Backpacking Trails in New Jersey
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Backpacking Trails in New Jersey

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New Jersey has 23 backpacking trails. These trails range from 1.5 to 10.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are High Point State Park: Monument Trail, Brendan T. Byrne State Forest: Deep Hollow Trail and Appalachian Trail: Culvers Lake to Buttermilk Falls. Trails.com member Steven C. recently completed Deleware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Mount Tammany Trail.
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A moderate climb with only one short, steep section will take you to the highest point ...
You’ll need sturdy shoes to negotiate thousands of rocks while exploring the southern ...
Round Valley Reservoir didn’t exist before 1958. What did exist was a natural horseshoe-shaped ...
Legend has it that a girl named Jenny was so engrossed picking berries at the crest of ...
You’ll huff and puff hiking up the steep, rocky trail to Mount Tammany’s summit, but the ...
This hike gives you and your dog an up-close adventure through South Jersey swamps, a ...
It’s almost impossible to get lost because huge rhododendron thickets form a natural border ...
Swartswood State Park, a recreational gem, is open year-round. Established in 1914 as ...
What you’ll find on this hike is great diversity. Each body of water is unique, and along ...
Chief Nummy and his band of Lenni-Lenape Indians hiked through this area of the southern ...
Opened in 1940, Cheesequake State Park is Middlesex County’s only state park. It lies ...
When you visit the north shore of Deer Park Lake, you may not see the broad-tailed beaver, ...
This northbound section-hike on the Appalachian Trail (AT) will treat you to a jewel of ...
Located in the heart of one of the most urbanized areas of the United States, the Pine ...
This hike through swamp and upland crosses streams and seeps, and passes through tunnels ...
This section of the 2160-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail (AT) follows the ridge ...
Each winter we hike a small section of the 50-mile-long, pink-blazed Batona Trail that ...
In the first century A.D., Publius Syrus wrote the maxim, “A rolling stone gathers no ...
Don’t drive too fast or you may miss the trailhead, located in the tiny town of Ongs Hat. ...
Although you’ll be arriving and parking at Allaire Village, explore this historic site ...
During the Depression thousands of people were unemployed with no hope of finding a job—that ...
This is black bear territory, so be cautious— although they’ll usually scamper off as ...
Heavy rains came down the first day we camped at Turkey Swamp Park. History repeated itself ...
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