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), Herndon (2), Mclean (2)

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