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1 quick facts Oak Creek Trail

  • Currently 4.52/5
4.5/5 (67 votes)
Valparaiso, Nebraska 68065
13.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Oak Creek Trail connects the towns of Valparaiso and Brainard. The route is a gravel and dirt road/trail. This trai is considered part of the American Discovery Trail, a network of non-motorized t ...
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2 quick facts Hau`ula Loop Trail

  • Currently 4.30/5
4.3/5 (133 votes)
Hauula, Hawaii 96717
2.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Hau`ula Loop Trail begins on the right side of the access road, just past the hiker/hunter check-in station. Where the trail branches off, take the right fork which climbs up the adjoining ridge. It c ...
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3 quick facts Carleton College Arboretum

  • Currently 4.24/5
4.2/5 (87 votes)
Northfield, Minnesota 55057
10.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Carleton College Arboretum is a moderately hilly trail run consisting of many miles of trails that interconnect allowing you to run continuously for from 1-15 miles (or more!) The trails are not m ...
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4 quick facts Deadman's Pass Loop

  • Currently 4.20/5
4.2/5 (88 votes)
Sedona, Arizona 86336
6.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This loop has some beautiful views! Singletrack, fairly easy running. click on map for more details of route.From Sedona, take Hwy. 89 towards Cottonwood. Take a right at Dry Creek Rd. Tak ...
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5 quick facts Adidas - Amazon Trail

  • Currently 4.18/5
4.2/5 (103 votes)
Eugene, Oregon 97405
1.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Adidas/Amazon Trail in Eugene is an ideal place for any structured running workout. It features a wide, well-maintained woodchip path that is 1 mile long, marked every 1/4 mile. There is also a ...
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6 quick facts North Table Mountain Loop

  • Currently 4.18/5
4.2/5 (133 votes)
Golden, Colorado 80403
13.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is a wonderful near-backcountry loop with a mellow road warmup and cooldown on quiet streets and a short section of wide highway shoulder. It's not on a trail, per se, so look for this run if yo ...
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7 quick facts Big Bluestem - Shanahan Ridge Loop

  • Currently 4.01/5
4.0/5 (103 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80305
6.55 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
From the South Boulder Creek West Trailhead parking lot, run west on the gravel road that runs tangent to the parking lot. after approximately .25 miles you will encounter an Open Space gate. Go throu ...
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8 quick facts Adventure Camp

  • Currently 4.00/5
4.0/5 (1 vote)
Sovata, Mures 540421
100.00 mi, Filed Under: Camping, Climbing, Hiking, Running
Outdoor Adventure Camp, and games including rope course, games tirolean stc. ...
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9 quick facts Burning Sunshine Trail at Elvis Presley Lake and Campground

  • Currently 3.97/5
4.0/5 (117 votes)
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
3.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The "Burning Sunshine" trail is a really fun trail to practice those hills! It basically goes up and down the side of gulleys and has some nice touches such as wooden bridges. There ar ...
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10 quick facts La Luz Trail

  • Currently 3.82/5
3.8/5 (290 votes)
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120
18.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Starting out at the trailhead at 7,000 feet, this long and challenging ascent climbs to 10,378 with an option to go higher. (the junction of La Luz and Spur Trail 84, you can choose to go left to the ...
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11 quick facts Heil Valley Ranch

  • Currently 3.76/5
3.8/5 (83 votes)
Jamestown, Colorado 80455
7.60 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
What a BEAUTIFUL trail!! Take the trailhead north out of the parking lot.. The trail starts out on a 4wd road and gently moves uphill until you turn left onto the Wapiti singletrack trail. The Wapiti ...
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12 quick facts Copper Triangle

  • Currently 3.66/5
3.7/5 (344 votes)
Frisco, Colorado 80443
30.00 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
The start and end of this run is the farthest west parking lot at Copper Mountain ski area and follows the Colorado Trail to Camp Hale outside Leadville the up Resolution Creek to Ptarmigan Pass near ...
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13 quick facts Marshall Mesa Loop

  • Currently 3.65/5
3.7/5 (83 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80305
2.40 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
This is a fun short loop to run that encompasses the Marshall Trail and the east end of the Community Ditch Trail. The upper part of the trail features an irrigation canal, thus it is popular for dog ...
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14 quick facts Kendrick Mountain

  • Currently 3.64/5
3.6/5 (47 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
8.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This run heads up to the top of Kendrick Mountain. It climbs 2800 ft. to the Historic Lookout Cabin at 10400 feet. At the top are some of the best views of the San Francisco Peaks.From F ...
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15 quick facts Green Mountain Trail

  • Currently 3.63/5
3.6/5 (495 votes)
Denver, Colorado 80226
6.40 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
William Frederick Hayden Park is the second largest park in the City of Lakewood, covering approximately 2400 acres of open space. The steep terrain includes a challenging system of multiple-use trail ...
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16 quick facts Jasper Lake - King Lake Loop

  • Currently 3.60/5
3.6/5 (94 votes)
Nederland, Colorado 80466
15.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is a very strenuous (usually 2-day backpack) hike, but a fantastically beautiful run for those with great endurance. Since Corona (Rawlins) Pass is below one of the busiest air routes in the area ...
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17 quick facts Grand Canyon Rim-To-Rim-To-Rim

  • Currently 3.56/5
3.6/5 (100 votes)
Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023
48.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Also commonly know to as the R2R2R. This run is not frequently done, but usually you can find a few people attempting it any April or October weekend. You can go earlier in the year (than April), but ...
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18 quick facts Jones Gap Trail

  • Currently 3.54/5
3.5/5 (284 votes)
Marietta, South Carolina 29661
10.60 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Jones Gap trail is a nice gradual uphill course marked by blue blazes. The trail is 5.3 miles one way or 10.6 out and back. There are directions to park at either trailhead below. About ...
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19 quick facts 5 Mile Scout Trail - Burns Park

  • Currently 3.50/5
3.5/5 (510 votes)
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114
5.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is an excellent run for anyone travelling through Little Rock as it is easily accesible off Interstate 40. For first timers, it is important to bring a map on this trail as the markings can be a ...
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20 quick facts Jones Hill Take Off

  • Currently 3.50/5
3.5/5 (309 votes)
Truxton, New York 13158
4.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Paragliding, Running, Snowshoeing
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21 quick facts Teller Farm - White Rocks

  • Currently 3.49/5
3.5/5 (317 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80303
13.40 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
This entire run follows the eastern-most section of the East Boulder Trail on mostly dirt service roads offering great views of the mountains and plains the entire way. The first 2.7 miles meanders th ...
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22 quick facts Sunset Trail

  • Currently 3.46/5
3.5/5 (269 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
6.20 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is the short course (and second loop) of the Soulstice Mountain Trail Run hosted by the Northern Arizona Trail Runner's association on the third Saturday in October. The run begins at the Sunset ...
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23 quick facts Skunk Canyon - NCAR Loop

  • Currently 3.43/5
3.4/5 (118 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80305
3.20 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This scenic trail starts at the edge of the neighborhoods of South Boulder and runs up and down the mesas that lie at the foot of the flatirons. Deer (and sometimes bear) can often be seen in Skunk C ...
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24 quick facts Mount Si

  • Currently 3.37/5
3.4/5 (98 votes)
North Bend, Washington 98045
8.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
A quad-busting run, this strenuous, 8-mile round-trip trail gains 3,100 feet in elevation. Runners are rewarded with a sweeping view of the Snoqualmie Valley at the top. The trail can be crowded - thi ...
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25 quick facts C and O Canal Towpath

  • Currently 3.36/5
3.4/5 (267 votes)
Cumberland, Maryland
184.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The C&O Canal Towpath is 184.5 miles from Cumberland, Maryland to Washington D.C. The JFK 50 miler ultramarathon includes part of this run on its route. The route is very scenic, following a river in ...
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26 quick facts Swallow Cliff Woods - Sag Valley Forest Preserve

  • Currently 3.33/5
3.3/5 (39 votes)
Chicago, Illinois 60603
15.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Tons of great trails in the Sag Valley forest preserve. Has a few hills - a rareity for the Chicago area. Finish with hill intervals on the staircase next to the toboggan slide.From Chic ...
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27 quick facts Mt. Olympus

  • Currently 3.33/5
3.3/5 (154 votes)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84117
6.78 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is the route most people take to climb Mount Olympus. The trail is steep with a total elevation gain of 4,200 ft. in under 3.5 miles. This makes this "run" a run/power hike. The trail stars at ...
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28 quick facts Soldiers Trail - Bridge Trail

  • Currently 3.33/5
3.3/5 (937 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Soldiers Trail is a 5+ (although it is marked 6)mile loop around Fort Tuthill County Park. The trail is singletrack and doubletrack, and free from motorized use. Starting at the tr ...
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29 quick facts Deer Creek Canyon

  • Currently 3.31/5
3.3/5 (192 votes)
Littleton, Colorado 80127
13.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Deer Creek Canyon Park had its beginnings as a campground for wandering bands of Ute and Arapahoe. The 1,881-acre Open Space park was first homesteaded in 1872 by a man from Plymouth, England, John Wi ...
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30 quick facts Amphitheatre Loop Trail

  • Currently 3.30/5
3.3/5 (148 votes)
Moab, Utah 84532
3.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The trail is located very near the Colorado River, and in an area of interesting rock formations. The Amphitheater Loop Trail is approximately four miles from the Fisher Towers Trailhead; both trails ...
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31 quick facts Gold Hill Trail

  • Currently 3.30/5
3.3/5 (1567 votes)
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
6.80 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running, Skiing
Follow the blue diamonds that are located on the trees to follow the trail where it crosses the road or the clear cuts. This trail connects with the Peaks (FDT 45), Miners Creek (FSR 10 ...
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32 quick facts Buffalo Park

  • Currently 3.29/5
3.3/5 (551 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
2.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Beautiful open park on mesa top in Flagstaff, Arizona at 7100 ft! The two-mile loop has 360 degree panorama of Flagstaff and surrounding forest. The San Francisco Peaks are the back drop. One steep ...
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33 quick facts Boulder Reservoir

  • Currently 3.29/5
3.3/5 (1182 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80301
5.50 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
Popular among hikers, cyclists and runners, the Boulder Reservoir is a great standby for an easy run with a convenient location. There are also numerous variations to add anything from .5 miles to 20 ...
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34 quick facts Moanalua Valley Trail

  • Currently 3.29/5
3.3/5 (179 votes)
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
11.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Otherwise it offers a cool, shady hike through one of This is a nice run, starting out easy through a valley, following a stream that you will cross many times (prepare to get muddy!!) The trail is we ...
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35 quick facts Morning Thunder Trail

  • Currently 3.28/5
3.3/5 (187 votes)
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
3.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
When you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Summit County is the perfect escape. There are dozens of breathtaking trails to choose from, but I?ve chosen one easy and accessi ...
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36 quick facts Likely Mountain Challenge

  • Currently 3.28/5
3.3/5 (357 votes)
Alturas, California 96101
9.40 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
This 7.2 miles of dirt road and 2.2 miles of old broken highway is for the advanced rider wanting to tackle real steep pulls. There is a variety of outstanding vistas and numerous riparian areas that ...
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37 quick facts Rattlesnake Gulch

  • Currently 3.27/5
3.3/5 (152 votes)
Eldorado Springs, Colorado 80025
3.81 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
From the trailhead run east on the Fowler Trail for .2 miles. The Rattlesnake Gulch turns off here with a sharp right turn onto a much rockier trail. Follow this trail for another 1.1 miles up sever ...
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38 quick facts Bristlecone Trail

  • Currently 3.27/5
3.3/5 (194 votes)
Las Vegas, Nevada 89124
6.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is a moderately strenuous, 6-mile loop trail (5 miles trail, one mile of paved road). Starting from the end of Lee Canyon Road or from McWilliams Campground, the trail winds around the upper reac ...
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39 quick facts Humphrey's Peak Loop Run

  • Currently 3.27/5
3.3/5 (45 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
20.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This run gains 4600 ft to Arizona's highest Mountain. It begins at Schultz Tank Trailhead. Run up Weatherford Trail to Doyle Saddle. Then drop into the Inner Basin and contour along the caldera of ...
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40 quick facts Section 16 - Palmer Red Rock Loop

  • Currently 3.24/5
3.2/5 (51 votes)
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
4.88 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
An established trailhead on the Lower Gold Camp Road provides easy access to the well-engineered Intemann and Palmer trails. The Red Rock trail passes several scenic overlooks as it wanders around th ...
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41 quick facts Dripping Springs Trail

  • Currently 3.23/5
3.2/5 (13 votes)
Temecula, California 92589
7.20 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Horseback, Running
The trail is 6.8 miles long according to the information posted at the trailhead and in Schad's Afoot and Afield in San Diego County. One must hike another 0.4 miles in the campground from the trailhe ...
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42 quick facts Dry Lake Hills Loop

  • Currently 3.22/5
3.2/5 (277 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
9.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Run starts at Schultz Creek Trailhead and heads 3.5 miles up alongside a dry creek bed in a ponderosa pine forest. Make a right on to Little Gnarly, and old Forest Service Road. Little Gnarly is abou ...
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43 quick facts Mount Sanitas

  • Currently 3.22/5
3.2/5 (72 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80304
3.12 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This short run gains some serious altitude in just one mile. If you are looking for a hill workout, this is a good place to start. This run starts at the footbridge just north of the p ...
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44 quick facts T-Lake Falls Trail

  • Currently 3.21/5
3.2/5 (2195 votes)
Piseco, New York 12139
10.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running, Snowshoeing
From the private trail head you follow the beautiful Mills Stream along single track packed pine needle. Gentle slopes give way to some steep climbs until you join the State Trail. The trail officia ...
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45 quick facts South St. Vrain - Mt. Audubon

  • Currently 3.21/5
3.2/5 (682 votes)
Ward, Colorado 80481
20.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Start at the S. St. Vrain Trailhead just north of ward off of the peak to peak highway before you get to Tahosa Boy Scout Camp. Run up the South St. Vrain Trail. About mile 2 you will hit the gage s ...
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46 quick facts Desert View Loop Trail

  • Currently 3.20/5
3.2/5 (5 votes)
Julian, California 92036
2.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This 2.25 mile loop hike is a delightful hike as long as the temperature is not too hot. It starts amidst the heavy shade in the Canyon bottom, and then heads up a ridge to Glenn's View, giving a grea ...
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47 quick facts Little Blakely Trail System

  • Currently 3.19/5
3.2/5 (148 votes)
Jessieville, Arkansas 71949
17.90 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
The Little Blakely Trail System is comprised of 5 loops totally 17.9 miles: North Loop: 3.9 miles Morgan Hollow: 5.1 miles Glades Loop: 2.1 miles Rocky Ridge Loop: 2.8 miles South Loop: 5.7 mil ...
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48 quick facts Konza Prairie - Goodwin Hill Loop

  • Currently 3.17/5
3.2/5 (29 votes)
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
6.10 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Konza Prairie is owned by The Nature Conservancy and managed by Kansas State University. Although most of the area is closed to the public, there is a 6 mile loop in the north part of the area tha ...
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49 quick facts Devil's Backbone Trail

  • Currently 3.17/5
3.2/5 (42 votes)
Loveland, Colorado 80538
9.50 km, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The trail is in the Larimer County Devil's Backbone Open Space and runs along the unique geological formation that is Devil's Backbone. There are several interconnected trails that provide a number of ...
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50 quick facts Conewago Trail

  • Currently 3.16/5
3.2/5 (270 votes)
Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057
5.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Conewago Trail has a flat cinder and earth surface. The rail-trail passes through wooded sections with a canopy of trees, pastoral meadows, active farms and beautiful sections along the meandering ...
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51 quick facts Mesa Trail

  • Currently 3.16/5
3.2/5 (86 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80302
6.61 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Many runners consider this to be one of the best trail runs in the United States. However, don't run the Mesa Trail if you want to get away from people. If the number of people you will meet are any ...
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52 quick facts Flagstaff Summit Loop

  • Currently 3.15/5
3.2/5 (350 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80302
5.80 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
If you like steep and challenging runs, this one is for you. But don't be alarmed, this one is not all work. After summiting Flagstaff, you are rewarded for your sweat equity with a beautiful view of ...
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53 quick facts South Boulder Creek - Big Bluestem Loop

  • Currently 3.15/5
3.2/5 (248 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80305
6.64 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Starting from the South Boulder Creek West Trailhead, you have two options: run clockwise starting on the South Boulder Creek Trail and ending on the Big Bluestem Trail or counter-clockwise starting o ...
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54 quick facts Fisher Point

  • Currently 3.15/5
3.2/5 (105 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
8.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Begin at the Sandy Canyon Trailhead off Lake Mary Road. Descend into Sandy Canyon and run the canyon bottom to Fisher Point. Follow trail to left and head into a side canyon which you will make a st ...
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55 quick facts Little Bear - Sunset Loop

  • Currently 3.15/5
3.1/5 (47 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
8.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This run begins at the Sunset Trailhead and heads down the Little Elden Trail. The beginning of the run is a gentle downhill for about 2 miles to the Little Bear junction. At this point the uphill f ...
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56 quick facts John Muir National Recreation Trail

  • Currently 3.15/5
3.1/5 (41 votes)
Reliance, Tennessee 37369
20.70 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This trail follows the route said to have been taken by Sierra Club founder, John Muir, during his travels from Kentucky to Florida. Beginning at the Childers Creek trailhead near Reliance, TN and end ...
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57 quick facts Weetamo Woods - Red Trail

  • Currently 3.14/5
3.1/5 (1261 votes)
Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878
6.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Weetamoo Woods is 140 acres of nicely forested land in Rhode Island with historical significance. The red trail is a gorgeous, well-marked loop, close to six miles in length. The trail meanders over ...
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58 quick facts Hogback Ridge

  • Currently 3.13/5
3.1/5 (23 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80301
2.80 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This trail may be short, but like many in Boulder, it has some quick altitude gain. This is a short loop that mostly comprises of a climb to the top of one of North Boulder's hogbacks and steep desce ...
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59 quick facts Trail 401

  • Currently 3.13/5
3.1/5 (55 votes)
Crested Butte, Colorado 81224
14.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running, Undefined
From what we read (Bob D'Antonio's book Mountain Biking Crested Butte), if you can only run on one trail in this area, do this one. If you are running in the mid-summer, bring a rain jacket and ...
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60 quick facts Arches National Park - Double O Arch

  • Currently 3.13/5
3.1/5 (55 votes)
Moab, Utah 84532
4.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking
Beyond Landscape Arch, the trail becomes more challenging as it climbs over sandstone slabs; footing is rocky; there are narrow ledges with exposure to heights. Spur trails lead to Partition and Navaj ...
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61 quick facts Cathedral Rock - Buddha Beach

  • Currently 3.12/5
3.1/5 (50 votes)
Sedona, Arizona 86336
10.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Run follows trails along Oak Creek (Buddha Beach) and then climbs the spectacular sandstone single track of Cathedral Rock. You can run all the way to Highway 179 and turn around.Take Hig ...
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62 quick facts Bartram Trail

  • Currently 3.12/5
3.1/5 (34 votes)
Tuskegee, Alabama 36083
8.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
More than 200 years ago, when the American Colonies were waging a war for independence against Britain, William Bartram, a Quaker, made an epic journey through the Southeast. Born in Philadelphia, Bar ...
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63 quick facts Burro Trail - Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Currently 3.12/5
3.1/5 (26 votes)
Golden, Colorado 80401
4.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Bridge Creek/ Knott Creek Trailheads to a 4.5 mile hiking only trail loop. Located only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon?s hiking trails offer something for everyone. Trails off ...
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64 quick facts Inman Gulf Loop

  • Currently 3.11/5
3.1/5 (44 votes)
Adams Center, New York 13606
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This single track trail has lots of short ups and downs, twists and turns, and makes you want to run fast. But be careful as most of the run follows a cliff edge where a foolish move could land you a ...
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65 quick facts Montezuma - Handcart Peak

  • Currently 3.11/5
3.1/5 (45 votes)
Montezuma, Colorado 80435
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Cultural, Hiking, Skiing
There is a huge potential for backcountry skiing near Montezuma, and this is just one place. This run follows one of many valleys south of Montezuma that holds snow for the Snake River headwaters. ...
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66 quick facts Pinnacle Peak

  • Currently 3.11/5
3.1/5 (46 votes)
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
4.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Pinnacle Peak is a great training run. It starts up to the peak then down the mountain to the end of trail. Turn around and go back up then finish downhill with kick at the end. Downhill turns are t ...
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67 quick facts Boreas Pass Road

  • Currently 3.11/5
3.1/5 (2763 votes)
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
13.00 mi, Filed Under: Cultural, Cycling, Hiking, Horseback, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing
A large portion of this trail passes above timberline. For this reason be sure to check the weather forecast and choose a clear day for your trip. Wind has a tendency to cause big snow drifts on this ...
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68 quick facts North Sylamore Trail

  • Currently 3.10/5
3.1/5 (39 votes)
Allison, Arkansas 72560
30.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Rocky out-an-back on narrow rocky trails that has several creek crossings (two major ones at mile 0 and mile 30). The turnaround is at the Barkshed Campground and Recreation Area. This course is a wel ...
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69 quick facts Devil's Canyon

  • Currently 3.10/5
3.1/5 (30 votes)
Fruita, Colorado 81521
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Devil's Canyon loops through a striking and beautiful sandstone canyon. It travels along a creek across the canyon and through juniper trees. An unfinished and deserted cabin can be seen at the halfwa ...
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70 quick facts Black Path

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (32 votes)
Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
2.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
A shady path that is about a mile and a half in length, moderate hills, doesn't get to hot.Its a straight course, just follow the black path road.... ...
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71 quick facts Fisher Towers Trail

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (32 votes)
Moab, Utah 84532
4.40 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Close up views of the Fisher Towers and Onion Creek area. Distant views include the Colorado River, Castle Valley, Fisher Mesa, and the Book Cliffs. The trail is 2.2 miles one-way to ridge at trail's ...
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72 quick facts Toadstool Park-Hudsen Meng Trail

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (11 votes)
Crawford, Nebraska 69339
3.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This route is 3.5 miles one way or about 7 miles out-and-back. If beginning at the Toadstool Park, the trail is fairly flat and begins on an established walking path. Then, the trail follows a creek b ...
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73 quick facts Sisters Farm Trail System

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (45 votes)
Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
5.60 km, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is a popular spot for singletrack running, skiing, snowshoeing, and mountainbiking. Beautiful wooded trails, very scenic. The three loops total 5.6 kilometers; see the trail map to plan your rout ...
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74 quick facts Wheeler Lakes

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (160 votes)
Frisco, Colorado 80443
6.12 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing
**Wheeler Lakes Trail** ---------- Federal designated wilderness rules apply at the wilderness boundary located about 1 mile from the trailhead. This trail provides a good day hike for ad ...
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75 quick facts South Loop Trail - Mt. Charleston Summit

  • Currently 3.09/5
3.1/5 (35 votes)
Las Vegas, Nevada 89124
16.40 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
South Loop Trail is an 8.2 mile trek to the summit of Mt. Charleston (11,920')starts out from the trail head on a steep slope up to a ridge. It then heads west through the Meadows and into a forest. O ...
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76 quick facts EP Tom Sawyer State Park

  • Currently 3.08/5
3.1/5 (24 votes)
Louisville, Kentucky 40241
2.25 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
EP Tom Sawyer State Park has several trail options. There is a 1-mile gravel loop, a 1.25-mile dirt nature trail, and the park is often used to host cross-country races so there is also a 5k grass co ...
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77 quick facts Shrine Ridge

  • Currently 3.08/5
3.1/5 (37 votes)
Vail, Colorado 81657
3.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
For the vertical gain on this short trail, you will be rewarded with incredible 360* views of Ten Mile, Sawatch and Gore Ranges - not to mention brillantly colored wildflowers during the summer. ...
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78 quick facts Mountain Lion Trail - Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Currently 3.07/5
3.1/5 (1161 votes)
Golden, Colorado 80401
6.70 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
Trailheads at Knott Creek/ Bridge Creek, offering 6.7 miles of excellent trail for mountain biking. Located only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon?s hiking trails offer something ...
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79 quick facts Cross Timbers Trail

  • Currently 3.06/5
3.1/5 (541 votes)
Gordonville, Texas 76245
12.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Cross Timbers Trail begins inat Juniper Point recreation area and winds west about 12.5 miles along the southern shoreline of Lake Texoma through Cedar Bayou and Paw Paw Creek resorts to Rock Cre ...
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80 quick facts Stone Creek - Polly's Plunge

  • Currently 3.06/5
3.1/5 (33 votes)
Vail, Colorado 81657
5.00 km, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is a great trail through the trees up steep hills. From the trail head just follow the trail around and up and up and up. At about the 2km mark watch for a trail to the left that leads you up P ...
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81 quick facts Eldorado Canyon Trail

  • Currently 3.06/5
3.1/5 (51 votes)
Eldorado Springs, Colorado 80025
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
A scenic, moderately difficult trail that is 3.5 miles long (one way). It gains over 1,000 feet in elevation and intersects the Boulder County Parks' Walker Ranch Loop Trail ( ...
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82 quick facts Reservoir Park

  • Currently 3.05/5
3.1/5 (40 votes)
Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387
2.10 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This easy run loops around the Reservoir Park Lake on a soft gravel path underneath a canopy of long leaf pine, oak and hickory trees with several boardwalks and side routes to make your run a little ...
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83 quick facts Boreas Pass Winter Trailhead to Baker's Tank

  • Currently 3.05/5
3.0/5 (558 votes)
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
6.00 mi, Filed Under: Cycling, Hiking, Running
This is an excellent run, snowshoe, or backcountry (but well-used) x-country ski route in all seasons. Many locals frequent it with their families and dogs for a little hiking outing, particularly be ...
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84 quick facts Berryman Trail

  • Currently 3.05/5
3.0/5 (177 votes)
Potosi, Missouri 63664
24.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This trail is popular with both runners and mountain bikers. It is also home to the annual Berryman marathon and 50 mile, put on by the St. Louis Ultrarunners (http://www.stlouisultrarunnersgroup.net/ ...
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85 quick facts Towers Trail

  • Currently 3.04/5
3.0/5 (48 votes)
Tempe, Arizona 85283
13.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The trail goes from Pima Canyon to the communications towers at the top of South Mountain Park. The trail starts on a dirt road (1.5 miles) followed by a single track desert trail. It is generally u ...
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86 quick facts Hunters Canyon

  • Currently 3.04/5
3.0/5 (48 votes)
Moab, Utah 84532
4.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking
The highlights of this trail is a free-flowing stream during spring months with cottonwood trees and pools. A large arch is located on the right hand side of the canyon about a half mile above the tra ...
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87 quick facts Cranberry Lake Loop

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (891 votes)
Cranberry Lake, New York 12927
15.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
You'll find many many trails within short driving distance of Cranberry Lake. I've attached a map on a loop I've done several times from the roadside trailhead at Wanakena to High Falls (a nice wate ...
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88 quick facts Double Mesa

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (247 votes)
Boulder, Colorado 80302
13.60 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The description is the same as for the Mesa Trail. Essentially it is just the Mesa Trail out-and-back. There are two places you can start this run, either the Mesa Trailhead at Chauta ...
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89 quick facts Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (62 votes)
St Georges, Delaware 19733
7.25 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This route follows the Chesepeake and Delaware canal, very easy and enjoyable run along the water. The trail is completely flat. Since part of the trail is in Delaware and part is in Maryland, you can ...
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90 quick facts Hall Ranch Loop

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (298 votes)
Lyons, Colorado 80540
10.60 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Hall Ranch is a local favorite by hikers, runners, and mountain bikers. While there are several connecting trails at Hall Ranch, a 10.6 mile loop can be made by connecting the Nighthawk and Bitterbrus ...
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91 quick facts Edward's Point

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (38 votes)
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405
8.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
While there are several smaller, lesser used trails, Find the most well-used trail and stay on it. You will descend gradually to Edward's Point, which offers beautiful views of the Tennesee River and ...
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92 quick facts Negro Bill Canyon Trail

  • Currently 3.03/5
3.0/5 (38 votes)
Moab, Utah 84532
4.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking
The scenic opportunities of this trail include a year-round stream in scenic canyon and Morning Glory Natural Bridge, which has a span of 243 feet, is the sixth longest natural rock span in the United ...
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93 quick facts Gallagator-Boyd-Peets Hill Loop

  • Currently 3.02/5
3.0/5 (121 votes)
Bozeman, Montana 59771
4.20 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This loop near MSU (Montanta State University) in Bozeman takes you on a tour of the trails in the city, with streams, hills, and neighborhoods. The directions here are for running it in a clockwise ...
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94 quick facts Beaver Creek

  • Currently 3.02/5
3.0/5 (84 votes)
Sedona, Arizona 86336
7.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is run alongside one of the few running streams in Northern Arizona. The run ends at a series of Sandstone water-carved pools (aka Bell Crossing). There are several trail junctions along the wa ...
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95 quick facts Horseshoe Trail - Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Currently 3.01/5
3.0/5 (280 votes)
Golden, Colorado 80401
1.80 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Hiking only trail from Frazer Meadow Trailhead to Rim and Greenfield backcountry campsites. Located only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon?s hiking trails offer something for eve ...
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96 quick facts Frisco Nordic Center Snowshoe Trails

  • Currently 3.00/5
3.0/5 (55 votes)
Frisco, Colorado 80443
14.00 km, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
14 km of snowshoe trails can be found at the Frisco Nordic Center just one mile off Interstate 70 in Dillon, Colorado. The trails are located primarily intermingled with groomed cross crountry ski tra ...
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97 quick facts Lower Oldham Trail

  • Currently 3.00/5
3.0/5 (39 votes)
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
4.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
This is the Northern Arziona Trail Runner's Asssociation's Monday Fun Run. Runners meet at 6 PM in the summer and 5 PM in the winter at Buffalo Park. Mile 1: Start at the 0 Mile Marker in Buffalo P ...
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98 quick facts Beaver Trail - Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Currently 3.00/5
3.0/5 (32 votes)
Golden, Colorado 80401
2.50 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Trailhead at Slough Pond and Visitor Center, w/ access to the Green Ranch Property. Located only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon?s hiking trails offer something for everyone. T ...
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99 quick facts Garnet Canyon

  • Currently 3.00/5
3.0/5 (22 votes)
Moose, Wyoming 83012
8.60 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
From Lupine Meadows Trailhead (6732 ft) follow the trail up through Garnet Canyon. At 1.7 miles the trail forks (the left branch is the Valley Trail to Taggart and Bradley Lakes). Stay right and conti ...
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100 quick facts Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

  • Currently 3.00/5
3.0/5 (22 votes)
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
16.00 mi, Filed Under: Hiking, Running
Of all the trails to run in the Atlanta metro area, this is probably the nicest. Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield is a national park that was developed to preserve a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta ...
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