Located in New York, the hiking in Albany is known for three cool hikes. The best Albany hiking based on popularity are considered to be Taconic Crest Trail, John Boyd Thacher State Park, and Spruce Bog Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Albany hiking trail below.
Northeast of Albany and Grafton, the Grafton Lakes State Park has over 20 miles of trails. The park is located on the 1,500 feet forested mountain plateau between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys. The 2.5 mile Spruce Bog Trail is a popular starting point for exploring this park.