The Best Hiking Trails in Virginia

Most Popular Virginia Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Virginia 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:
Richmond (7), Harrisonburg (4), Waynesboro (2), Virginia Beach (2), Charlottesville (2), Lorton (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Appalachian Trail: VirginiaDamascus, Virginia
2. Natural Tunnel State ParkDuffield, Virginia
3. Great Falls National ParkMclean, Virginia
4. Manassas National Battlefield ParkManassas, Virginia
5. Pocahontas State ParkChesterfield, Virginia
6. Sky Meadows State ParkParis, Virginia
7. Forest Hill ParkRichmond, Virginia
8. Grayson Highlands State ParkMouth of Wilson, Virginia
9. Potomac Heritage TrailGreat Falls, Virginia
10. Poor FarmsAshland, Virginia
11. River TrailMcLean, Virginia
12. Echo Lake ParkGlen Allen, Virginia
13. Great FallsMclean, Virginia
14. False Cape Natural Area PreserveVirginia Beach, Virginia
15. Old RagLuray, Virginia
16. Fountainhead Regional ParkFairfax, Virginia
17. First Landing State ParkVirginia Beach, Virginia
18. Shenandoah National ParkLuray, Virginia
19. ButtermilkRichmond, Virginia
20. Virginia Creeper TrailAbingdon-Damascus, Virginia
21. York River State ParkWilliamsburg, Virginia
22. W&od TrailNorthern Virginia, Virginia
23. Indian River ParkChesapeake, Virginia
24. The Southern TraverseHarrisonburg, Virginia
25. Ellanor C. Lawrence ParkChantilly, Virginia
26. Horsepen Run/algoinkian ParkSterling, Virginia
27. Spotsylvania Courthouse BattlefieldSpotsylvania, Virginia
28. Belle IsleRichmond, Virginia
29. Lake Accotink NetworkSpringfield, Virginia
30. Elizabeth FurnaceFront Royal, Virginia
31. Copper CreekHerndon, Virginia
32. Pandapas Pond TrailsBlacksburg, Virginia
33. Wolf Ridge TrailHarrisonburg, Virginia
34. Strasburg ReservoirFront Royal, Virginia
35. Reddish KnobHarrisonburg, Virginia
36. Shenandoah River State ParkBentonville, Virginia
37. Freedom Park (aka:district Park)Yorktown, Virginia
38. Whitney State ForestWarrenton, Virginia
39. Carrollton Nike ParkSmithfield, Virginia
40. Dragon's BackSalem, Virginia
41. Bull Run Mountain ConservancyHaymarket, Virginia
42. Brush MountainBlacksburg, Virginia
43. Folkstone Park TrailHerndon, Virginia
44. Northbank TrailRichmond, Virginia
45. Conway Robinson State ForestGainseville, Virginia
46. Crackers NeckRadford , Virginia
47. Massanutten Western SlopeKeezletown, Virginia
48. Blue Ridge Parkway: VirginiaWaynesboro, Virginia
49. Powhite ParkRichmond, Virginia
50. Douthat State ParkBath County, Virginia
51. Grayson Co. Rec Park TrailIndependence, Virginia
52. Two Creeks Trail AreaLeesburg, Virginia
53. Montgomery Hall ParkStaunton, Virginia
54. Guest River TrailSt. Paul, Virginia
55. Lake MauryNewport News, Virginia
56. Rocktown Trails At Hillandale ParkHarrisonburg, Virginia
57. Bear Creek Lake State ParkCumberland, Virginia
58. Candlers MountainLynchburg, Virginia
59. New River Trail State ParkGalax, Virginia
60. Carvin's Cove Trail systemRoanoke, Virginia
61. Peaks View ParkLynchburg, Virginia
62. Mill Mountain TrailsRoanoke, Virginia
63. Vance's CoveStrasburg, Virginia
64. Turkeycock MountainFranklin County, Virginia
65. Deep RunRichmond, Virginia
66. Difficult RunReston, Virginia
67. Falling Creek ParkBedford, Virginia
68. Seven SistersWytheville, Virginia
69. Montvale TrailsRoanoke, Va, Virginia
70. Petersburg National BattlefieldPetersburg, Virginia
71. Hoffler Creek Wildlife PreservePortsmouth, Virginia
72. Kiptopeke State ParkKiptopeke, Virginia
73. Mason Neck State ParkLorton, Virginia
74. Rockwood ParkRichmond, Virginia
75. Riverbend Regional ParkGreat Falls, Virginia
76. John W. Flannagan Dam and ReservoirHaysi, Virginia
77. WakefieldAnnandale, Virginia
78. Quantico TrailQuantico, Virginia
79. Laurel HillLorton, Virginia
80. Walnut CreekCharlottesville, Virginia
81. Lake FairfaxReston, Virginia
82. I.c. Dehart Trail SystemWool Wine, Virginia
83. Preddy CreekRuckersville, Virginia
84. Sherando Lakes Recreation AreaWaynesboro, Virginia
85. Booker T. Washington National MonumentHardy, Virginia
86. Sugar HollowCharlottesville, Virginia
87. Hungry Mother State ParkMarion, Virginia
88. Breaks Interstate ParkGrundy, Virginia
89. Claytor Lake State ParkDublin, Virginia
90. Fairy Stone State ParkStuart, Virginia
91. Bush Mill Stream Natural Area PreserveHeathsvile, Virginia
92. The Channels Natural Area PreserveRussell, Virginia
93. Chub Sandhill NAPSussex, Virginia
94. Dameron Marsh Natural Area PreserveNorthumberland, Virginia
95. Difficult Creek NAPHalifax, Virginia
96. Goshen Pass Natural Area PreserveRockbridge, Virginia
97. Grassy Hill NAP, Virginia
98. Hickory Hollow NAP, Virginia
99. Hughlett Point Natural Area PreserveNorthumberland, Virginia
100. Belle Isle State ParkLancaster, Virginia


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