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Stio x AllTrails: Your Summer Trail Inspiration

With help from our friends at AllTrails, we've curated trail lists for the high alpine to the rocky coast, to inspire your summer planning.

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With warm weather upon us and wildflower season in full bloom, it’s time to get outside and get closer to nature, whether rediscovering local spots or finding completely new tracks.

With this in mind, we joined our friends at AllTrails to curate a list of trails from around the country. Ranging from the alpine to the coast to the desert—and even a few city settings—these lists offer a range of inspiration to keep you moving toward adventure all season long.

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Get High on These: Alpine Trails

  1. Jackson Peak, Jackson, Wyoming - This is a local favorite for views of the Tetons, especially during June when the wildflowers are popping. Bonus: It’s dog-friendly! 
  2. Mount Whitney Trail, Lone Pine, California - The highest point in the contiguous United States.
  3. Cascade Canyon Trail: Jackson, Wyoming - Located in Grand Teton National Park this hike is known for beautiful Teton views, waterfalls, and wildlife. Swing by our friends at Jenny Lake Boating to catch the ferry for a shorter hike and great views. 
  4. Lone Peak via Peak View and Jacob's Ladder Trail, Salt Lake City, Utah - This technical summit in the Wasatch is known for its great views of both the sprawling city and surrounding Wasatch peaks. 
  5. Sawteeth via the Scenic Route, Keene Valley, New York - Lake views and waterfalls in the Adirondacks.
  6. Sawtooth Lake via Iron Creek Stanley Lake Trail, Stanley, Idaho - Known by many as the quintessential Sawtooth wilderness hike for its incredible alpine views and a magnificent alpine lake.
  7. Mount Mansfield Loop Trail, Underhill, Vermont - The highest mountain in Vermont, known for two technical portions including a rock wall and chasm.    
  8. North Mount Elbert Trail, Twin Lakes, Colorado - Not only the highest peak in Colorado but the highest point that dogs can summit in the entire United States.
  9. Snow Lake Trail, Snoqualmie Pass, Washington - One of the most popular hikes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, this trail will take you past beautiful river, waterfall, and alpine lake views.
  10. Lost Lake Trail, Red Lodge, Montana - Experience the big sky.
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Escape the Asphalt: City Trails

  1. High Line Park, New York City, New York - This iconic elevated rail track through Manhattan continues to deliver.
  2. Billy Goat Trail, Potomac, Maryland - A short escape from the nation's Capital the Billy Goat Trail offers breathtaking views of the Mather Gorge and Potomac River.
  3.  Presidio Loop Trail, San Francisco, California - Find seclusion in forests, grasslands and along coastal bluffs.
  4.  Lincoln Park Trail, Chicago, Illinois - Iconic Victorian architecture with views of Lake Michigan.  
  5. Echo Park Lake Loop, Los Angeles, California - A beautiful and peaceful retreat.
  6. Discovery Park Extended Loop Trail, Seattle, Washington -  Nature abounds with eagles, woodpeckers, white blossoms and wild currants right next to the city. 
  7. Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Charlotte, North Carolina - An artery of nature snaking through a bustling city that leads to some pretty fun singletrack.   
  8. Crystal Bridges Razorback Trail, Bentonville, Arkansas - Our friends at Buddy Pegs in Bentonville turned us onto this biking mecca with a world class trail network integrated throughout the town.
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Down By the Water: Coastal Trails

  1. Point Lobos Loop Trail, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California - Coastal shrub-covered coastline with ocean views and sea lions.
  2.  Hanakāpīʻai Falls Trail, Hanalei, Kaua'i - A dream trail. Add it to your list.  
  3. The Beehive Loop Trail, Bar Harbor, Maine - One of the most popular hikes in Acadia National Park, for good reason.
  4. Cape Lookout Trail, Netarts, Oregon - A cliff-lined ridge that is hundreds of feet above the water and whale views below.  
  5. Coastal Prairie Trail, Flamingo, Florida - An Everglades National Park special with unique scenery, wildlife and wild hibiscus.
  6. Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon - The famous Haystack Rock on Cannon Beach. 
  7. Olympic Peninsula, Olympia, Washington - Drive the loop or stop along the various trails of forests, oceans and beaches.
  8. Botany Bay, Edisto Island, South Carolina - A trip through otherworldly oaks on the Atlantic. 
  9. Upper Dewey Lake Trail, Skagway, Alaska - Cozy into a cirque of rocky peaks and a glacier as your destination on this hike.
  10. Colchester Causeway Trail, ​​Colchester, Vermont - Immerse yourself in gorgeous Lake Champlain.
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Don't forget to pack your water: Desert Trails

  1. Star Dune, ​​Gardner, Colorado - Ski the Great Sand Dunes.
  2. Bullet Canyon Trail to Grand Gulch and Kane Gulch, ​​Mexican Hat, Utah - A spiritual zone with ruins and high canyon walls.
  3. Church Rock Trail, Gallup, New Mexico - Traverse beautiful formations and painted desert-style rocks. 
  4. Maze Loop, Window Trail, and North View Loop, Joshua Tree, California - Follow the cairns. 
  5. Calico Hills Trail and Santeria DH Loop, Las Vegas, Nevada - Rocks, basins and sandstone – it’s the desert. 
  6. Devil's Bridge Trail via Dry Creek Road, Sedona, Arizona - The largest natural sandstone arch in a spiritual vortex? Yes, please.
  7. Chimney Rock Trail, Torrey, Utah - Experience the panoramic views, spires and mesas of  Capitol Reef National Park.

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