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Best Hiking Trails in Guam

Overview

Guam is an island territory of the US that sits in the south Pacific, close to the Northern Mariana Islands.  There are low mountains here to explore, particularly in the south of the island.  Some of the main hikes include Mount Lamlam (the tallest mountain on Guam, and often considered the tallest mountain in the world if measured from its bottom in the ocean), Mount Schroeder and Cetti Seven.  There are many waterfall hikes here to explore as well. The best months to go hiking in Guam are January to May when it is the driest part of the year.  Read on for more information on where and when to go hiking in Guam.  

Capital: Hagatna

When To Hike in Guam?

January – May: Driest period (but still some rain)
June: Rainier
July – December: Rainy and risk of cyclones during some of these months

Climate: Tropical – hot and humid all year round, with a cooler drier season

 

Guam Monthly Weather

 

Accessibility of Hiking

Medium: While many trails are well known, there isn’t a lot of signage or resources with clear maps and trail descriptions to refer to, so if hiking on your own, get information from locals about the trail. 

Transportation required: Car

Where to stay in Guam for hiking:

  • Santa Rita
  • Yona

Top Places to Hike in Guam

The southern part of this island has low mountains. Highest Mountain: Mount Lamlam (406 m).

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Guam

  • Southern part of this US territory island is low mountainous
  • Mount Lamlam (406 m) – could be considered the tallest mountain on Earth as it rises from the Marianas Trench
  • Other mountains nearby

Guam's Long Distance Trails

Guam's Walking & Hiking Resources

Guam Hiking Books:

  • The Best Tracks on Guam: A Guide to the Hiking Trails, by Dave Lotz and Bev Lotz, 2019, Making Tracks 

 

Guam Hiking Associations/Clubs:

 

Best Hiking Trails in Guam:

You can find more details on hiking these trails from trail maps/apps, websites, and tourist offices:

  • Mount Lamlam
  • Mount Schroeder
  • Cetti Seven
  • Pagat Caves
  • Mount Finansanta
  • Mount Sasalaguan

Easy Hiking Trails in Guam:

  • Mount Jumullong Manglo
  • One Thousand Steps Trail

 

Guam Hiking Websites:

 

Guam Official Tourism Organizations:

 

Guam Hiking Apps: 

 

Maps: 

What Else To Do

  • Diving/snorkelling – quite well known
  • WWII sites

Other Important Points