New York State Parks Trails

To find trails in New York state parks for activities such as hiking and biking, select a region or trail below.

Harriman State Park—Long Mountain :: Fort Montgomery, NY

Pay tribute to one of the legends of New York–area hiking at this spectacular, yet accessible, viewpoint on the Long Path in northern Harriman State Park. areas north of Route 6 have relatively few trails. Much of this land abuts the West Point milit

Clarence Fahnestock State Park—Canopus Lake :: Carmel, NY

Hike an isolated section of the Appalachian Trail to a popular viewpoint over Clarence Fahnestock State Park. When Benton MacKaye first began developing the idea for the Appalachian Trail (AT), he hoped the trail would be the backbone of a series of

Hudson Highlands State Park—Breakneck Ridge and Bull Hill :: Cold Spring, NY

This trip from one train station to another travels over the Hudson Highlands’ two most challenging peaks, which offer sweeping viewpoints of the river, mountains, and other sights. Summits are optional. On weekdays, there are two stations between Pe

Liberty State Park—A Waterfront Tour :: Harlem, NY

This ride travels along riverfront promenades in Manhattan and New Jersey, offering splendid views of the water and the city skyline along the way. It leads to Liberty State Park, south of Jersey City, and returns to Manhattan via tranquil ferry ride

4wd Road :: Allegany State Park, NY

4wd Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 2,275 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 321 feet.

Allegany State Park :: Allegany State Park, NY

Allegany State Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 2,336 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of

Congdon Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Congdon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,476 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 123 feet

Jeep Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 1,644 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 15 feet.

Jeep Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,496 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 62 feet.

Ski Touring :: Allegany State Park, NY

Ski Touring is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 1,554 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 999 fee

Limestone Run Road :: Allegany State Park, NY

Limestone Run Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Limestone, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 1,707 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,334 fe

Dowd Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Dowd Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 1,450 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 160 feet

Rice Brook Road :: Allegany State Park, NY

Rice Brook Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,399 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 409

Trail 4 Great Gorge Railway :: Whirlpool State Park, NY

Trail 4 Great Gorge Railway is a hiking trail in Niagara Falls, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 561 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 980 feet. Along the

Whirlpool Rapids Trail (#5) :: Whirlpool State Park, NY

Whirlpool Rapids Trail (#5) is a hiking trail in Niagara Falls, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 316 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 381 feet. Near t

Robert Moses Recreation Trail :: Devil's Hole State Park, NY

Robert Moses Recreation Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Niagara County, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park and Devil's Hole State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 567 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with

Niagara Gorge Rim Trail (#2) :: Whirlpool State Park, NY

Niagara Gorge Rim Trail (#2) is a hiking trail in Niagara Falls, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 549 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 192 feet. Along

Robert Moses State Parkway :: Whirlpool State Park, NY

Robert Moses State Parkway is a hiking and biking trail in Niagara Falls, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 576 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 11 fee

Devils Hole Trail (#6) :: Whirlpool State Park, NY

Devils Hole Trail (#6) is a hiking trail in Niagara Falls, New York. It is within Whirlpool State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 316 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 312 feet. Near the en

Robert Moses Parkway :: Devil's Hole State Park, NY

Robert Moses Parkway is a hiking and biking trail in Lewiston Town, New York. It is within Devil's Hole State Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 567 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 18 feet.

Rainbow Bridge :: Niagara Falls State Park, NY

Rainbow Bridge is a hiking and biking trail in Niagara Falls, New York and Ontario. It is within Niagara Falls State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 554 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 37

Spaulding Trail :: Beaver Island State Park, NY

Spaulding Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Beaver Island State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 571 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 27 feet.

Gi Linear Bike Path :: Buckhorn Island State Park, NY

Gi Linear Bike Path is a hiking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Havenwood Park and Buckhorn Island State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 569 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation g

Bird Viewing Path :: Beaver Island State Park, NY

Bird Viewing Path is a hiking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Beaver Island State Park. It is 346 feet long and begins at 569 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of one foot. The trail

East River Trail :: Beaver Island State Park, NY

East River Trail is a hiking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Beaver Island State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 581 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 33 feet. The Waterf

Wetwoods Nature Trail :: Beaver Island State Park, NY

Wetwoods Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Beaver Island State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 581 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 14 feet. Along th

Woods Creek Trail :: Buckhorn Island State Park, NY

Woods Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Grand Island Town, New York. It is within Buckhorn Island State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 567 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet. Near the

Bay State Road :: Allegany State Park, NY

Bay State Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 2,216 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 906

Eastwood Meadows Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Eastwood Meadows Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 2,268 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain

Angie Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Angie Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 1,526 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 10 feet

Jeep Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,657 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 250 feet

North Country Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

North Country Trail is a hiking trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2,259 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 55 feet.

North Country Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

North Country Trail is a hiking trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 1,644 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 542 feet. The Will

Hither Hills State Park :: Montauk, NY

On Long Island’s east end, this 1,755-acre state park brings together a superb lineup: walking dunes, “phantom forests,” a pristine mile of Atlantic beach, the cobbled shore of Napeague Bay, and Goff Point, where piping plovers, terns, and oyster- ca

Robert H. Treman State Park :: Ithaca, NY

Tied up in the attractive woodland package of glacier- scoured Enfield Glen, this park unites a narrowed gorge; platy cliffs; the stepped waters, cascades, and waterfalls of Enfield Creek, including the 115foot Lucifer Falls; a historic mill; and the

Buttermilk Falls State Park :: Buttermilk Falls State Park, NY

Buttermilk Falls caps a dramatic 500-foot free fall on Buttermilk Creek that occurs over a distance of 0.75 mile. Cascades, rapids, bedrock slides, emerald pools, platy cliffs, and a 40-foot rock spire help write the canyon drama. The upper glen

Watkins Glen State Park :: Watkins Glen, NY

This park houses one of the premier gorge and waterfall settings in the Finger Lakes Region, and in the nation. Charged with excitement, the hike brings together majestic 200-foot cliffs and the nineteen waterfalls, turbulent chutes, and deep plu

Taughannock Falls State Park :: Ithaca, NY

The Finger Lakes Region boasts several prized east- west gorges with companion gorge and waterfall trails, but each pens a unique signature. Taughannock Falls autographs this park with a flourish. Cradled in an amphitheater of 400-foot cliffs and

Allegany State Park Red House Headquarters-Eastwood Meadows Loop :: Salamanca, NY

The biggest park in the state system, this “wilderness playground” in southwestern New York brings together even- height ridges, V- shaped valleys, man- made lakes, second- growth forests, and block- fractured boulder realms. Two recreation areas, Re

Letchworth State Park :: Mount Morris, NY

South of Rochester, Letchworth State Park enfolds the 17-mile- long Genesee River Gorge, three major waterfalls, elegant side- creek falls, and 400- to 600-foot- tall sheer sandstone- shale cliffs. Numbered trails explore the developed park of the we

Taconic State Park :: Copake Falls, NY

In the southern Taconic Mountain Range, abutting 11 miles of the Massachusetts and Connecticut border, this New York state park blurs state lines. Bash Bish Falls, which annually brings 100,000 visitors to Taconic State Park, actually lies in Massach

Minnewaska State Park Preserve :: New Paltz, NY

A former resort and the one- time battleground between developers and environmentalists, this state park preserve unfurls a welcoming and tranquil natural realm. The site boasts white- cliff escarpments, indigo waters, and soothing forests—images to

Clay Pit Road :: Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve, NY

Clay Pit Road is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve. It is two miles long and begins at 53 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 127 feet. Near the t

Allegany State Park :: Allegany State Park, NY

Allegany State Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,467 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of

France Brook Road :: Allegany State Park, NY

France Brook Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 2,197 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 6

Beehunter Trail :: Allegany State Park, NY

Beehunter Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,488 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 5 f

Kent Avenue :: East River State Park, NY

Kent Avenue is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within East River State Park and Bushwick Inlet Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain o

Jones Beach Bike Path :: Jones Beach State Park, NY

Jones Beach Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Wantagh, New York. It is within Jones Beach State Park and Cedar Creek Park. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 6 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.1 miles with a total elevation gain

Ocean Parkway Shared-Use Path :: Jones Beach State Park, NY

Ocean Parkway Shared-Use Path is a hiking and biking trail in Nassau County, New York. It is within Jones Beach State Park. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 3 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 40

Bethpage Bikeway :: Bethpage State Park, NY

Bethpage Bikeway is a hiking and biking trail in Nassau County, New York. It is within Bethpage State Park. It is 8.7 miles long and begins at 142 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 79 feet. Along th