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!
The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
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 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!
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 […]
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 […]
Cheesequake State Park is perhaps one of the most overlooked state parks in New Jersey â€” even though a lot of you drive through it on the Parkway every day!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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! Double Trouble State Park and Jakes Branch County Park, both located in […]
Hike your way through this historic spot in Central Jersey, and see what you can find along the way!
Explore this hidden forest in Bergen County â€” and make sure to take your hiking boots AND your camera!
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. Hike the World is a hiking company that offers community hikes, unique themed […]
Looking to spend a relaxing afternoon in North Jersey in the outdoors? Walking the 1.5 mile loop around Haledon Reservoir in Franklin Lakes should do the trick.
Get out your hiking shoes (no really â€” your feet might get wet) and explore the bogs of South Jersey in this nature preserve.
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.
New Jersey is filled with trails both long and short! They 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 […]
If you’re trying to avoid crowds these days, here are some amazing spots all over New Jersey to get you out and about!
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 Long Valley hike for a variety of outdoor elements starting the hiking season off strong! What You’ll Find at Schooley’s Mountain Park Warmer weather means more Garden State hiking adventures! And the NYNJTC has you covered with this hike of the week, which starts at a lake and loops around to an overlook. […]
Check out these hikes in South Jersey to get you outside this summer!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
So you have seen the dozens of pictures on Instagram, drooling over the gorgeous panoramic views, and now it’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 […]