Winter in New Jersey offers a unique and beautiful landscape for outdoor enthusiasts, despite sometimes freezing temperatures. This article will detail the best winter hiking locations in the state, including popular trails, frozen lakes, and other winter wonderlands. Whether you are an experienced hiker or simply looking to enjoy the outdoors during the colder months, […]
How To Choose Traction Cleats for Hiking In The Winter But First, Why Do You Need Microspikes for Winter Hikes Traction cleats for hiking in the winter can provide much-needed stability and support on snow and ice. These cleats are designed to fit over the soles of your regular shoes or boots, giving you added […]
Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we often yearn for something more—those experiences that tap into our deepest desires, challenge our status quo, and lead us toward self-discovery. In our pursuit of these unique stories, NJspots brings the riveting tale of Ryan Benz, a native New Jerseyan whose path took him far from […]
Ready to find Fall? NJspots has your full guide and map to discover the Fall Colors on the East Coast this season! Start your adventure!
The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
Whether you are looking to discover a new hiking spot or bring friends to one of your favorite hikes, we have the top hikes in New Jersey this Labor Day Weekend.
Looking for something to do during 4th of July? We have some of the Top 10 from NJspots for celebrating the Fourth in New Jersey.
What’s important when choosing the best camera for hiking? When choosing a camera for hiking photography, many options can be selected based on your wants and needs. Before we talk about the types of cameras for hiking, it’s essential to figure out what’s most important to you when taking photos on your hikes. Importance of […]
There is nothing like New York City. The noise, the traffic, the hustle, and the bustle. And we all know New York has been dubbed one of the greatest cities in the world, but there is something relaxing about not being a part of the city — and that’s being apart from the city. Here’s where […]
For those of you who call New Jersey home, this guide to the Delaware Water Gap will give you the tools necessary to practice your craft and get great portfolio-level shots in the Delaware Water Gap and surrounding areas. Photography in the Delaware Water Gap differs from photographing the huge touristy spots out West like […]
A step-by-step guide on how to visit that, yes that, bridge in Central Jersey.
Part of the Appalachian Trail, the Pochuck Boardwalk is a famous section of the boardwalk hiking trail through the marshy lands of North New Jersey. The trail is located in Glenwood, NJ, butted next to the Wawayanda State Park and starts off County Road 517. This serene and adventurous 1.5-mile section along the Appalachian Trail is […]
Spring is the perfect time to hit the hiking trails in New Jersey. With mild temperatures, blooming flowers and trees, and plenty of wildlife sightings, there’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors. In this article, we’ll look at some of the best springtime hiking trails in New Jersey and provide tips for making […]
A unique spot in Union County that is home to a deserted village, family-friendly trails, and more. Learn more about what you can discover here.
Manasquan Reservoir is a freshwater reservoir in Monmouth County, NJ, popular for activities like walking, biking, fishing, and birdwatching. It’s also a vital source of drinking water for local communities and has a visitor center with educational programs.
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 Lyndhurst, New Jersey waterfront park. There are […]
Explore this wild South Jersey gem for hiking, birding, or night photography.
If you’re ready to hit the trails with your best furry friend, you will need to ensure you have the right gear for them.
Explore this Long Valley hike for a variety of outdoor elements starting the hiking season off strong! What You’ll Find at Schooley’s Mountain Park Warmer weather means more Garden State hiking adventures! And the NYNJTC has you covered with this hike of the week, which starts at a lake and loops around to an overlook. […]
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.
If you’re trying to avoid crowds these days, here are some amazing spots all over New Jersey to get you out and about!
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.
Welcome to Wawayanda State Park. It is ideal for the hiker, camper, swimmer, and boater, as its natural ambiance makes it the best place to spend your time doing your favorite activities. Wawayanda State Park is a natural park in New Jersey that spans 34,350 acres of land and water. It offers recreational activities like […]
Happy New Year! It’s time to explore some new places in 2023! Check out some new (and new-to-you!) places this year and let us know where you end up. Visit Princeton Battlefield State ParkThere is so much to see here â€” history, hiking and suspension bridges included! Check out our guide below. (Image by @limitlessfoto […]
Do you have a list of your favorite hiking trails in New Jersey? If so, then add this to the list!
Check out these hikes in South Jersey to get you outside this summer!
Wells Mills Park really is a feast for the senses and a Jersey Shore gem.
If you are a birder or weekend warrior, chances are you’ve spent a lot of time in the wildlife refuges most familiar in the Garden State.
Need a North Jersey getaway? Explore the best of High Point State Park with this guide.
Explore this hidden forest in Bergen County â€” and make sure to take your hiking boots AND your camera!