Appalachian Trail

Sussex County, New Jersey

Elevation Gain2,237ft
Trailhead Elevation1,220ft
Elevation Min/Max488/1406ft
Elevation Start/End1220/1220ft

Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 1,220 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,237 feet.

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Best Hikes with Dogs: New Jersey (The Mountaineers Books)
Mary Jasch
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"This section of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is relatively easy and a joy to hike, with great views through the Kittatinny Valley along the New York–New Jersey border. Traverse bucolic farmland, wildflower meadows, railroad beds, streams, a wildlife refuge, and Pochuck Mountain."

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Trail Information

Sussex County
Nearby City
Village of Greenwood Lake Recreational Park
Local Contacts
USGS Greenwood Lake, NY; New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Sterling Forest Trails Map 100
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