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

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