7 Can't Miss Hikes in the United States

7 Can't Miss Hikes in the United States

Carroll Bennett

Our beef jerky is so versatile, you can take it with you anywhere! With Fall right around the corner, the autumn leaves are calling you out to some of the most beautiful places in America.

So grab your gear, hit the road, and pack some B&B snacks for your next adventure! 

  1. Mist Trail, Yosemite National Park

A waterfall is the icing on the cake for hikers, and Mist Trail doesn’t disappoint! This is Yosemite’s signature hike, with fabulous sights beginning at the bridge overlook, developing into TWO breathtaking waterfalls combining more than 900 feet! Depending on how far you want to go, plan for 2-5 hours of hike time here, so make sure you’re stocked up on a lot of beef jerky!  

2. South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park

With shuttle buses from the Grand Canyon Visitor Center to this trail, you’re provided with access to this beauty. The dirt trail is well maintained and defined! Whether you’re just here for vacation or an experienced hiker, you’ll experience everything. Pack plenty of water (and jerky) and get to the experience!

3. Hoh River Trail, Olympic National Park

Love spending time in the forest? This one is a must-see! The trail is a rain forest until you get about 13 miles in. The hike to Glacier Meadows can be challenging, but it’s well worth it! Get more information here.

4. Rubicon Trail, South Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe should be on your bucket list. If not, at least add this trail to yours! This nearly 12-mile hike is located on the south part of the lake, and offers a number of activities and trail hiking options. The trail follows some secluded coves and can be easily accessed at Emerald Bay, where you’ll find active nesting areas for Eagles! Need more info? Try here.

5. Cascade Canyon Trail - Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming might have everything. Mountain vistas, crystal clear lake water, a lot of wildlife, and tons of beautiful flowers. Get amazing views at this pristine location, and top off your hike with a waterfall at one of the peaks. SEE more on this destination here

6. Big Bend National Park, Texas

Looking for mountains, deserts and water? Enjoy all three right here in the roadless public lands of far west Texas. Experience moderate to advanced hiking on 11 different desert trails the park has to offer. Pick from your choice of seven different mountain hiking trails, ranging in elevations. Or try your hand at one-of-five hikes around the Rio Grande. CLICK HERE for full travel information.

7. Broken Bow, Oklahoma - Beavers Bend State Park

Nestled in southeastern Oklahoma, this little-known beauty will have you smelling towering pine trees and battling Oklahoma’s diverse terrain. With five nature trails and 12 miles of hiking, you’ll find yourself asking for 12 more miles! Oh, and don’t forget your binoculars because views of Broken Bow Lake from afar can be breathtaking! See where you can hike here.