Information on how to find the trailhead, trail distance, elevation gain, difficulty, highlights and more.
Many of the trails shown on our maps are supplemented with detailed written descriptions compiled by our team of outdoor writers and researchers. These descriptions provide you with information on how to find the trailhead, trail distance, elevation gain, difficulty, highlights and more. Each description includes easy-to-read activity symbols so you know what to expect from a trail at a glance, as well as coordinates to our maps. We also provide you with handy tips to help you have a safe and successful trail adventure, whether you are out for a casual afternoon stroll or ride, or are embarking on a multi-day backpacking trip through the wilderness.