Follow George Washington's footsteps through swamplands and forests on this 7.6-mile trek (one-way) to Morristown National Historical Park.
Trace the eastern edge of the Catskills, tagging five 2,000-foot overlooks, en route to South and North Mountain on this 7.9-mile loop in Catskill State Park.
Take a stroll above the bustling streets of Manhattan on the High Line, an elevated walkway with picturesque gardens and views of the city skyline.
Snake 17 miles through beach communities and pristine shorelines to the Sunken Forest on the east side of Fire Island National Seashore.
Walk from the shores of Bear Mountain State Park's most popular lake to a Hudson River lookout on this 2-mile lollipop.
Hit up some of Manhattan's best outdoor and urban highlights on this 7.6-mile hike that features views of the Statue of Liberty and a scenic spin through Central Park.
This seven-mile hike departs from the Manitou railroad station and climbs 1,000 feet to a flat ridgeline with views of Bear Mountain. Take the AT and Osborn Loop to the Manitoga Point Nature Preseve to add a mile of walking along the Hudson for a perfect blend of woods and water.
Tour sycamore forests to over-gorge views above the Genesee River on this branch trail off the Finger Lakes Trail.
Is this 15-mile shuttle hike in the Catskills the hardest dayhike in America? You decide.
Escape into wild forest just a short train ride from Manhattan.
Five more must-do hikes from this region's top map contributor—with 20 years of experience in the area—dishes tips for beating the crowds on her all-time favorite hikes.
Snag Big Apple skyline views, tackle four peaks in a day, rack up waterfalls, hike through history on the AT, and climb Vermont's highest peak.
Enjoy soaring views from open ridges on this easy-access overnight.
Trek to the trail-free summits of Macomb, Hough, and The Dixes
Sharpen your double-bit axe, get your pecs ready for action, and shoulder the biggest pack you've ever seen. Then dive into the trenches with a screwball trailbuilding crew, fixing the neediest hiking paths in the Adirondacks. Assuming you're not afraid of some very heavy lifting, this just might be the ultimate summer job.