New York City Trails

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New York City’s Top 5 Dayhikes

The best Big Apple escapes, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scout Justin Bailey. New York City may be the ultimate in America’s concrete jungles, but that doesn’t mean you have to drive for hours to get your wilderness fix. Soaring views over rocky peaks, quiet lakes, steep scrambles, and wildflowers galore await on these five…

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