With the fall crisp air creeping in, the anticipation of fall colors is at an all-time high for a select few weeks in New Jersey.
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!
Watchung Reservation is a unique spot in Union County that spans a few towns, boasts a lake and deserted village, and is even the home of fossils. What else do you need to know?
The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
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…
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 overall length of the trail is about 4 miles out and back. The gain of elevation is around 1000 feet, so you're gaining a lot of elevation in a short period of time. This hike is great for beginners in the New Jersey area and also good for families and/or pets.
Allaire Village in Allaire State Park holds much historical significance around New Jersey.
Want a close-to-New-York adventure? Check out these hikes close to the Empire State border.
Palisades Interstate Park — which stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine — has it all. You can hike all day up by the New Jersey-New York state line, or enjoy a casual stroll through a picnic area down by the Hudson River in the afternoon. Pack up your car or your backpack and head up to this versatile park to see what North Jersey has to offer all year round.
Hike to Hemlock Falls in South Mountain Reservation with this guide.
Interested in the Pine Barrens, but wary about the perils of isolated forests and spotty cell service? Luckily, there exist a few parks on the edges of that vast swath of trees that can serve as your gateway for many adventures to come!
Hike two of the best spots in Palisades Park with this guide.
The weather forecast in New Jersey is looking gorgeous for New Year’s Day 2019! That’s the perfect excuse to get out for some fresh air and exercise in one of New Jersey’s State Parks. The NJ State Park Service is hosting guided hikes and mountain bike rides across the region on January 1st, 2019.
New Jersey is home to a wide variety of "critters", some are cute & cuddly while others are quite dangerous.
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.
If you’ve ever wanted to join a hiking group in New Jersey but didn’t know where to start, begin with Hike the World — you’ll find an upbeat group of hikers shining a light on mental health awareness through hiking and getting outside.
Cheesequake State Park is perhaps one of the most overlooked state parks in New Jersey — even though a lot of you drive through it on the Parkway every day!
Walk through cranberry bogs and old blueberry fields on this amazing South Jersey hike.
The weather is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and the days are getting more adventurous for those looking to explore New Jersey in the spring and summer. We are always looking for new places to adventure in the Garden State, so we have put together a guide for the best waterfall hikes in New Jersey. Get your car gassed up and get ready to explore!
New Jersey is filled with trails — both long and short! — to get you exploring from the mountains to the shore. Whether you’re a fan of cliff side hikes that lead to waterfalls, or winding walks in the woods, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s Hike of the Week will get you started on all the Garden State has to offer.
Hike your way through this historic spot in Central Jersey, and see what you can find along the way!
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.
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 are perfect for hiking. We have included some of the recent photos that our community has shared with us at these locations. If you are looking for further information or have any questions, be sure to email us!
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 Lake George Waterfalls Rocky places…