The Best Hiking Trails in New York

Most Popular New York Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in New York using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Syracuse (4), Rochester (3), Bear Mountain (3), Ithaca (2), Huntington (2), Riverhead (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Connetquot River State ParkOakdale, New York
2. Alley Pond Environmental CenterLittle Neck, New York
3. Allegany State Park - Red House AreaSalamanca, New York
4. Peninsula TrailLake Placid, New York
5. Letchworth State ParkCastile, New York
6. Appalachian Trail: New YorkGreenwood Lake, New York
7. Ward Pound Ridge ReservationCross River, New York
8. TryonRochester, New York
9. Cobb's HillRochester, New York
10. All Crescent TrailsFairport, New York
11. Great BearSyracuse, New York
12. Forest Park Trail NetworkQueens, New York
13. Robert G. Wehle State ParkHenderson, New York
14. Mount Marcykeene, New York
15. Stillwell WoodsSyosset, New York
16. Meadowlark ParkEast Northport, New York
17. Canal TrailMohawk, New York
18. Minnewaska State ParkNew Paltz, New York
19. Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteOyster Bay, New York
20. Caleb Smith State Park PreserveSmithtown, New York
21. Caumsett State Historic Park PreserveHuntington, New York
22. Harriman State ParkStony Point, New York
23. Nissequogue River State ParkKings Park, New York
24. Cranberry Lake PreserveNorth White Plains, New York
25. Blydenburgh County ParkSmithtown, New York
26. Tibbetts Brook ParkYonkers, New York
27. Shindagin HollowIthaca, New York
28. NinhamCarmel, New York
29. Dryer Road ParkVictor, New York
30. Rocky PointRocky Point, New York
31. Stid HillSouth Bloomfield, New York
32. Manorville HillsManorville, New York
33. Northwest WoodsSag Harbor, New York
34. Long Pond Green BeltSag Harbor, New York
35. Bethpage State ParkBethpage, New York
36. Bowman Lake State ParkOxford, New York
37. Fillmore Glen State ParkMoravia, New York
38. Hudson Highlands State ParkBeacon, New York
39. Moreau Lake State ParkGansevoort, New York
40. Robert H. Treman State ParkIthaca, New York
41. Rockefeller State Park PreservePleasantville, New York
42. Taughannock Falls State ParkTrumansburg, New York
43. Sal J. Prezio Mountain Lakes ParkNorth Salem, New York
44. Croton Point ParkCroton-on-Hudson, New York
45. Black Creek ParkNorth Chili, New York
46. Durand Eastman ParkRochester, New York
47. VandekampSyracuse, New York
48. Bear SwampCortland, New York
49. Sprain RidgeYonkers, New York
50. Green Lakes State ParkSyracuse, New York
51. Jamesville/skytopSyracuse, New York
52. Highland ForestFabius/syracuse, New York
53. Abanachee LoopOld Forge, New York
54. Graham HillsPleasantville, New York
55. Manetto HillsPlainview, New York
56. Taconic-hereford Pleasant Valley, New York
57. Camp Hero State ParkMontauk, New York
58. Bear Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
59. Blauvelt State ParkBear Mountain, New York
60. Chittenango Falls State ParkCazenovia, New York
61. Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic ParkDobbs Ferry, New York
62. Peebles Island State ParkWaterford, New York
63. Tallman Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
64. Cunningham Park TrailFresh Meadows, New York
65. West Hills County ParkHuntington, New York
66. Hubbard County ParkFlanders, New York
67. Robert Cushman Murphy County ParkCalverton/Manorville, New York
68. MearsteadMount Kisco, New York
69. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental CenterYorktown Heights, New York
70. Montauk County ParkMontauk, New York
71. Teatown-Kitchawan TrailwayCortlandt, New York
72. Raynor Beach County ParkLake Ronkonkoma, New York
73. Dwarf Pines Plains PreserveWesthampton, New York
74. Sears Bellows County ParkHampton Bays, New York
75. Cow Meadow Park and PreserveFreeport, New York
76. Cedar Point County ParkEast Hampton, New York
77. Sans Souci County ParkBayport, New York
78. Cathedral Pines County ParkMiddle Island, New York
79. Gardiner County ParkWest Bay Shore, New York
80. Pine Barrens Trails Information CenterManorville, New York
81. Cranberry Bog Nature PreserveRiverhead, New York
82. Indian Island County ParkRiverhead, New York
83. Saxon Woods ParkWhite Plains, New York
84. Arthur Kunz County ParkSan Remo, New York
85. Stewart AirportNewburgh, New York
86. Waverly GlenWaverly, New York
87. Blue Mountain ReservationPeekskill, New York
88. East SetauketEast Setauket, New York
89. Hunter's Creek Park TrailsBuffalo, New York
90. Finger Lakes Trail - Mt. Morris/Letchworth State ParkMt. Morris, New York
91. Vassar FarmsPoughkeepsie, New York
92. Goose PondMonroe, New York
93. Ellicottville EpicEllicottville, New York
94. Lippman Memorial ParkWararsing, New York
95. Fern MountainInlet, New York
96. Glacier 8Hauppauge, New York
97. Fire Island National SeashorePatchogue, New York
98. Kitchawan PreserveOssining, New York
99. Catharine Valley TrailWatkins Glen, New York
100. Cayuga Lake State ParkSeneca Falls, New York

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