Traveling the Ring on foot requires multiple days for all but the most intrepid distance runners. Day hikes from one of the many access points for the Ring are a nice way to experience the Ring in parts. Hikers can simply go out and back, or might arrange a shuttle between access points. Many other trails connect to the Ring, so loop hikes that include a segment of the Ring are a nice option. Backpacking part or all of the Ring provides for a nice weekend or week-long experience. Backpackers should be aware of areas along the Ring with camping restrictions and take care to plan where they will camp (see Camping).
Hiking and running are allowed on all existing parts of the Ring.