewaska Loop to a leg of this trail and the only thing preventing me from giving it five stars was the unbearable heat! There is some moderate to strenuous climbing but the terrain was incredible and lots of fresh blueberries to pick! Great views the whole way (trekked about 2 miles of the trail before turning back). Excellent views of the Hudson Valley and the Catskills in the distance. The light was hitting everything in the most picturesque way. We didn't see anyone else along the trail so I imagine it's not that heavily trafficked! If you are looking for a healthy hike, look below at my recorded path. This combined with the Minnewaska Loop was a perfect hike with great variety of views and a good swim to cool off at Lake Minnewaska!

on Two Tree's Trail
22 hours ago

hiking

This trail has an ascend straight up with few level offs for a break in the hike. Great for a strenuous workout hike

on Ampersand Mountain Trail
22 hours ago

hiking

Great trail. Short but steep at the end with spectacular 360 views at the top. Made it with 3 boys ages 8, 10 and 10 and no bloody knees yay! To Marilyn Cahill and nephews- it was amazing to see you on the trail today. I hope you made it all the way to the top. Quite a feat!

on Rainbow Trail
22 hours ago

There are currently two different map locations for this trail. This trail is NOT located on Lookout Point circle. Don't waste your time looking for it there.

This trail is located off of Visitor Center Drive, near Camp Richardson. Easy trail, paved and flat. Great for kids. There is a another trail nearby that leads to the lake.