Best Walking in New York

This list represents the most popular walking in New York. Use this list to plan your next New York walking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  2.25 miles
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    Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Brooklyn Bridge Park. It is 0.9 miles long ...

  • #2 Brooklyn Bridge View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  2.25 miles
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    Brooklyn Bridge is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 38 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • #3 Coney Island and Brighton Beach View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  4 miles
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    Long before Vegas and Orlando, Coney Island was America’s playground. And by the time places like Vegas and Orlando were booming, Coney Island—the ...

  • #4 Around Prospect Park View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  5.25 miles
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    This is a lengthy walk from the westernmost to easternmost point of Prospect Park. It’s no straight line, and you never set foot inside the park. ...

  • #5 Williamsburg Bridge Walking Path View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  5.75 miles
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    Williamsburg Bridge Walking Path is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #6 Williamsburg Street West View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  5.75 miles
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    Williamsburg Street West is a biking trail in New York City, New York. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 20 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • #7 East New York and Canarsie Pier View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  5.75 miles
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    In 1835, a Connecticut businessman named John Pitkin bought up land in the eastern reaches of Brooklyn with plans to create a city to rival Manhattan: ...

  • #8 Bedford-Stuyvesant View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  5 miles
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    Bedford-Stuyvesant, the district that made history by electing the first black woman to the U.S. Congress (Shirley Chisholm), had become synonymous ...

  • #9 Cypress Hills and Highland Park View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  3 miles
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    “Only the Dead Know Brooklyn,” goes the title of a short story by Thomas Wolfe. He lived way over west in Cobble Hill, but the aphorism could ...

  • #10 Bay Ridge View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  3.5 miles
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    Unlike many Brooklyn neighborhoods with “Hill” in their name, Bay Ridge actually sits on elevated ground—a bluff overlooking Upper New York Bay. ...

  • #11 Greenpoint View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  3.75 miles
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    Greenpoint was one of Brooklyn’s centers of the “black arts,” with more than 50 oil refineries and 20 glass factories in operation in the late ...

  • #12 Bushwick View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  4 miles
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    In tracing the history of Bushwick, one of the five original Kings County towns founded by the Dutch (as Boswijck in 1661), two words are bound ...

  • #13 Prospect Park West Bike Path View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  4 miles
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    Prospect Park West Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Prospect Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins ...

  • #14 Prospect Park Circle Exit View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  4 miles
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    Prospect Park Circle Exit is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Prospect Park. It is 481 feet long and begins ...

  • #15 Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  3 miles
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    Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Brooklyn Bridge Park. It is 0.9 miles long ...

  • #16 Brooklyn Bridge View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  3 miles
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    Brooklyn Bridge is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 38 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • #17 Fort Hamilton to Bensonhurst View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  5 miles
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    New Utrecht was one of the five original towns established by the Dutch in the 17th century in what would eventually become the city, then borough, ...

  • #18 Downtown Brooklyn View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  2.5 miles
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    Aside from those Brooklynites still squawking about the “mistake of ’98,” Downtown holds the most reminders that Brooklyn used to be a separate ...

  • #19 Flatbush and Midwood View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  5.5 miles
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    Only a few neighborhood names are instantly recognized by nonresidents. The Left Bank is one. The French Quarter another. In Brooklyn, Flatbush ...

  • #20 Dumbo and Vinegar Hill View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  2.25 miles
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    In the past decade, artists and dot-commers have turned this no-man’s-land down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass into another Soho, converting ...

  • #21 Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  2.75 miles
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    Begin near a large mall of today’s most recognizable chain stores. Cross the street and you are transported into the 19th century. Boerum Hill ...

  • #22 Clinton Hill View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  1.75 miles
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    In the late 19th century, Clinton Hill was the most prestigious address in Brooklyn after Brooklyn Heights. Charles Pratt, Brooklyn’s wealthiest ...

  • #23 Carroll Gardens and Gowanus View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

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    •  2 miles
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    The “Carroll” comes from Declaration of Independence signatory Charles Carroll; the “Gardens” from the neighborhood design conceived by surveyor ...

  • #24 Marine Park Greenway View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  6.25 miles
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    Marine Park Greenway is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 14 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #25 Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Trail View Trail Details

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    Brooklyn, NY

    •  6.25 miles
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    Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Trail is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Marine Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at ...