New York, NY Trails and Parks

New York has 56 trails in the vicinity, including 30 for walking and 14 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.8 to 22 miles in length. The most popular trails are Hunter Island Trail, Queens: Queens Greenway, Bronx: Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil and and Kingsbridge. Trails.com member Noannl H. recently completed Manhattan: The Battery to the Village.
  • Bronx: Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil, and KingsbridgeView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Hudson River offers a beautiful backdrop for this, the most challenging ride within the five boroughs. On one hand, the ride passes through ...

  • Staten Island: Great Kills to South Beach and Todt HillView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The eastern shore of Staten Island has something for every bicyclist. For the seasoned pedaler there are challenging uphill climbs, while for ...

  • Staten Island: Grymes Hill to Snug HarborView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Staten Island remains the most rural of the city's five boroughs. Its pleasant blend of big-city and suburban charms allows city cyclists to ...

  • Douglaston and Little NeckView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Before there was Douglas Manor, there was the Douglas manor, a lush 175-acre family estate that New York’s social elite visited for yachting, ...

  • BaysideView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Bayside contains everything from a glacial pond to a college campus to a suburban-style mall, but it’s thought of primarily as a residential ...

  • Fort Totten to BeechhurstView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    On the north shore of Queens, the land forms small peninsulas between bays of the East River. LaGuardia Airport sits on the westernmost of these ...

  • Whitestone and MalbaView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Throgs Neck and Whitestone Bridges bracket the neighborhood of Whitestone, located on land jutting into the East River. Dutch colonists sailing ...

  • College PointView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    St. Paul’s College had virtually no impact on College Point aside from inspiring its name. The seminary existed for only about 15 years, and ...

  • FlushingView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Within a single block of Bowne St. in Flushing are a synagogue, a Sikh temple, a Chinese Christian church, and a mandir, a Hindu house of worship. ...

  • Forest HillsView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Forest Hills started out as many Queens neighborhoods did: A developer buys up farmland, renames the area, and builds homes and infrastructure. ...

  • Flushing Meadows Corona ParkView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Sure, it possesses one of the more unfortunate place-names around, but Flushing Meadows has plenty of positive distinctions to make up for that. ...

  • CoronaView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    How did Corona become the crown jewel of Queens? Well, it isn’t. Some say proud residents who thought it was a crown jewel proposed the name. ...

  • ElmhurstView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Reflecting on recent census figures, a local newspaper columnist wrote that Americans should look to Elmhurst for “what their future holds.” ...

  • Jackson HeightsView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Current residents of Jackson Heights benefit from thoughtful urban planning of a century ago. The Queensboro Corporation created Jackson Heights ...

  • Sunnyside and WoodsideView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Situated side by side along the 7 line, Sunnyside and Woodside are quintessentially Queens. Within these melting pots, you’ll find NYC’s Little ...

  • Astoria (North)View Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Only Athens, it’s been said, has more Greeks than Astoria. For many years, and to many people, that was Astoria’s No. 1 identity, although Mediterranean ...

  • Astoria (South)View Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    In 2000 Time Out New York wrote of Astoria, “Residents love the fact that their neighborhood is not, and probably never will be, trendy or gentrified.” ...

  • Long Island CityView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Walking  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    You see them from Manhattan, the Queensboro Bridge, and the 7 train: the glassy towers that have transformed Long Island City, or LIC, from a ...

  • Bronx: Van Cortlandt Park to Pelham Bay ParkView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    The Bronx presents some unusual challenges to city cyclists. In this borough of social contrasts, you will find ghetto and grandeur only a few ...

  • Queens: Queens GreenwayView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    The Brooklyn-Queens Greenway is the ambitious plan of the Neighborhood Open Space Coalition to link thirteen city parks with a series of hiking ...

  • Queens & Brooklyn: Jamaica Bay RoundaboutView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The Jamaica Bay portion of the Gateway National Recreation Area, comprises the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Jacob Riis Park, Fort Tilden Park, ...

  • Brooklyn: Brooklyn GreenwayView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Ambitious plans are underfoot to create a "greenway" of hiking and biking trails that will extend for 40 miles, from the Atlantic Ocean at Coney ...

  • Manhattan & Brooklyn: A Two-Borough TourView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Step back in time to the Manhattan of the nineteenth century. Far down on the Lower East Side, life centers around the city's seaport, the heart ...

  • Manhattan: Upper Upper West SideView Trail Details

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    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Manhattan's furthest reaches often go ignored by tourists and visitors, who instead stay to the south of an artificial boundary, Central Park. ...

  • Manhattan: Central ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New York, NY

    • Road Biking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Today, many of the park roads are shared among pedestrians, horses, in-line skaters, bicyclists, and cars, creating quite a hectic scene at times. ...