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Recommended Routes in High Point State Park - 3

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Favorite High Point Monument from Observation Platform.
Intermediate/Difficult

Appalachian Trail to Observation Platform

2.0 mi 3.3 km 273' Up 83.07 m Up 272' Down 82.98 m Down

Sussex, NJ
Favorite Rutherford Lake
Intermediate

Appalachian - Iris Trail Loop

10.3 mi 16.6 km 853' Up 260.01 m Up 850' Down 259.02 m Down

Sussex, NJ
Favorite The Interpretive Center in High Point State Park, NJ
Intermediate

High Point State Park Highlights

8.0 mi 12.8 km 681' Up 207.59 m Up 680' Down 207.36 m Down

Sussex, NJ

High Point State Park Hiking

  • 35 Miles 56 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 8 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in High Point State Park - 6

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1.6 mi 2.6 km #1Cedar Swamp Trail
Easy
Matamoras, PA
Easy
Matamoras, PA
4.7 mi 7.5 km #2Iris Trail
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ
2.8 mi 4.6 km #3Mashipacong Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sussex, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult
Sussex, NJ
3.4 mi 5.4 km #4Monument Trail
Intermediate
Matamoras, PA
Intermediate
Matamoras, PA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #5Rutherford Shelter Trail
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Rock Oak Trail
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ
Intermediate
Sussex, NJ

Photos of High Point State Park - 21

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The Interpretive Center in High Point State Park, NJ
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ
A brisk autumn morning on Monument Trail at the highest point in New Jersey.
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ
Monument Trail meanders past the base of High Point Monument in Sussex, NJ.
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ
Highest point on the Blue Loop Trail.
Oct 2, 2017 near Sussex, NJ
High Point Monument from Observation Platform.
Sep 5, 2017 near Sussex, NJ
Lovely views.
Sep 13, 2016 near Matamoras, PA
The 220 foot tall High Point Monument was built in 1930 as war memorial, and marks the highest elevation in the state of New Jersey.
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ
Typical trail terrain in between the many viewpoints along the AT in northern New Jersey.
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ