The Easy Trail In New Jersey That Will Take You To The Top Of The World

New Jersey has a wide range of spectacular hiking trails but only a handful will take you to the highest point in the state. Some span nearly 8 miles while others are a bit easier. Today, we’re featuring a shorter, scenic hike in Sussex County that will have you feeling like you’re on top of the world.

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This hike (either to the platform or monument) is pleasant and perfect for spring and summer days. You might want to head back for fall foliage, too. The views will take your breath away! If you don’t want to hike at all, you can also drive right up to the monument…no judgement! However, I’d hike. To discover another incredible Appalachian Trail journey in New Jersey, click here. For a walk through of the hike featured today, check out the video below by

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