The Best Backpacking Trips in The US

From the rugged coast of Maine to the serene beauty of Alaska, the United States is full of incredible backpacking destinations. 

In this article, we'll cover some of the best backpacking trips throughout the US so you can confidently plan your next great adventure!

The Best Backpacking Trips in The US

Grand Canyon National Park is an iconic destination for anyone planning to go backpacking in the United States. This natural wonder stretches a whopping 277 miles long and 18 miles wide.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

One of the most popular backpacking trips takes you from South Rim to North Rim (you can start at the north or south end), over 21 miles long. We recommend planning to backpack Rim to Rim over three or four nights.

The Pemigewasset Loop in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is an unforgettable backpacking trip for experienced adventurers.

Pemigewasset Loop, New Hampshire

This 33-mile loop crosses four mountain ranges, with several challenging ascents and descents along the way.

The John Muir Trail is one of the most iconic backpacking trails in the United States.

The John Muir Trail

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