1302 1 Day Treks to Explore in United States

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1 Day Treks to Explore in United States

  Clearwater National Forest‎

The Clearwater National Forest, located in north-central Idaho, encompasses around 1.8 million acres of diverse terrain, ranging from rugged mountains to pristine rivers and expansive forests. It's renowned for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and a wide array of recreational opportunities.

A B Mountain

AB Mountain, also known as Atalanta and Bachelor Mountain, is a prominent peak near the town of Skagway, Alaska. This mountain is a popular hiking destination, offering outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers the opportunity to explore pristine wilderness, take in panoramic views, and experience the natural beauty of Southeast Alaska.

Adams Falls

Adams Falls is a beautiful waterfall, named after Jay E. Adams who was an earlier settler of the town of Grand Lake, that feeds into Grand Lake. Adams Falls is one of the most popular attractions to take in in Grand County.It was essentially a tumbling cascade with a cumulative drop of around 50-60ft on the East Inlet, which was one of the major streams feeding the namesake Grand Lake.

Agathla Peak

Agathla Peak, a 1,400 foot volvanic plug in the south of Monument Valley, Arizona. It consists of volcanic breccia cut by dikes of an unusual igneous rock called minette. It is one of many such volcanic diatremes that are found in Navajo country of northeast Arizona and northwest New Mexico. These rocks are part of the Navajo Volcanic Field, in the southern Colorado Plateau. Ages of these minettes and associated more unusual igneous rocks cluster near 25 million years.

Aiken State Park

Aiken State Park, nestled in the heart of Aiken County, South Carolina, is a natural oasis that beckons outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers to discover its serene beauty and abundant recreational opportunities. Spanning over 1,000 acres, this state park offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, providing a wealth of outdoor activities in a picturesque setting.

Ajax Peak

Ajax Peak is a summit in the San Miguel Mountains, which is notable for its views of the surrounding area, as well as its proximity to the town of Telluride. Ajax Peak is one of the more popular hiking destinations in the area, and the trailhead is easily accessible from Telluride. The hike to the summit is relatively short and easy, making it a great option for families. Once at the top, hikers are treated to 360 views of the San Juans, including 14ers such as Mount Sneffels and Wilson Peak.

Akaka Falls State Park

This is a beautiful state park which was located in Hawaii. It comprises of so many huge trees and a vast collection of flora and fauna. The main highlight of this state park is the 442 feet high waterfalls named Akaka. The falls can be viewed from several points along a loop trail through the park. This park is a good trekking destination and also an escape from a busy life.

Alameda Creek Regional Trail

The Alameda Creek Regional Trail runs from the mouth of Niles Canyon in Fremont to the San Francisco Bay, allowing recreational access to the levees on both sides of Alameda Creek and its flood control channel. The trail on each side of the creek is roughly 12 miles long. The trail on the south bank provides access to Coyote Hills Regional Park. An additional 3.5-mile-loop trail off the Alameda Creek Trail, into and out of Coyote Hills, and back onto the Alameda Creek Trail.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, located near Anchorage, Alaska, is a renowned wildlife sanctuary and educational facility dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and conservation of Alaska's native wildlife.AWCC plays a crucial role in the rescue and rehabilitation of injured or orphaned Alaskan wildlife, including bears, moose, wolves, and eagles. Visitors can witness these animals up close and learn about their stories of recovery.

Alberta Falls

Alberta Falls is a 30-foot waterfall located in Rocky Mountain National Park. The falls are accessible via a short hike from the Bear Lake trailhead, and the area is popular with both hikers and photographers. The falls flow over a bed of metamorphic rock, and the water is cold even in summer due to its source high in the Rockies. Visitors can see a variety of plant life in the area, including aspen and Douglas fir trees. Wildlife is also common.

Alcovy Mountain

Alcovy Mountain is a prominent geographical feature stands 620 feet tall, its undulating ridge running from the Georgia-North Carolina state line all the way to the bustling Atlanta suburbs. The mountain is a well-known landmark used to orient local residents and visitors, and it was once home to 19th century gold prospectors who aimed to strike it rich in its depths. Nowadays, the mountain's slopes are much quieter, but still draw fans of outdoor recreation.

Algonac State Park

Algonac State Park offers visitors a chance to explore the great outdoors in a stunning natural setting. With over 1,500 acres of land to roam, visitors can hike along the park’s many trails, paddle out onto the pristine waters of the St. Clair River, or simply relax and take in the serene surroundings. Camping is also available, with options for both tent and RV camping. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, making it a great destination for nature lovers.

Allen Mountain

Allen Mountain is a popular hiking destination. The mountain stands at 4,340 feet tall and offers spectacular views of the Adirondack High Peaks region to the north. It’s a challenging hike with steep grades and sections of rocky terrain, but it’s well worth the effort when you reach the summit! The trailhead is located in the town of Keene, and it’s an 8-mile round trip. Along the way you can expect to see a variety of wildlife such as black bears, coyotes, foxes, and bald eagles.

Almaden Quicksilver County Park

4,163 acres (17 km²) park that includes the grounds of former mercury ("quicksilver") mines. The park is named after the New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, which were named after the mercury mine in (old) Almadén, Spain, and produced mercury that was used to process ore during the Gold Rush.

Alpine Visitor Center

Alpine Visitor Center is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park, sitting at an elevation of 11,796 feet, it is the highest visitor center in the US National Park system. The center offers stunning views of the Rockies and features exhibits on the park's wildlife, geology, and history. Visitors can also take ranger-led hikes and learn about the park's land management practices.

Alum Rock Park

The 720 acres (2.9 km2) park offers 13 miles (21 km) of trails. The narrow floor of the valley includes a visitor center, a small museum/animal rehab facility, picnic areas, playgrounds, lawns, sand volleyball pits, mineral springs, lush plant life, woodlands, creek play opportunities, and occasional group camping.

American Basin

American Basin is a high alpine basin located in Hinsdale County, in the U.S. state of Colorado. This place is well known for its incredible display of alpine wildflowers which are usually at their peak from mid-July to early August. It is a high alpine basin surrounded by high cliffs on the west and mountain peaks on the east and south, reaching from over thirteen thousand feet to over fourteen thousand feet.

American Peak

American Peak is the 102nd highest summit in Colorado. It is an archetypal San Juan summit in the Lake City region. American Peak ranks as the 102nd-highest peak in Colorado. Due to its altitude, it receives precipitation all year, as snow in winter, and as thunderstorms in summer, with a dry period in late spring. Quiet risky trekking destination and also it offers nice views of this area.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

The Methuselah Grove in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is the location of the "Methuselah", a Great Basin bristlecone pine that is 4,851 years old. It is considered to be the world's oldest known and confirmed living non-clonal organism. The Methuselah Grove trail includes the side valley of the Methuselah Grove where the oldest tree lives

Anderson Lake County Park

This is an artificial lake in Morgan Hill, located in southern Santa Clara County The 4,275 acre Anderson Park also features the Coyote Creek Parkway multiple use trails, the Jackson Ranch historic park site, the Moses L. Rosendin Park, and the Burnett Park area. It provides limited fishing, picnicking, and hiking activities. Although swimming is prohibited, boating, water-skiing and jet-skiing are permitted in the reservoir.

Map of 1 Day Treks to explore in United States