Westchester County

Hiking Only Trails

Hiking Trails

This limitied listing of hiking trails includes only those linear trails that are not situated entirely within parks or nature preserves. Go to the County Parks Department Web site for a listing of parks and preserves that offer hiking opportunities. Check the maps for available parking areas and entry points.

For further information, contact Paul Gisondo, Associate Planner, by e-mail at pxg3@westchestergov.com or Lukas Herbert, Associate Planner at lah5@westchestergov.com.

Hiking Only Trails  Miles  Status  Municipalities
Braircliff – Peekskill Trailway
This county sponsored trail follows the right-of way lands of the Briarcliff-Peekskill Parkway, which was never built as a parkway, and provides links to county and local parks and trails. Briarcliff - Peekskill Trailway map
 5.6 complete CTD YTN NWC OST
Camp Smith Trail
This state hiking trail traverses the rugged topography of Camp Smith from the tollhouse on Route 6/202 to connect with the Appalachian Trail immediately north of the county border. Part of Westchester RiverWalk.
 2.3 complete CTD
Horseman's Trail
This Greenway designated trail provides a connection from the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail to the Hudson River Waterfront and follows a patchwork of public park and semi-public lands. Part of Westchester RiverWalk.
 1.2 TBD SLH
Leatherstocking Trail
This inter-municipal hiking trail is situated between the City of New Rochelle and Village of Mamaroneck and links into Saxon Woods County Park. Part of Colonial Greenway Trail System.
 2.0 complete

 

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Key to municipal abbreviations

Abbr.

Town Name

Abbr.

Town Name

ARD  Ardsley   NRO  New Rochelle
BED  Bedford  NOC  North Castle
BMR  Briarcliff Manor  NSM  North Salem
BUC  Buchanan  OST  Ossining (town)
CTD  Cortlandt  OSV  Ossining (village)
CRO  Croton-on-Hudson  PKS  Peekskill
DBF  Dobbs Ferry  PEL  Pelham
ECH  EastChester  PMR  Pelham Manor
ELM  Elmsford  PLV  Pleasantville
GRB  Greenburgh  PCH  Port Chester
HAR  Harrison   PDR  Pound Ridge
HAS  Hastings  RYC  Rye City
IRV  Irvington  RYB  Rye Brook
LAR  Larchmont  SCD  Scarsdale
LEW  Lewisboro  SLH  Sleepy Hollow
MMT  Mamaronect (town)  SOM  Somers
MMV  Mamaroneck (village)  TTN  Tarrytown
MTK  Mount Kisco   TUC  Tuckahoe
MTP  Mount Pleasant  WHP  White Plains
MTV  Mount Vernon  YON  Yonkers
NWC  New Castle   YTN  Yorktown