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Best Hikes in the World

Here are the "best of the best" bucket list hikes you have to experience at least once in a lifetime. Some are long, and some are short, but they're all unique and considered the best hiking trails in the world.

Name Distance Level Location Climb Dogs
Hiking & Camping Channel Islands National Park (Santa Cruz)7.5EasyY
Cactus to Clouds Hike21Very HardPalm Springs10800Y
Peter Skene Ogden Trail Guide18HardLa Pine2100Y
How to Hike the Lost Coast Trail25.5HardShelter Cove1000Y
Eagle Creek Trail Guide4.2ModerateCascade Locks525Y
Telescope Peak Hike (Death Valley)12.5HardDeath Valley3200Y
Timberline Trail Guide (Mt Hood)41.5HardGovernment Camp10800Y
Hoh River Trail to Blue Glacier Hike Guide36HardForks5400N
Rim to Rim Grand Canyon Hike Guide21Very HardGrand Canyon Village6200Y
Trans Catalina Trail (TCT) Hike Guide38.5Hard Avalon7900Y
How To Hike Half Dome17Very HardYosemite Village5200Y
Clouds Rest Hike Guide12.5HardLee Vining3200N
Cottonwood Lakes Hike13ModerateLone Pine1350Y
Mt Charleston Peak Hike - South Loop Trail17.5Very HardMt Charleston4890Y
Mt Whitney Hike21.5Very HardWhitney Portal6960N