New York is an eastern state that always has something to offer to all its visitors. From the main attractions of New York City like Empire State building and Times Square, to nice outdoor activities and camping in natural parks and areas around. Van Cortlandt Park is almost 1,200 acres park and the fourth biggest park in the city. Running and hiking are the most popular activities here, as well as horseback riding, bicycling, cricket, and golf. A part of the great Appalachian National Scenic Trail is just 33 miles from New York City. The trail goes through different parks close to the city like Bear Mountain State Park and Harriman State Park. So the travelers, hiking along this route, have an opportunity to see stunning views of nature, especially of Hudson River.