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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

(43) Strouds…, PA
gem Favorite Dingmans Falls. with permission from AcousticWalden Flickr.com/kscherer11

Dingmans Falls

(13) Birchwo…, PA
gem Favorite Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls

Raymondskill Falls

(12) Milford, 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

(2) East St…, PA

Recommended Routes in Northern New Jersey - 52

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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 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
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Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult 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
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Favorite A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Intermediate/Difficult 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
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Favorite Sometimes you're going over the boulders and sometimes through them, nothing to difficult, lots of families with kids.
Intermediate Intermediate

Pyramid Mountain Loop

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

Boonton, NJ
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Favorite You'll pass by this scenic waterfall on the way to the summit of Mt. Tam.
Difficult 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
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Favorite Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls
Intermediate 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
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Favorite View of Split Rock Reservoir
Difficult 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
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Favorite A winter view of Buttermilk Falls in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Buttermilk Falls, Crater Lake, and Hemlock Pond Loop

7.2 mi 11.6 km 1,301' Up 396.67 m Up 1,301' Down 396.54 m Down

Crandon…, NJ
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Favorite Forest Ferns can be found almost everywhere in this section of Blue Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Stokes State Forest - AT / Stony Brook Trail / Tower Trail

7.0 mi 11.2 km 1,074' Up 327.46 m Up 1,074' Down 327.43 m Down

Crandon…, NJ
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Northern New Jersey Hiking

  • 755 Miles 1,215 Kilometers of Trail
  • 52 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 178 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 306 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 51 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern New Jersey - 483

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3.5 mi 5.6 km #1Turtleback Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate Intermediate
South Orange, NJ 14 
7.9 mi 12.8 km #2Lenape Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, NJ 18 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #3Orange Reservoir Loop
Easy Easy
South Orange, NJ
Easy Easy
South Orange, NJ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #4Carris Hill
Difficult Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
Difficult Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Oreland Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
Intermediate Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #6Interpretive Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Oakdale Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Northfield, NJ
Intermediate Intermediate
Northfield, NJ
3.3 mi 5.2 km #8West Essex Rail Trail
Easy Easy
Little Falls, NJ
Easy Easy
Little Falls, NJ
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Stoll Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Crandon Lakes, NJ
Intermediate Intermediate
Crandon Lakes, NJ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Sitting Bear Trail
Easy Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy Easy
Highland Lake, NJ

Photos of Northern New Jersey - 688

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One of the many waterfalls along Toms Creek Trail.
Dec 7, 2016 near Pocono…, PA
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
Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls
Jul 17, 2019 near Milford, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Red Trail
Apr 29, 2021 near Kinnelon, NJ
With spring, comes the vibrant colors along the loop road.
Jun 29, 2021 near Northfield, NJ
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