The Easy 1-Mile Winter Hike In New Jersey That’s Positively Bewitching

Some of us hibernate during the winter, waiting for warmer weather to brave the outdoors. I admit, I was guilty of this for a long time. But if you keep to indoor attractions all season long, you’ll be missing out on some pretty spectacular stuff. I highly recommend everyone bundle up after the next snowfall and head to one of the Garden State’s gorgeous hiking trails.

You can find the Manasquan Reservoir at 311 Windeler Road, Howell. The park is open from 7 a.m. to dusk. The environmental center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. For more winter hiking in New Jersey, try this easy to moderate 3-mile trail at Cheesquake State Park.