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), Lorton (2), Front Royal (2), Reston (2), Virginia Beach (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. Manassas National Battlefield ParkManassas, Virginia
7. Sky Meadows State ParkParis, Virginia
8. Forest Hill ParkRichmond, Virginia
9. Grayson Highlands State ParkMouth of Wilson, Virginia
10. Potomac Heritage TrailGreat Falls, Virginia
11. Poor FarmsAshland, Virginia
12. Massanutten Western SlopeKeezletown, Virginia
13. River TrailMcLean, Virginia
14. Echo Lake ParkGlen Allen, Virginia
15. Great FallsMclean, Virginia
16. False Cape Natural Area PreserveVirginia Beach, Virginia
17. Old RagLuray, Virginia
18. Fountainhead Regional ParkFairfax, Virginia
19. First Landing State ParkVirginia Beach, Virginia
20. ButtermilkRichmond, Virginia
21. Virginia Creeper TrailAbingdon-Damascus, Virginia
22. W&od TrailNorthern Virginia, Virginia
23. Indian River ParkChesapeake, Virginia
24. The Southern TraverseHarrisonburg, Virginia
25. Ellanor C. Lawrence ParkChantilly, Virginia
26. York River State ParkWilliamsburg, Virginia
27. Horsepen Run/algoinkian ParkSterling, Virginia
28. Spotsylvania Courthouse BattlefieldSpotsylvania, Virginia
29. Belle IsleRichmond, Virginia
30. Lake Accotink NetworkSpringfield, Virginia
31. Copper CreekHerndon, Virginia
32. Pandapas Pond TrailsBlacksburg, Virginia
33. Wolf Ridge TrailHarrisonburg, Virginia
34. Elizabeth FurnaceFront Royal, Virginia
35. Strasburg ReservoirFront Royal, Virginia
36. Reddish KnobHarrisonburg, Virginia
37. Shenandoah River State ParkBentonville, Virginia
38. Freedom Park (aka:district Park)Yorktown, Virginia
39. Folkstone Park TrailHerndon, Virginia
40. Whitney State ForestWarrenton, Virginia
41. Carrollton Nike ParkSmithfield, Virginia
42. Dragon's BackSalem, Virginia
43. Bull Run Mountain ConservancyHaymarket, Virginia
44. Brush MountainBlacksburg, Virginia
45. Northbank TrailRichmond, Virginia
46. Conway Robinson State ForestGainseville, Virginia
47. Crackers NeckRadford , Virginia
48. Powhite ParkRichmond, Virginia
49. Douthat State ParkBath County, Virginia
50. Grayson Co. Rec Park TrailIndependence, Virginia
51. Two Creeks Trail AreaLeesburg, Virginia
52. Montgomery Hall ParkStaunton, Virginia
53. Guest River TrailSt. Paul, Virginia
54. Lake MauryNewport News, Virginia
55. Rocktown Trails At Hillandale ParkHarrisonburg, Virginia
56. Bear Creek Lake State ParkCumberland, Virginia
57. Candlers MountainLynchburg, Virginia
58. New River Trail State ParkGalax, Virginia
59. Carvin's Cove Trail systemRoanoke, Virginia
60. Peaks View ParkLynchburg, Virginia
61. Mill Mountain TrailsRoanoke, Virginia
62. Vance's CoveStrasburg, Virginia
63. Turkeycock MountainFranklin County, Virginia
64. Deep RunRichmond, Virginia
65. Difficult RunReston, Virginia
66. Falling Creek ParkBedford, Virginia
67. Seven SistersWytheville, Virginia
68. Montvale TrailsRoanoke, Va, Virginia
69. Blue Ridge Parkway: VirginiaWaynesboro, 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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