Infographic: America's Scenic Trails

11 stateside treks to inspire you for spring

Here in the Active Times Inspiration Department, we're always happy to come across a splashy infographic that reminds us of reasons to get outside—18,753 reasons to be exact. This oldie-but-goodie from REI deserves some new eyeballs, if only for saying, "Hey, don't get us wrong—the Appalachian Trail is pretty great, but there are ten more where that came from."

Although the most famous, the ol' A.T. (no relation), is only the fourth longest after the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide, and... shoot, just check out the frickin' thing for yourself.

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Hiking the Beautiful USA: US National Scenic Trails Map