The Best Nature Hikes in the World

By Laura Ratliff - 2013-09-02T14:59:57Z

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Tongariro Northern Circuit

New Zealand

The Tongariro Northern Circuit encircles Mount Ngauruhoe, New Zealand's most active volcano. In addition to craters and lava pits, hikers can also take in the scenic Emerald Lakes.

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