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The 19 Best Spots In New York State For Anyone Who Loves Hiking, Nature, Or Just Being In The Great Outdoors

There's so much more to New York than Manhattan.

Not only does New York state boast tons of hiking trails with stunning views, but it's also home to a number of great outdoor activities that are guaranteed to get you into the fall spirit. Here are some of New York's best spots for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers.

A hiking path during fall.

1. Watkins Glen Gorge Trail, Finger Lakes Region

Watkins Glen Gorge Trail.

2. Mount Van Hoevenberg Trail, Lake Placid

Mount Van Hoevenberg Trail

3. Great Camp Sagamore, Raquette Lake

Great Camp Sagamore.

4. Ausable Chasm, Keeseville

Ausable Chasm in Upstate NY.

5. Indian Head Trail, Keene

Indian Head Trill in the Adirondacks.

6. Devil’s Path Trail, Catskills

Devil’s Path Trail, Catskills.

7. Mount Jo, Lake Placid

Mount Jo Mountain in Lake Placid.

8. The Cliffs, DUMBO

The Cliffs at DUMBO in NYC.

9. Natural Stone Bridge & Caves, Pottersville

The Cave at Natural Stone Bridge

10. Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Basom

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Basom

11. Allegany State Park, Salamanca

Allegany State Park, NY.

12. Seabreeze Amusement Park, Rochester

Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester N.Y.

13. Beaverkill River, The Catskills

A river in the Catskills.

14. Inwood Hill Park, The Bronx

A man looking onto the Hudson River at Inwood Park.

15. Roaring Brook Ranch, Lake George

Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George

16. Bear Mountain, Stony Point

Bear Mountain State Park in Bear Mountain, N.Y.

17. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge State Park in Brooklyn N.Y,

18. Niagara Falls, Western New York

People looking and photographing the view of Niagara Falls.

19. Fishkill Farms, Hopewell Junction

Apples hanging on an apple tree at an orchard.

Where is your favorite place in New York state for hiking and experiencing the great outdoors? Tell us in the comments below!