|Welcome to NewYorkCityDayHiking.com! Here you will find detailed information about many day hikes in the Greater New York City area. Pictured above is only a fraction of the panoramic view that is available from the top of Bear Mountain. Your feedback is appreciated!|
Beacon Hills & Views
Black Rock Forest
Breakneck Ridge - Breakneck Bypass
Breakneck Ridge & Mount Taurus
Breakneck Ridge - Notch Trail
Breakneck Ridge & Sugarloaf Mountain
**Breakneck, Sunset Point & Sugarloaf
Breakneck Ridge, Taste of
Car Pond Mountain
Dater Mountain Nature County Park
Delaware Water Gap
Doodletown Plus West Mountain
**Dover Oak & Nuclear Lake
Dunderberg (and Bald) Mountain & the Timp
Elk Pen Five Mile Circular
Elk Pen - Lemon Squeezer Circular
Elk Pen - Lichen Trail Circular
Elk Pen Seven Mile Circular
Elk Pen - Times Square Circular
Johnsontown Road - Diamond Mountain
Johnsontown Road - Lake Sebago
Johnsontown Road - Lakes Skenonto & Sebago
**Lake Askoti - Fingerboard Shelter Circular
Lake Skenonto Circular
Macedonia Brook State Park
*Mombasha High Point
Palisades Interstate Park: Giant Stairs
Palisades Interstate Park: Northern Section
Palisades Interstate Park: Southern Section
Pine Meadow Lake
Pound Mountain Circular
Raccoon Brook Hill
Ramapo Torne and the Pulpit
Ringwood State Park
Schunemunk Mountain: The Megaliths
Southern Storm King State Park
Sterling Fire Tower
Storm King Mountain
The Timp & the Anchor
The Timp & Bald Mountain
Tom Jones Mountain
Three Mountains Plus Doodletown
Three Mountains: West, The Timp & Bald
Tuxedo + Two Lakes
*West Mountain & Nuclear Lake (Pawling, NY)
West Pawling Appalachian Trail Highlights
Wyanokie High Point
* Updated within the last six months
** New hike, added within the last six months
- December 11, 2012
Hike Selector - A table with information about every hike including mileage, difficulty, typical hiking times and links to each of the hikes.
Public Transportation to Hiking Areas - Taking buses and trains to hiking areas.
Guide to Day Hiking - How to get started, what to bring, what to wear, how to organize a hike, how to lead a hike, information about maps, books and local area hiking groups, where to buy hiking clothes and gear and other information you need to know.
Reading Trail Markers - How to navigate on a trail (with illustrated examples).
How to stay un-lost on a hike - Tested common sense ideas.
Happy Feet - Selecting the right hiking boots & socks.
Trekking Poles - They're for everyone!
What to Wear - Looking good and feeling comfortable.
Lyme Disease - Either go hiking in Antarctica or read this article.
What to Bring on a Hike - crib sheet for what to bring on a day hike.
Hiking Recommendations - Miscellaneous advice (a work in progress).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) - Children? Pets? Buying maps? etc.
Bibliography - Books and maps and and direct links to buy them.
Links of Interest - Hiking cubs/groups, stores/vendors, and other resources.
Blog - a work in progress.
Questions & Comments: Email: Michael Brochstein
WARNING/DISCLAIMER: Hiking can be dangerous and the information furnished here may contain errors!