Hiking & Trails
Hiking & Trails

There’s Something for Everyone in Orange County, NY

Appalachian Trail

Orange Tpk.
Southfields, 10975

Appalachian Trail
Appalachian Trail

Spanning from the New Jersey border to the Hudson River (about 35 miles), the trail was founded here in 1923. A lengthy ...

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Back Track Inn

92 Rt. 284
Unionville, 10988

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4 bunks available only to hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Late Apr-early Nov. Post office is drop point for Trail trave...

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Black Rock Forest

Rt. 9W
Cornwall, 12518

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Northwest of West Point, marked and unmarked trails ranging from short walks to long hikes. Fires, bathing and camping p...

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Crows Nest

Route 9W South of Storm King Mountain
Cornwall, 12518

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No marked trails, faint paths, beautiful views.

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Delaware River Heritage Trail

127 Main St.
Port Jervis, 12771

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A 6-mile trail created to allow walkers to enjoy the city’s historic sites and river vistas that have been immorta...

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Heritage Trail (paved rail trail)

Goshen, Chester, Middletown & Monroe
Goshen, 10924

Heritage Trail (paved rail trail)
Heritage Trail

Converted rail bed of the Erie Railroad. Walk, jog and bike on this 12-mile scenic route. Trail entrances in Goshen, Che...

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Highlands Trail

Cornwall-on-Hudson, 12520

Highlands Trail
Highlands Trail

A 35-mile trail traversing some of the most beautiful and scenic areas of the rugged highlands region including many par...

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Huckleberry Ridge State Forest

Hawthorn Blvd.
Greenville, 12771

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500-acre forest. The Shawangunk Ridge Trail hugs the eastern edge of this forest.

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Newburgh Waterfront Trail

1 Washington St.
Newburgh, 12550

Newburgh Waterfront Trail
Newburgh Waterfront Trail

Scenic walk along the Hudson River. Picture perfect and peaceful area to sit, walk, or run at. Approximately 1 mile long...

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Outdoor Discovery Center

100 Muser Dr.
Cornwall, 12518

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1 1/2-mile trail designed to study nature. Winds through 4 ecosystems: forest, grasslands, ponds and wetlands. Rotating ...

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Pochuck State Forest

County Rt. 1
Pine Island, 10969

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503 acres, no marked trails, but former logging trails, and public access roads. Popular for hunting, hiking, camping, a...

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Port Jervis Water Shed Trails and Park

1 Skyline Dr.
Port Jervis, 12771

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Beautiful scenery and great trails for biking and hiking. Trails for all levels and abilities with clearly marked areas....

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Schunnemunk Mountain

Otterkill Rd.
Cornwall, 12553

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Six marked trails ranging from 1.6 to 8.1 miles. Excellent views. Highest point in the lower Hudson Valley (1700 feet).

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Sterling Forest State Park

116 Old Forge Rd.
Tuxedo, 10987

Sterling Forest State Park
Sterling Forest

8-mile Sterling Ridge Trail and 3-mile Allis Trail. 4 mile Indian Hill Loop. 7 miles of Appalachian Trail and 10 miles o...

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Stewart State Forest

New Windsor, 12553

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7,000 acres of wildlife management area with semi-paved lanes for walking, running, mountain biking, horseback riding an...

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Storm King State Park

Mountain Rd.
Cornwall-On-Hudson, 12520

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A favorite for avid hikers, this mountain inspired the ecological movement in the United States. Beautiful views of the ...

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Walden-Wallkill Rail Trail

Wooster Memorial Park
Walden, 12586

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Built on a former Conrail right-of-way. The rail-trail is open in two sections. The longer, southern section is paved an...

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Wallkill Valley Loop

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Throughout Orange County 117-mile hiking route that circles the Wallkill River Valley. The trail explores the region by ...

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