The Morning Breeze w/ Carolyn McArdle & Cort Johnson

The Morning Breeze w/ Carolyn McArdle & Cort Johnson

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Oakland Makes Top 10 Best U.S. Cities for Hikers List

Hiking the Kissimmee Prairie

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Oakland has made it onto the Best US Cities for hikers list!  Lawnstarter marked National Trails Day with the list - taking into account a number of factors, including availability of trails, quality of trails, and climate.

Here are the top 10 with their overall scores:

  1. Portland, Oregon, 59.18
  2. Phoenix, Arizona, 57.93
  3. Los Angeles, 57.66
  4. Honolulu, Hawaii, 57.03
  5. Tucson, Arizona, 56.94
  6. San Diego, California, 56.55
  7. Oakland, California, 55.64
  8. Salt Lake City, Utah, 55.54
  9. Colorado Springs, Colorado, 55.47
  10. Boise, Idaho, 54.17
  • Most hiking routes: Phoenix, Arizona; Tucson, Arizona; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; Portland, Oregon.
  • Fewest hiking routes: Elk Grove, California; Pembroke Pines, Florida; Warren, Michigan; Jersey City, New Jersey; McAllen, Texas.

See the full rankings.

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