The Best College Campuses for Trail Running

When it comes to running trails, these 10 universities are hard to beat

Todd Goodrich/University of Montana

Upon your college search there are many things to consider – location, cost, class sizes and, most of all, campus facilities. If you’re an avid runner, or someone who is looking to get in, or stay in shape, you may want to consider these colleges.

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Students should have access to a variety of athletic facilities, and they should take full advantage of them. College isn’t cheap, and student debt may haunt you for a while; so if you have access to free amenities you should definitely consider putting them to use and getting the most out of your college experience.

When it comes to running trails, these 10 universities are hard to beat. Large and small, near and far, they all provide easy access to trails and opportunities on or close to campus; many are even within a short distance of forestlands, wildernesses, national parks and monuments.


The Best College Campuses for Trail Running


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