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 (6), Harrisonburg (4), Herndon (2), Blacksburg (2), Luray (2), Front Royal (2)

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


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