8 Perfect Mountain Towns To Live In If You're An Avid Hiker

Surrounded by the Cascade Mountains, Bend offers endless hiking trails, including the iconic Three Sisters Wilderness.

Bend, Oregon

Gateway to Yellowstone National Park and the Gallatin National Forest, Bozeman boasts diverse hiking opportunities.

Bozeman, Montana

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville provides access to the Appalachian Trail and numerous scenic trails.

Asheville, North Carolina

Situated near the San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff offers hiking in the Coconino National Forest and along the Arizona Trail.

Flagstaff, Arizona

Located near Glacier National Park, Whitefish provides access to alpine lakes, rugged peaks, and backcountry trails.

Whitefish, Montana

Close to Grand Teton National Park and the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Jackson offers stunning hikes with mountain vistas.

Jackson, Wyoming

Surrounded by the Green Mountains, Stowe features scenic hikes, including sections of the Long Trail and Mount Mansfield.

Stowe, Vermont

Known as the "Switzerland of America," Ouray is surrounded by the San Juan Mountains, offering challenging hikes and stunning views.

Ouray, Colorado

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