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Best trails in Rochester

61 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails near Rochester with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Rochester
Top trails (3)
#1 - Mount Horrid via Long Trail
Joseph Battell Wilderness
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m
NOTE: From March to August of some years, the trail is closed 1.4 miles in, to protect nesting Peregrine falcons. Please check with the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests for more information. This trail passes the popular Great Cliff viewpoint.Show more
#2 - Mount Cushman
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
#3 - Goshen Mountain
Green Mountain National Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi
Note: This is a winter, backcountry ski trail only zone. There is a marked RASTA skin trail that you can use while ascending the mountain and a variety of options for traveling back downhill.Show more