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.
Springtime in New Jersey means the arrival of cherry blossom season when thousands of beautiful pink and white blooms burst forth on trees throughout the state. From parks to gardens and even college campuses, there are plenty of places to enjoy the stunning spring spectacle. If you want to experience the beauty of cherry blossoms […]
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.
Instagram user and local historian @archi_guy recently shared some amazing facts about the historical Drake House, located in Plainfield, NJ. This museum is city-owned and operated by the Plainfield Historical Society. This place is unique because it was a place that George Washington and his company frequented during the Revolutionary War. This is one of […]
Did you know Martians landed in the New Jersey town of Grover’s Mill?
Hike your way through this historic spot in Central Jersey, and see what you can find along the way!
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 […]
Wells Mills Park really is a feast for the senses and a Jersey Shore gem.
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.
Visit this unique, historic maritime village during your next visit to South Jersey.
This four-square mile county park may be small, but it’s mighty!
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 […]
If you’re looking for spots to hang your hammock, get outside (safely!) with friends and family, or just chill for the day, this is the article for you. Check out this list of outdoor hangout spots, which has everything from fields with a city view, to short hikes that will take you to a waterfall. […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Monmouth County.
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.
Explore these railroad tracks-turned-hiking-and-biking-spots across New Jersey.
The word “apshawaâ€ translates to, “upon the mountain.â€ This is a very fitting name for this preserve in West Milford; because there certainly is magic in the mountains here.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Sussex County.
Follow Our Writer Previous Next Follow on AllTrails Here’s a place that’s remote in location and information – this one is for the explorers out there! Money Island is one of the smallest and remote locations in rural Cumberland Co. This preserve sits on the area the Native Americans called “Wootsessunging.” In 1664 the Governor […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Morris County.
Want to explore some history while finding something new to get pictures of? This list is for you.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Middlesex County.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Union County.
Hike and explore Miquin Woods Preserve, a little jewel in the Hunterdon County Park System.
If you are a birder or weekend warrior, chances are you’ve spent a lot of time in the wildlife refuges most familiar in the Garden State.
If you’re looking for a quiet escape in South Jersey and a chance to observe birds, climb on some concrete ruins, or a quiet walk along the river, this is definitely a place you’ll want on your list.
Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! 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 The Great Swamp is just that […]
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.
How big is Rahway River Park? Rahway River Park is a popular destination for outdoor recreation in New Jersey. The park stretches along the Rahway River, covering over 200 acres of land. It is an ideal spot for walking, jogging, fishing, boating, and bird watching. There are several well-maintained trails throughout the park as well […]