Best New York City Overlooks

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Bet you didn’t know that New York City is home to Einstein’s eyeballs! And there’s more to this hustling city than that. Over 800 languages are spoken there, and whatever cuisine you’re craving, NYC has you covered—especially when it comes to pizza! Believe it or not, though, to truly experience the city, you have to […]

Best Winter Hikes In New Jersey

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, […]

Choosing The Best Yaktrax & Microspikes for Winter Hiking

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 […]

Guide for Choosing The Best Camera For Hiking Adventures

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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 […]

Photo Guide: The Best Spots At The Delaware Water Gap

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 Guide to Hiking the Pochuck Boardwalk on the Appalachian Trail in New Jersey

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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 […]

Best Spring Hiking Trails in New Jersey: Scenic Routes and Outdoor Adventure

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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 […]

Manasquan Reservoir: A Natural Gem in Monmouth County, NJ

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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.

23 New Places to Explore in New Jersey in 2023

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 — history, hiking and suspension bridges included! Check out our guide below. (Image by @limitlessfoto […]

South Jersey’s Maurice River Bluffs Preserve

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If you’re looking for a quiet escape in South Jersey and a chance to observe birds, climb on some concrete ruins, or a quiet walk along the river, this is definitely a place you’ll want on your list.

Hiking Hemlock Falls – Waterfall Hike in South Orange

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Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! We get a lot of questions about this spot in South Mountain Reservation. And getting to this NJspots-follower favorite waterfall is easy! There are also a few things you can do here: Play with your dog in the shallow falls Explore the top of the falls Continue […]

Hiking the Ruins of Estell Manor

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Nestled quietly in the forests of Atlantic County in South Jersey is Estell Manor, former home to over 8,000 employees of the Bethlehem Loading Company.

Exploring Laurie Chauncey Nature Trail Near Princeton

What most people aren’t aware of are the beautiful grounds surrounding the campus of this institution located just outside Princeton, in Lawrenceville, and the over 2 miles of trails that run alongside Stony Brook.