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Gems in Northern New Jersey - 5

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gem Favorite The summit of Mount Tammany looks out at Mt. Minsi across the Delaware River.

Mt. Tammany Overlook

(37) Strouds…, PA
gem Favorite Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls

Raymondskill Falls

(11) Milford, PA
gem Favorite Dingmans Falls. with permission from AcousticWalden Flickr.com/kscherer11

Dingmans Falls

(9) Birchwo…, PA
gem Favorite No Photos

Grey Towers

(3) Milford, PA
gem Favorite Our nook for the day near the Tock Island Dam site.

Tocks Island Dam Site

(1) East St…, PA

Recommended Routes in Northern New Jersey - 55

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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 1,151' Up 350.73 m Up 1,182' Down 360.36 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs

4.2 mi 6.8 km 744' Up 226.9 m Up 746' Down 227.28 m Down

Northvale, NJ
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 981' Up 299.11 m Up 981' Down 299.09 m Down

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

Pyramid Mountain Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km 488' Up 148.63 m Up 488' Down 148.84 m Down

Boonton, NJ
Favorite You'll pass by this scenic waterfall on the way to the summit of Mt. Tam.
Difficult

Sunfish Pond via Mt. Tammany Fire Road

10.9 mi 17.5 km 1,479' Up 450.88 m Up 1,476' Down 449.94 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls
Intermediate

Best of Cliff Park and Raymondskill Falls

7.8 mi 12.6 km 1,247' Up 380.16 m Up 1,230' Down 374.94 m Down

Milford, PA
Favorite Overlooking the River valley
Intermediate

Mount Minsi Loop

5.2 mi 8.3 km 1,021' Up 311.1 m Up 1,021' Down 311.13 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite View of Split Rock Reservoir
Difficult

Split Rock Loop

11.0 mi 17.7 km 1,491' Up 454.5 m Up 1,486' Down 452.87 m Down

Lake Te…, NJ
Favorite Rocky trail with fallen tree in water.
Difficult

Long Path and Shore Trail Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 575' Up 175.22 m Up 550' Down 167.68 m Down

Alpine, NJ

Northern New Jersey Hiking

  • 1,397 Miles 2,249 Kilometers of Trail
  • 56 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 134 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 259 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 25 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern New Jersey - 362

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2.0 mi 3.2 km #1Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
1.7 mi 2.8 km #2Orange Reservoir Loop
Easy
South Orange, NJ
Easy
South Orange, NJ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #3Turtleback Loop
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ 13 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #4Carris Hill
Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
4.1 mi 6.6 km #5Mt. Tammany Fire Road
Intermediate
Belvidere, NJ
Intermediate
Belvidere, NJ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #6Interpretive Trail
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Oreland Trail
Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
3.3 mi 5.2 km #8West Essex Rail Trail
Easy
Little Falls, NJ
Easy
Little Falls, NJ
159.8 mi 257.1 km #9AT: New York-New Jersey Section
Intermediate
Stroudsburg, PA
Intermediate
Stroudsburg, PA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Stoll Trail
Intermediate
Crandon Lakes, NJ
Intermediate
Crandon Lakes, NJ

Photos of Northern New Jersey - 653

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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
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls
Jul 17, 2019 near Milford, PA
One of the many waterfalls along Toms Creek Trail.
Dec 7, 2016 near Pocono…, PA
Red Trail
Apr 29, 2021 near Kinnelon, NJ
Morning fog rolls across the McDade Recreational Trail.
Feb 2, 2017 near Saw Creek, PA
On the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk, enjoy views of Wawayanda Mountain in the distance.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ