12 Amazing New York Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

Not all of us have the time or energy to take on the task of exploring New York’s full-day hikes. So for those of us who are looking for shorter adventures that still offer impressive views, unforgettable hikes like the twelve you’ll find below are perfect to explore. Giving you a variety of trails that have views of the Empire State’s tallest mountains and some that will provide you with waterfront sights, there’s something for everyone on this list.

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