The San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado is one of the best day hiking areas in the state, encompassing more than 10,000 square-miles of some of the most spectacular peaks, ridges and glacial valleys in the state.
The Sawatch and Elk Mountain ranges offer the quintessential Rocky Mountain hiking experience with glacial valleys leading to vast alpine expanses sprinkled with glistening lakes amid soaring peaks.
The southeastern Sierra Nevada Mountains are a hiker’s wonderland of rugged peaks, beautiful alpine lakes and gorgeous meadows.
Giant sequoias, peaceful conifer forests, glistening lakes and dramatic mountain scenery tempt hikers to explore the southwestern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park.
The Teton Range extends for 40 miles along the Wyoming / Idaho border, encompassing Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyoming and the Jedediah Smith Wilderness in Teton National Forest near Driggs, Idaho.
The core of the Wind River Range, a backpacker’s paradise, runs for 80 miles along the crest of the Continental Divide in Wyoming from Green River Lakes to the Big Sandy Opening.
Glacier National Park features over 700 miles of trails ranging from short nature walks to extended backpacks, traveling through some of the most spectacular and wild country in the Rockies.
The Beartooth Plateau, one of America’s largest land masses rising above 10,000 feet, and the Beartooth Mountain Range is a land of glacier-carved cirques, high alpine lakes, fragile tundra.
Public lands in southeast Utah protect an amazing landscape of high desert plateaus carved into a maze of intricate canyons, mesas, buttes, fins, arches and spires.
Visit the hidden treasures of South Central Utah where you can wander through stone forests of pink and white hoodoos, roam across vast plateaus and travel through rugged canyons rimmed by multi-hued cliffs.
Explore a wealth of Native American culture spread across a starkly beautiful desert landscape with vast plateaus, sinuous canyons and photogenic rock formations.
Red Rock Country is a spectacular area of brilliantly hued sandstone cliffs, mesas, spires and buttes soaring above the plains and canyons in north central Arizona around Sedona.
Big Bend, a sprawling remote park located along a large bend in the Rio Grande, features a fascinating mix of craggy mountains, vast desert expanses and dramatic river canyons.
Located in the southwestern part of the country, the Valais is home to some of the most dramatic scenery in Switzerland and the country's best hiking destinations.
A network of hiking trails, including the famous Alpine Pass Route, traverse the region's high passes, wander through lovely valleys, travel along scenic ridges and climb to stunning viewpoint in the Bernese Alps.
Trails of the Engadine, home to the country's only national park, and Davos, visit interesting villages, climb over scenic passes with stunning views of glacier-clad peaks and travel up tranquil valleys amid rugged peaks.