Top 20 Hiking Forums in 2024

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What is Hiking Forum?
A Hiking Forum is a community for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts to discuss backpacking and hiking. Here you can ask questions and learn the difference between hiking and trekking and why people love hiking. Check out the Hiking Forums and get to know the best places for hiking around the world. You can also share your favorite hiking trails, along with photos and videos. Discuss everything about hiking gear, including clothing, shoes, backpacks, hiking poles, winterwear, and other useful equipment. You can also find hiking safety tips, how to avoid injuries, hiking must-haves, and advice for solo hikers.
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Here are 20 Best Hiking Forums you should follow in 2024

1. Reddit » Hiking

Reddit » Hiking This subreddit is your go-to place for anything related to hiking. Discover people talking about Hiking & walking, find the best posts on hiking, share pictures, videos & locations of the hike, tell everyone about your last trip, and much more.
Facebook Followers 1.7MTwitter Followers 1.1M Frequency 21 posts / day Since Oct 2009 View Recent Threads

2. Oregon Hikers

Oregon Hikers Welcome to the Oregon Hikers Forum, an online community dedicated to hiking and exploring the outdoors in Oregon and southwest Washington. Find new trip reports posted in the discussion forums daily, and explore the ever-growing Oregon Hikers field guide, with hundreds of trail descriptions, photos, and maps to help you plan your adventures.
Frequency 2 posts / day View Recent Threads

3. Backpacking Light Forum

Backpacking Light Forum Backpacking Light provides information and education about hiking and backpacking. Find helpful and intelligent conversations about lightweight backpacking techniques, gear, and philosophy from the most passionate backpackers in the world, and enjoy the backcountry with safety, comfort, and confidence.
Facebook Followers 27.7KTwitter Followers 21.9K Frequency 30 posts / day View Recent Threads

4. Reddit » Advanced Backpacking

Reddit » Advanced Backpacking If you are planning a backpacking, hiking, or camping trip, first join the Advanced Backpacking group, a public Reddit community that provides discussion & information on the more advanced or technical aspects of backpacking for the experienced outdoorsman.
Facebook Followers 1.7MTwitter Followers 1.1M Frequency 1 post / week Since Jun 2012 View Recent Threads

5. Oregon Hikers

Oregon Hikers This community is providing a collection of discussions on hiking in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Use this forum to see or share information about upcoming events, hikes, speakers, or trail-tending opportunities, post links to related news & stories, and share your tips for safe hiking, surviving in the wild, and managing hiking injuries.
Frequency 5 posts / day View Recent Threads

6. Walking Forum

Walking Forum Meet & discuss the priorities for walking, write a report, or share your route experiences, talk about cheap and reliable accommodation, and more. The Walking Forum is your go-to place for anything related to walking & hiking in the UK.
Frequency 21 posts / day Since Apr 2006 View Recent Threads

7. Reddit » Wilderness Backpacking

Reddit » Wilderness Backpacking Welcome to this subreddit dedicated to backpacking in the wild places on earth. This community is where people are discussing & advising each other about backpacking trips, sharing tips, tricks & protocols, telling about their first solo adventure, and giving much information on hiking areas.
Facebook Followers 1.7MTwitter Followers 1.1M Frequency 4 posts / day Since Jan 2014 View Recent Threads

8. Backpackers Basecamp

Backpackers Basecamp Searching for a partner to share the trip with? Guide you in a new area? If you want a team up, introduce yourself to this community and join any hiking group. Also, tell everyone about your last trip, camp cooking, & trail snacks share trip reports, pictures & videos, and discuss environmental issues.
Frequency 9 posts / week View Recent Threads

9. Reddit » Colorado Hikers

Reddit » Colorado Hikers Looking for some ideas for good places to backpack? or searching for winter hiking options? Join Colorado Hikers, a Reddit community. It offers much information about hiking, tips for reserving campsites, free access to topographical maps, and more.
Facebook Followers 1.7MTwitter Followers 1.1M Frequency 1 post / day Since Jan 2012 View Recent Threads

10. Trail Forums

Trail Forums Trail Forums is the central hub for news, updates, information, and discussion about Hiking and Backpacking. Also, chat with your mates about tents, sleeping bags, footwear, and much more.
Twitter Followers 4 Frequency 1 post / week View Recent Threads

11. YourHikes

YourHikes YourHikes is an outdoor adventure website designed for both hikers and backpackers where members can exchange hike experiences or trip reports, find guidebooks, talk about long-distance hiking, read comments, & feedback, and post trail photos and information with other like-minded enthusiasts.
Facebook Followers 158Twitter Followers 83 Frequency 1 post / week View Recent Threads

12. SoCal Hiker Forums

SoCal Hiker Forums Got a question about a trail? Want to know more about training for that big peak? Should you upgrade your boots? Introduce yourself to the SoCal Hiker group, ask anything hiking, backpacking, or trekking-related, and let other members help you find the answer.
Facebook Followers 22.7KTwitter Followers 11.8K Frequency 8 posts / year View Recent Threads

Additional Forums

  1. ClubTread Community ClubTred Community is completely dedicated to hiking, trails, and related discussions. Talk here about some winter hiking, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, & camping, share your stories & photos of your latest adventure, and more.
  2. TrailGroove » General Backpacking & Hiking Come join this community for skill, technique, questions, & all things backpacking or hiking related. Get first time campers guide, find helpful tips & tricks that will prevent you from serious bodily harm incase you fall down, and other related advice.
  3. NWHikers Forum Use this forum for hiking related discussion, and trail talks. Connect with people who contribute the same passion and get hiking information & hiking maps, discuss hiking weather, and share trail photos with each other.
  4. Yosemite Forum » Hiking  Discuss Yosemite hiking and backpacking here in this forum. Find information for travel in Yosemite backcountry share your crazy trip experience, tell mysterious tales about Yosemite & trail crew stories, talk about the winter storms, and much more.
  5. The Backcountry Forum The Backcountry Forum is dedicated to safe, successful and fun backcountry travel. Publish your trip report or journal along with photos, share your equipment, techniques, adventures, experiences & advice with other members, and post want & buy & sell used gear ads.