These 13 Gorgeous Waterfront Trails In New York Are Perfect For A Summer Day

New Yorkers, the time has come. Summer is in full effect and we’re more than ready to be out near the water! There’s certainly nothing like exploring any one of our trails, more specifically these 12 scenic hikes that are all under 5 miles round trip. But, what if we’re looking to take on a hike that offers more than just woodland views? With much of our state experiencing very hot weather this weekend, I couldn’t help but find myself daydreaming of being by peaceful and refreshing streams. Lucky for us, some of our most famous trails happen to be found right along the water, making for an unforgettable trail.

Lace up your shoes and get ready to explore! These 13 waterfront trails in New York are perfect for a summer day:

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