25 Gorgeous Hikes That Are Taking Over Instagram

Hiking is an undeniably popular pastime in the US, and with good reason — it's accessible to people of various abilities and fitness levels, it's inexpensive, and best of all, you often don't have to travel far to find a breathtaking hiking spot. Whether you're looking for a driveable day trip or your next vacation away from home, there are countless hiking options scattered around the country, each beautiful it its own unique way. From the Pacific Crest Trail in California to Colorado Bend in Texas and the Appalachian Mountains on the East Coast, there's something for everyone, no matter what part of the country you live in. Here are 25 for you to choose from.

Pacific Crest Trail, California

Great Smoky Mountain Range, Tennessee

The Grand Canyon, Arizona

Glacier National Park, Montana

Paint Mines Trail, Colorado

Mount Healy Overlook Trail, Alaska

John Muir Trail, California

Angels Landing, Utah

Mesabi Trail, Minnesota

Precipice Trail, Maine

Kalalau Trail, Hawaii

Red River Gorge, Kentucky

Long Trail, Vermont

Appalachian Trail, Georgia to Maine

Cascade Mountain, New York

Metacomet Trail, Connecticut

Mt. Tammany, New Jersey

Old Rag Mountain, Virginia

Palo Duro Canyon, Texas

Jacks River Trail, Georgia

Williams Lake Trail, New Mexico

Colorado Bend, Texas