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359 Best Hiking Captions For Instagram & Hiking Quotes For Instagram!

Looking for the best quotes and captions about hiking for your Instagram photos? Hiking often involves heading to a beautiful location, so I’m sure you will have taken many photos to capture the hike and the final viewpoint. 

When it comes to uploading your hiking pictures to social media though, it can sometimes be hard trying to come up with a caption that will do your photo justice.

This article cuts out all the hard work of trying to come up with a caption for your Instagram photo as it gives you all the best captions, quotes and puns about hiking and trekking, whether you’re hiking solo, with friends or as a couple with your partner.

All you have to do is choose one you like, copy and paste and get on with enjoying your trip or editing your photos! Whether you’ve been hiking on the trails around Los Angeles, Bali or even in Vietnam, you should be able to find a caption perfect for your photo!

If you’re preparing to do a hike, you’ve just come back from one or you’re just wanderlusting and looking for some travel inspiration, you’ll find 359 hiking quotes, inspiring captions, funny hiking quotes, puns and hashtags for your Instagram pictures right here! 

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Best Hiking Captions For Instagram

 1. Hiking is the answer. Who cares what the question is.

2. Think outside. No box required.

3. The only way is forward.

4. I prefer the scenic route.

5. Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

6. Only one who wanders finds a new path.

7. We have nothing to lose and a world to see.

8. Too much fresh air is not a thing.

9. All good things are wild and free.

10. The view is always worth the climb.

11. I’m not lost. I’m exploring.

12. Let’s wander where the wifi is weak.

13. Wonder. Wander. Repeat.

14. Life’s a climb but the view is great.

15. Hike more, worry less.

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Hiking in beautiful Sri Lanka

Best Hiking Quotes For Instagram

16. “Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” – Henry David Thoreau

17. “For those who climb, the answer is both obvious and impossible to explain — the everyday concerns of livelihood, of social standing, overdue bills, and futureless romance all fall away before the vast and overwhelming absolute of the mountain.” – Paul Watkins

18. “We don’t stop hiking because we grow old  — we grow old because we stop hiking” – Finis Mitchell

19. “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.” – Jennifer Pharr Davis

20. “For hiking is one of those things that you can only do when you have the determination in you.” – Unknown

21. “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” – Cindy Ross

22. “Every now and then it’s good to stop climbing and appreciate the view from right where you are.” – Lori Deschene

23. “It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.” – Henry Ward Beecher

24. “Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast, you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” – Eddie Cantor

25. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost

26. “The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are travelling for.” – Louis L’Amour

27. “Just put one foot in front of the other.” — Austin Peck

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Hiking in Langkawi, Malaysia

Well-Known Famous Hiking Captions

28. The best views come after the hardest climb.

29. We have nothing to lose and a world to see.

30. It feels good to be lost in the right direction.

31. Live your life by a compass, not a clock.

32. The journey is the reward.

33. Only one who wanders finds a new path.

34. Always say yes to new adventures.

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Hiking in Dorrigo National Park, Australia

Well-Known Famous Hiking Quotes

35. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Lao Tzu

36. “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot

37. “Not all who wander are lost.” — J. R. R. Tolkien

38. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

39. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir

40. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” — Aristotle

41. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

42. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” — Robert Frost

43. “To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live.”- Tenzing Norgay

44. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Helen Keller

45. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho

46. “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” — Frank A. Clark

47. “A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

48. “I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

49. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” — John Muir

50. “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” — Sir Martin Conway

51. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

52. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” — Chief Seattle

53. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” — John Muir

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Hiking Hanging Rock, Blue Mountains Australia

Funny Hiking Captions For Instagram

54. DEET is nature’s cologne.

55. Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.

56. Hiking side effects include sweating, euphoria and general awesomeness.

57. The foot that is restless will tread on a turd.

58. I might look like I am listening to you, but in my mind, I am hiking.

59. I know I hike like a girl, try to keep up.

60. Hiking is cheaper than therapy.

61. Here is a photo of me and my therapist.

62. I don’t get it. the trail looked so flat on the map.

63. Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.

64. I hike to burn off the crazy.

65. The closer you are to nature the further you are from idiots.

66. Bring a compass.  It’s awkward when you have to eat your friends.

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Hiking along the Maroubra to La Perouse walk in Sydney

Funny Hiking Quotes For Instagram

67. “Hiking is just walking where it’s okay to pee.” – Demetri Martin

68. “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.” – G.M. Trevelyan

69. “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.” – Bill Bryson

70. “Hiking is not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.” – Sonja Yoerg

71. “Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost, and you see a path.  By all means, you should follow that.” – Ellen Degeneres

72. “Feeling low? Go on mountains.” – Prajakta Mhadnak

73. “Not all girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice…  some girls are made of adventure and wine and all things fine.” – Unknown

74. “Some women want diamonds… others just want a hammock, a campfire and some peace & quiet.” – Unknown

75. “If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.” – Unknown

76. “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” – Sir Rannulph Fiennes

77. “One thing to remember on the Eiger, never look up, or you may need a plastic surgeon.” – Unknown

78. “Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” – Diane Spicer

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Hiking at Watsons Bay in Sydney

Hiking Pun Captions For Instagram

79. This hike rocked.

80. The hill looked hard at first, but I got over it.

81. Hey, did you hear the joke about the hill? I couldn’t get over it!

82. Hiking really Alps clear my mind.

83. It’s a hill. Get over it.

84. You trek a lot. Don’t you Everest?

85. I’m all a-boot hiking.

86. Netflix and chill? More like Trailmix and Hill.

87. This is my kind of streaming.

88. Gorge-ous views as far as the eye canyon see.

89. You need a change of altitude!

90. May the forest be with you.

91. Mountains aren’t just funny. They’re hill-areas.

92. On a tree-mendous hike with you.

93. Sticking to the backcountry rivers, because they’re less mainstream.

94. Plateaus are the highest form of flattery.

95. What did you say? I lost my terrain of thought!

96. This hike was climb and punishment.

97. To summit all up…we had a great time. 

98. Hiking can be a pine in the ass, but I love it.

99. I love camping — it’s in-tents.

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Hiking Bouddi Coastal Walk – Central Coast, Australia

Short Hiking Captions For Instagram

100. Hiking is my therapy.

101. I just want to explore.

102. Nature baby.

103. Life is better in hiking boots.

104. Take a hike and get lost.

105. Sky above, earth below, peace within. 

106. Hike Your Own Hike.

107. Another day, another hike.

108. Never stop exploring.

Day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich

Hiking at Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Short Hiking Quotes For Instagram

109. “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” – Sir Martin Conway

110. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.” – Henry David Thoreau

111. “Everything worthwhile is uphill. Everything.” – John Maxwell

112. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder

113. “In every walk with nature one received far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

114. “The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.” – Werner Herzog

115. “Remember to look up to the stars, not down to your feet.” – Stephen Hawking

116. “Leave the road, take the trails.” – Pythagoras

117. “I found far more answers in the woods than I ever did in the city.” – Mary Davis

118. “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” – Ed Viesturs

119. “Cover the earth before it covers you.” – Dagobert D. Runes

120. “Sometimes, nature is all you need.” — Shikoba

121. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

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Hiking Mount Barker tunnel – one of the best photography locations in Adelaide

Inspirational Hiking Captions For Instagram

122. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

123. “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” – Edmund Hillary

124. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman

125. “It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out, it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” – Unknown

126. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert

127. “We must get beyond textbooks, go out into bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness of truth and explore and tell the world of our glorious journey” –  John Hope

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Hiking in Oman

Inspirational Hiking Quotes For Instagram

128. “The more you know, the less you need.” – Yvon Chouinard

129. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

130. “They are able who think they are able.” – Virgil

131. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

132. “The hardest mountain to climb is the one within.” – J. Lynn

133. “If you are on the right path, it will always be uphill.” – Henry B. Eyring

134. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

135.  “It is a big beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us.” – Oberyn Martell, Game of Thrones

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Hiking at The Grand Canyon

Motivational Hiking Captions For Instagram

136. When you’re tired, focus on the sights.

137. You can’t climb up a mountain with downhill thoughts.

138. It’s not a competition to reach the top, it’s a promise you make with yourself.

139. Keep going! Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

140. Stop following others and create your own path in life.

141. I’d rather be hiking in the rain than sitting inside at a desk on a sunny day.

142. No matter how rough it gets, just keep on moving.

143. When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think about the view from the top. 

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Hiking Stars Valley in Qeshm – one of the most beautiful places in Iran.

Motivational Hiking Quotes 

144. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing the lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

145. “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.”– Edmund Hillary

146. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph

147. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

148. “Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit.” – Unknown

149. “On a hike, the days pass with the wind, the sun, the stars; movement is powered by a belly full of food and water, not a noxious tankful of fossil fuels. On a hike, you’re less a job title and more a human being. A periodic hike not only stretches the limbs but also reminds us: Wow, there’s a big old world out there.” – Ken Ilgunas

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Hiking at Antelope Canyon, USA

Beautiful Nature Hiking Captions For Instagram

150. I know there’s nature all around, but I can’t keep my eyes off of you.

151. I go to nature to be soothed and healed and to have my senses put in order.

152. I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.

153. For the sake of your soul, venture out.

154. Mountains make me believe that nothing can be bigger than nature, not even human ego.

155. Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.

156. I have a therapist.  Her name is nature.

157. Nature is the greatest place to heal and recharge.

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Hiking in beautiful Zion National Park, Utah

Beautiful Nature Hiking Quotes For Instagram

158. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare

159. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs

160. “In every walk with nature one received far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

161. “Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.” – Chinese Proverb

162. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

163. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

164. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” – Edward Abbey

165. “A path is a prior interpretation of the best way to traverse a landscape.” – Rebecca Solnit

166. “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

167. “Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami

168. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh

169. “The wild woman has a deep love of nature; a love for the ancient mother. Though possibly misunderstood, it has always been in her. When she goes into the wilderness, a part of her soul is going home.” – Shikoba

170. “Our minds, as well as our bodies, have need of the out-of-doors. Our spirits, too, need simple things, elemental things, the sun and the wind and the rain, moonlight, and starlight, sunrise and mist and mossy forest trails, the perfumes of dawn and the smell of fresh-turned earth and the ancient music of wind among the trees.” — Edwin Way Teale

171. “May your search through nature lead you to yourself.” – Shikoba

172. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” – John Muir

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Hiking Mount Ngungun, Queensland Australia

Quotes About Hiking in Nature

173. “Keep close to Nature’s heart, yourself; and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir

174. “The silence of nature is very real. It surrounds you. You can feel it.” – Ted Trueblood

175. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare

176. “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir

177. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” – Sylvia Plath

178. “Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan

179. “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” – Albert Einstein

180. “I love not Man the less, but Nature more.”Lord Byron

181. “It is in the still silence of nature that one will find true bliss.” – J.J.C.

182. “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.” — Jennifer Pharr Davis

183. “There is nothing more beautiful than nature early in the morning.” – Vincent Van Gogh

184. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” — John Burroughs

185. “Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.” – Dr. Seuss

186. “Life’s better when you add fresh air, a warm campfire, brights stars, and s’mores.” — Unknown

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Hiking by Lake Moraine in Banff National Park, Canada

Mountain Hiking Trail Captions for Instagram

187. If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain.

188. The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.

189. The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain he is inspired by it.

190. The sun shines brightest from the peaks of mountains.

191. No mountain remains a mystery when you take steps to conquer it.

192. Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.

193. Climb mountains, not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.

194. When life gives you mountains, put on your boots and climb.

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Hiking the Pearl Beach to Patonga Walk in NSW Australia

Mountain Hiking Trail Quotes For Instagram

195. “The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain he is inspired by it.” – William Arthur Ward

196. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

197. “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” – Dr. Seuss

198. “I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.” – Wislawa Szymborska

199. “Your mountain may be harder to climb but oh the view, the view is divine.” – Jennae Cecilia

200. “There may be more to learn from climbing the same mountain a hundred times than by climbing a hundred different mountains.” – Richard R. Nelson

201. “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl

202. “There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest.” – Alex Lowe

203. “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing views. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey

204. “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” – Harley King

205. “You need mountains. Long staircases don’t make good hikers.” – Amit Kalantri

206. “It’s not all about the views from the top of the mountain, there are so many beautiful things you pass on your journey to the top. Appreciate the beauty of the path.” – Unknown 

207. “Although I deeply love oceans, deserts, and other wild landscapes, it is only mountains that beckon me with that sort of painful magnetic pull to walk deeper and deeper into their beauty.” – Victoria Erickson

208. “When preparing to climb a mountain, pack a light heart.” – Dan May

209. “Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world. Not so the world can see you.” – David McCullough Jr.

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Hiking in Howth, Dublin

Mountain Captions For Instagram

210. Dear mountains, I think about you all the time.

211. On a date with the mountains.

212. Mountains are my happy place.

213. The mountains have been calling. 

214. All I need is a mountain breeze and tall trees.

215. Life should have more mountains and less stress.

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Hiking the Jerusalem Bay Track in NSW, Australia

Mountain Quotes For Instagram

216. “The view up here is breathtaking, and I know its all downhill from up here .” – Unknown

217. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” — Wilma Rudolph

218. “I’ve realized that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.” – Andrew Garfield

219. “The mountains whisper for me to wander; my soul hikes to the call.” – Angie Weiland Crosby

220. “Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.” – Reinhold Messner

221. “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

222. “Every mountain has its soul… if the mountain does not accept you and you don’t submit to her will, she will destroy you.” – Bernadette McDonald

223. “Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.” – William Blake

224. “Life is short! Go to the mountains and never look back.” – Unknown

225. “You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” – John Muir

226. “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” – Jeffrey Rasley

227. “No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied – it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.” — Ansel Adams

228. “You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.” – Lito Flores

229. “You don’t have to move mountains. Simply fall in love with life. Be a tornado of happiness, gratitude and acceptance. You will change the world by being a warm, kind hearted human being.” – Anita Krizzan

230. “Today, she is standing at the top of a mountain and appreciating the majestic panoramic view of mesmerizing Himalaya. As a kid, she used to look up the sky and wish for wings to fly up to the mountains. And now after a long wait of many years, she is standing here and living her dream.” – Ashish Bhardwaj


Hiking up to the Sea Cliff Bridge Lookout in Australia 

Trekking Quotes For Instagram

231. “Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.” – Margaret Young

232. “Trekking means a travelling experience with a thrilling excitement.” – Amit Kalantri

233. “Trekkers at high altitudes sometimes sense a person walking few paces behind them, just out of sight. Often this person is dead. I never feel this, but once or twice I imagine someone walking a little ahead of me.” – Colin Thubron

234. “Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit.” – Unknown 

235. “The long-distance hiker, a breed set apart, from the likes of the usual pack. He’ll shoulder his gear, be hittin’ the trail; long gone, long ‘fore he’ll be back.” – M.J. Eberhart

236. “Distance changes utterly when you take the world on foot. A mile becomes a long way, two miles literally considerable, ten miles whopping, fifty miles at the very limits of conception, The world, you realize, is enormous in a way that only you and a small community of fellow hikers know. Planetary scale is your little secret.” – Bill Bryson

237. “The man who goes afoot prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather is the most independent fellow on earth.” – Horace Kephart

238. “Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall, it’s great when you stop.” – Unknown

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Hiking at Hokitika Gorge – one of the most Instagrammable places in New Zealand South Island

Hiking Adventure Captions For Instagram

239. The world is ours to explore.

240. Adventure served on the rocks.

241. A vagrant is everywhere at home.

242. Jobs fill your pockets, adventures fill your soul.

243. Stop following others and create your own path in life.

244. There is pleasure in the pathless woods.

245. I don’t need therapy I just need to go on an adventure.

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Hiking the Tomaree Summit Walk, Australia

Hiking Adventure Quotes For Instagram

246. “Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

247. “Traveling shouldn’t be just a tour, it should be a tale.” — Amit Kalantri

248. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

249. “The world is big, and I want to get a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Miur

250. “If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.” – Richard Branson

251. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

252. “Embrace the detours.” – Kevin Charbonneau 

253. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

254. “Adventure isn’t hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.” – John Amatt

255. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

256. “There is always an adventure waiting in the woods.” – Katelyn S. Bolds

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Hiking in Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park, Australia

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257. Fresh air and muddy boots make everything better.

258. Go wild for a while.

259. One, two, three steps more to the top.

260. Out here, I feel alive.

261. Some of the best memories are made in hiking shoes.

262. You are never too old to play outside.

263. Bet you can’t beat me to the top!

264. All good things are wild and free.

265. Happiness walks on busy feet.

266. Hiking is my cardio.

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Hiking the Mount Ku-Ring-Gai to Berowra Walk, Australia.

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267. “Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.” -Earl Schaffer

268. “Real adventure is defined best as a journey from which you may not come back alive, and certainly not as the same person.” – Yvon Chouinard

269. “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

270. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir

271. “Hiking is the best workout. You can hike for three hours and not even realize you’re working out. And, hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.” — Jamie Luner

272. “Travelling the road will tell you more about the road than Google will tell you about the road.” – Unknown

273. “You, who know that all the bruises and scrapes from scrambling and rambling are the best because they remind you of being alive.” – Madison Perrins

274. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

275. “Sometimes it’s so bad, it’s good.” – Unknown

276. “I slow down when hiking. The rhythm of nature is more leisurely. The sun comes up, it moves across the sky, and you begin to synchronize to that rhythm.” — John Mackey

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Hiking the Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk in Palm Beach, Sydney

Hiking Captions for Couples

277. Oh, darling, let’s be adventurers.

278. You keep me safe, I’ll keep you wild.

279. Instead of Netflix and chill, we watch sunsets on a hill.

280. Don’t ever leaf me.

281. Life’s better when you add fresh air, a warm campfire, bright stars, and s’mores, and you.

282. Your partner is both home and adventure all at once.

283. Together is my favourite place to be.

284. Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more.

285. Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

286. There’s no one I’d rather walk the trails with than you.

287. Who stands beside you on the journey is more important than where the trail leads to.

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Hiking to see Mount Fuji in Japan

Hiking Quotes For Couples For Instagram

288. “The right someone will hack through the bushes and challenge the woods, but most importantly, they’ll enjoy every step with you.” – Unknown

289. “Ain’t no mountain high enough, ain’t no valley low enough, ain’t no river wide enough, to keep me from getting to you babe.” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

290. “Think of every date as one step up, they’re leading you to a beautiful peak.” – Unknown

291. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll

292. “Why should a relationship mean settling down? Wait for someone who won’t let life escape you, who’ll challenge you and drive you towards your dreams. Someone spontaneous who you can get lost in the world with.” – Beau Taplin

293. “What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with.” – Unknown

294. “I’ve fallen in love with adventures, so I begin to wonder if that’s why I’ve fallen for you.” – Unknown

295. “Take your potential someone into the forest. If they smile through the sweat and whistle with the wind, your adventures will never end.” – Unknown

296. “Camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.” – Unknown

297. “Like the weightlessness of standing at the peak, a soulmate makes you feel free.” – Unknown

298. “You are my greatest adventure.” – Mr. Incredible

299. “Bring me coffee, take me hiking, and tell me I’m sexy.” – Unknown

300. “Here’s to all the places we went. And here’s to all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me, whispering again and again and again and again; I love you.” – John Green

301. “The perfect pair of hiking boots bring you safely through thrumming rivers and broken rocks; the perfect partner is walking right beside you.” – Unknown

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Hiking up Poem Mountain in Halong Bay Vietnam

Hiking With Friends Captions

302. Happiness is hiking with friends.

303. It’s not how many miles you walk, it’s how many smiles you share.

304. On a tree-mendous hike with you.

305. Friends that travel together, stay together.

306. Getting blisters with my sisters.

307. Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.

308. Let’s travel together and get lost in beautiful places.

309. Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.

310. Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost together.

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Hiking in Port Macquarie, Australia

Hiking With Friends Quotes

311. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

312. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” – Izaak Walton

313. “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” – Charles Schulz

314. “A journey well shared is a journey well enjoyed.” – Unknown

315. “Sometimes, all you need is a great friend and a thirst for adventure.” – Unknown

316. “There is a whole world out there. Pack your backpack, your best friend, and go.” – Unknown

317. “We are all travellers in the wilderness of the world and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

318. “A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you.” – Unknown

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Hiking at Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil

Hiking with Dog Captions For Instagram 

319. Love is a four-legged word.

320. Always grateful to have this lil doggo by my side.

321. The most dapper hiking buddy I ever did see.

322. Crushing this hike with this little dude.

323. Don’t stop retrievin’.

324. Taking in the #views with this one.

325. Tis the season to be cheesin’ with your pup.

326. Life’s not ruff when this one is around.

327. This hike is pretty pawfect.

328. Whenever I felt like giving up on this hike, this pup right here made me feel like I could do anything.

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Hiking in Luang Prabang, Laos

Spiritual Hiking Quotes

329. “You need special shoes for hiking – and a bit of a special soul as well.” – Terri Guillemets

330. “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” – Greg Child

331. “Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” – Rachel Carson

332. “Go out, go out I beg of you And taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth with all the wonder of a child.” – Edna Jaques

333. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” – John Muir

334. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau

335. “I have a restless spirit. The need to roam and explore this earth is in my soul.” – Unknown

336. “The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” – Rich Ridgeway

337. “Our minds, as well as our bodies, have need of the out-of-doors. Our spirits, too, need simple things, elemental things, the sun and the wind and the rain, moonlight, and starlight, sunrise and mist and mossy forest trails, the perfumes of dawn and the smell of fresh-turned earth and the ancient music of wind among the trees.” – Edwin Way Teale

338. “Deep in the forest, I stroll to hear the wisdom of my soul.” – Angie Weiland Crosby

339. “I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth.  Then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya

340. “The trail leads not merely north and south, but up to the body, mind, and soul of man.” – Harold Allen 

341. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” – Edward Abbey 

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Hiking in Buderim Falls, Queensland

Walking Quotes for Instagram Captions

342. “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

343. “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

344. “Somewhere between the start of the trail and the end is the mystery why we choose to walk.” – Unknown

345. “After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” – G.M. Trevelyan

346. “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

347. “Travellers, there is no path, paths are made by walking.” – Antonio Machado

348. “Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.” – Steven Wright

349. “A walk in nature walks the soul back home.” – Mary Davis

350. “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.” – John Muir

351. “Remember to turn everything off once a week – including your brain – and walk somewhere quiet.” – Unknown

352. “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.” – Robert Sweetgall

353. “Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” – Carrie Latet

354. “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” – Raymond Inmon

355. “I walked slowly to enjoy this freedom, and when I came out of the mountains, I saw the sky over the prairie, and I thought that if heaven was real, I hoped it was a place I never had to go, for this earth was greater than any paradise.” – Daniel J. Rice

356. “Oh, how can I put into words the joys of a walkover country such as this; the scenes that delight the eyes, the blessed peace of mind, the sheer exuberance which fills your soul as you tread the firm turf? This is something to be lived, not read about.” – Alfred Wainwright

357. “To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” – Marie Davis 

358. “A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” – Paul Dudley White

359. “I love walking in the woods, along the trails, by the beaches. I love being part of nature. I love walking alone. It is therapy. One needs to be alone, to recharge one’s batteries.” – Grace Kelly

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Hiking at James Bond Island, Thailand

Hiking Quotes & Captions For Instagram Summary

I hope you got lots of inspiration and ideas from these hiking captions and quotes and were able to find the perfect one to go with your Instagram hiking photos!

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