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The Best Backpacking in Queens

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Queens

  • Pomona, New York

    Torne Mount Ivy Trail

    16.68 mi / 2736 ft gain
    Torne Mount Ivy Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Pomona, New York.
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  • Sloatsburg, New York

    Pine Meadow Trail

    10 mi / 1129 ft gain
    Pine Meadow Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Sloatsburg, New York.
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  • Sloatsburg, New York

    Harriman Park and Pine Meadow Lake Loop

    10.97 mi / 1535 ft gain
    Harriman Park and Pine Meadow Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hillburn, New York.
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  • Southfields, New York

    Ramapo Torne via Reeves, Meadow and 7-Hills Loop

    6.09 mi / 1056 ft gain
    Ramapo Torne via Reeves, Meadow and 7-Hills Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Suffern, New York.
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  • Sloatsburg, New York

    Smith Rock, Pound Mountain and Daters Mountain Loop

    4.68 mi / 879 ft gain
    Smith Rock, Pound Mountain and Daters Mountain Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Sloatsburg, New York.
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  • Stony Point, New York

    Suffern - Bear Mountain from Gate Hill Road

    15.37 mi / 3652 ft gain
    Suffern - Bear Mountain from Gate Hill Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Pomona, New York.
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  • Tuxedo Park, New York

    Backpack Harriman State Park

    4.7
    18 mi / 1200 ft gain
    While the first day is a bit longer and less exciting in terms of frequent landmarks, its a relaxing hike through rocky, wooded, forest among bountiful blueberry bushes and the occasional raspberry bush. Enjoy the isolation on this leg. The second day is packed with frequent and beautiful landmar...
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  • Tuxedo Park, New York

    Lake Skenonto

    8.12 mi / 1243 ft gain
    Lake Skenonto is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Tuxedo Park, New York.
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  • Tuxedo Park, New York

    Triangle, White Bar, and Nurian Trail

    9.74 mi / 1772 ft gain
    Triangle, White Bar, and Nurian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Southfields, New York.
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  • Tuxedo Park, New York

    Tuxedo Park to Stone Bridge

    21.57 mi / 3691 ft gain
    Tuxedo Park to Stone Bridge is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Tuxedo Park, New York.
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  • Southfields, New York

    Bald Rocks Shelter via Kanawauke Road

    2.6 mi / 518 ft gain
    Bald Rocks Shelter via Kanawauke Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Southfields, New York.
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  • Tomkins Cove, New York

    Ramapo Dunderberg Trail: Jones Point to Tuxedo

    21.45 mi / 3944 ft gain
    Ramapo Dunderberg Trail: Jones Point to Tuxedo is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tomkins Cove, New York.
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  • West Milford, New Jersey

    State Line Trail to 17A on the Appalachian Trail

    6.35 mi / 1053 ft gain
    State Line Trail to 17A on the Appalachian Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Warwick, New York.
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  • Southfields, New York

    Elk Pen to West Mountain Loop

    32.37 mi / 5873 ft gain
    Elk Pen to West Mountain Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Harriman, New York.
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  • Southfields, New York

    Appalachian Trail: Long Path to Elk Pen

    16.95 mi / 2648 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Long Path to Elk Pen is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Arden, New York.
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  • Southfields, New York

    Elk Pen to Manitou

    18.91 mi / 3612 ft gain
    Elk Pen to Manitou is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Harriman, New York.
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