Best Summer Hikes at US National Parks 

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing stroll through nature or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, there are plenty of incredible summer hikes available at our nation’s parks.

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 Summer is the perfect time to explore the hiking trails at America’s National Parks. From alpine lakes and towering peaks, to rugged canyons and ancient forests, you’ll find a hike suitable for everyone.

 One of the best hikes in Arches National Park is the Devil’s Garden hiking trail.  It can be tailored to fit the time you have available and the points of interest you want to see.

Devil's Garden Summer Hike

 Navajo Loop Queen's Garden trail is a stunning must do experience. The views overlooking the Amphitheater along the Rim Trail are spectacular, but the experience of looking up at the hoodoos from the canyon floor is awe-inspiring.

Navajo Loop Queen's Garden  Summer Hike

 The Emerald Lake Hike is an amazing, must do trail in Rocky Mountain National Park that is accessible to everyone. Sunrise at Emerald Lake is spectacular!

Emerald Lake Summer Hike

 Mount Rainier National Park is an amazing location with spectacular waterfalls, trails, and hikes. The Paradise area within the park is particularly popular.

Paradise Mount Rainier Summer Hikes

 Badlands is a great national park to visit. The Notch Trail is a short, round trip hike that is moderately strenuous. It's a great trail for amazing views of Badlands.

Notch Trail Summer Hike

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