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

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