Fall Hiking and Walking Guide
Fall is a magical time with fall decór, sweater weather, and vibrant leaves. As we begin to prepare for the winter ahead, it’s important to spend as much time outdoors while we can. Whether you live in an area with harsh or warm winters, make time to get up and get active, while enjoying the beautiful scenery, with this hiking guide.
- Amicalola Falls – Standing over 700 feet tall, Amicalola Falls is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River.
- Brasstown Bald Trail – Hike or bike down this trail to the summit of the Brasstown Bald Mountain for a spectacular view.
- Pisgah National Forest – Home to beautiful trails like Chimney Rock State Park, Pisgah National Forest is the place to go for beautiful views and ample camping opportunities.
- Anne Springs Close Greenway – If you’re looking for a little bit of history with your exercise, Anne Springs Close Greenway is the place for you. Located in Fort Mill, South Carolina, this nature preserve has everything from hiking and biking to horseback riding and kayaking.
- Starved Rock State Park – Home to breath-taking bluffs and stoic scenery, Starved Rock State Park is perfect for family gatherings or walking the dogs.
- Deer Grove – This nature preserve features close to 2,000 acres of ravines, wetlands, and prairies. Explore the species and spectacles on one of the many trails.
- Everglades – As the nation’s largest subtropical wilderness, bring the family to enjoy the warmer climate all year long.
- Ocala National Forest – Located in Juniper Springs, this national forest is perfect for exploring the tropical landscapes and eclectic wildlife.
- Lake Mead – Sporting the title of 16th largest man-made lake in the US, Lake Mead is perfect for swimming, boating, hiking, and jet skiing.
- Valley of Fire – Take a break from the lights and games, and connect with your adventurous side at Nevada’s oldest state park
- Mississippi Gorge Park – If you want to get outdoors but don’t want to travel far, consider an urban park. Mississippi Gorge Loop Trail will transport you into a natural oasis without having to leave the city.
- Phoenix Mountains Preserve – Home to the Piestewa Peak and the Camelback Mountain, there is no shortage of outdoor opportunities in the heart of Phoenix.
- Papago Park – Enjoy incredible views from the Hole-in the-Rock or take it easy on one of the trails.
- Snow Lake – With a trail, waterfalls, lake views, and gorgeous trees, you will wish you never had to leave.
- Franklin Ghost Town – Take a trip back in time when you travel through the lush forest and beautiful waterfalls.
- Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – Escape from the chaos and get lost in nature. From holiday activities to vast ecosystems, this location has it all.
- Piedmont Ridge Trail – As a member of the Dallas Trinity Trails, Piedmont Ridge is perfect for bringing your pet or stroller and enjoying the natural scenery.