Best Winter Hikes In New JerseyÂ
Winter in New Jersey offers a unique and beautiful landscape for outdoor enthusiasts, despite 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, read […]
Manasquan Reservoir: A Natural Gem in Monmouth County, NJ
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.
Explore Popular New Jersey Waterfall Spots
New Jersey is home to some amazing waterfall sights that come in all shapes and sizes.
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 â€” history, hiking and suspension bridges included! Check out our guide below. (Image by @limitlessfoto […]
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 […]
Hiking Sourland Mountain Preserve
Do you have a list of your favorite hiking trails in New Jersey? If so, then add this to the list!
Best State Park Hikes in South Jersey
Check out these hikes in South Jersey to get you outside this summer!
Visiting Ocean County’s Wells Mills County Park
Wells Mills Park really is a feast for the senses and a Jersey Shore gem.
Hiking At Milford Bluffs Preserve
One of the best views of the Delaware River is waiting at the Thomas F. Breden Preserve in Milford, New Jersey. Tucked away in between Holland and Milford is an enjoyable mix of forest hiking and open field wandering that leads to breathtaking views of the Delaware River reaching out into the distance. You will […]
Visit the Northernmost National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey
If you are a birder or weekend warrior, chances are youâ€™ve spent a lot of time in the wildlife refuges most familiar in the Garden State.
The Best Spots in High Point State Park
Need a North Jersey getaway? Explore the best of High Point State Park with this guide.
Among the Pines: Poplar Road Wildlife Sanctuary
Explore this hidden forest in Bergen County â€” and make sure to take your hiking boots AND your camera!
Top Swimming Holes & Spots To Cool Off in New Jersey
Itâ€™s almost sweet summertime, and you know what that means â€” swimming! Here are some places you can go swimming this summer in the Garden State. Get out your sunscreen and get outside! View this post on Instagram A post shared by NJspots | Exploring New Jersey (@njspots) The Beach (and Beachfront Lakes) No, weâ€™re […]
Top 11 Hikes in New Jersey This Labor Day
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.
The Best Hikes for You and Your Dog in New Jersey
If taking your pups out for a hike is one of the best parts of your day, check out this guide for some of the best places to walk your furry friends in New Jersey! And check out our map for dog-friendly swimming spots, too. North Jersey Jenny Jump State Forest (Hope). This is one […]
Through the Bogs of Burlington County: Black Run Preserve
Get out your hiking shoes (no really â€” your feet might get wet) and explore the bogs of South Jersey in this nature preserve.
3 Must-See Spots in Central Jersey
Central Jersey is the hotly-debated region of our great state. And I’m here to tell you that yes, it exists, and yes, it’s amazing to explore. The most popular spots to visit in New Jersey are the Delaware Water Gap, or far south in the Pine Barrens. However, Central Jersey is home to some beautiful […]
9 Best Fall Hikes in New Jersey – Perfect for Colors & Foliage
The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
“Rail Trails” to Explore in New Jersey
Explore these railroad tracks-turned-hiking-and-biking-spots across New Jersey.
Central Jersey’s Serene Plainsboro Preserve
The five miles of well-marked trails in this local park offer nine different length options for every style of hiker.
Hiking the Pochuck Boardwalk on the Appalachian Trail
Part of the Appalachian Trail, the Pochuck Boardwalk 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 ParkÂ and starts off County Road 517. This serene and adventurous 1.5-mile section along the Appalachian Trail is a favorite […]
Basking Ridge: Your Gateway to the Outdoors
Basking Ridge is your gateway to many outdoor spots in New Jersey. Its proximity to highways 78, 287, and 206 help you explore quickly and efficiently all over Somerset, Morris, and Union counties! PLACES TO VISIT Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge https://www.instagram.com/p/ByilCYHnVZx/ The Great Swamp is just that â€” aÂ giant swamp! You can hike, bird-watch […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Middlesex County.
Hiking the Ruins of Estell Manor
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.
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.Â Photography in the Delaware Water Gap differs from photographing the huge touristy spots out West like […]
2022 East Coast Fall Colors & Where To Go
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!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Warren County.
Exploring Laurie Chauncey Nature Trail Near Princeton
What most people arenâ€™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.
Peaceful Hiking in Central Jersey at Plainsboro Preserve
Just 30 minutes outside Princeton, NJ lies 1,000 acres of dense forests, wide fields, and lakeside views â€” the Plainsboro Preserve. The Plainsboro Preserve is owned and operated by NJ Audubon and is free and open to public from dawn to dusk.
Full Guide for Visiting & Hiking Watchung Reservation
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.