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), Lynchburg (2), Lorton (2), Charlottesville (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. 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. ButtermilkRichmond, Virginia
19. Virginia Creeper TrailAbingdon-Damascus, Virginia
20. Shenandoah National ParkLuray, 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. 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. Petersburg National BattlefieldPetersburg, Virginia
70. Hoffler Creek Wildlife PreservePortsmouth, Virginia
71. Kiptopeke State ParkKiptopeke, Virginia
72. Mason Neck State ParkLorton, Virginia
73. Rockwood ParkRichmond, Virginia
74. Riverbend Regional ParkGreat Falls, Virginia
75. John W. Flannagan Dam and ReservoirHaysi, Virginia
76. WakefieldAnnandale, Virginia
77. Quantico TrailQuantico, Virginia
78. Laurel HillLorton, Virginia
79. Walnut CreekCharlottesville, Virginia
80. Lake FairfaxReston, Virginia
81. I.c. Dehart Trail SystemWool Wine, Virginia
82. Preddy CreekRuckersville, Virginia
83. Sherando Lakes Recreation AreaWaynesboro, Virginia
84. Booker T. Washington National MonumentHardy, Virginia
85. Sugar HollowCharlottesville, Virginia
86. Hungry Mother State ParkMarion, Virginia
87. Bear Creek Lake State ParkCumberland, 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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