5 Long Hikes to Add to Your Bucket List

Most people have heard about America’s crown jewels of hiking: the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail. These popular routes traverse the length of America, covering nearly 8,000 miles collectively.

But did you know there are dozens of other long trails scattered across the U.S. that quietly snake over picturesque mountains and through sweeping plains? Below you’ll find five lesser-known long hikes to add to your bucket list.

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