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Posted: Apr 21, 2022
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By: Priya Sharma

Go Take a Hike: The Best Hiking Trails Near NYC

  • new york city
  • outdoors
  • hikes

From waterfalls to mountains to the ‘Grand Canyon’ of the Adirondacks, check out our list of must-do hikes near New York City for all levels.

01

Adirondack High Peaks

46 Timber Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA

01

Choose from 46 different hiking trails in this expansive park.

02

High Rock Park

200 Nevada Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA

High Rock Park

A unique and stunning respite on Staten Island.

03

Ausable Chasm

2144 U.S. 9, Ausable Chasm, NY 12911, USA

Ausable Chasm

2144 U.S. 9, Ausable Chasm, NY 12911, USA

The 'Grand Canyon' of the Adirondacks.

04

Verkeerderkill Falls

400 Sams Point Rd, Cragsmoor, NY 12420, USA

04

A 187-foot-tall waterfall — the highest — in Sam’s Point Preserve.

05

Watkins Glen

971 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, USA

Watkins Glen

A 778-acre park in the Finger Lakes.

06

Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze

3197 Route 44 55, Gardiner, NY 12525, USA

Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze

3197 Route 44 55, Gardiner, NY 12525, USA

An intense rock scramble near Mohonk Mountain House.

07

Gertrude's Nose

5281 US-44, Kerhonkson, NY 12446, USA

07

A popular 6.9 mile hiking trail culminating in scenic cliffside views.

08

Stairway to Heaven Trail

Vernon Township, NJ 07462, USA

Stairway to Heaven Trail

A breathtaking view with varied terrain along the way.

09

Bear Mountain

Tomkins Cove, NY 10986, USA

Bear Mountain

Tomkins Cove, NY 10986, USA

A peak popular for its views in the Hudson Highlands.

10

Breakneck Ridge

NY-9D, Wappingers Falls, NY, USA

10

A steep ridge climb in the East Hudson Highlands.

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