What is a good length for a day hike?

people walking on dirt road near mountain during daytime

As a general guideline, most people tend to find that a day hike of around 10-15 miles (16-24 kilometers) is a comfortable distance. Of course, some people may be able to hike further than this, while others may prefer shorter hikes. Ultimately, it’s important to listen to your body and plan your hike accordingly.

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