7 Cool And Calming Hikes To Take In New Jersey To Help You Reflect On The Year Ahead

At the beginning of each year, it’s nice to get some time to gather your thoughts and mentally prepare for the months ahead. One of the best ways to do that is by taking a hike! These easy, peaceful hikes in New Jersey will get your lungs and legs working while you contemplate the future ahead.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Which of these hikes will you do first this year?

Address: Franklin Parker Preserve — Chatsworth Lake Entrance, 1450 County Rd 532, Chatsworth, NJ 08019, USA
Address: Manasquan Reservoir, Howell Township, NJ 07731, USA
Address: Eagle Rock Reservation, Eagle Rock Ave &, Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
Address: South Mountain Reservation, Cherry Ln, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
Address: Wharton State Forest, Waterford, NJ 08089, USA
Address: Smithville, Galloway, NJ 08205, USA
Address: Gateway National Recreation Area, Middletown Township, NJ 07732, USA