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The Best Workout Shoes for Walking and Hiking On Trails

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    Columbia Megavent Trail Shoe

    The Columbia Megavent Trail Shoe covers a lot of ground, and with its attractive price tag, you're hard-pressed to find a better bang for your buck. While these shoes are perfect for walks and hikes, they're also great for water sports, such as kayaking, windsurfing, and canoeing, where put-ins and take-outs require solid footing. ($22; amazon.com)

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    Salomon Ellipse Aero Fast Hiking Shoe

    As far as hiking shoes go, the Salomon Women's Ellipse is hard to top. This shoe has a protective runner heel and rugged toe cap, which makes it ideal for moving quickly in the mountains. The performance-focused design features webbing construction to wrap your feet for a strong hold, and a lightweight feel and sleek design so you can stay quick on your feet. ($67; amazon.com) (Check out these hiking shoes for women for more protective yet stylish options.) 

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    Brooks Addiction Walking Shoe

    If you're looking for a walking shoe that won't let you—or your back—down, but that's also stylish, the Brooks Addiction Walking Shoe is where it's at. The shoe, which comes in ivory, white, and black, is designed to fit and feel like a running shoe, but the cushioned "energy-returning" midsole provides hours of comfort, making it just right for long walks around the park or cruising the city. ($120; brooksrunning.com)

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    Montrail Women's Bajada II Trail Running Shoe

    This lightweight waterproof shoe blends trail running and multisport seamlessly, making it a top versatile outdoor shoe. Its mesh body construction and seamless skeletal frame offer solid but breathable support and lightweight protection, while the synthetic overlays prevent water and debris from seeping in. In other words? We'll be lacing these up for our next run on the beach. ($60; amazon.com)

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    Keen Women's Saltzman Waterproof Hiking Shoe

    These all-terrain, waterproof shoes are essential for hiking and trail running. Don't let their rugged, durable look fool you—they feel just as light as a running shoe. ($66; amazon.com) (Grab your Keens and hop on one of these American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die.)

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    Patagonia Everlong Trail Running Shoe

    Thanks to its lightweight feel and impressive airflow, the Everlong Trail Shoe has gotten great reviews from runners and hikers alike. These sneakers come with a cushioned heel for comfort and reflective logos to increase visibility, making them ideal for those evening trail runs or long mountainside hikes. ($145; amazon.com) (Psst: These stunning trail running Instagrams will inspire you to go conquer a trail near you.)

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    Skechers Shape Ups S2 Lite

    If you're in need of a shoe that won't let you down at your weekly kickboxing class and can also provide comfort and style for everyday wear, then take a look at Skechers Shape Ups S2 Lite. The shoe features Skechers' signature rolling sole, which makes you feel like you're "walking barefoot in sand" no matter what you're doing. ($33; amazon.com)

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    Adidas 'Terrex Swift R GTX' Waterproof Hiking Shoe

    Shoes don't get much cooler or rugged-looking than these waterproof hiking shoes from Adidas. These durable sneaks feature shock-absorbing cushioning for comfort, as well as a Gore-Tex lining for next-level breathability. ($135; nordstrom.com)

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    Tanly Flex Comfort Slip-On Walking Shoes

    Slip these super lightweight sneakers from Tanly on for a walking tour of your favorite city. The stretchy fabric allows the shoes to mold to your feet while the foam lining gives a small bounce to your step. ($25; amazon.com)