Being out hiking in nature is perhaps the healthiest activity available, rejuvenating the soul, challenging our bodies, and quietening our minds.
The beautiful thing about hiking is that it’s truly an activity everyone can do. Whether you’re young or old, an expert or an amateur, there’s a trail out there that will be perfect for you.
Whether you’re planning a trek through the woods, a strenuous mountain climb, or just an afternoon wander along the coast, these quotes about hiking will help give you some motivation to explore our beautiful natural world.
To help get you even more excited about hiking, check out these wise words that will remind you just how wonderful it is to explore this incredible world we live in.
“The best views come after the hardest climb”
“A walk in nature walks the soul back home.” Mary Davis
“Where the signposts end, the trail begins.” – Marty Rubin
“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” Mary Davis
“After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” G.M. Trevelyan
“Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” John Muir
“We don’t stop hiking because we grow old — we grow old because we stop hiking” – Finis Mitchell
“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” John Muir
“You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” Dr. Seuss
“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” Andy Rooney
“Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong” – Jennifer Pharr Davis
“We must get beyond textbooks, go out into bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness of truth and explore and tell the world of our glorious journey” – John Hope
“I slow down when hiking. The rhythm of nature is more leisurely. The sun comes up, it moves across the sky, and you begin to synchronize to that rhythm.” – John Mackey