June

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2021 June Trip Dates

U.S.A. Destinations

Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park

Backpacking Trips

Grand Canyon National Park has not yet issued backpacking permits for this month. It's extremely beneficial to register before the permit process (85+% of our guests do). You can pick any dates and you'll receive a 5% early registration discount! We have a great success rate and your deposit is fully transferrable or refundable if we're unsuccessful. Click here to read more about Grand Canyon's permit process, or get started by selecting a trip and hitting "Go!" below.

All Other Trip Types

Sedona Red Rock Country

California

Death Valley

Eastern Sierras

Joshua Tree

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Sequoia - Kings Canyon

The Lost Coast

Yosemite National Park

Colorado

Flat Tops Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park

Montana / Wyoming

Absaroka-Beartooths

Jackson Hole Area

The Tetons

Wind River Range

Yellowstone National Park

New Hampshire

White Mountains Hut Treks

North Carolina

Blue Ridge Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Utah

Arches & Canyonlands

Bryce Canyon National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Grand Staircase Escalante

Paria Slot Canyons

Zion National Park

Vermont

Vermont

Washington

Mount Rainier

North Cascades

Olympic National Park

International Destinations

Alps Guided Treks

Alps Guided Treks

Canadian Rockies Treks

Canadian Rockies Treks

Iceland Hiking Trips

Iceland Hiking Trips

Nepal Treks

Nepal Treks

New Zealand Hiking Tours

New Zealand Hiking Tours

Norway Hiking Tours

Norway Hiking Tours

Patagonia Trekking (Chile)

Patagonia Trekking (Chile)

Peru Treks

Cordillera Huayhuash Trekking

Guided Hikes to Machu Picchu

Tanzania (Kilimanjaro)

Tanzania (Kilimanjaro)

Vietnam

Vietnam

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HIKING IN JUNE

BENEFITS OF HIKING IN June

As the official first month of summer, June is a very popular and generally wonderful month for hiking. Where you go is an important factor, but there are plenty of benefits with many destinations. In June in the USA, some mountain destinations are hitting their prime, while others are still too snowy for hiking and backpacking. Yosemite, Olympic National Park, the Great Smoky Mountains, and the Blue Ridge Mountains are close to their best in June. Yosemite is especially wonderful in June because the summer crowds have not yet arrived and waterfalls are usually running at high flows.

In desert and canyon areas, June is a great month if you don’t mind higher temperatures. The Rim to Rim hike in the Grand Canyon is going strong, Zion and Bryce are fun, and Sedona’s Red Rock Country is popular.

A huge benefit of June is the number of options available. Internationally, June is an excellent month for hiking. In mid June Kilimanjaro opens up again; Peru and the Inca Trail are excellent in June; Vietnam is still in its spring and has great trekking; the Alps season gets underway in mid June; and Iceland trekking begins in June.

DRAWBACKS OF HIKING IN June

The main drawbacks are hotter temperatures in desert and canyon areas in the USA if you don’t like the heat; lingering snowpacks in the mountains that block the high country from being full accessible; the monsoon season begins in Nepal which makes trekking less than ideal; and some mountain areas can be buggy.

WHERE TO HIKE

There are three main categories of destinations to hike in June:

– USA desert and canyon destinations – these options include Grand Canyon, Sedona’s Red Rock Country, Zion, Bryce and more.

– USA mountain destinations – the major mountain destinations that are open, some still in their early seasons, in June are Yosemite, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Olympic National Park and Yellowstone.

– Trekking and backpacking internationally – recommended options for June are Peru, Vietnam, Kilimanjaro, Iceland, and the Alps.