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Best trails in Syracuse

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Looking for a great trail near Syracuse, New York? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Green Lakes State Park or Clark Reservation State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Carpenter Falls Unique Area or Three Falls Woods. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 13 easy trails in Syracuse ranging from 0.9 to 9 miles and from 367 to 780 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Syracuse
Top trails (15)
#1 - Skytop Loop
Syracuse, New York
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
There are certain private property access points. Parts of the Clark Reservation State Park are also restricted to no bikes. Please be mindful and considerate when hiking this trail as parts of it areShow more
#2 - Shoreline Walking Trail
Onondaga Lake Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Shoreline Walking Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Syracuse, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#3 - Onondaga Creekwalk to Onondaga Lake
Syracuse, New York
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Onondaga Creekwalk to Onondaga Lake is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Syracuse, New York that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primaShow more
#4 - West Shore Trail
Onondaga Lake Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
West Shore Trail is a 9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Syracuse, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#5 - Cliff Trail to Pulpit Rock Trail Loop
Clark Reservation State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 32 m
Cliff Trail to Pulpit Rock Trail Loop is a 1.1 mile loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activity options. DogShow more
#6 - Cliff, Table Rock, and Mildred Faust Trail
Clark Reservation State Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 10 m
Cliff, Table Rock, and Mildred Faust Trail is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The traShow more
#7 - Upper Tree Trail
Elmwood Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 34 m
Upper Tree Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#8 - Mildred Faust Trail
Clark Reservation State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 26 m
Mildred Faust Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#9 - Rand Tract Loop
Rand Tract Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Rand Tract Loop is a 1.9 mile loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nShow more
#10 - Dry Lake to Big Buck and Long Trail Loop
Clark Reservation State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 43 m
Dry Lake to Big Buck and Long Trail Loop is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Syracuse, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
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