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), 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. 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. 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. Fillmore Glen State ParkMoravia, New York
37. Moreau Lake State ParkGansevoort, New York
38. Robert H. Treman State ParkIthaca, New York
39. Rockefeller State Park PreservePleasantville, New York
40. Taughannock Falls State ParkTrumansburg, New York
41. Croton Point ParkCroton-on-Hudson, New York
42. Black Creek ParkNorth Chili, New York
43. Durand Eastman ParkRochester, New York
44. VandekampSyracuse, New York
45. Bear SwampCortland, New York
46. Sprain RidgeYonkers, New York
47. Green Lakes State ParkSyracuse, New York
48. Jamesville/skytopSyracuse, New York
49. Highland ForestFabius/syracuse, New York
50. Abanachee LoopOld Forge, New York
51. Graham HillsPleasantville, New York
52. Manetto HillsPlainview, New York
53. Taconic-hereford Pleasant Valley, New York
54. Camp Hero State ParkMontauk, New York
55. Bear Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
56. Blauvelt State ParkBear Mountain, New York
57. Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic ParkDobbs Ferry, New York
58. Peebles Island State ParkWaterford, New York
59. Tallman Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
60. Cunningham Park TrailFresh Meadows, New York
61. West Hills County ParkHuntington, New York
62. Hubbard County ParkFlanders, New York
63. Robert Cushman Murphy County ParkCalverton/Manorville, New York
64. MearsteadMount Kisco, New York
65. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental CenterYorktown Heights, New York
66. Montauk County ParkMontauk, New York
67. Teatown-Kitchawan TrailwayCortlandt, New York
68. Raynor Beach County ParkLake Ronkonkoma, New York
69. Dwarf Pines Plains PreserveWesthampton, New York
70. Sears Bellows County ParkHampton Bays, New York
71. Cow Meadow Park and PreserveFreeport, New York
72. Cedar Point County ParkEast Hampton, New York
73. Sans Souci County ParkBayport, New York
74. Cathedral Pines County ParkMiddle Island, New York
75. Gardiner County ParkWest Bay Shore, New York
76. Pine Barrens Trails Information CenterManorville, New York
77. Cranberry Bog Nature PreserveRiverhead, New York
78. Indian Island County ParkRiverhead, New York
79. Saxon Woods ParkWhite Plains, New York
80. Arthur Kunz County ParkSan Remo, New York
81. Stewart AirportNewburgh, New York
82. Waverly GlenWaverly, New York
83. Blue Mountain ReservationPeekskill, New York
84. East SetauketEast Setauket, New York
85. Hunter's Creek Park TrailsBuffalo, New York
86. Finger Lakes Trail - Mt. Morris/Letchworth State ParkMt. Morris, New York
87. Vassar FarmsPoughkeepsie, New York
88. Goose PondMonroe, New York
89. Ellicottville EpicEllicottville, New York
90. Lippman Memorial ParkWararsing, New York
91. Fern MountainInlet, New York
92. Glacier 8Hauppauge, New York
93. Fire Island National SeashorePatchogue, New York
94. Kitchawan PreserveOssining, New York
95. Catharine Valley TrailWatkins Glen, New York
96. Cayuga Lake State ParkSeneca Falls, New York
97. Cherry Plain State ParkBerlin, New York
98. Golden Hill State ParkBarker, New York
99. Goosepond Mountain State ParkBear Mountain, New York
100. Grafton Lakes State ParkGrafton, New York

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