Hiking in NYC, or just outside, is totally possible. From state parks to THE park, Central Park, hiking in NYC can be a year-round escape from the chaos of the city's streets. The famed Appalachian Trail is just one nearby hiking trail that offers miles and miles of nature and solitude. Or hop on two weeks and pedal the many paved and gravel routes throughout the city. Our trail scout gives you the scoop on hiking in NYC, as well as NYC hiking groups, meet-ups, events, and news.
The 29-year-old autistic man endured some of the year's hottest temperatures.
Giant hogweed, found in at least 12 states, causes painful blisters and blindness.
All 5 were found quickly and were uninjured.
Neighbors and coworkers said the man had been "acting differently" before his hiking trip.
Officials shuttered the popular trail after erosion made hiking the bluffs too dangerous.
A massive oak, a sprawling wetland, an atomic lake-this classic weekend trip packs it all into a 19.2-mile out-and-back on the Appalachian Trail. Bonus: Save the Earth by taking the train to the trailhead.
Hop off the train and onto a quiet, well-marked trail. Hike as far as 12.2 miles; see deer and turkey, and, if you choose, camp in a classic AT shelter.