3 Ways to Discover the Wetlands in the Meadowlands

The Meadowlands may be known for the racetrack or the sports complex, but nestled next to the Turnpike and the Hackensack River is Richard W. DeKorte Park and the Meadowlands Environment Center.

Walk with the wildlife along the boardwalk and see the New York City skyline from this waterfront park in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

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Hit the Trail with NYNJTC’s Hike of the Week

New Jersey is filled with trails — both long and short! — to get you exploring from the mountains to the shore. Whether you’re a fan of cliff side hikes that lead to waterfalls, or winding walks in the woods, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s Hike of the Week will get you started on all the Garden State has to offer.

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Exploring Palisades Park from Above and Below

Palisades Interstate Park — which stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine — has it all. You can hike all day up by the New Jersey-New York state line, or enjoy a casual stroll through a picnic area down by the Hudson River in the afternoon. Pack up your car or your backpack and head up to this versatile park to see what North Jersey has to offer all year round.

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8 Best Places in NJ For Pumpkin Picking This Fall

The best part about fall is all the activities that come with it — apple picking, hayrides, leaves changing, and everything pumpkin. New Jersey is full of local farms where you can enjoy a day out with friends and loved ones, but if you don’t know where to start looking, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of the best farms to pick your pumpkins this season.

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Skip These Popular New Jersey Spots & Go Here Instead…

NJspots was started by the founder with the purpose of showing more people what New Jersey is all about and bashing stereotypes that the Garden State has. As the years have gone on, the NJspots community has continued to share amazing places around the state that are worth visiting.

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Hiking South Mountain Reservation

Nestled a few miles east of I-78 and the Parkway is an outdoor gem — South Mountain Reservation in Millburn/West Orange, New Jersey. This 2,000+ acre park in Essex County is not only home to several miles of nature trails, but also a zoo (and yes, there are giraffes). Here’s what you need to explore this hidden gem in North Jersey. (more…)

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NJspots Maps Are Here!

Explore NJspots Maps

The NJspots Team has created some custom maps to help you start to explore the state of New Jersey. With several dozens of places to visit, take a family trip to, shoot photographs, hike, enjoy a picnic, and much much more, you will find many NJspots to love. (more…)

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