Idaho Keeps Climbing: Named One Of Best Hiking States In The Country
Idaho is climbing the rankings of best states for hiking in America...and that pun is totally intended.
After previously being unmentioned as one of the best states for hiking, this year Idaho has not only made the list, but finds itself inside the Top 12.
World Population Review did the research to find what states in America are best for the outdoor activity. To make their rankings, they considered several key factors. First off, size doesn't matter when it comes to hiking. It's not about the size of the mountain, it's about the view.
Each state's beauty and scenic landscapes were considered, as were terrains for every type of hiker, bodies of water, luscious greenery, and unique features like deserts were all part of it, as well. If you're the best state for hiking you have to have trails for all sorts of skilled hikers, not just professionals. They're looking for trails from novices to experts looking to aggressively climb or enjoy a leisurely stroll.
Before we get to the list, we should take a second to offer some hiking tips. If you're going to go hiking, it's important to do it safely. Many people get injured every year while trying to enjoy a relaxing hike. It can go wrong quickly. Here are some quick tips before you head out on your hike.
Hiking Safety Tips
Now that we have gone over safety tips, we're ready to head out on our expedition. These states have the best hiking you can find, and we are smack dab in the middle of all of it. Here are the Top 12 Best States For Hiking In The Country.
Idaho Named One Of Best Hiking States In The Country
Remember the number one rule for hiking: Don't Get Lost. For more on these results, and the full ranking of all 50 states head here. For more info on hiking in Boise and the best trails around, keep scrolling!
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