The One Hikeable Lake In New Jersey That’s Simply Breathtaking In The Fall

New Jersey offers a multitude of hikeable lakes but one is a fall favorite. The hike is moderate, coming in at around a manageable four miles with some elevation gains. You’ll find scenic views all along your journey and two marked scenic viewpoints. Ready to discover your next autumn adventure?

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You’ll find this hike at Abram S. Hewitt State Forest in West Milford. For detailed directions and alternative routes, check out For a quick walk-through, check out their video below:

Isn’t it stunning? I love a good autumn hike. These trails around New Jersey are perfect for fall fun, fitness and relaxation!