Best Hikes in April
April is an amazing time to travel with winter and snow finally in the rearview mirror. Temperatures are getting warmer, but not too warm. Waterfalls are at their strongest. And the spring rain brings out those fields of blooming wildflowers to run through. Want to know the best hikes in April to go on? We’ve got you covered.
So lace up your hiking boots, harness your inner Sound of Music frolicking, and get ready to hit the road or the runway this spring with the adventure of your dreams!
Looking to explore in a new park, hiking trail, or region but don’t want to hike alone? Explorer Chick has a trip for everyone with tons of amazing options for women to choose from! Our excursions are full of fun, challenging outdoor activities for all skill levels. Whether you’re a hardcore hiker looking for the backpacking trip of a lifetime or prefer a wildflower-filled day hike and a glamping basecamp for queens, we’ve got a springtime adventure for you. Join an adventurous group of gals like yourself and swing into spring with us on an epic ladies’ trip!
What to Expect From Our April Hiking Trips
We at Explorer Chick have chosen destinations with some of the best camping, spring hiking, and breathtaking views to explore with groups of like-minded travel-loving ladies. When you book with us, you won’t have to worry about accommodations, trail conditions, or finding the trailhead — we take care of all the details! All you have to do is show up and get ready for an unbelievable shared experience!
Grand Canyon National Park Backpacking
Ditch the late spring snow for the warm desert in the Grand Canyon! Experience the great outdoors on the best trails below the rim on an April backpacking adventure in Grand Canyon National Park! We’ll include all the equip along with a booty-busting spring hike led by your trusty guide.
Eat a picnic lunch on the Colorado River on secluded trails in this top-10 most visited national park. Camp with the steep sandstone walls of the canyon around you on a guaranteed small-group experience where the marvel is totally worth the miles. You’ll take on some serious elevation gain with five goddesses over four days.
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Wilderness Survival and Hiking in Virginia
Lace up your hiking boots for some miles on the trail at higher elevations, and some of the best hiking in the East! Spend your days hiking and learning practical skills to survive in the wilderness of Virginia surrounded by mountains. At night, rest your head at a cozy, secluded lodge.
On this trip you’ll ascend three iconic mountains along the famous Appalachian Trail, with views of peaks thousands of feet above sea level. We know you’ll bond with the other outdoorsy women on several gorgeous spring hikes over this ladies-only long weekend!
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Jordan and Petra Tour
Explorer Chick’s stoke-filled itinerary for this trip includes 8 days of non-stop adventure in Jordan, from Jeep safari tours to swimming in the dead sea and YES-camel rides! Take in the beauty as you hike the popular trail to the ancient city of Petra, one of the most visited destinations in the country, containing tombs and temples carved into rose-colored desert cliffs. Enjoy desert glamping with the girls (and local guide) after trekking along the Jordan Trail with views into Israel.
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Moab and Utah National Parks Hiking
Early spring is a popular time to see spring wildflowers blooming and catch some amazing views before the summer heat sets in at Utah’s many national parks. Quench your thirst for desert adventure with an epic mid-April trip exploring two incredible national parks around Moab, Utah! The Needles District of Canyonlands National Park takes hikers to another world of red rock slot canyons and a valley of sandstone hoodoos. The natural arches and balanced rocks of Arches National Park will have you swooning on some of the best spring hikes that you won’t find on any old hiking blog.
If you’re looking for a more all-encompassing experience of Utah’s “Big Five,” you want our 8-day Utah National Park road trip. We’ll crank up the tunes, pull out the car snacks, and go on some epic guided hikes. See the views atop Angels Landing in Zion National Park, explore the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon, experience the iconic formations in Arches, and descend into a canyon in Canyonlands.
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Have your sights on one of our other mountain destinations and hiking opportunities like Yosemite Valley and Half Dome or the Great Smoky Mountains? Check out those specific trips to see when we’re offering them!