Backpack the Old Logger's Path
Pennsylvania / Old Logging Path (Masten)
The Old Logger's Path follows abandoned logging roads in a loop through the Loyalsock State Forest. There are multiple places to join the trail, but most people start in the ghost town of Masten, PA.
Hike the Wissahickon Gorge: Valley Green and Two Meadows Loop
Pennsylvania / Wissahickon Gorge: Two Meadows Loop
The Wissahickon Gorge offers beautiful hiking without even having to leave the Philadelphia city limits.
Hike the Chinquapin Loop on The Lost Coast
San Francisco / Hidden Valley Trailhead, Lost Coast
I did this hike the day before setting out on a backpacking trip along the northern section of The Lost Coast Trail and it was a fantastic warm up hike.
Hike to Quaker Bridge via Atsion
New Jersey / Atsion Ranger Station
Looking at a map of New Jersey, you'll notice that the biggest green patch of forest on the map is Wharton State Forest, in the southern half of the state.