What to expect

New York has 36 trails including medium, difficult, easy, and extra difficult trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail and the one with the least climb is the Adirondack High Peaks Loop. The longest trail is Long Path at 664 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 37 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Gorge Pond Trail a t 845 m. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include South Slope Trail, West Canada Lakes Wilderness Loop, Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail, Taconic Crest Trail, and Ravine Loop Trail.