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), Bear Mountain (3), Rochester (3), Manorville (2), Pleasantville (2), Montauk (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. Nissequogue River State ParkKings Park, New York
10. Cobb's HillRochester, New York
11. Rocky PointRocky Point, New York
12. All Crescent TrailsFairport, New York
13. Great BearSyracuse, New York
14. Forest Park Trail NetworkQueens, New York
15. Minnewaska State ParkNew Paltz, 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. Cranberry Lake PreserveNorth White Plains, New York
26. Blydenburgh County ParkSmithtown, New York
27. Tibbetts Brook ParkYonkers, New York
28. Arthur Kunz County ParkSan Remo, New York
29. Shindagin HollowIthaca, New York
30. NinhamCarmel, New York
31. Dryer Road ParkVictor, New York
32. Stid HillSouth Bloomfield, New York
33. Manorville HillsManorville, New York
34. Northwest WoodsSag Harbor, New York
35. Long Pond Green BeltSag Harbor, New York
36. Bethpage State ParkBethpage, New York
37. Bowman Lake State ParkOxford, New York
38. Brookhaven State Park, New York
39. Fillmore Glen State ParkMoravia, New York
40. Hudson Highlands State ParkBeacon, New York
41. Moreau Lake State ParkGansevoort, New York
42. Robert H. Treman State ParkIthaca, New York
43. Rockefeller State Park PreservePleasantville, New York
44. Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)Kings Park, New York
45. Taughannock Falls State ParkTrumansburg, 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. Camp Hero State ParkMontauk, New York
61. Bear Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
62. Blauvelt State ParkBear Mountain, New York
63. Chittenango Falls State ParkCazenovia, New York
64. Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic ParkDobbs Ferry, New York
65. Peebles Island State ParkWaterford, New York
66. Tallman Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
67. Cunningham Park TrailFresh Meadows, New York
68. West Hills County ParkHuntington, New York
69. Hubbard County ParkFlanders, New York
70. Robert Cushman Murphy County ParkCalverton/Manorville, New York
71. MearsteadMount Kisco, New York
72. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental CenterYorktown Heights, New York
73. Montauk County ParkMontauk, New York
74. Teatown-Kitchawan TrailwayCortlandt, New York
75. Raynor Beach County ParkLake Ronkonkoma, New York
76. Dwarf Pines Plains PreserveWesthampton, New York
77. Sears Bellows County ParkHampton Bays, New York
78. Cow Meadow Park and PreserveFreeport, New York
79. Cedar Point County ParkEast Hampton, New York
80. Sans Souci County ParkBayport, New York
81. Cathedral Pines County ParkMiddle Island, New York
82. Gardiner County ParkWest Bay Shore, New York
83. Pine Barrens Trails Information CenterManorville, New York
84. Cranberry Bog Nature PreserveRiverhead, New York
85. Indian Island County ParkRiverhead, New York
86. Saxon Woods ParkWhite Plains, New York
87. Stewart AirportNewburgh, New York
88. Waverly GlenWaverly, New York
89. Blue Mountain ReservationPeekskill, New York
90. East SetauketEast Setauket, New York
91. Hunter's Creek Park TrailsBuffalo, New York
92. Finger Lakes Trail - Mt. Morris/Letchworth State ParkMt. Morris, New York
93. Vassar FarmsPoughkeepsie, New York
94. Goose PondMonroe, New York
95. Ellicottville EpicEllicottville, New York
96. Lippman Memorial ParkWararsing, New York
97. Fern MountainInlet, New York
98. Glacier 8Hauppauge, New York
99. Fire Island National SeashorePatchogue, New York
100. Kitchawan PreserveOssining, New York

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