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’ll huff and puff hiking up the steep, rocky trail to Mount Tammany’s summit, but the ...
Legend has it that a girl named Jenny was so engrossed picking berries at the crest of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
This hike gives you and your dog an up-close adventure through South Jersey swamps, a ...
During the Depression thousands of people were unemployed with no hope of finding a job—that ...
A moderate climb with only one short, steep section will take you to the highest point ...
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