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Wawayanda State Park

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22 mi 36 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Recommended Routes in Wawayanda State Park - 3

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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 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 1,784' Up 543.87 m Up 1,030' Down 314.07 m Down

Vernon…, NJ
Favorite Terrace Pond
Intermediate

Terrace Pond Quick Loop

3.7 mi 5.9 km 351' Up 107.03 m Up 351' Down 106.93 m Down

West Mi…, NJ

Trails in Wawayanda State Park - 11

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Sitting Bear Trail
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
3.9 mi 6.2 km #2Terrace Pond North Trail
Difficult
West Milford, NJ
Difficult
West Milford, NJ
3.0 mi 4.8 km #3Pumphouse Trail
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4South End Trail
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Terrace Pond South Trail
Intermediate
West Milford, NJ
Intermediate
West Milford, NJ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Old AT Vista Spur
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Mojo Swamp
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8Cedar Swamp Trail
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #9Cherry Ridge Road
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
Easy
Highland Lake, NJ
2.8 mi 4.6 km #10Old Coal Trail
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
0.8 mi 1.3 km #11Black Eagle
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ
Intermediate
Highland Lake, NJ

Photos of Wawayanda State Park - 15

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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 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
A staircase over a cattle fence. There are several of these along this section of the trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Vernon…, NJ
Crossing the cow pasture section of the hike.
Nov 28, 2016 near Vernon…, NJ
Pinwheel Vista is surely worth the climb up Stairway to Heaven.
Mar 30, 2017 near Highlan…, NJ
Beautiful
Jan 3, 2019 near Vernon…, NJ