4 of America’s Best Running/Biking Trails

4 of America’s Best Running/Biking Trails

The United States offers some of the most diverse, beautiful landscapes you could ask for in one country. Whether you’re walking, running, or biking, you are bound to find a trail somewhere that will fit your needs, both physically and visually. Here are a few of our favorites.

McKenzie River Trail

Eugene, Oregon
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This trail is an amazing look at what the country’s Pacific Northwest region has to offer. It’s a 27-mile trail that stretches throughout the famous Cascade Mountains. There are plenty of different track options, and has been dubbed the top trail in the nation by mountain bikers.

Kalalau Trail

Kauai, Hawaii
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The Kalalau Trail is an 11-mile route that spans from Ke’e Beach to Kalalau Beach. You’ll find everything on this trail from white sand beaches, to waterfalls, to ancient Hawaiian ruins. It does have some steep drop offs at certain points, but there are shortened trail options that end at Hanakapi’ai Beach (2 miles) and Hanakoa Valley (4 miles).

Dale Ball Trails

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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This series of trails is the perfect picture of America’s Southwest. There are lots of options for both running and biking within the 30-miles of looped single-track routes throughout the Dale Ball Trails. Everything from dirt to hard-rock surfaces provide a diverse and challenging set of courses for anyone who steps up.

El Moro Canyon Loop

Laguna Beach, California
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The El More Canyon Loop is tucked away within Crystal Cove State Park near Los Angeles. It provides a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of the mega-city. When you reach the peaks of the San Juaquin hills over the course this trail, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of California’s coastline.