5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Harriman State Park 

New Jersey is known for its charming beaches, bustling boardwalks, and proximity to historical landmarks. Beyond these tourist attractions, the state boasts easy access to countless waterfalls in nearby states.  Great waterfalls outside New Jersey at Harriman State Park Harriman State Park, the second largest state park in neighboring New York, offers plenty of adventures […]

Photo Guide: How To Take Photos of Waterfalls

Since the release of the NJspots Maps, the Waterfalls and Lookout Spots map has been one of the more popular maps, and rightfully so. In travel and social media, it seems like all the trendy influencers are taking photos in front of massive waterfalls. But here in New Jersey, we like to think you are […]

Exploring Palisades Park from Above and Below

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 […]

Have a Rocky Hiking Adventure in Schooley’s Mountain Park

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 to adventure Forest trails Overlook views Picnic area Warmer weather means more Garden State hiking adventures! And the NYNJTC has you covered with this hike […]

Passaic County

Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Passaic County.

Discover Waterfalls at Apshawa Preserve

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.

5 Best Waterfall Hikes in New Jersey – Discover Local Waterfalls

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!

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. […]

NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey

These places are some of our favorites that we love in New Jersey. These must-visit spots in New Jersey can be found all over the state and have something to offer for everyone. Bring your kids, friends, dogs, and certainly your camera to capture these amazing places to visit throughout New Jersey. These places we love […]

Hiking South Mountain Reservation

Nestled a few miles east of I-78 and the Parkway is an outdoor gem — South Mountain Reservation in Millburn/West Orange, New Jersey. This 2,000+ acre park in Essex County is not only home to several miles of nature trails, but also a zoo (and yes, there are giraffes). Here’s what you need to explore […]