Explore is where you can search for your next outdoor adventure. Whether you are looking for a trail in your own backyard or in a new area you are visiting, Explore can help you find your perfect trail. If you have your location under your profile or if you are using location services in the app, AllTrails will display trails near you.
You can explore nearby trails or explore trails in other areas or countries. Search by location, a park, a trail name, or a trail list. Below is an overview of what the different icons mean in Explore in the AllTrails app:
Places - cities, states, and countries.
|Parks - local parks, regional parks, state parks, national forests, national parks, etc.|
|Trails - type in the name of the trail you wish to search for.|
Lists - these are lists of trails created by our team.
Some examples of lists include the Pacific Crest Trail list which contains all sections of the PCT in one easy to find place or the Appalachian Trail: Best Day hikes list which contains a list of day hikes along the AT.
Additionally on https://www.alltrails.com you can search for other user’s maps and recordings. This functionality is not yet available in the AllTrails app
Whether you are looking for a mountain bike ride, a trail run, or a hike, you can use the filters to search for trails trails based on your desired activity. You can also use the filters narrow the results for attractions on the trail (wildflowers for example)l, trail difficulty, trail rating, length, route type, and suitability. You can even filter trails by whether or not you have completed them.
The default for using Explore in the AllTrails app is a list view of trail. You can also switch to Map View to see trails on a map.