**2020 – Memorial Day Weekend may seem a little different this year. So please respect local guidelines for COVID-19 Safety and Social Distancing.**
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Top 10 Spots To Explore Memorial Day Weekend
Hike Mount Tammany
One of the most popular and exhilarating hikes in New Jersey overlooks the Delaware Water Gap. If you're looking to avoid the crowds, we suggest setting that alarm EARLY.
Hiking Pochuck Boardwalk
Part of the Appalachian Trail, the Pochuck Boardwalk famous section of boardwalk hiking trail through the marshy lands of North New Jersey.
Historic Rahway River Park
If you are looking for fun things to do in Union County, New Jersey like fishing, walking, running, biking, or even canoeing, you don’t have to travel far!
Island Beach State Park Guide
Island Beach State Park offers 10 miles of gorgeous white sand beaches, and yes, the sand really is white! Sometimes I can’t even tell if my photos were taken in the winter or summer.
Haledon Reservoir Loop
Looking to spend a relaxing afternoon in North Jersey in the outdoors? Walking the 1.5 mile loop around Haledon Reservoir in Franklin Lakes should do the trick.
The Manasquan Reservoir is one of our follower’s favorite spots — and for good reason! You can catch an amazing sunrise or sunset here, walk/run the entire perimeter, explore the wildlife in the area and more! The unique landscape makes for some amazing photos.
Brooksbrae – Graffiti Covered Brick Factory
Nestled deep in the Pine Barrens, lay the small town of Pasadena, New Jersey. To the naked eye of a weary traveler, the town seems almost vacant, but surprisingly, there is history all around you.
Black River Rock Ruins
Nestled in the back of the woods along a peaceful river you will come across a unique spot of what was once a mill along the Black River in Chester, New Jersey.
Schooley’s Mountain Park
Explore this Long Valley hike, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s Hike of the Week, for a variety of outdoor elements — starting the hiking season off strong!