Best Hikes in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest (AZ)

Overview The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is actually a combination of 2 national forests, administered as one. There are over 2 million acres of this mountain country forest spread out across central-eastern Arizona, all the way to the New Mexico border. Located about 2.5 hours NE of Phoenix, it provides a great destination with its high elevation and […]

Best Hikes in Hoosier National Forest (IN)

Overview Hoosier National Forest is located in the hills of south central Indiana and is comprised of four separate sections. This area provides the best hiking trails and nature experiences for Indianapolis or Louisville, KY residents. There are 27 different trail systems to choose from with the best hiking trails listed below. Official Website.   […]

Hikes in Tuskegee National Forest (AL)

Overview Tuskegee National Forest is the smallest national forest in the U.S. at just over 11,000 acres. Located just miles down the road from Auburn, AL, there are plenty of recreational opportunities for all visitors. In November of 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed the area as Tuskegee National Forest. Before that, this part of […]

Hikes in Bankhead National Forest (AL)

Overview William B. Bankhead National Forest is located in northwestern Alabama and covers more than 180,000 acres. The forest is known as the “land of a thousand waterfalls” and is popular for hiking, fishing, canoeing, and more. Within Bankhead National Forest, Sipsey Wilderness contains dozens of waterfalls and is the most visited Wilderness area in […]