New Jersey Border Hikes: Pennsylvania Edition

New Jersey Border Hikes: Pennsylvania Edition

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Check out this list of North Jersey hikes that border the Keystone State this fall. You’ll be able to see the Delaware River from pretty much all of them! 

Sunfish Pond in Worthington State Forest. Photo Credit: @djallen35

Hike in North Jersey

Mount Tammany (Delaware Water Gap)

The one, the only: Mount Tammany. Check out our guide to see the best way to tame this mountain!

If you are on the PA side, check out the Mount Minsi hike.

Milford Bluffs (Milford)

Take this loop trail overlooking the Delaware River. You won’t regret it!

Sunfish Pond (Warren County)

A hike to a lake on top of a mountain — what could be better? This spot in Worthington State Forest is a spot to explore in our Warren County guide.

Stokes State Forest

Now is the time to explore this state forest and see what it has to offer! Check out the top hikes here and see what you’d like to tackle first.

Merrill Creek Reservoir (Harmony)

Walk the epic stairs around Merrill Creek Reservoir. This is one of the top spots to explore in Warren County, so check out more around there after you’re done!

Marble Hill Ice Cave

An ice cave??? Not in the warm months, but explore this spot outside of Phillipsburg/Easton all year round.

D&R Canal State Park. Photo Credit: @keith_zpix

Hike in Central Jersey

Rockhopper Trail and Red Trail Loop (Lambertville)

Check out this trail near downtown Lambertville for a little bit of nature. 

Goat Hill Overlook (Lambertville)

D&R Canal Towpath

There are many spots you can check out on the Delaware and Raritan Canal Towpath, but walk this 7 mile stretch that takes you across river and back to get the true Pennsylvania experience. Bike it if you want it to go faster!

Be Prepared

Sometimes we say your gear doesn’t matter, but in this case, it might be best to come prepared.

Using an app like PhotoPills can help you plan your shot perfectly, and bringing gear like a tripod and dressing warm can make sure your night goes as planned.

Need gear? Check out our recommendations.

Have any more tips? Let us know in the comments. And happy shooting!

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