Best Backpacking in New Jersey

This list represents the most popular backpacking in New Jersey. Use this list to plan your next New Jersey backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

You can see forever (or almost forever) if you hike through High Point State Park on a ...
You’ll need sturdy shoes to negotiate thousands of rocks while exploring the southern ...
Legend has it that a girl named Jenny was so engrossed picking berries at the crest of ...
Round Valley Reservoir didn’t exist before 1958. What did exist was a natural horseshoe-shaped ...
When you visit the north shore of Deer Park Lake, you may not see the broad-tailed beaver, ...
Opened in 1940, Cheesequake State Park is Middlesex County’s only state park. It lies ...
More than 2.5 million people are drawn to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area ...
Although you’ll be arriving and parking at Allaire Village, explore this historic site ...
Chief Nummy and his band of Lenni-Lenape Indians hiked through this area of the southern ...
Heavy rains came down the first day we camped at Turkey Swamp Park. History repeated itself ...
This section of the 2160-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail (AT) follows the ridge ...
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 ...
Don’t drive too fast or you may miss the trailhead, located in the tiny town of Ongs Hat. ...
Each winter we hike a small section of the 50-mile-long, pink-blazed Batona Trail that ...
Parvin State Park is a product of the 1930s when the campground and trails were built ...
This is black bear territory, so be cautious— although they’ll usually scamper off as ...
In the first century A.D., Publius Syrus wrote the maxim, “A rolling stone gathers no ...
What you’ll find on this hike is great diversity. Each body of water is unique, and along ...
During the Depression thousands of people were unemployed with no hope of finding a job—that ...
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