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877 mi 1,411 km of trail 50 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 300 Trails Intermediate Trails 144 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails
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gem Favorite The summit of Mount Tammany looks out at Mt. Minsi across the Delaware River.

Mt. Tammany Overlook

(27) Strouds…, PA
gem Favorite Our nook for the day near the Tock Island Dam site.

Tocks Island Dam Site

(1) East St…, PA

Featured Hikes in New Jersey - 49

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Favorite The Delaware Water Gap comes alive in the autumn. Interstate 80 (seen below and on the left side of the Delaware River) puts drivers right in the action.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Tammany Summit

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Point to Point • 1,151 ft Ascent 350.73 m Ascent

(85) Strouds…, PA
Favorite A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pinwheel Vista Out-and-Back

7.4 mi 11.9 km • Out and Back • 981 ft Ascent 299.11 m Ascent

(14) Vernon…, NJ
Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs

4.2 mi 6.8 km • Point to Point • 771 ft Ascent 235.01 m Ascent

(15) Northvale, NJ
Favorite The Tammany Loop is extremely popular for the excellent views of the Delaware Water Gap and rightfully so, but there is natural beauty to be found throughout as well.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunfish Pond via Mt. Tammany Fire Road

10.9 mi 17.5 km • Loop • 1,479 ft Ascent 450.88 m Ascent

(15) Strouds…, PA
Favorite Ancient's Pond off White Trail
Intermediate

High Mountain Preserve Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 980 ft Ascent 298.84 m Ascent

(2) North H…, NJ
Favorite A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Intermediate/Difficult

Appalachian Trail Boardwalk to Warwick Turnpike Shuttle

8.8 mi 14.1 km • Point to Point • 1,784 ft Ascent 543.87 m Ascent

(9) Vernon…, NJ
Favorite Scenic Overlook on the Blue Trail (Mennen).
Easy/Intermediate

Pyramid Mountain Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km • Loop • 488 ft Ascent 148.63 m Ascent

(24) Boonton, NJ
Favorite A winter view of Buttermilk Falls in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Intermediate/Difficult

Buttermilk Falls, Crater Lake, and Hemlock Pond Loop

7.2 mi 11.6 km • Loop • 1,301 ft Ascent 396.67 m Ascent

(14) Crandon…, NJ

Trails in New Jersey - 400

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2.0 mi 3.2 km #1Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
3.5 mi 5.6 km #2Turtleback Loop
Easy/Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km South Orange, NJ 12 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #3Mt. Tammany Fire Road
Easy/Intermediate
Belvidere, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Belvidere, NJ
1.9 mi 3.0 km #4LHT: Mercer Meadows - Pole Farm
Easy/Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Pennington, NJ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Carris Hill
Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Wanaque, NJ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #6Stony Brook Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Pennington, NJ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Oreland Trail
Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Lake Telemark, NJ
4.0 mi 6.5 km #8CCC Trail
Easy
Tuckerton, NJ
Easy
4.0 mi 6.5 km Tuckerton, NJ
8.1 mi 13.1 km #9Macri Trail
Intermediate
Ocean Acres, NJ
Intermediate
8.1 mi 13.1 km Ocean Acres, NJ
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Stoll Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crandon Lakes, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Crandon Lakes, NJ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #11Beaver Pond Quaker Bridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Chesilhurst, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Chesilhurst, NJ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #12Interpretive Trail
Easy/Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km South Orange, NJ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #13White Oak Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tinicum, PA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Tinicum, PA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #14Sitting Bear Trail
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy
1.1 mi 1.8 km Highland Lake, NJ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #15Union Pond Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Country Lake Estates, NJ
1.1 mi 1.7 km #16Cranberry Trail
Easy
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Easy
1.1 mi 1.7 km Country Lake Estates, NJ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #17Lumpy Bumpy
Intermediate/Difficult
Hopatcong Hills, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Hopatcong Hills, NJ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #18Blueberry Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Country Lake Estates, NJ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #19Ice Cream
Difficult
Stanhope, NJ
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Stanhope, NJ
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Mayapple Loop
Intermediate
Northfield, NJ
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Northfield, NJ

Photos of New Jersey - 600

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A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ
On the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk, enjoy views of Wawayanda Mountain in the distance.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ
The Delaware Water Gap comes alive in the autumn. Interstate 80 (seen below and on the left side of the Delaware River) puts drivers right in the action.
Mar 30, 2017 near Belvidere, NJ
The summit of Mount Tammany looks out at Mt. Minsi across the Delaware River.
Mar 30, 2017 near Belvidere, NJ
After sunset on Merrill Creek Reservoir.
Sep 27, 2017 near Brass C…, NJ
The boardwalk section of the Appalachian Trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Vernon…, NJ
A view from the top of the Stairway to Heaven Section of the Appalachian Trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Highlan…, NJ
The Red Dot Trail never gets old - different seasons offer different vista's, each unique that delivers a lasting memory.
Apr 22, 2017 near Belvidere, NJ

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