Take a Hike on a Long Texas Trail
A hidden jewel of Texas, the Lone Star Hiking Trail (LSHT) is the only long-distance hiking trail in the state. At 128 miles, it’s the state’s longest continuously marked and maintained footpath. Let Texas native and experienced long-distance hiker Karen Borski Somers guide you along this unrivaled trail.
Located in the woodlands of the Sam Houston National Forest in East Texas, the LSHT winds through an ecologically diverse region that’s just a few hours’ drive from Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.
Inside You’ll Find
- Step-by-step descriptions of the LSHT’s 128 miles, divided into 11 sections
- Mileage charts, plus information on trail access and parking locations, trailside supplies and accommodations, campsites, and water sources
- Updated full-color photos and section maps
- Trail history, trail conditions, rules and regulations, and equipment/food checklists
- Thru-hiking information
Officially endorsed and promoted by the Lone Star Hiking Trail Club
Texas native Karen Borski Somers has thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and many other nationally recognized long-distance trails.