If you have done any amount of exploring in Texas at all, you know we have some astounding spots for hikers of all skill levels. Texas offers some of the best hiking in the nation, and if you love putting your endurance to the test, these trails will give you that challenge you’ve been looking for, with beautiful scenery to boot.
1) South Rim Trail (Big Bend National Park)
This is easily the most famous, beautiful, and strenuous hike in Texas, with a total distance of 12-16.5 miles, depending what route you take. The views of the Chisos Mountains and Chihuahuan Desert are simply magnificent year-round.
2) Guadalupe Peak Trail (Guadalupe Mountains National Park)
Another extremely difficult yet rewarding trail, getting to the end grants you wonderful views of the Guadalupe Mountains from the highest point in Texas.