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 […]
Visiting Historical Jockey Hollow
Jockey Hollow in New Jersey offers a glimpse into American history and the Revolutionary War period. The site features reconstructed buildings, picnic areas, and trails for visitors to explore. Immerse yourself in history and appreciate the beauty of nature. Participate in educational programs and events for a fun and interactive learning experience. Take a step […]
6 State Parks Perfect To Visit for Hiking in New Jersey
Looking to escape the concrete jungle of the urban areas in New Jersey or even New York City? We have some of our favorite State Parks to visit in the State of New Jersey that is perfect for hiking. We have included some of the recent photos that our community has shared with us at […]
4 Best North Jersey Spots to Watch Sunrise & Sunset
New Jersey has some top places to watch the sunrise and sunset. So sit back, relax, and watch the show at these amazing spots in North Jersey. Some of these places are easily accessible, and other’s are not. Please note any posted signs and guides we have linked below. 4 Apps for Predicting the Sun […]
Best State Park Hikes in South Jersey
Check out these hikes in South Jersey to get you outside this summer!
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.
4 Tips for Hiking Mt. Tammany in New Jersey
So you have seen the dozens of pictures on Instagram, drooling over the gorgeous panoramic views, and now itâ€™s time for you to conquer hiking Mt. Tammany at the Delaware Water Gap in New Jersey. Mt. Tammany is a mountain in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in New Jersey. It stands at 1,528 […]
Meetup Wrapup: Sunrise Hike at Mount Minsi
The Delaware Water Gap is one of the most well-known hiking spots in New Jersey â€” and we were lucky enough to catch sunrise from the Pennsylvania side on Mount Minsi! We wrapped up our 2-Part Hiking Meet with our friends at the Pennsylvania CollectiveÂ by starting a 4am hike on the PA side of […]
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 […]
Hiking the History of Voorhees State Park
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.
Brooksbrae – Graffiti Covered Brick Factory
Nestled deep in the Pine Barrens, lay the small town of Pasadena, New Jersey. To the naked eye of a weary traveler, the town seems almost vacant, but surprisingly, there is history all around you.
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!
“Rail Trails” to Explore in New Jersey
Explore these railroad tracks-turned-hiking-and-biking-spots across New Jersey.
Discover Waterfalls at Apshawa Preserve
The word â€œapshawaâ€ translates to, â€œupon the mountain.â€ This is a very fitting name for this preserve in West Milford; because there certainly is magic in the mountains here.
Black River Rock Ruins & Waterfall – Abandoned Cottage
One of the favorite spots of our founder, Virginia (@buewho), this trail loop and unique place is a cool one to check out. Nestled in the back of the woods along a peaceful river you will come across a unique spot of what was once a mill along the Black River in Chester, New Jersey. […]
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.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Sussex County.
Money Island (Alloway Creek Wetland Restoration Site)
Follow Our Writer Previous Next Follow on AllTrails Hereâ€™s a place thatâ€™s remote in location and information â€“ this one is for the explorers out there!Â Money Island is one of the smallest and remote locations in rural Cumberland Co. This preserve sits on the area the Native Americans called â€œWootsessunging.â€ In 1664 the Governor […]
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 […]
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.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Middlesex County.
Exploring the Lambertville Graffiti Train
Finding the train isnâ€™t hard. There are two approaches you can take. This one is a little longer.Â Parking in Lambertville is always a challenge, so park where you can, as near Lambertville Inn as possible.Â Walk-behind the restaurant through the parking lot.
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 […]
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!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Warren County.
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 […]
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 […]
New Jersey Border Hikes: New York Edition
Want a close-to-New-York adventure? Check out these hikes close to the Empire State border.
6 Best Spots For Rainy Days in New Jersey
Rainy day got you down? Not to worry! NJspots has you covered with some of the best places that are worth visiting around New Jersey during those rainy or overcast days. Whether it’s spring showers, summer thunderstorms, or storm season, we have some spots you’ll still want to visit. Before you start exploring during the […]
Hiking Through History: Historic Allaire Village
Allaire Village in Allaire State Park holds much historical significance around New Jersey.