The word “apshawa” translates to, “upon the mountain.” This is a very fitting name for this preserve in West Milford; because there certainly is magic in the mountains here.
One of the most visionary components of the New Deal was the Civilian Conservation Corps.; one of the local beneficiaries of this program was Voorhees State Park. In the early 20th century Hill Acres Farm in rural Lebanon Twp. was home to chickens, orchards and fields of wheat, rye and hay.
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.
Get out your hiking shoes (no really — your feet might get wet) and explore the bogs of South Jersey in this nature preserve.
This spot is the perfect place to go when you need to get out and be one with nature while taking photos of some of the most amazing birds in the Garden State.
Explore this hidden forest in Bergen County — and make sure to take your hiking boots AND your camera!
Wells Mills Park really is a feast for the senses and a Jersey Shore gem.
Walk through cranberry bogs and old blueberry fields on this amazing South Jersey hike.
It's time to explore some new places in 2021! Check out some new (and new-to-you!) places this year and let us know where you end up.
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.