Best Trail Running in New Jersey

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

  • #1 Allamuchy Pond Trail

    10 Reviews

    Allamuchy Mountain State Park, NJ

    Allamuchy Pond Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 820 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Allamuchy Pond Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. ...

  • #2 Buttermilk Falls Trail (blue)

    6 Reviews

    Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

    Buttermilk Falls Trail (blue) is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 424 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Buttermilk Falls Trail (blue) is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation ...

  • #3 Wells Mill Road

    4 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    Wells Mill Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ocean Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 145 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Wells Mill Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ocean Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. ...

  • #4 Ramapo Park

    2 Reviews

    Oakland, NJ

    Ramapo Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oakland, New Jersey. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 837 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Ramapo Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oakland, New Jersey. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 837 feet altitude. ...

  • #5 Hartshorne Maintenance Spur Trail

    2 Reviews

    Middletown Township, NJ

    Hartshorne Maintenance Spur Trail is a hiking trail in Middletown Township, New Jersey. It is 456 feet long and begins at 74 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total ...
    •  0.1 miles

    Hartshorne Maintenance Spur Trail is a hiking trail in Middletown Township, New Jersey. It is 456 feet long and begins at ...

  • #6 Beaver Brook Trail (White)

    2 Reviews

    Jefferson Township, NJ

    Beaver Brook Trail (White) is a hiking trail in Jefferson Township, New Jersey. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 708 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Beaver Brook Trail (White) is a hiking trail in Jefferson Township, New Jersey. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 708 feet ...

  • #7 Morris Canal Greenway

    2 Reviews

    Roxbury Township, NJ

    Morris Canal Greenway is a hiking trail in Roxbury Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 790 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Morris Canal Greenway is a hiking trail in Roxbury Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 790 feet altitude. ...

  • #8 Batsto Lakewhite, Blue, Red Trails

    0 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    Batsto Lakewhite, Blue, Red Trails is a hiking trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 37 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.1 miles

    Batsto Lakewhite, Blue, Red Trails is a hiking trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National ...

  • #9 Rattlesnake Swamp Connector Trail

    0 Reviews

    Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

    Rattlesnake Swamp Connector Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,479 feet altitude. ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Rattlesnake Swamp Connector Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National ...

  • #10 East Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    East Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Dennis Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 20 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.1 miles

    East Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Dennis Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. ...

  • #11 Musconetcong Branch & Railroad Trail (Red Blaze)

    1 Reviews

    Holland Township, NJ

    Musconetcong Branch & Railroad Trail (Red Blaze) is a hiking trail in Holland Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 302 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Musconetcong Branch & Railroad Trail (Red Blaze) is a hiking trail in Holland Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long ...

  • #12 Rattlesnake Swamp Trail

    1 Reviews

    Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

    Rattlesnake Swamp Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 1,208 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Rattlesnake Swamp Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation ...

  • #13 Monument Trail

    1 Reviews

    Dryden Kuser Natural Area, NJ

    Monument Trail is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Dryden Kuser Natural Area. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 1,607 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 ...
    •  3.4 miles

    Monument Trail is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Dryden Kuser Natural Area. It is 3.4 miles long ...

  • #14 Pine Tree Trail (Green)

    1 Reviews

    Clinton Township, NJ

    Pine Tree Trail (Green) is a hiking trail in Clinton Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 500 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Pine Tree Trail (Green) is a hiking trail in Clinton Township, New Jersey. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 500 feet altitude. ...

  • #15 Blue Trail

    1 Reviews

    Clinton Township, NJ

    Blue Trail is a hiking trail in Clinton Township, New Jersey. It is a mile long and begins at 499 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 283 fe ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Blue Trail is a hiking trail in Clinton Township, New Jersey. It is a mile long and begins at 499 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #16 White Trail

    1 Reviews

    Essex County, NJ

    White Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New Jersey. It is a mile long and begins at 632 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 241 feet. ...
    •  1.0 miles

    White Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New Jersey. It is a mile long and begins at 632 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • #17 Batsto Lake Road

    1 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    Batsto Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 12 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Batsto Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National ...

  • #18 South Mountain Reservation

    0 Reviews

    Springfield, NJ

    The largest park in Essex Country, South Mountain Reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres of land, including 19 miles of blazed hiking trails, numerous picnic areas, a zoo, an ice rink, and ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The largest park in Essex Country, South Mountain Reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres of land, including 19 miles of ...

  • #19 Watchung Reservation

    0 Reviews

    New Providence, NJ

    A longer hike through the largest property in the Union County Park System leads past a deserted village, a pair of quiet ponds, a stately evergreen forest, and an abandoned copper mineand offers ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A longer hike through the largest property in the Union County Park System leads past a deserted village, a pair of quiet ...

  • #20 Sandy Hook

    1 Reviews

    Highlands, NJ

    Explore a landmark rich in history at the southernmost edge of New York Harbor. Admire views of Manhattans skyline, take a dip in the Atlantic, and gain an understanding of barrier beach ecology ...
    •  2.5 to 3 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Explore a landmark rich in history at the southernmost edge of New York Harbor. Admire views of Manhattans skyline, take ...