Hiking The Walt Whitman Trail

The 27th most popular hiking trail in New York.

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Near Huntington, the Walt Whitman Trail is an 8 mile loop. The hiking route connects with the Nassau Suffolk Trail.

Overall, Walt Whitman Trail is the 27th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Walt Whitman Trail including Long Island Greenbelt Trail, Pine Barrens Trail, Bethpage State Park, Connetquot River State Park Preserve, Montauk State Park Trails and Nassau-Suffolk Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Suffolk County Parks (631) 854-4949; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking New York" from Rhonda Ostertag

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  14392


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