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Local circular walks

North Yorkshire has more than 10,000km of public rights of way, offering many short walks and day walks.

The county includes two national parks, two areas of outstanding natural beauty, wild moors, rolling hills and rugged coastline.

View local circular walks on a map

Long distance walks also cover parts of the county. These can take days to complete but shorter sections can be walked in a day.

When setting out on a walk, ensure you have a map, suitable clothing and food and water. Check the weather and let someone know your plans. For a safe and responsible experience, follow the pdf icon countryside code and safety leaflet [2Mb].

View public rights of way on a map

This map shows public rights of way in the whole of the county, including the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales national parks. If you have any queries or issues with paths in the national parks please contact the rights of way teams in the relevant national park authority.

This page was last updated on 18 February 2016