Take a Hike!

What’s your favorite way to conquer your #IndyVirtualChallenge miles? Try going for a hike! Hiking is a fun and unique way to see some of the world’s most beautiful places while staying physically active. Enjoy the outdoors with friends and family while safely practicing social distancing. Check out some of the top hiking spots in Indiana and the United States for all to enjoy!  

Indiana Hiking Spots 

  • Clifty Falls, Hoffman Falls, Tunnel Falls –Clifty Falls State Park  
  • Cowles Bog Trail- Indiana Dune National Park  
  • Hemlock Cliffs National Scenic Trail -Hoosier National Forest  
  • Turkey Run -Turkey Run State Park  
  • Three Lakes Trail – Morgan Monroe State Forest 

National Hiking Spots 

  • Alabama- Stephens Gap  
  • Alaska- Thunderbird Falls Trail  
  • Arizona- Navajo National Monument  
  • Arkansas- Falls Branch Trail 
  • California- San Clemente Beach Trail  
  • Colorado- Manitou Springs  
  • Connecticut- Tunix Trail  
  • Delaware- Cape Henlopen State Park 
  • Florida- Little Talbot Island 
  • Georgia- Three Forks at Long Creek Falls 
  • Hawaii: Papakolea Beach  
  • Idaho: Mineral Ridge Loop 
  • Illinois- Starved Rock State Park  
  • Indiana- Turkey Run State Park 
  • Iowa- Wildcar Den State Park 
  • Kansas- Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve 
  • Kentucky- Raven’s Run Trail  
  • Louisiana- Louisiana State Arboretum Trail, Chicot State Park  
  • Maine: Moxie Falls, Moxie Gore 
  • Maryland: Billy Goat Trail 
  • Massachusetts: Bash Bish Falls, Mount Greylock Reservation  
  • Michigan: Grand Haven Waterfront Trail 
  • Minnesota- The Oberg Mountain Loop 
  • Mississippi- CCC Camp Trail 
  • Missouri- Drover’s Trail, Prairie State Park  
  • Montana- Woods Gulch  
  • Nebraska- Cowboy Trail 
  • Nevada- White Domes Loop Trail 
  • New Hampshire: West Rattlesnake Mountain  
  • New Jersey- Van Campens Glen, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area 
  • New Mexico- The Jemez Falls Area  
  • New York- Watkings Glen State Park  
  • North Carolina- Crabtree Falls Loop Trail 
  • North Dakota- Prairie Dog Town Trail 
  • Ohio- Hebron Trail, Ohio Canal Greenway  
  • Oklahoma- Bugle Trail at Osage Hills State Park, Pawhuska  
  • Oregon- Sweet Creek Trail  
  • Pennsylvania- Bushkill Falls, Stroudsburg 
  • Rhode Island- Colt State Park, Bristol 
  • South Carolina- Woods Bay State Park  
  • South Dakota- Good Earth State Park  
  • Tennessee- Laurel Falls  
  • Texas- Lost Maples State Natural Area East Trail, Vanderpool 
  • Utah- Lower Emerald Pools Trail, Zion National Park  
  • Vermont- Stowe Pinnacle Trail 
  • Virginia- White Oak Canyon  
  • Washington- Naches Peak Loop 
  • West Virginia- Babcock State Park 
  • Wisconsin- Peninsula State Park  
  • Wyoming- Beauty Lake Trail


When you complete a hike activity of at least two miles this week, you’ll also earn this awesome Take a Hike badge!


Do you know someone who wants to join you in tacking the Indianapolis 500 Mile Challenge or Indianapolis Freedom 100 Mile Challenge? Registration is now OPEN! Conquer the #IndyVirtualChallenge together and register today at indymini.com/500 miles. 

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