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If you have never done any hiking (or walking as they say in Europe) you have missed a lot
of natural beauty. There can be hiking trails within a short distance of virtually every major city but you
might have to do a little looking to find them. These sites make that search process easy and very
On a trip to Anaheim, CA, outside of Los Angeles, I found a hike in the Angeles National
Forest to Mt. Baldy. It turned out to be challenging in the beginning but one of the most beautiful hikes I
have done. The most surprising thing was how close this was to L.A. and how different the environment was from
the huge urban sprawl of that major city.
localhikes.com - a free site limited to only hiking that I
have used often and found some beautiful 4* and 5* hikes. Find hikes by plugging in zip code or city and
customize by location and distance from your location, degree of difficulty and time available.
alltrails.com - another free site where you can
search 40,000 trails for one near you (or wherever you plan to be).
For information about the sport of hiking: safety, preparation, necessary gear, family hiking,
etc. go to the website of The American Hiking Sociey
Note: If you will be in an area where ticks are found that could carry Lyme Disease here is a good article worth the read.
- MapMyRun - find:
- Places to run
- An event to do
- A group to run with, etc.
- Runner's World -
- Run the Planet's 'Running Route' search engine
- Run.com for
- Running Route Maps Worldwide and
- custom route-mapping tool (to create your own running route)
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