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:
Bear Mountain (4), Syracuse (4), Rochester (3), Ithaca (3), Sag Harbor (2), Huntington (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. Blue Mountain ReservationPeekskill, New York
11. Bear Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
12. Hudson Highlands State ParkBeacon, New York
13. Nissequogue River State ParkKings Park, New York
14. Great BearSyracuse, New York
15. Cobb's HillRochester, New York
16. Rocky PointRocky Point, New York
17. All Crescent TrailsFairport, New York
18. Mount Marcykeene, New York
19. Forest Park Trail NetworkQueens, New York
20. Robert G. Wehle State ParkHenderson, New York
21. Tallman Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
22. Stillwell WoodsSyosset, New York
23. Meadowlark ParkEast Northport, New York
24. Canal TrailMohawk, New York
25. Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteOyster Bay, New York
26. Caleb Smith State Park PreserveSmithtown, New York
27. Caumsett State Historic Park PreserveHuntington, New York
28. Harriman State ParkStony Point, New York
29. Highland Lakes State ParkMiddletown, New York
30. Schunnemunk State ParkTuxedo, New York
31. Taughannock Falls State ParkTrumansburg, New York
32. Cranberry Lake PreserveNorth White Plains, New York
33. Blydenburgh County ParkSmithtown, New York
34. Tibbetts Brook ParkYonkers, New York
35. Arthur Kunz County ParkSan Remo, New York
36. Shindagin HollowIthaca, New York
37. NinhamCarmel, New York
38. Dryer Road ParkVictor, New York
39. Stid HillSouth Bloomfield, New York
40. Manorville HillsManorville, New York
41. Northwest WoodsSag Harbor, New York
42. Long Pond Green BeltSag Harbor, New York
43. Bethpage State ParkBethpage, New York
44. Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)Lewiston, New York
45. Bowman Lake State ParkOxford, New York
46. Brookhaven State Park, New York
47. Fillmore Glen State ParkMoravia, New York
48. Moreau Lake State ParkGansevoort, New York
49. Robert H. Treman State ParkIthaca, New York
50. Rockefeller State Park PreservePleasantville, New York
51. Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)Kings Park, New York
52. Sal J. Prezio Mountain Lakes ParkNorth Salem, New York
53. Croton Point ParkCroton-on-Hudson, New York
54. Black Creek ParkNorth Chili, New York
55. Durand Eastman ParkRochester, New York
56. VandekampSyracuse, New York
57. Bear SwampCortland, New York
58. Sprain RidgeYonkers, New York
59. Green Lakes State ParkSyracuse, New York
60. Jamesville/skytopSyracuse, New York
61. Anthony Wayne Recreation Area - Harriman State ParkBear Mountain, New York
62. Peebles Island State ParkWaterford, New York
63. Stewart AirportNewburgh, New York
64. Highland ForestFabius/syracuse, New York
65. Abanachee LoopOld Forge, New York
66. Graham HillsPleasantville, New York
67. Manetto HillsPlainview, New York
68. Taconic-hereford Pleasant Valley, New York
69. Kitchawan PreserveOssining, New York
70. Camp Hero State ParkMontauk, New York
71. Blauvelt State ParkBear Mountain, New York
72. Buttermilk Falls State ParkIthaca, New York
73. Chittenango Falls State ParkCazenovia, New York
74. Delta Lake State ParkRome, New York
75. Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic ParkDobbs Ferry, New York
76. Robert Moses State Park - Thousand IslandsMassena, New York
77. Saratoga Spa State ParkSaratoga Springs, New York
78. Wellesley Island State ParkFineview, New York
79. Cunningham Park TrailFresh Meadows, New York
80. West Hills County ParkHuntington, New York
81. Hubbard County ParkFlanders, New York
82. Robert Cushman Murphy County ParkCalverton/Manorville, New York
83. MearsteadMount Kisco, New York
84. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental CenterYorktown Heights, New York
85. Montauk County ParkMontauk, New York
86. Teatown-Kitchawan TrailwayCortlandt, New York
87. Raynor Beach County ParkLake Ronkonkoma, New York
88. Dwarf Pines Plains PreserveWesthampton, New York
89. Sears Bellows County ParkHampton Bays, New York
90. Cow Meadow Park and PreserveFreeport, New York
91. Cedar Point County ParkEast Hampton, New York
92. Sans Souci County ParkBayport, New York
93. Cathedral Pines County ParkMiddle Island, New York
94. Gardiner County ParkWest Bay Shore, New York
95. Pine Barrens Trails Information CenterManorville, New York
96. Cranberry Bog Nature PreserveRiverhead, New York
97. Indian Island County ParkRiverhead, New York
98. Saxon Woods ParkWhite Plains, New York
99. Waverly GlenWaverly, New York
100. East SetauketEast Setauket, New York

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