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The following is a list of long-distance trails in the United States:




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Allegheny Trail330530West VirginiaAppalachian TrailMason–Dixon linemostly in West Virginia through the Appalachians and Allegheny Mountains
American Discovery Trail5,0008,000Coast-to-coastDelmarva Peninsula on theAtlantic OceanPoint Reyes National Seashore, California on thePacific Oceanpasses through Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri,Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California. Quoted 6800 miles includes an additional 1800 miles of alternate routes, including bike routes.
Appalachian Trail2,189.13,523.0Appalachian MountainsGeorgiaMainepasses through North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire
Arizona Trail7901,270Arizona mountains and canyonsMexicoUtahDesignated a National Scenic Trail in 2009.
Art Loeb Trail30.148.4Pisgah National ForestDaniel Boone Boy Scout CampDavidson River CampgroundTransverses the Pisgah Ranger District from North to South, and passes through the Shining Rock Wilderness.
Backbone Trail68109Santa Monica Mountains NW of Los Angeles, CaliforniaPoint Mugu State ParkWill Rogers State Historic Parktraverses Santa Monica Mountains, limited overnight capacity
Baker Trail132212PennsylvaniaAllegheny National ForestAllegheny TownshipA hiking trail in Pennsylvania.
Bartram Trail153246southeast mountainsChattooga RiverCheoah Baldconnects to the Appalachian and Foothills Trails; traverses Georgia and North Carolina
Batona Trail49.579.7New Jersey Pinelands National ReserveOng's HatBass River State ForestPasses through three state parks in the heart of the New Jersey Pine Barrens
Bay Area Ridge Trail500800San Francisco Bay Area  circles San Francisco Bay; under development
Bay Circuit Trail200320MassachusettsNewburyKingstonunder construction; will circumnavigate Massachusetts Bay
Benton MacKaye Trail300480southeast mountainsSpringer Mountain in GeorgiaDavenport Gap[1] at the northeast end of the Great Smoky Mountains National Parkconnects from the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail; traverses Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Both endpoints meet with the Appalachian Trail. Together, the two trails form a figure-8 loop.
Bigfoot Trail400640northwest CaliforniaKlamath Mountains of northwest CaliforniaRedwood National Parktraverses Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness; under development
Bonneville Shoreline Trail90140Utah  circles ancient Lake Bonneville
Border Route Trail65105Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  Follows the ridgeline above the chain of lakes along the international border between Minnesota and Ontario, Canada and is known for its dramatic vistas.
Buckeye Trail1,4442,324OhioLake Erie at Headlands Beach State ParkEden Park in Cincinnaticircles Ohio; many scenic locations, such as the Hocking Hills region and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park; passes through many small historical towns, shares path with American Discovery Trail and North Country Trail
California Coastal Trail1,2001,900CaliforniaOregonMexicomore than half complete as of June 2012; within sight, sound, or at least the scent of the sea
Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway68109TexasSouth Plains Terminal MMEstelline Terminal MMA rail trail 100 miles (160 km) southest[clarification needed] of Amarillo, Texas.
Catamount Trail300480VermontReadsboro, VermontCanadian border in North Troy, VermontA cross-country skiing trail which crosses the state of Vermont. Parts of the trail are only open in the winter.
Conestoga Trail63101Horse-Shoe TrailMason-Dixon TrailLancaster County, PennsylvaniaA trail that stretches across Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Centennial Trail111179South DakotaBlack Hills National ForestSouth Dakota 
Chief Ladiga Trail3353AlabamaGeorgia state lineWeaverAlabama's longest rails-to-trails project, at the state line it turns into Georgia's Silver Comet Trail
Chilkoot Trail3353YukonDyea, AlaskaBennett, British Columbiainternational historical trail; late 1890s major access route between the coast and Yukon goldfields
C&O Canal Trail184.5296.9MarylandCumberlandWashington, DCtrail is the old towpath for the abandoned Chesapeake and Ohio Canal along the Potomac River
Coast to Crest Trail70110CaliforniaPacific Ocean at Del MarVolcan Mountains nearJulianThe main east-west trail of the San Dieguito River Park, the trail follows the San Dieguito River from the ocean to the river's source. As of 2015, 45 of the planned 70 miles of trail have been completed.[2][3]
Cohos Trail162261northeastern New HampshireNotchland, near Crawford Notch State ParkCanadian border at the southern edge of Quebec 
Condor Trail400640California  Los Padres National Forest, ROUTE, under development
Colorado Trail483777central ColoradoWaterton Canyon southwest of DenverDurangocompleted in 1987; highest point 13,334 ft (4,064 m); most above 10,000 ft (3,000 m); often dips below the alpine timberline
Cowboy Trail195314northern NebraskaNorfolk, NebraskaValentine, Nebraskastarted in 1996, a multi-use rail trail. 321 miles (517 km) of former rail right-of-way, if completed may create the longest rail trail.
Continental Divide Trail3,1005,000Rocky MountainsMexicoCanadaon or near the Continental Divide; 70% complete as of 2007; crosses Triple Divide Peak
Cranberry Lake 505080New York  circles the shores of Cranberry Lake in the northwestern region of the Adirondack Park
Cumberland Trail175282Tennessee  trail along the Cumberland Plateau
Des Plaines River Trail5589Northern IllinoisWisconsin state lineNorth Avenue in Melrose Park, Chicagoshort stretches incomplete
Desert Trail2,2233,578Desert and mountains of the WestJacumba, CaliforniaSnowy Top, Canada borderTraverses the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, the Black Rock Desert, Pueblo Mountains, Blue Mountains, Columbia Plateau, and Selkirk Mountains.
Duncan Ridge Trail35.557.1Chattahoochee National ForestAppalachian & Benton MacKaye Trails at Three ForksAppalachian Trail at Slaughter MountainA National Recreation Trail which forms a 60-mile (97 km) loop in combination with the Appalachian Trail.
East Coast Greenway3,0004,800eastern U.S.Calais, MaineKey West, Florida29% complete as of 2013
Eastern Continental Trail5,4008,700eastern U.S.Key West, FloridaBelle Isle, Newfoundlandmountain route to Labrador, Canada
Erie Canalway Trail360580New YorkBuffalo, New YorkAlbany, New York77% Complete as of 2014[4]
Finger Lakes Trail557.7897.5New YorkCatskillsWestern New YorkFootpath: Main Trail from Allegany State Park to Catskills plus additional six branch trails. Traverses NYS along southern counties. Est. 1962
Florida Trail1,4002,300FloridaGulf Islands National SeashoreBig Cypress National Preserve 
Foothills Trail76122Appalachian foothillsTable Rock State ParkOconee State ParkFollows the Blue Ridge Escarpment in South Carolina, and partly in North Carolina.
Fox River Trail (Illinois)4471Northern IllinoisAlgonquin, IllinoisOswego, Illinois 
Fox River State Recreational Trail26.342.3NE Wisconsindowntown Green BayHilbertnorthern 12 miles (19 km) paved, southern 14 miles (23 km) gravel
Gandy Dancer Trail98158Wisconsin   
George S. Mickelson Trail108.8175.1South Dakota  within the Black Hills
Ghost Town Trail3658Western PennsylvaniaEbensburg, PennsylvaniaBlack Lick, Indiana CountyA National Recreation Trail in Western Pennsylvania.
Grand Enchantment Trail7301,170southwest desertPhoenix, ArizonaAlbuquerque, New Mexicoeast-west mostly wilderness trail
Great Allegheny Passage150240northeast  A rail trail in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Great Eastern Trail1,6002,600 approx.eastern U.S.New YorkAlabamain development with portions open
Great River Trail6097Northern IllinoisRock Island, IllinoisSavanna, Illinoisin development with most open
Great Western Trail4,4557,170western RockiesCanadaMexicopasses through Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming
Great Western Trail (Illinois)92148Illinois, Iowa  mostly rails to trails conversion
Great Western Loop6,87511,064Western United StatesGrand CanyonGrand Canyonloop of the U.S. west combining the Pacific Crest Trail, Pacific Northwest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and other trails.[5]
Green Bay Trail-Robert McClory Trail-Kenosha County Bike Path3658Southern Wisconsinand Northern IllinoisWilmette, IllinoisPleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 
Greenstone Ridge Trail4064Isle Royale National ParkWindigo Ranger StationRock Harbor, MichiganBackbone trail of Isle Royale
Hayduke Trail8121,307Utah and Arizona  route in Utah and Arizona, linking Zion, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Arches National Parks
Hennepin Canal Parkway105169Northern IllinoisBureau Junction, IllinoisColona, Illinois 
High Line Canal5893Colorado  trail along the High Line Canal waterway from Waterton Canyon through metropolitan Denver, Colorado
Highlands Trail162.7261.8New York + New JerseyStorm King MountainDelaware Water Gap[1]
High Country Pathway72116Michigan  Loop through the Pigeon River Country State Forest near Vanderbilt, Michigan
High Sierra Trail61.599.0CaliforniaCrescent Meadow inSequoia National ParkMount Whitney 
Horse Shoe Trail140230southeastern PennsylvaniaValley ForgeAppalachian Trail nearHarrisburg 
Ice Age Trail1,2001,900 approx.WisconsinPotawatomi State ParkInterstate Parkgenerally follows end moraine of the last ice age
Idaho Centennial Trail8831,421Idahonear Murphy Hot SpringsUpper Priest FallsTraverses large wilderness areas
Iditarod Trail1,0251,650Alaskan wildernessSewardNomefamous dog sledding race; route alternates each year
Illinois & Michigan Canal Trail69111Northern IllinoisPeru, IllinoisRomeoville, Illinois 
Illinois Prairie Path6198IllinoisWheaton second of 27 new National Trails, consists of three radials
International Appalachian Trail1,9003,100 approx.northeastern North AmericaMount Katahdin, MaineNewfoundlandfrom the northern terminus of Appalachian Trail; proposals pending to extend to Europe and North Africa
Iron Horse Regional Trail4064San Francisco Bay AreaConcord, CaliforniaPleasanton, CaliforniaThe completed Iron Horse Regional Trail will span the distance from Livermore to Suisun Bay in Contra Costa County, a distance of 55 miles, connecting two counties and 12 cities.
Iron Mountain Trail5893 approx.NE Tennessee andMount Rogers National Recreation Area, VirginiaAppalachian Trail at Cross Road Mountain, TennesseeNorth west of Fries, VirginiaTransverses the Iron Mountains; most of the route was part of the Appalachian Trail prior to 1972. Many sections are open to bikes and equestrians.
John Muir Trail211340California Sierra NevadaYosemite ValleyMount Whitney 
Jordan River Trail4064UtahGreat Salt Lake (U.S.)Utah Lakewinds through city parks and residential areas, mostly paved; an unpaved extension continues another ~26 miles north
Katy Trail240390Missouri  crosses the state
Kekekabic Trail4166Superior National Forest   
Knobstone Trail5893southern Indiana   
Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail70110southwestern Pennsylvania  trail in the Laurel Highlands area
Little Miami Scenic Trail74.9120.5Miami Valley in OhioSpringfield, OhioNewtown, OhioEntirely paved; almost entirely off-road. Continues an additional 32 miles (51 km) north to Bellefontaine as theSimon Kenton Trail.
Lone Star Hiking Trail120190Texas  Sam Houston National Forest north of Houston
Long Path347.4559.1New York + New JerseyGeorge Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New JerseyAltamont, New York (Albany) 
Long Trail272438VermontMassachusettsCanadaA footpath in the Wilderness begun in 1910 and completed in the 1930s. The Long Trail spans the length of Vermont, following the spine of the Green Mountains. Typical hiking time is 2 to 4 weeks.
Lost Turkey Trail26.342.3Western PennsylvaniaSomerset County, PennsylvaniaBedford County, PennsylvaniaTrail spanning three counties in Western Pennsylvania
Loyalsock Trail59.295.3north central PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Route 87, 10 mi (16 km) north ofMontoursvilleMeade Road, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from U.S. Route 220, just north of LaporteHiking trail that runs parallel to Lycoming Creek. The trail is maintained by the Alpine Club of Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Maah Daah Hey Trail96154North DakotaTheodore Roosevelt National Park the longest continuous single track mountain biking trail in America
Mark O. Hatfield Memorial Trail6097OregonStarvation CreekMultnomah Fallsproposed in 2011, almost entirely in wilderness, course incompletely determined as of 2013, but expected to be on existing trails
Mason-Dixon Trail190310PennsylvaniaAppalachian Trail at Whiskey Springs,PennsylvaniaBrandywine Creek atChadds Ford, Pennsylvania 
Massanutten Trail71114George Washington National Forest  Large loop trail; National Recreation Trail.
Mattabesett Trail5792south-centralConnecticut   
Metacomet-Monadnock Trail114183New HampshireMetacomet Trail on the Massachusetts-Connecticut state lineMount Monadnock 
Michigan Shore-to-Shore Trail220350MichiganLake MichiganLake Huron 
Midstate Trail (Massachusetts)92148Massachusetts  Worcester County, central Massachusetts
Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway5080southwest New HampshireMount MonadnockMount Sunapee 
Monon Trail18.129.1IndianaIndianapolisWestfield
Mountains-to-Sea Trail1,0001,600 approx.North CarolinaClingman's Dome, Great Smoky MountainsJockey's Ridge, Outer Banksabout 530 miles (850 km) complete as of 2011; follows the Appalachian Trail for 3.4 miles (5.5 km)
Natchez Trace Trail440710southeastern U.S.TennesseeMississippidisjoint trail; 62 miles (100 km) complete; not planned to be connected
New River Trail State Park5792Southern VirginiaPulaski, VirginiaFries, Virginia & Galax, VirginiaA rail trail, with three end points, following the New River and one of its tributaries.
North-South Trail77124Rhode IslandBlue Shutters Beach, Charlestown, Rhode IslandMassachusetts border, Burrillville, Rhode IslandA hiking trail that runs the length of Rhode Island from the Atlantic Ocean in Charlestown to the Massachusetts border in Burrillville, Rhode Island where it connects to the Mid-State Trail.
North Country Trail4,6007,400northern United StatesCrown Point, New YorkLake Sakakawea State Park, North DakotaA diverse footpath crossing the prairies of North Dakota; the Northwoods of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan; rural farm country of southern Michigan and western Ohio; and the rugged Allegheny Plateau of eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York; and finally the Finger Lakes region and Adirondacks of New York.
Northeast Texas Trail132212TexasFarmersville, Texas (NE of Dallas)New Boston, Texasincomplete rail to trail conversion which passes through seven rural Texas counties and 19 towns, mostly east-west. There are overgrown and illegally fenced off sections.[6][7][8]
Northern Forest Canoe Trail7401,190Northeastern United StatesOld Forge, NYFort Kent, MEWater trail through New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Northville-Placid Trail138.4222.7[9]New YorkNorthvilleLake PlacidNorth-south low-elevation trail through the Adirondack Park (begin 1922, completed 1924).
OC&E Woods Line State Trail105169OregonKlamath FallsThompson Reservoira rail trail and Oregon State Park
Ohio to Erie Trail318512OhioCincinnati on the Ohio RiverClevelandIncorporates numerous rail trails and roads
Old Croton Trail26.242.2New York  follows Old Croton Aqueduct
Olympic Discovery Trail120190Washington state'sOlympic PeninsulaPort TownsendLa Pushabout 40 miles (64 km) complete as of 2011 with the remainder traversable using public roads
Oregon Coast Trail362583Oregonnorth Oregon coast at South JettyBrookingsentire Pacific coast of Oregon
Oregon Desert Trail7501,210OregonOregon Badlands WildernessLake Owyhee State Parkunder development as of summer 2013, though no trail needs to be built: uses existing trails and public lands
Oregon Skyline Trail428689OregonWashington stateCaliforniaestablished in 1920, incorporated into Pacific Crest Trail in 1968; follows Cascades backbone
Ouachita National Recreation Trail223359Arkansas and Oklahoma  longest trail in Ouachita National Forest
Ozark Highlands Trail218351Arkansas  through the Ozark National Forest
Ozark Trail350560 approx.Missouri   
Pacific Crest Trail2,6544,271west coastMexicoCanadatraverses Sierra Nevada and the Cascade Range paralleling the Pacific Ocean in California, Oregon andWashington
Pacific Northwest Trail1,2001,900Pacific NorthwestGlacier National Park (U.S.)Cape Alava, Olympic National Park, WashingtonDesignated a National Scenic Trail in 2009.
Palmetto Trail425684South CarolinaCharlestonsouthern Appalachians225 contiguous miles 362 km complete
Paumanok Path125201Long Island, New YorkRocky PointMontauk PointOnly long distance trail in the Long Island Central Pine Barrens
Pennsylvania Mid State Trail327526PennsylvaniaMarylandNew Yorktraverses width of state
Pinhoti Trail335539Alabama and GeorgiaBenton MacKaye TrailFlagg Mountain near Weogulfa, AlabamaConnects the Appalachian Trail to the southernmost mountain of the Appalachian Mountain chain that is over 1,000 feet (300 m) in elevation.
Potomac Heritage Trail8301,340mid-northeastern U.S.  incomplete; within Potomac River basin
River to River Trail126203Southern IllinoisOhio RiverMississippi RiverStretches through Shawnee National Forest. It forms part of the Southern Section of the American Discovery Trail.
Robert Frost Trail4776Massachusetts  Connecticut River Valley
Rock Island Trail3251Central IllinoisPeoria, IllinoisToulon, Illinois 
San Diego Trans County Trail160260CaliforniaSalton SeaTorrey Pines State Natural ReserveThe Salton Sea to Torrey Pines Beach; ROUTE – under development.[10]
San Francisco Bay Trail500800San Francisco Bay Area  encircles shoreline of San Francisco Bay; under development
San Joaquin River Trail73117Central California  Friant Dam to Devils Postpile in the High Sierra Nevada Mountain Range; under development
Sheltowee Trace Trail282454Kentucky  Daniel Boone National Forest
Sierra High Route195314California  within Kings Canyon National Park, Inyo National Forest, and Yosemite National Park
Silver Comet Trail61.599.0western Georgia  a rails-to-trails project, at the state line it turns into Alabama's Chief Ladiga Trail
Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail29.547.5Californiacoastal mountainsPacific Ocean 
Solitude Loop Trail55.288.8WyomingBighorn National ForestWyomingloop trail beginning and ending at Coffeen Park Trail #592 parts run through the Cloud Peak Wilderness
Standing Stone Trail71114PennsylvaniaGreenwood Furnace State Park near McAlevys Fort, PennsylvaniaTuscarora Trail in Buchanan State ForestConnects the Mid State and Tuscarora Trails. Known as the Link Trail until 2007.
Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway75121west central New Hampshire  loop trail encircling the Kearsarge-Lake Sunapee region [2]
Superior Hiking Trail296476MinnesotaJay Cooke State Park270 Degree Overlook at the Canadian-U.S. Borderfollows north shore of Lake Superior
Susquehannock Trail System85137north central Pennsylvania  trail loop in the Susquehannock State Forest
Tahoe Rim Trail165266California + Nevada  loop trail surrounding Lake Tahoe
Tahoe-Yosemite Trail180290CaliforniaTuolumne Meadows in YosemiteLake Tahoe 
Tecumseh Trail38.261.5IndianaMorgan Monroe State ForestMonroe Reservoir 
Theodore Solomons Trail271436CaliforniaGlacier PointHorseshoe Meadowsparallel alternate to the John Muir Trail, laying lower and further west
Tuscarora Trail252406Appalachians  parallels Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia
Timberline Trail40.765.5Oregon  loops around Mount Hood, almost completely in wilderness
Trans-Catalina Trail37.259.9CaliforniaAvalonStarlight BeachTraverses the length of Santa Catalina Island
Tunnel Hill State Trail4877Southern IllinoisHarrisburg, IllinoisKarnak, Illinois 
Uinta Highline Trail104167UtahHayden Pass, Utah Route 150U.S. Route 191Follows the mountain ridges including Utah's highest mountain, Kings Peak; traverses the High Uintas Wilderness.
North Umpqua Trail79127southern Oregon  follows the Umpqua River; 11 segments mostly in undeveloped forest
Virginia Creeper Trail3556Southwest VirginiaAbingdon, VirginiaWhitetop, Virginianear the Appalachian Trail; multi use rail trail
Virginia Highlands Horse Trail67108Mount Rogers National Recreation AreaElk GardenNew River Trail State ParkMulti-use trail that crosses the Appalachian Trail as it transverses Mount Rogers National Recreation Area.
Wabash Cannonball Trail63101OhioMontpeliernear Liberty, Ohiorail to trail conversion in northwestern Ohio; partially complete in 2012; two forks meet in Maumee[11]
Warrior Trail67108Pennsylvania and West VirginiaMonongahela River atGreensboro, PennsylvaniaOhio River south ofMoundsville, West VirginiaA hiking trail entirely on private property
Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail44.771.9Northern VirginiaShirlington, VirginiaPurcellville, VirginiaA rail trail in Northern Virginia.
Wild Azalea Trail3150LouisianaWoodworth, LouisianaValentine Lake Recreation AreaBiking and hiking trail through the Calcasieu Ranger District.
Willard Munger State Trail63101Northern MinnesotaHinckley, MinnesotaDuluth, MinnesotaA rail trail in Minnesota
West Rim Trail30.549.1north central PennsylvaniaOn Colton Road 0.5 miles (0.8 km) south of U.S. Route 6, near the village of AnsoniaPennsylvania Route 414, 1.8 miles (2.9 km) south of the village of BlackwellLong distance trail that follows the western edge of Pine Creek Gorge.
Wonderland Trail93150Washington  loop around Mount Rainier in Washington
Waterloo-Pinckney Trail3658Michigan  Lower Peninsula and the closest city is Chelsea, Michigan
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