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The Best Hiking in Cambridge

Looking for the best hiking in Cambridge? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cambridge. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Cambridge

  • Cambridge, New York

    Peaked Rock

    4.81 mi / 1614 ft gain
    Peaked Rock is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Shushan, New York.
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  • Bennington, Vermont

    Trillium Woods Trail

    2.28 mi / 253 ft gain
    Trillium Woods Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Bennington, Vermont.
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  • Bennington, Vermont

    The Mile-Around Woods

    1.33 mi / 243 ft gain
    The Mile-Around Woods is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Bennington, Vermont.
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  • Shaftsbury, Vermont

    Hike Around Lake Shaftsbury

    1.3 mi / 42 ft gain
    Lake Shaftsbury State Park is a small park in Southern Vermont between Bennington and Manchester. It is well-loved by locals as swimming spot in the summer, especially for families with kids.  Less well known is the nature trail that meanders around the perimeter of the lake. While only a mile in...
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  • Stillwater, New York

    Fraser Burial Site Trail

    0.77 mi / 164 ft gain
    Fraser Burial Site Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Stillwater, New York.
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  • Stillwater, New York

    Wilkinson National Recreation Trail

    4.07 mi / 295 ft gain
    Wilkinson National Recreation Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Stillwater, New York.
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  • Stillwater, New York

    Saratoga National Park Battlefield Trail

    11.66 mi / 715 ft gain
    Saratoga National Park Battlefield Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Stillwater, New York.
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  • 425-471 North Branch Street, Vermont

    Hike to Bald Mountain

    4.0
    7.9 mi / 2099 ft gain
    With stunning views of the sounding lush green forests, hills, and lakes, Bald Mountain is a wonderful hike for anyone. The trail is open year round, but is best hiked from March through October. Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash.  At just under 8 miles round trip, this is ...
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  • Cropseyville, New York

    Hike Dickinson Hill Fire Tower

    4.5
    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    Once you drive onto N. Long Pond Road you will follow it appproximately 1.5 miles to the end. From the parking you can take the short walk back on the road to the start of the trail. The trail is actually a rough Fire Tower Road. You will follow this for about 1.3 miles. Here you will see a se...
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  • Cropseyville, New York

    Dickinson Hill Fire Tower Trail

    2.62 mi / 262 ft gain
    Dickinson Hill Fire Tower Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Petersburgh, New York.
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  • Wilton, New York

    Old Gick Farm and Fox Trail

    3.17 mi / 230 ft gain
    Old Gick Farm and Fox Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Gansevoort, New York.
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  • Red Gate Trail, Vermont

    Hike to Mount Equinox

    3.0
    6.5 mi / 3024 ft gain
    The trail to the peak of Mount Equinox is 6.5 miles out and back, and is slightly more strenuous than the trails nearby. Your efforts will certainly be rewarded as you take in the 360 degree views from the summit. The Mount Equinox trail is most commonly used by trail runners, hikers, and sometim...
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  • Gansevoort, New York

    Camp Saratoga Loop

    3.3 mi / 243 ft gain
    Camp Saratoga Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Gansevoort, New York.
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  • Glen Road, Vermont

    Hike the Lye Brook Falls Trail

    4.0
    4.7 mi / 938 ft gain
    The Lye Brook Falls Trail is a 4.7 mile hike through scenic trails just outside of Manchester Center, Vermont. The trail is open year-round, but the best time to go is during spring blooms or to see the fall colors. This hike is family friendly and fun for all ages. Dogs are allowed on this trail...
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  • Woodford, Vermont

    Woodford State Park Loop

    2.41 mi / 203 ft gain
    A great loop for the summer, Woodford is also amazing when winter winter comes to the State Park. It also comes earlier than just about anywhere else in Southern Vermont. At 2,400 feet above sea level, this is an easy spot to find winter without spending a fortune at the local ski resorts. Woodfo...
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  • Ballston Spa, New York

    100 Acre Wood Red, White, Blue, Green and Purple Trail

    2.58 mi / 269 ft gain
    100 Acre Wood Red, White, Blue, Green and Purple Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Ballston Spa, New York.
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