Top Hiking Instagram Captions to Use (2022 Ideas)

Hiking Instagram captions can make or break a photo. Whether you're posting a story or posting an image, you'll need a good caption to go along with the story you're trying to tell your friends and family.

If you're stuck and looking for a new Instagram caption, try the list of ideas included in the article below.

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Best hiking instagram captions

  1. I'm not a morning person, but I'll hike all day. 
  2. The best way to clear your mind is to hit the trails. 
  3. I'm happiest when I'm surrounded by nature. 
  4. Hiking: because fresh air is good for the soul. 
  5. The mountains are calling, and I must go. 
  6. Every day is a good day for a hike. 
  7.  A bad day on the trails is still better than a good day anywhere else. 
  8. If you want peace of mind, go to the mountains. 
  9. Hiking: it's cheaper than therapy and you get fresh air too. 
  10. Capture the scenery, leave only footprints.
  11. I'm not saying I hate nature, but I really don't like being cold, wet, and hungry.
  12. I'm pretty sure my soulmate is on a hiking trail.
  13. I'm getting my steps in.
  14. I need some vitamin N.
  15. Just another day in paradise.
  16. The best way to clear your head is to get lost in the woods.
  17. The mountains are calling and I must go.
  18. Hiking: because walking is too easy.
  19. If you can't handle me at my worst, you don't deserve me when I'm covered in mud from head to toe.
  20. I'm pretty sure my favorite part of hiking is sitting down and taking a break. 
  21. If you can't find me, I'm probably on a hike. 
  22. I love the smell of fresh air, but I also love the smell of fresh coffee. 
  23. Hiking is just walking, with a better view. 
  24. The best part of hiking is when it's over and you can sit down and relax. 
  25. Hiking is just walking, with more bugs. 
  26. If you want to find me, just follow the trail of snacks.

Hiking quotes

  1. Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.
  2. The best view comes after the hardest climb. 
  3. Hiking is a great workout because it doesn't feel like one. Time passes quickly when you're enjoying the scenery, and hiking alone gives you some time to think (or not think) about whatever you want.
  4. By observing nature, you will develop a greater understanding of the world around you.
  5. We don't need to abandon hikes because we age, we age because we stop hiking.
  6. If you view it as such, an adventure is only an inconvenience. An inconvenience is only an adventure if you allow it to be.
  7. When life gets overwhelming, I find solace in nature. Being outside resets my senses and helps me to feel okay again.
  8. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
  9. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
  10. Take only memories, leave only footprints.
  11. The best view comes after the hardest climb,
  12. Not all those who wander are lost.
  13. We don't stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking.
  14. Hiking is just walking where it's okay to pee.
  15. The mountains are calling and I must go. 
  16. There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.
  17. Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother's house we go!
  18. Life is a continuing journey upwards with many obstacles, but the view is worth it.

How to pick a good Instagram caption

Here's how to pick the best Instagram caption for your post:

  1. Consider the setting. A great caption is going to cause a visceral reaction to your viewer. This is a type of emotional response. Typically, it will be a positive response. For example, a shiver is a visceral response.
  2. Choose something that matches you. When picking a caption, make sure that you're choosing a caption that matches your overall profile theme. Having a consistent message or tone to your posts will help to grow your following.
  3. Keep it short. A short and sweet caption is going to have a longer impact than a long story. Extremely long captions for Instagram are only great for those who want to tell a deep story and increase their engagement. Generally, the shorter the caption, the better. For example, a short quote is going to perform better than a 500-word caption.

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