Well there is the Appalachian Trail running through Shenandoah national park to the west of us. Lots of hiking in the park.
I have a co-worker with a huge map on the wall of his office, he has hiked every trail in the park.
"If your plan is for one year, plant rice.
If your plan is for ten years, plant trees.
If your plan is for one hundred years,
educate children." -- Confucius