Best Wading Boots For Hiking – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2019

We looked at every review we could find and found the best of the best using data-driven technology.

Here’s a look at the best Wading Boots For Hiking

Bestseller No. 1
Simms VaporTread Felt Sole Wading Boots for Women - Lightweight Fishing & Hiking Boots - Neoprene...
  • WOMEN'S VAPORTREAD WADING BOOTS: Wade confidently in the Simms award-winning Women's VaporTread Felt Bottom Boot. This lightweight, high-output boot features waterproof synthetic leather, rip-stop nylon & scratch resistance rubber upper, and an anatomical shaped collar. Studs sold separately.
  • NEOPRENE & STUD RETENTION PLATE: Neoprene lining adds wading warmth, cushioning, and easy-on/easy-off performance. The full-length stud retention plate ensures stability and provides slip resistant footing in slippery environments.
  • SCRATCH RESISTANT RUBBER UPPER: These felt bottom fishing boots are designed with synthetic leather, rip-stop nylon, and scratch rubber upper. They provide support underfoot and at the ankle for navigating slick, unseen river bottoms. The synthetic uppers take the abuse of brush, rock, and water.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR BOOTS WITH RUBBER TOE CAP: The Simm's VaporTread Wading Boots are comfortable and lightweight, weighing approximately 45.9 oz. The toe features a sturdy rubber cap. This thick toe acts as protection for toes and feet, no more stubbing your toes on sharp, unseen rocks or underwater tree trunks.
  • WADING FOOTWEAR CARE: If using these wet wading boots in saltwater always clean and rinse them to prevent corrosion. Use an old vegetable brush or toothbrush to remove dust and dirt. For maximum thoroughness, remove the laces before cleaning. Use specialized boot cleaner, saddle soap or a mild dishwashing soap with luke-warm water. Do not use bar soap or detergents. Do not place wet boots close to a heat source. Always air-dry.
Bestseller No. 4
Hodgman H3 Wading Boot (felt)
48 Reviews
Hodgman H3 Wading Boot (felt)
  • Quick drying hydrophobic and abrasion resistant construction
  • Reinforced toe for added Protection
  • Padded collar and tongue for comfort and ankle support
  • D-ring Gravel guard attachment
  • Mesh drainage ports on side panel
SaleBestseller No. 5
Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boot, Cordovan/Squash, 12 D US
2,512 Reviews
Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boot, Cordovan/Squash, 12 D US
  • ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: This Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof hiking boot features Techlite lightweight midsole for long lasting comfort, superior cushioning, and high energy return as well as Omni-Grip advanced traction rubber sole for slip-free movement.
  • HANDY FEATURES: This men's hiking boot is crafted of a waterproof full-grain leather and suede lightweight construction as well as a durable mesh tongue for breathability and comfort during treacherous days out on the trail or on the mountain.
  • ADJUSTABLE FEATURES: The Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof II hiking boot features a lace-up closure for an adjustable, secure fit.
  • DURABILITY: This men's waterproof hiking boot is lightweight and durable.
  • This Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof hiking boot is the perfect waterproof addition to a treacherous day out on the trail or up the mountain.
Bestseller No. 6
Korkers Greenback Wading Boot with Kling-On & Studded Kling-On Soles, Dried Herb/Black , Size 12
13 Reviews
Korkers Greenback Wading Boot with Kling-On & Studded Kling-On Soles, Dried Herb/Black , Size 12
  • Kling-On and Studded Kling-On Sticky Rubber Soles Included
  • OmniTrax 3.0 Interchangeable Sole System, compatible with other Korkers 3.0 accessory outsoles
  • Water flows thru internal channels then out midsole ports, removing excess water and weight.
  • Hydrophobic materials = faster dry times which lessen the chance of spreading invasive species.
  • 2 lbs 7 oz (per pair, size 9)
Bestseller No. 7
Korkers Women's Buckskin Mary with Felt & Kling-On Soles, Sharkskin/Riverside, 9
7 Reviews
Korkers Women's Buckskin Mary with Felt & Kling-On Soles, Sharkskin/Riverside, 9
  • Fast Drying:  Hydrophobic materials = faster dry times which lessen the chance of spreading invasive species.
  • Durability:  Enhanced midsole, scratch rubber toe cap extending to side panels and rubberized Rock Guard anti-abrasion synthetic material.
  • Internal Drainage:  Water flows thru internal channels then out midsole ports, removing excess water and weight.
  • Closure System:  Traditional laces with durable noncorrosive hardware and heel lock provide a secure fit.
  • Weight:  3. 2 LBS per pair with felt soles.