3 Under-The-Radar Hiking Trails in the US

laurel highlands trail

Are you aware of framing nailing? It’s the use of a handyman tool called framing nailer instead of the famous hammer. It makes everything easier for a carpenter. Today, we’ll serve as your framing nailers as we make your search for hiking trails a lot easier. Check out the following trails we’ve nailed down! (pun intended)

Skyline to the Sea Trail

Skyline to the sea trail

Extending for almost 30 miles, this hiking trail that starts from the Skyline Ridge and ends in Waddell Beach is one of the best yet most underrated trails you’ll come across with. It features many Redwood trees and views that will take your breath away. Hikers can complete the trail in two to three days, but those who are in an excellent physical condition can finish it in a day.

Batona Trail

batona trail

As one of the longest hiking trails in New Jersey, the Batona trail features various types of black gum, pine trees, gray birch, oaks, hardwood swamps, and swamp magnolia. The trip begins at the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest and will take three days to finish. There are even berries around the trail that could be eaten, making you feel like a survivor lost in a beautiful forest. Perfect, isn’t? So, take the chance, and you will never be the same again!

The Laurel Highlands Trail

laurel highlands trail

This 70-mile long hiking trail is part of Laurel Ridge State Park and is located in Pennsylvania. It will guide you through Cambria, Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties. Because of its length, an average hiker would take nearly a week to finish it. However, with all the impressive sights it offers, even if it would take two weeks, you’re still going to find the journey worth it. The trail begins at Ohiopyle State Park and runs past the 135-mile long Youghiogheny River. You’ll be able to see various animals and plants, and you’ll even pass the Townships of Donegal, Lincoln, and Jenner, as well as the Seven Springs. Feast your eyes on bewitching sceneries you never thought you’d behold!