Hiking

Ready to conquer the great outdoors on National Take a Hike Day? Before hitting the trails on November 17, read up on the 411 for making a day in the woods fun, stress-free, and safe.
Thought camping was no picnic? Think again. It IS possible to ditch civilization and still make healthy choices at mealtime. Here's how.
Trekking in national parks or tackling a chunk of the Adirondack Trail is fine and dandy, but these popular spots can be crowded (not to mention expensive!). Get a real break from civilization with a hidden hike.
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Want to spend a few nights under the stars but not sure where to go? We’ve got 26 spots — all over the U.S. — to head for some unforgettable experiences (and pretty awesome photo ops).
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Wanna be a true trailblazer? Check out this list of 43 adventures on paths less traveled, complete with secret caves, cascading waterfalls, wild wolves, and the thrill of exploring new territory.

Stare at that wall of sneakers no longer! Here's your guide to choosing the right type of shoe for any type of exercising, from running to cycling, weightlifting to hiking.

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Want to spend a few nights under the stars but not sure where to go? We’ve got 26 spots — all over the U.S. — to head for some unforgettable experiences (and pretty awesome photo ops).

Spending time with Mother Nature may do more than provide some fresh air. A new study suggests hiking could unlock our inner creativity.

Stare at that wall of sneakers no longer! Here's your guide to choosing the right type of shoe for any type of exercising, from running to cycling, weightlifting to hiking.

McGee Creek_river
Wanna be a true trailblazer? Check out this list of 43 adventures on paths less traveled, complete with secret caves, cascading waterfalls, wild wolves, and the thrill of exploring new territory.

Every weekend the Greatist team gets together to put a new workout to the test. This week's? Hiking at Cranberry Lake Preserve!

Every weekend the Greatist team gets together to put a new workout to the test. This week’s? Hiking! Watch the video here.

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