11 May '11, 1am

Top Ten Wild Places to Hike (Before You Die)

Top Ten Wild Places to Hike (Before You Die)

homepage - outings - national - features - top ten wild places to hike Top Ten Wild Places to Hike (Before You Die) Backpacking the Grand Canyon's South Rim, Arizona. Photo by Tony Fuentes Which of the world's wild places should every hiker try to experience at least once in their lifetime? Here's our unofficial "bucket list" of not-to-be-missed favorites in Alaska, Hawaii, the Lower 48, and beyond. Click on each destination to read more about a Sierra Club trip that's headed there soon. Want to know where we're headed in the future? Sign up for our Explorer newsletter for monthly roundups of the very best new and featured trips. 1) Acadia National Park, Maine The Northeast's only national park boasts an extensive system of foot trails leading to incredible views of islands, valley lakes, Frenchman Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean. 2) Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Thi...

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