Hike pages will tell readers how difficult the hike is, what the scenery is like, an any major points of interest hikers might pass along the way.
First, read the General Guidelines for writing descriptions. Then, check out the tips below to decide what to include in each segment.
Give the reader a short description of what makes this hike great. Include:
- Whether it's strenuous
- Whether it's crowded (and, if so, how to avoid the crowds)
- What the scenery's like
- One or two specifics about the biggest draws of the place
Include the logistics of getting to the place.
- How to get to the trailhead
- Where to park
- Any permits or parking fees required to hike
- Any permits or fees required to camp/overnight for a backpacking loop
- Any environmental concerns (like restoration areas or delicate plants that would require staying on-trail)
- Points of interest not to miss
Describe whether this is a good option for family hikes.
- Any unexpected scrambling?
- Poisonous plants or other dangers?
- Strenuous terrain?