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 Black Mt Summit Trail Sec#3

    11 Reviews

    Adirondack Park, NY

    Black Mt Summit Trail Sec#3 is a hiking trail in Town of Dresden, New York. It is within Adirondack Park and Lake George Wild Forest. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,634 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Black Mt Summit Trail Sec#3 is a hiking trail in Town of Dresden, New York. It is within Adirondack Park and Lake George ...

  • #2 Clay Pit Road

    9 Reviews

    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 ...
    •  2.0 miles

    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 ...

  • #3 Pine Meadow Red on White

    8 Reviews

    Harriman State Park, NY

    Pine Meadow Red on White is a hiking trail in Rockland County, New York. It is within Harriman State Park. It is 6.7 miles long and begins at 384 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  6.7 miles

    Pine Meadow Red on White is a hiking trail in Rockland County, New York. It is within Harriman State Park. It is 6.7 miles ...

  • #4 Tongue Mountain Range Trail

    7 Reviews

    Adirondack Park, NY

    Tongue Mountain Range Trail is a hiking trail in Town of Bolton, New York. It is within Adirondack Park and Lake George Wild Forest. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 1,527 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  4.6 miles

    Tongue Mountain Range Trail is a hiking trail in Town of Bolton, New York. It is within Adirondack Park and Lake George Wild ...

  • #5 Letchworth Finger Lakes Trail

    3 Reviews

    Letchworth State Park, NY

    Letchworth Finger Lakes Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Portage Town, New York. It is within Letchworth State Park. It is two miles long and begins at 1,113 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.0 miles

    Letchworth Finger Lakes Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Portage Town, New York. It is within Letchworth State Park. ...

  • #6 Coney Island and Brighton Beach

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    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 progenitor of every theme-park destination and ...
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #7 Around Prospect Park

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    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. Instead, the walk skirts the park, taking you ...
    •  5.25 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #8 Poke-O-Moonshine Trail

    5 Reviews

    Adirondack Park, NY

    Poke-O-Moonshine Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within Poke-O-Moonshine Campground, Taylor Pond Wild Forest, and Adirondack Park. It is a mile long and begins at 2,175 ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Poke-O-Moonshine Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within Poke-O-Moonshine Campground, Taylor Pond ...

  • #9 Keuka Lake Outlet Trail

    4 Reviews

    Yates County, NY

    Keuka Lake Outlet Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Yates County, New York. It is 6.7 miles long and begins at 512 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  6.7 miles

    Keuka Lake Outlet Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Yates County, New York. It is 6.7 miles long and begins at 512 feet ...

  • #10 Huckleberry Point Trail

    4 Reviews

    Catskill Park, NY

    Huckleberry Point Trail is a hiking trail in Town of Hunter, New York. It is within Kaaterskill Wild Forest and Catskill Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 2,392 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Huckleberry Point Trail is a hiking trail in Town of Hunter, New York. It is within Kaaterskill Wild Forest and Catskill ...

  • #11 Eternal Flame Trail

    3 Reviews

    Erie County, NY

    Eternal Flame Trail is a hiking trail in Erie County, New York. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,198 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Eternal Flame Trail is a hiking trail in Erie County, New York. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,198 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #12 Allegany State Park

    4 Reviews

    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 ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Allegany State Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is within Allegany State Park. ...

  • #13 Abbott Loop

    4 Reviews

    Danby State Forest, NY

    Abbott Loop is a hiking trail in Tompkins County, New York. It is within Danby State Forest. It is 8.0 miles long and begins at 1,288 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.1 miles with ...
    •  8.0 miles

    Abbott Loop is a hiking trail in Tompkins County, New York. It is within Danby State Forest. It is 8.0 miles long and begins ...

  • #14 Cayuga Trail

    4 Reviews

    Mundy Wildflower Garden, NY

    Cayuga Trail is a hiking trail in Forest Home, New York. It is within Mundy Wildflower Garden. It is 6.9 miles long and begins at 851 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.8 miles with ...
    •  6.9 miles

    Cayuga Trail is a hiking trail in Forest Home, New York. It is within Mundy Wildflower Garden. It is 6.9 miles long and begins ...

  • #15 East New York and Canarsie Pier

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    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: East New York. An economic bulwark and employer ...
    •  5.75 miles
    •  Guide

    In 1835, a Connecticut businessman named John Pitkin bought up land in the eastern reaches of Brooklyn with plans to create ...

  • #16 Bedford-Stuyvesant

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    Bedford-Stuyvesant, the district that made history by electing the first black woman to the U.S. Congress (Shirley Chisholm), had become synonymous with “ghetto” by the 1970s. Comedian Chris ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Bedford-Stuyvesant, the district that made history by electing the first black woman to the U.S. Congress (Shirley Chisholm), ...

  • #17 Cypress Hills and Highland Park

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    “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 apply to the easternmost nook of Brooklyn, where ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #18 Bay Ridge

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    Unlike many Brooklyn neighborhoods with “Hill” in their name, Bay Ridge actually sits on elevated ground—a bluff overlooking Upper New York Bay. It was the proximity to and views of the water ...
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • #19 Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Heckscher State Park

    2 Reviews

    East Islip, NY

    Anyone familiar with New York’s Central Park knows the genius of Frederick Law Olmsted in grouping trees together. See what he started here on the banks of the Connetquot River on a very rich ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  0.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Anyone familiar with New York’s Central Park knows the genius of Frederick Law Olmsted in grouping trees together. See what ...

  • #20 Greenpoint

    0 Reviews

    Brooklyn, NY

    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 19th century. But industry was on the decline by ...
    •  3.75 miles
    •  Guide

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