8 National Trails You Need To Add To Your Hiking Bucket List

Pacific Crest Trail: The PCT crosses 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, passing through desert and alpine environments.

Appalachian Trail: A picturesque route in the eastern US, the AT is one of the longest continuous pathways in the world.

Camino de Santiago: The Camino Francés is the most prominent pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, often known as the Way of St. James.

Inca Trail, Peru: The 26-mile Inca Trail leads to Machu Picchu over stunning Andean scenery and Inca ruins.

Te Araroa: From Cape Reinga in the north to Bluff in the south, this long-distance trail showcases New Zealand's natural splendor.

West Highland Way: The 96-mile Scottish Highlands trail through difficult terrain, lochs, and historic places.

Great Ocean Walk: The Twelve Apostles and other Great Ocean Road landmarks are visible from this Victoria route.

Israel National Trail: From the Lebanese border to the Red Sea, this 600-mile trail showcases Israel's diverse landscapes and history.

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