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Cute Hiking Outfit Ideas You Will Love Wearing On All Trails

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A day spent out in nature on a hiking trail is one of my favorite ways to disconnect from city life and reconnect with myself. As much as I love the peacefulness of the wilderness, I also can’t help but want to look my best while exploring new trails. That’s why I’ve put together this list of cute hiking outfit ideas.

What’s the saying, look good, feel good? Well, that definitely applies to hiking too. When you look good, you feel confident and ready to take on any challenge the trail throws your way. And with these outfit ideas, not only will you be stylish but also comfortable and functional.

So whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just starting out, here are some cute hiking outfit ideas to inspire your next trip!

17 Cute Hiking Outfit Ideas

Striped Tee + Shorts + Lightweight Jacket + Walking Shoes

Let’s start with a classic and timeless look—this J. Crew nautical-inspired outfit. Pair a striped shirt with some linen blend shorts and top it off with a light jacket. This look is perfect for those early morning hikes when the temperature is still cool.

It’s one of my favorite outfits when I’m headed to the North East coast for a hike, as you can go from the wilderness to the yacht club for a post-hike drink in style. The stripes add a touch of personality to the outfit, while the jacket provides an extra layer for when it gets chilly.

cute hiking outfit ideas - Shorts and anorak
by @halliedaily

Leather Leggings + Quilted Jacket + Lace Up Boots

Hiking doesn’t have to be all flannel and oversized t-shirts. Opt for a more fashion-forward look with these faux leather leggings paired with a quilted jacket. The added texture and shine from the leggings add a touch of style, while the jacket keeps you warm and comfortable on your hike.

To complete the look, throw on a pair of boots that will elevate your look from taking a walk in the woods to a fashion hike. Choose a pair with a chunky sole for added grip and support.

Don’t forget to accessorize with a crossbody bag and sunglasses for practicality and style. This outfit is perfect for those who want to look chic while still being able to tackle any outdoor adventure with ease.

Cute Hiking outfit ideas - leggings and quilted coat

Black Leggings + Black Long Sleeve + Puffer Jacket + Ankle Hiking Boots

An all black look is my go to for early morning hikes. I don’t have to think about matching colors, and I always feel put together. With all black you can choose any color jacket to throw on and keep you warm.

My favorite black leggings are the high-rise align from Lululemon. They are buttery, soft, and perfect for any activity.

This yellow jacket is an instant mood booster and adds a fun pop of color to the outfit.  It’s also lightweight and waterproof, making it perfect for any weather conditions.

Complete the look with some ankle hiking boots to help you with any terrain. This is one of the most practical outfits while still looking super cute.

Cute hiking outfit idea with puffer jacket and leggings
by @sportstori

Gray Hiking Pants + Plaid Shacket + Turtleneck Sweater + Brown Hiking Boots

If you’re headed anywhere in the Pacific Northwest or Canada, a plaid shacket is a must-have for your outdoor wardrobe. This one from Abercrombie is not only stylish but also functional with its fleece lining and water-resistant material.

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Pair it with some comfortable hiking pants that are comfortable for long walks and will protect you from any bush or branches along the way. These ones from REI are made with quick-drying and moisture-wicking fabric, perfect for any weather conditions.

Complete the look with some sturdy hiking boots to keep your feet protected and comfortable on those long hikes. This cute hiking outfit is perfect for exploring the great outdoors while still looking stylish.

Cute Hiking outfit ideas - shacket and pants
by @chlobellexx

Gray Hiking Pants + Plaid Shacket + Turtleneck Sweater + Brown Hiking Boots

If you’re headed anywhere in the Pacific Northwest or Canada, a plaid shacket is a must-have for your outdoor wardrobe. This one from Abercrombie is not only stylish but also functional with its fleece lining and water-resistant material.

Pair it with some comfortable hiking pants that are comfortable for long walks and will protect you from any bush or branches along the way. These ones from REI are made with quick-drying and moisture-wicking fabric, perfect for any weather conditions.

Complete the look with some sturdy hiking boots to keep your feet protected and comfortable on those long hikes. This cute hiking outfit is perfect for exploring the great outdoors while still looking stylish.

Cute Hiking outfit idea - with cropped jacket
by @queenkennedyloupelle

High Waisted Leggings + Crop top short sleeve + Cropped Jacket + Sneakers

High-waisted leggings are an absolute game-changer for any outdoor activity. Not only do they provide extra coverage and support, but they also make you feel comfortable and confident while on the go.

Pair them with a cute crop top like this one from Lululemon for a chic and sporty look. This top is made with moisture-wicking fabric to keep you dry during your hikes or workouts. Plus, its form-fitting design allows for maximum mobility and comfort.

Complete the outfit with some comfortable sneakers. This versatile outfit is not only great for outdoor activities but can also be worn for casual everyday wear.

Cute Hiking Outfit Idea - with shorts sports bra and jacket

Utility Shorts + Sports Bra + Bucket Hat + Trail Running Sneakers

On those hot summer days, a pair of shorts and a sports bra are the perfect outdoor outfit. You’ll stay cool and comfortable while still looking cute on the trails.

Utility shorts will provide you with plenty of pockets for your essentials, such as keys and phone since we all know how important it is to stay connected these days. Throw on your most supportive sports bra for a worry-free workout.

Complete the look with a trendy bucket hat. Not only will it protect your face from the sun, but it will also make you look super cute.

Cute Hiking outfit Idea with colored leggings
by @kathleen.post

Auburn Leggings + Beige Flannel + Brown Baseball Cap + Hiking Shoes

These burnt orange leggings are everything you need to get into the fall spirit. The high-rise waistband provides a flattering fit, while the compression fabric keeps you feeling supported while you scramble up those mountains.

Pair it with a soft flannel shirt for the ultimate cozy look, perfect for those chilly autumn days. A baseball hat will keep the sun out of your eyes while you’re exploring the great outdoors.

Cute Hiking outfit idea - with biker shorts
by @nickyschmaderer_fit

Yoga shorts + Alo Long Sleeve + White Puffer Vest + Asics Sneakers

This is one of my go to cute hiking outfit ideas during the spring when the mornings are still a bit chilly. But by the time the sun is up, I know I’ll want to shed some layers. A puffer vest is the perfect solution! It keeps your core warm while allowing full range of motion in your arms.

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These yoga shorts are not only comfortable and breathable, but they also have pockets to store essentials like your phone or a small tube of sunscreen. (They also don’t move, so you can feel confident that they won’t start crawling up your legs while you hike.)

The Asics tennis shoes are perfect for light hikes or just exploring the city. The neutral colors make them easy to match with any outfit, and they provide great support for your feet.

Cute hiking outfit idea with hiking boots
by @withsunshinesol

Yellow Turtleneck + Leggings + Olive Green Rainproof Coat + Hiking boots with Red Laces

A turtleneck can turn any cute hiking outfit idea into a cozy and chic look. It’s also perfect for those colder days and provides extra warmth for your neck. To top it off, an olive green waterproof coat instantly puts together the outfit and keeps you warm and dry.

Pair it with some warm leggings and waterproof boots (The red laces really make the shoes pop), and you’re ready for any hiking adventure!

Cute hiking outfit idea with beanie and sweatshirt
by @briannafoxmakeup

Crewneck Sweatshirt + Metallic Jacket + Training Leggings + ON hiking shoes + Black Beanie

This futuristic hiking outfit is the perfect option for those who want to stand out on the trails. The metallic jacket adds a unique touch while also keeping you warm and protected from the elements. And don’t forget a warm beanie to keep your ears toasty and add some extra style points!

Complete the look with basic black leggings and a warm crew sweatshirt that will provide comfort and flexibility. These pair of ON Cloud hiking shoes are not only stylish but also provide great traction and support for any terrain.

Cute hiking outfit idea with beanie
by @theagentashley

Nude Leggings + Nude Cami + Black Puffer Vest + Nude Hiking Boots

Somedays, it’s better to fly under the radar, but that doesn’t mean sacrificing looking cute! This all-nude outfit is the perfect combination of comfort and style, with a touch of edge. The black puffer vest adds just the right amount of contrast to make this look a bit edgy while keeping you warm on some Pacific Northwest Hikes.

Cute hiking outfit idea with puffer vest
by @theagentashley

Yoga Shorts + Red Hoodie + Red Head Wrap + Belt Bag + Gray Sneakers

Standing out in the mountains has never been so glamorous. The bright red hoodie adds the perfect amount of color to your hiking outfit. And against any mountain scenery, it’s sure to make a statement. Pair it with some comfortable and breathable yoga shorts so you can tackle any trail without feeling restricted.

And to keep your hands free this hiking season, try using a stylish and functional crossbody bag. You can even change the size and wear it around your waist as a belt bag. Perfect for storing all your hiking essentials like sunscreen, phone, and money!

Cute hiking outfit idea with red sweatshirt
by @thefashionfraction

Grey Onesie + Dark Flannel + Ankle High Socks + Dark Gray Hiking Boots

Cute Hiking Outfit Idea with Onesie
by @_lomeyer_

Ribbed Leggings + Ribbed Top + Relaxed Zip-Up + White Sneakers

Your body will look absolutely snatched in this ribbed set. The cotton material is soft and comfortable, perfect for big day hikes or casual strolls through the park. The ribbed texture adds a touch of style to the set, making it versatile enough to wear for both outdoor activities and running errands around town.

The high neck of the top is both flattering and functional, providing extra coverage and support for all my curvy ladies out there. And let’s not forget about the high-waisted leggings—they will hug your curves in all the right places and give you a confidence boost every time you put them on.

Cute Hiking outfit idea with relaxed legging
by @jacquiiedee

Exercise Dress + Half-Zip Hoodie + Nike Socks + Gray New Balance

Outdoor Voices is one of my favorite places to shop for out-of-the-box workout clothes, and this dress and jumper combo is no exception. The dress is made with their signature Textured Compression fabric, providing support and comfort for any activity. The jumper adds an extra layer for cooler weather or can be tied around the waist for a more casual look.

Not only is this outfit functional, but it’s also super cute! Unfortunately, the leopard print is out of stock, but OV does restock every now and then; in the meantime, you can still snag the dress and jumper in other colors and patterns.

Cute Hiking outfit idea with relaxed legging with skirt and sweatshirt
by @heyemilyoung

Pink Leggings + Pink Long Sleeve Crop Top + Leopard Sneakers + Black Baseball Hat

Barbie goes hiking? Yes, please! This bubblegum pink set is the most gorgeous color and is perfect for your next outdoor adventure. It’s made from a lightweight, sweat-wicking fabric that will keep you cool and dry during your hike.

You’ll definitely be standing out on the trails in this bold, fun color but just own it. Girly and tough can definitely go hand in hand! Plus, who doesn’t love a good matching set? It’s the perfect way to look put together while still being comfortable and functional.

Cute Hiking outfit idea with matching leggings and top
by @ emilyrosedemure

Hiking Joggers + Puffer Vest + Quay Sunglasses + Pom Pom Beanie + White Sneakers

Sometimes, practicality has to take priority, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. For a day full of outdoor activities like hiking or camping, opt for comfortable yet trendy pieces like these black joggers and a black puffer vest.

You can wear any top you feel comfortable in, but a simple t-shirt or tank top will do the trick. Accessorize with a pair of sneakers and a beanie to keep yourself warm and add a touch of personality to the outfit.

Cute Hiking outfit idea with joggers
by @ emilyrosedemure

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