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World’s longest and most extreme hiking trails

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 32: Hiking Trail on Sleeping Buffalo Mountain overlooking the town of Banff in Alberta, Canada

The Great Trail, Canada

Distance: Over 14,913 miles (24,000 km)

Best time to visit: Year round

Currently the longest recreational trail in the world, the Great Trail (formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail) was initiated in 1992 to celebrate Canada’s 125th year. It is made of around 400 individual trails, each with its unique traits and features.

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