Summer hiking essentials. Clockwise from top: Petzl Tikkina 2 headlamp,Lowa Renegade 2 GTX Lo. Mountain Hardware Overlook Pedal Pusher, Mountain Hardware Canyon Short, Osprey Raptor 18 hiking backpack
This summer, why not escape the hustle and bustle of your daily life by taking a scenic hike. There are several world-renowned hiking spots all over the U.S. to take in this season. Here are just a couple of great hiking spots to check out on your next summer hiking adventure.
Zion Narrows: Considered one of the best slot canyon walks in the world, the breathtaking canyon walls is about 16 miles and great for intermediate to experienced hikers.
John Muir Trail: Located in Yosemite National Park, this gorgeous trail is considered by many as one of the most beautiful in the world. It is best for experienced hikers.
Glacier National Park North Circle: This area offers amazing views of snow-capped mountains and gives you great chances of spotting various wildlife such as elk, moose and bighorn sheep. Colorful wildflowers bloom during the summer months, adding to the beauty of the scenery.
Avenue of the Giants: Marvel at the sheer enormity of California’s redwood trees as you hike the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.