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 (4), Rochester (3), Manorville (2), Ithaca (2), Huntington (2)

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

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