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Shoes for hiking and trail running

Find the best hiking shoes for you

From local park walks to viewpoint hikes, dependable hiking shoes are the perfect adventure partner. More durable than trail running shoes and less burly than hiking boots, hiking shoes offer a great in-between option for day trips or hikers who prefer a lighter feel.

If you expect to be out in wet weather, waterproof hiking shoes are made with an integrated waterproof membrane like GORE-TEX, to help keep your feet dry (and happy) even in soggy conditions. Waterproof hiking shoes also help keep feet warm in cool seasons, especially when paired with cushioned hiking socks.

Learn more about how to choose hiking footwear depending on where you’re planning to hike. And if you're shopping for your hiking shoes online, check out how to measure your shoe size from home to get the right fit.

Outfit yourself for the trails

Be ready head-to-toe with moisture-wicking clothes that layers well to keep you comfortable all day long. Grab a set of trekking poles for stability on uneven terrain and pack the 10 essentials for hiking in a daypack to make sure you're prepared for anything.